The Functional Quality Manager role is to communicate and implement the best practice testing strategy within the organization and how it fits with the project methodology. This position manages a team of QA Leads and Analysts with a deep expertise in test planning and test script build and automated testing tools. Will work collaboratively with 3rd party vendors to define scope of testing for projects and framework to be deployed. This position leads a team of 3-7 employees and/or contractors.
Leads a high performing team that delivers:
Overall testing strategy utilizing best practices and tools
Preparation of test specifications working with functional design teams
Preparation of test plans and build of these plans within defined tool for documentation
Resource management of teams that will perform activities of test script build and test plan creation
Reporting of testing status during project execution and driving testing completion in accordance with project timeline
Works collaboratively with the IT-Plan organization to understand incoming demand and perform resource management.
Develops strategies around software and application testing in areas of new functionality, integration testing, and UAT
Provides recommendations for regression and VST testing based on activity being planned for future projects
Establishes and nurtures relationships with key 3rd party partners and providers.
Develops long term vision/strategies for the Testing COE and collaborates with service transition for successful execution
Aligns Testing priorities with business direction and IT strategy
Creates and manages departmental budgets and monthly financial forecasts. Oversees budget execution of subordinate managers and teams.
Leverages solution knowledge, business experience, internal network and personal expertise to contribute in a very visible and responsible manner.
Continually grows the IT capability within core technology disciplines for Rockwell Automation
Leads and inspires teams that work effectively and in harmony across the entire IT and Business organizations
Education: Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience
Projects: Experience with a broad range of exposure to various technical environments and multiple business process segments
Management Experience:Minimum 3 years of management experience
Knowledge of HPQC or equivalent testing tool.
Knowledge of application testing theories and practices
Experience in providing testing strategy for ERP solutions
Knowledge of software Quality engineering process
Experience in a wide variety of testing efforts, techniques and tools
Demand Management and managing multiple projects
Experience/knowledge of the Enterprise Application
Capabilities, Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrates principled leadership and sound business ethics; shows consistency among principles, values, and behavior
Builds trust with others through own authenticity and follow-through on commitments
Develops productive and respectful relationships across organizational boundaries and with partners
Drives collaboration within the team, across IT and, as necessary, with business customers
Ability to bring together varying views for best possible outcomes, considering strategy, technology, and available resources
Shapes roles and assignments in ways that leverage and develop staff capabilities
Builds effective high performance teams committed to organizational goals
Proficient in the Rockwell leadership competencies at this career band
Constructively identifies the need for change and make sit happen, preserving the strengths of the organization
Ability to resolve conflict and deal with issues in a constructive manner with individuals at all levels of the organization
Ability to apply critical thinking in effectively solving problems, making decisions and taking appropriate risks
Ability to determine long term direction, industry trends, and how they relate to the organizational needs
Ability to understand complex and detailed business processes and identify opportunities and risks
Possesses and maintains exceptional verbal and written skills
Adept at change communication to inform and influence others to support and adapt to change
Informative and persuasive presenter to executive audiences, peer groups and direct reports
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel. Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.This position conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO 9001, ISO 14000, etc.) as well as Rockwell/Rockwell Automation policies and procedures.
Milwaukee - Wisconsin
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.
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