• QA Lead Consultant

    Job Location(s) US-MI-Livonia
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/2/2018 9:22 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-6227
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Business Consultants/Business Analysts
  • Overview

    Perficient

     

    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

     

    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

     

    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a QA Lead Consultant in in our Livonia, MI, office.

     

    Job Overview:

    The role of the QA Lead Consultant is for individuals passionate about identifying and delivering the right Business solution for each client. Our Consultants have a keen Business orientation with an understanding of how technology can be effectively applied to meet a variety of Business needs.

     

    The QA Lead Consultant may be involved in the strategic planning of an engagement or helping the client make decisions about their future IT direction. Once a project has begun, the Business Consultant may assist in facilitating key requirements with stakeholders and customers using standard and User Experience techniques. The QA Lead Consultant may be responsible for functional designs, detailed designs and system mapping, wireframes, requirement specifications, and prototypes.

     

    The QA Lead Consultant works with other Consultants and Project Managers to assist with daily operations exercising time management, communication and collaboration in a fast-paced environment to ensure the successful delivery of projects. The QA Lead Consultant will interface with Perficient technical and business delivery personnel, as well as vendors and customers on a regular basis.

    Responsibilities

    • Create manual/automated test scripts by leveraging requirements documentations, wireframes, comps and iRise simulations
    • Execute test cases for web based applications using manual /automated scripts
    • Log / manage defects in defect tracking system
    • Participate in standing team meetings
    • Contribute to weekly status reports, interact with clients and vendors as needed
    • Troubleshoot and track defects
    • Build trusted client relationships through proactive account management and effective project delivery
    • Establishes knowledge of client business challenges and priorities to translate into opportunities
    • Maintains regular client communication and satisfaction, ensuring opportunities and challenges are addressed in a timely manner.
    • Helps deliver presentations to clients and management teams
    • Contributes to project discoveries, kickoff, prepare proposals and statements of work following company standards.
    • Translate client’s business needs into detailed business requirements documents, use cases and systems interaction diagrams.
    • Works with customers and internal Creative teams to establish approved wireframes and mock-ups for solutions
    • Assists project team to establish high, mid, and micro level plans for project team.
    • Helps to establish critical path, milestones, delivery dates, and review client deliverables to ensure they meet client acceptance criteria.
    • Provides leadership throughout the lifecycles of a project, guiding the understanding the project team has through design and development to ensure project requirements are met
    • Helps establish project test strategy, methodologies, test plans as well as assist with test execution.

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Understanding of current technologies and Software Test Lifecycle (STLC)
    • Familiar with JIRA or similar defect tracking tool
    • Familiar with content management systems i.e., AEM
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to analyze business requirements and technical design documents
    • Design, develop and execute Test Cases
    • 5-8 years of professional business experience, with strong relationship management, account management, and support experience
    • Experience working with external clients
    • Knowledge of Agile and iterative development methodologies
    • Ability to obtain, understand and respond strategically to client needs
    • Highly detail oriented, well organized, and able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
    • Energetic, motivated, service-oriented, and be able to multi task
    • Excellent listening, oral, and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
    • Flexible to new situations and challenges

     

    Preferred skills and education:

    • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
    • Experience working in the consulting industry
    • Understanding of complex Internet based enterprise level applications
    • Experience working in an Agile environment
    • Track record of delivering on time, on budget, and meeting client commitments

     

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

     

    More About Perficient

     

    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

     

    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

     

    Perficient is an award-winning IBM Premier Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Gold Consulting Partner.

     

    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

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