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IS Test and QA Manager

Company: ABB
Location: Cary
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

IS Test and QA Manager

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Information Systems Test and QA Manager will be taking full accountability for End-to-End Quality Assurance (QA) testing for North America Transformation (NAM T) program delivery. The QA Manager plays a vital role in driving the successful execution of project with defect management, KPI's across all connected systems like SAP/ERP, Integration, Data, and front-end applications.Reporting to the Head of IS NAM Transformation Manager, Coordinating with cross-functional teams, collaborating and successfully implementing the QA testing methodologies for the program delivery.This position is graded as global grade 11.

Your responsibilities

  • Is accountable to set and drive QA test management for the transformation program
  • Work with cross-functional teams to drive quality forward on multiple simultaneous strategic initiatives part of the transformation program
  • Will be instrumental in creating QA strategies surrounding QA Testing, vendor resource engagement, automation, and QA overall improvements.
  • Develop and contemporize overall testing tools and mechanisms to drive transparency and efficiency through out testing cycles enabling automated timely reports and trackers
  • Will collaborate with project teams, technical teams, business functional process owners to build the defect management dashboards to address QA project aspects
  • Accountable to drive the daily conversations around QA project deliverables, and tracking towards entry and exit criteria for successful deliver of the project on time
  • Expect to work as independent leader in driving cross-functional collaborations to development standard best practices around QA/test management for very large sized programs
  • Accountable to build effective relationship across business/functional process owners, IT and vendor teams to deliver the positive outcomes in the QA management
  • Take the lead to coordinate across cross-functions like Infrastructure, platform, front-end, integration teams to ensure clear landscape connectivity exist for each testing cycles. (IT, SIT, UAT and Dry-run testing)
  • Work to develop the complete roaster of IS SME, IS Technical team, Program Functional and business testers to support technical and functional testing

    Your background

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other relevant subject area with minimum 5 years of direct relevant work experience in project management, QA/test management.
    • Deep understanding of quality assurance processes, standards, and best practices including excellent problem solving and analysis skills to raises issues, offers options, collaborate with key stakeholders, and make recommendations.
    • Experience working effectively within cross-functional globally distributed teams in a collaborative and geo-graphically disbursed environment and communicate using virtual communication tools (phone, conferencing, online meeting).
    • Ability to provide accurate effort and resource estimates based on project specific documentation is essential.
    • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with management, technical peers, and business stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated ability to build positive business relationships and influence collaboratively across IT and Business/functional process owners
    • Learning agility and curiosity needed to pro-actively learn new technologies and apply these capabilities to solve different technical problems
    • Ability to operate in a transforming, fast-paced, complex, high visibility support environment with multiple, competing priorities
    • Previous experience in global manufacturing environments, vendor management, test automation, lab management, and SAP a plus
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Accident insurance
      • Wellbeing program
        More about us

        ABB's Electrification Global Markets organization is responsible for the go-to-market strategy and generating profitable growth for the Electrification Business Area. Our 10,000 strong commercial team represents the portfolio of all Electrification Business Area Divisions in over 100 countries. Our unmatched domain expertise across key industry verticals and channels combined with our truly global footprint makes us able to deliver extraordinary business results, supporting our customers with solutions which address their current needs, whilst considering the future emerging trends such as Urbanization, Digitalization and Shift to Electricity and Sustainable Energy.We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website in the United States requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or in specific and limited circumstances, be approved for a sincerely held religious belief or a medical/disability accommodation.Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Keywords: ABB, Cary , IS Test and QA Manager, Executive , Cary, North Carolina

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