SAP Principal Quality Specialist Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 183435

Work Area: Software-Quality Assurance

Expected Travel: 0%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Original Posting Date: April 24, 2018


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Job Title: Principal Quality Specialist

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Purpose and Objective: Ariba, Inc. seeks a Principal Quality Specialist at our Palo Alto, CA location to work as part of a product, cross-functional, or testing team with a focus on quality assurance and test related tasks within the product creation process.

Expectations and Tasks: Define quality and test strategies for products respecting defined process and product standards. Analyze, define, implement, and execute quality and test related activities according this quality- and test strategy. Create a detailed test design including test system landscape definition and product standards, prepare tests (customizing & master data), author and execute manual and/or automated tests. Analyze test results (issues) and take appropriate follow-up actions. Serve as a subject matter expert for teams in terms of quality assurance and test related processes, methods and tools. Initiate process or tool improvements. Work in a product / cross functional or testing team with special focus to quality assurance and test related tasks within the product creation process. Apply product domain knowledge including relevant business processes and scenarios and utilize understanding of customer needs. Apply advanced knowledge about relevant product and process standards, important legal requirements as well as quality assurance and test related tools. Apply knowledge and technical competencies of relevant programming languages and related development tools and processes.

Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field of study and 7 years of experience required. Will also accept a Master's degree and 5 years of experience.

Work Experience: Experience must involve 4 years with the following skills: automation technologies including Selenium; Cloud based / SaaS (software as a service) enterprise products; and procurement and finance domain experience .

Travel: N/A


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