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User Acceptance Testing Consultant

Date Posted: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 12345

Company: MetLife

Job Location :   Cary, NC              Alternate Location :  None

Role Value Proposition:  As part of the overall Governance and Enabling Operations, this position is part of the Program Solutions and Delivery User Acceptance Testing Team.  The organization’s focus is on delivering on the Group Benefits project portfolio.  As a member of the UAT team, this role will be accountable for ensuring the quality of the solutions delivered, meet and/or exceed the business’s expectations.  This position is responsible for supporting the User Acceptance Testing effort as well as acts as a liaison between the business and IT personnel to support system enhancements and design activities until deployed to production and post-implementation testing has been completed.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Under minimal supervision, review business requirements and develop (E2E) test scenarios, design test cases - test scripts and conduct test execution for Medium to Large projects which span multiple applications, functions and/or lines of business
  • Creation of detailed project documentation to include test plans, scripts, schedules; stakeholder presentation and sign off
  • Responsible for identifying, tracking and resolving project issues and escalating appropriately in timely manner
  • Communicate defect statuses and progress clearly and consistently. Create or update defect reports with information as needed
  • Collaborate with internal UAT team members and cross-functional teams e.g. Project Leads; Business Systems Analyst; Application Development; Information Technology partners and System Integration testing teams both onshore and offshore
  • Manual Testing
  • Ability to multi-task due to time constraints meeting planned milestone dates to delivery high quality solutions to production environment
  • Business systems analysis – requirements decomposition, traceability and mapping
  • Strong interpersonal and team building behaviors coupled with the ability to work as a partner with various individuals/teams as needed



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Test Planning & Preparation – Developing User Acceptance Test Plans; Test Scenarios; Test Cases; Test Script and conducts reviews with stakeholder to gain buy-in of the UAT plan approach to include scope of testing
  • Testing Execution ;Smoke-Sanity; End-to-End (E2E); Exploratory-Adhoc;  UAT and Regression
  • Defect Management  - defect reporting and workflow; triage meetings moderator; assigned to; severity and status updates  
  • UAT Project Plan – create, monitor tasks completion and update milestone dates
  • Status Reporting – Daily UAT Execution Status Reporting, Test Execution Metrics and Schedule
  • Demonstrated knowledge of  Software Development Life cycle (SDLC) Waterfall and Iterative models; testing standards; methodologies and risks based testing techniques


  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • Knowledge in relational database queries MySQL – Oracle
  • Quality Center ALM version 12.x or lower
  • Project Management
  • Knowledgeable in test phase gate reviews, entry/exit testing and resumption criteria
  • Test Estimation
  • Risks-Impacts/Mitigation approach

    Business Category
    Global Operations
    “At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers”.



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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