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Testing Specialist, Talent Applications (Workday)

Company: West Monroe Partners, LLC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you ready to make an impact?West Monroe is looking for a Testing Specialist to join our Information & Collaboration Technology (ICT) Team to focus on testing needs for our HRIS, Workday.As a testing specialist, you will wear many hats on projects and be responsible for supporting the continuous development and improvement of our Talent software products. This role will focus on requirements gathering, testing, documentation, training, and post-deployment support. Working within an Agile/Scrum team, you will design, develop, and deploy large-scale enterprise solutions, all while learning and growing professionally. This role involves collaborating with key stakeholders to write user stories, participate in backlog grooming, plan sprints and releases, and validate whether developed features and capabilities satisfy acceptance criteria and metric goals.This is an exciting role that will present the challenge of helping the business define talent technologies and processes that will deliver greatest value to our employee-owned firm.Key Responsibilities* Prioritize testing efforts for feature development and release planning* Coordinate UAT with product owners/business teams* Leverage API testing and tools (Postman/SOAP UI)* Demonstrate strong understanding of Talent software capabilities and limitations - Workday (or similar HCM) - and clearly communicate those to internal partners* Decompose complex requirements into test cases and execute cases* Collaborate with other departments and corporate IT groups to ensure solutions meet business* Work proactively to remove technical debt and security vulnerabilities, and strive to deliver solutions using talent software products and features without customizations whenever possibleQualifications* Minimum 3-5 years of Industry QA experience* 3 - 4 years of experience in SaaS applications* Strong written and oral communication - must be able to work well and communicate effectively with technical and non-technical resources* Working knowledge of JIRA and Workday preferred* Demonstrated ability as a subject matter expert in testing best practices* A "driver" personality - constantly pushing toward clarity and results while balancing the need for great cross-team collaboration* Desire to learn and continuously improve* Experience working in an Agile/Scrum sprint-based environment; understanding of Agile/Scrum methodology concepts, techniques, and ceremonies strongly preferred* Ability to multi-task and demonstrate a strong desire to take on new tasks and learn new things* Ability to analyze, understand, and prioritize business problems* Ability to work in cross team collaboration environments#LI-HYBRIDBased on pay transparency guidelines, the salary range for this role can vary based on your proximity to one of our West Monroe offices (see table below). Information on our competitive total rewards package, including our bonus structure and benefits is here. Individual salaries are determined by evaluating a variety of factors including geography, experience, skills, education, and internal equity.Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company's 401k plan, purchase shares from our employee stock ownership program and be eligible to receive annual bonuses. Employees will also receive unlimited flexible time off and ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Ten weeks of paid parental leave will also be available for use after successful completion of one year of employment.Seattle or Washington, D.C.$79,900-$88,800 USDLos Angeles$83,800-$93,100 USDNew York City or San Francisco$87,600-$97,300 USDA location not listed above$76,100-$84,600 USDWest Monroe is a digital services firm that partners with companies in transformative industries to deliver quantifiable financial value. We believe that digital is a mindset and it's something companies become, not something they do. We bring together diverse, multidisciplinary teams that use their expertise to develop and execute new ideas and ways of working.At West Monroe, we invest in our people and care in a big way. We are growing the next generation of leaders who lead with inclusion, enabling us to address our clients' most complex challenges. If you're looking for a place where you'll feel supported, our team will help you grow. We believe that growth breeds opportunity for all. And know that when we come together, we can do what's never been done.Our fast-paced culture and collaborative teams bring the energy and expertise needed to make an impact and deliver beyond expectations. If you are ready to set big goals with us, join us on our journey of building what matters for our clients, our people, and our communities.West Monroe is an Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerWe believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. To learn more about inclusion and diversity at West Monroe, visit? you are based in California, we encourage you to read West Monroe's Notice at Collection for California residents, provided pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and linked?here.

Keywords: West Monroe Partners, LLC, Chicago , Testing Specialist, Talent Applications (Workday), Other , Chicago, Illinois

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