SAP Test Lead
The EY Consulting Line has a global network of over 23,000 professionals with over 4,000 advisors in the UK & Ireland (UK&I). We provide Technology, Business and People Consulting services to our clients.
EY Technology Consulting sits within the UKI Consulting team and is a leading provider of differentiated technology consulting services, harnessing new disruptive technology, alliances and talented people to solve our clients’ issues. We are looking for talented people to join our team and accelerate our next stage of growth.
Having undergone a paradigm shift in recent years, SAP offers an innovative high-performance real-time platform and solutions which are enabling organisations to become intelligent enterprises. Our EY SAP team is focused on working with our clients to leverage these SAP innovations and create business value. We are looking for an individual with a proven Test Management background who can support our clients on their business transformation journeys and large-scale SAP implementation projects.
The successful candidate will be a business-focused Test Management professional who can help us build a rapidly growing programme management capability in EY. We are looking for an individual who has been there and done it, understands and can articulate the importance of a well-planned, well managed and well executed testing strategy which helps guarantee the quality in the delivery of transformational projects for our clients.
Your key responsibilities
At Manager level you will lead testing work streams within complex programmes and project engagements working directly within EY programme management delivery teams and senior stakeholders of leading UK businesses. In your role as an EY test manager you will have responsibility for delivering all aspects of testing for our projects and transformation programmes within our client base.
You will therefore be:
Highly motivatedAn excellent communicator with the ability to convey testing strategy content to team members, peers and business stakeholdersAn individual that leads their team and area of responsibility by exampleHas SAP Functional Modules (FI, SD, ISU, SuccessFactors) in S4 Hana & ECC testing experienceReview of SAP requirements, specifications and technical design documents to help provide feedback and effort estimationsCreation of detailed, comprehensive and well-structured SAP Test Strategy design and plansSupport development and execution of automation scripts within sprint teamsEffective defect management through JIRALiaise with internal and vendor teams (e.g. developers, solution architects and project managers) to identify system requirements and operations
Skills and attributes for success
You will have knowledge and experience of the following:
Requisite experience on S/4 HANA testingExperienced in writing detailed test scripts, prepare test scenarios, write test scripts, and perform end-to-end testing.A strong and proven background in the successful delivery of testing workstreams within large and complex programme engagements in the SAP domain Experience of leading teams and third parties to robustly test solutions through the establishment of clear testing strategies, strong management of the execution of testing phases often to meet challenging time scales and to build confidence within the business to accept solutions into serviceAbility to provide clear communication to client peer groups and senior business stakeholdersHave a detailed working knowledge of project delivery approaches including both traditional waterfall and agile methods and what testing strategies can be applied to ensure a successful outcome for both EY and its clients
To qualify for the role you must have
Been responsible for test management processes on a minimum of two end to end SAP program engagements Demonstrated ability in leading test phases which encompass teams from both technical and business disciplinesExperience in managing and delivering the test execution in line with approved project standards, plans, processes and toolsExperience in providing best practice guidance on the production of testing scenarios and detailed test scriptsExperience of defining processes for the management of defects, monitoring of progress during test execution, resolution and retesting after fixingExperience of working with other workstream Managers to ensure development work, test data, test documentation and associated pre-test execution activities are planned to complete in a timely manner in advance of the testing processExcellent communication skills and ability to build ‘Trusted Adviser’ relationshipsWillingness to travel as required in relation to working at Client Sites on specific engagements
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience of automated testing tools and test management software Experience of the planning and execution of volume and stress testing phasesHave led testing phases which encompass delivery workstreams which use a mixture of On-site, Off-site, Near-shore and Off-shore delivery capabilities and the challenges this can presentA high-level working knowledge of some of the key end to end business processes across business functions such as purchase to payExperience of the management of testing within a programme using Waterfall, Hybrid-Agile and Agile methods (e.g. Scrum, Lean, Kanban)
What we look for
You will be comfortable leading a test management workstream, where you operate collaboratively with your EY colleagues and clients to help ensure the delivery of a robustly tested solution which gains business acceptance and helps manage the impact to the business during service introduction
Core consulting skills
Client Stakeholder Management, Testing Strategy, Test Planning, Test Management, Risk Management and Project Planning
A good working knowledge of testing tools and approaches
Market/ Sector knowledge
Demonstrable sector or industry working knowledge in any of the key markets of Energy and Resources, Health Sciences and Wellness, Consumer, TMT and Government Local or National would be a distinct advantage.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues aroundOpportunities to develop new skills and progress your careerThe freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
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