E2E User Acceptance Test Lead

Microsoft

Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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- Reshma Saujani

Microsoft’s Cloud business is experiencing explosive growth, and the Capacity, Supply Chain & Provisioning (CSCP) organization is responsible for enabling the infrastructure underlying this growth. Our mission is to deliver the world’s computer with an industry-leading supply chain. CSCP is responsible for strategic sourcing, customer demand forecasting, capacity planning and management, supply chain planning and execution, capacity provisioning, and decommissioning and dispositioning of datacenter assets worldwide.

The CSCP Strategy and Transformation team is seeking a Technical Solution Manager to lead end to end business user acceptance testing (UAT) for software deployments as part of the journey to build a world class supply chain. This candidate will play a lead role in advancing the resiliency, flexibility, and sustainability of the Microsoft Cloud Supply Chain through collaboration with program managers, engineering, change management, PMO, and 3rd party providers to deliver capabilities enabling successful deployment of world class supply chain solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Business Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Engineering teams and the Program management team to lead end to end UAT readiness and execution for transformation programs.
  • Responsible to lead and report status on UAT Readiness and Execution.
  • Coordinate with Engineering and SMEs to define relevant test scenarios and test cases.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to capture testing data requirements, owners, and drive data readiness.
  • Work closely with Engineering and Organizational Change Management (OCM) Teams to ensure timely solution demo and Job Aid development.
  • Define and publish detailed test plans and results.
  • Ensure test results are captured in ADO close to real-time and report on performance to targets.
  • Manage an ongoing issues log and conduct regular defect triage meetings.
  • Prepare and present risks, issues, mitigations, and actions to closure on UAT readiness and execution topics.
  • Ensure UAT entry and exit criteria are satisfied and signed off by stakeholders during Go/No-Go meetings. 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years demonstrated business UAT leadership experience
  • Experience launching SAP solutions
  • Experience using a test execution management toolset
  • Experience launching software solutions through the software delivery lifecycle
  • History of developing trusted partnerships, collaborating across teams, and managing a timeline
  • Ability to think strategically and drive prioritization and trade-off decisions
  • Knowledge of common industry test methods
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft VSTS or ADO toolset and PowerBI report development

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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