WORKDAY TESTING TEAM LEAD

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 21, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning
Employment Type
Full Time
Salary:

Minimum $100,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Candidates can expect a salary in the range of $100,000 - $130,000. Starting salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Job Summary:

The University of Wisconsin System is transforming the administrative infrastructure within the University system at its 13 campuses. The overall transformation is a people, process, policy, and technology initiative which will include business process standardization, optimization, and redesign in the areas of finance, human resources, and research administration (Huron Research Suite 9.2), and will include an implementation of Workday to support the changes. The overall objective of the Administrative Transformation Program (ATP) is to right-size the administrative complexity to advance the missions of education, research, and outreach.

As part of this effort and in preparation for a new ERP, the University is hiring a Workday Testing Design Team Lead. The Testing Lead will participate in and oversee program testing strategy, plans, tool selection, metrics and reporting along with testing scenario development. This individual may also act as the point of contact between function design teams, consultants, and other project groups.

Responsibilities:

Consults with stakeholders throughout the institution in support of addressing priorities and solves complex problems while ensuring alignment with institutional goals.
  • 20% Provides consultation, advice, and expertise to stakeholders to identify and solve problems
  • 10% Coaches and advises leaders on building organizational capacity and navigating change management
  • 20% Conducts gap analyses and develops approaches, strategies, and structures for achieving desired outcomes
  • 10% Designs and delivers meetings, retreats, and other engagements to assist clients in aligning organizational goals and resources
  • 20% Conducts analysis in support of projects and requests, utilizing independent judgment in selecting information for developing models for consideration
  • 20% Actively contribute to and participate in Design Team activities.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications:

Required:
1. Minimum of three years experience in a similar ERP testing role.
2. Knowledge of best practices for and experience with test strategy creation, test planning, test scenario creation, testing tools, defect management/triage and reporting progress to key stakeholders.
3. Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the test phase life cycle, and the principles of testing and defect management.
4. Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

Preferred:
1. Experience on an ERP implementation, Workday preferred.
2. Understanding of cross function business processes, security, and integrations.
3. Experience with ETL testing and data quality.
4. ISTQB or similar testing certification.
5. Experience with Jira, Testrail, or similar test management software.
6. Knowledge of higher education, and or the UW System and UW-Madison environment.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable


Additional Information:

Anticipated duration of this position is 3-4 years. End date is dependent upon project completion.

The Administrative Transformation Program (ATP) is hiring for multiple vacancies across transformation areas (Finance, Human Resources, Research Administration, and Information Technology). By applying to this position, applicants may be considered for vacancies in all transformation areas. Current job opportunities with ATP can be found here: https://atp.wisconsin.edu/join-the-team/ .

This position will operate in a hybrid format where some work will be performed in-person, onsite, in Madison, WI, and some work will be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus location. Ability for full-time remote work may be possible.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

How to Apply:

To begin the application process, click the "" button. Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your related work experience and professional background to the qualifications and duties in this job description, in particular:
1. Experience in a similar ERP testing role.
2. Knowledge of best practices for and experience with test strategy creation, test planning, test scenario creation, testing tools, defect management/triage and reporting progress to key stakeholders.
3. Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the test phase life cycle, and the principles of testing and defect management.
4. Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is June 10, 2022, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.

Contact:

Daniel Mccusky
daniel.mccusky@wisc.edu
608-262-2034
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Internal Consultant I(AD014)

Department(s):

A020110-GENERAL SERVICES/A0201/G SERV/ATP

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

256882-AS



The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Apr 21 2022 Central Daylight Time
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