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Manager, Functional Quality Assurance

**Business Title:** Manager, Functional Quality Assurance

**Requisition Number:** 58112 - 31

**Function:** Advisory

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** IL

**City:** Chicago

**Description:**

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

Innovate. Collaborate. Build. Create. Solve. The KPMG Digital Lighthouse is KPMG's award-winning Analytics & AI Center of Excellence recognized by clients and leading analyst firms in the US and globally. The KPMG Lighthouse is a curation of specialized technical capabilities and domain experts working across the digital landscape: applied data science, AI, data engineering and insights, software engineering, automation, and big data. Here, you'll work with a diverse team of professionals to explore and build solutions for clients in a multiplatform environment.

You'll be an important part of our high-energy, unique, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. In this particular role, you'll work specifically in the AI Analytics & Engineering Community within the Digital Lighthouse, on a wide range of projects. From applied AI to optimization to big data platform engineering, your analytical and technical skills will drive real impact in the business world. At KPMG, our commitment to your career development helps to set us apart as an employer. We want to enhance your potential, both for yourself and as a contributor to our firm. That's why we provide every opportunity to expand your skills, knowledge and experiences through formal education and training programs, leadership development opportunities, and, as well as informal one-on-one coaching and mentoring from your KPMG colleagues.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager in Digital Lighthouse for our Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Manage engagements according to KPMG's financial/cost management policies, execution of software test plans and timely resolution of issues

+ Define and administer standard testing architecture methodologies, processes and tools across the engagement

+ Create test estimates and define/build reusable testing assets for large/complex projects

+ Manage and/or support the delivery of advisory services to clients related to business integration and testing

+ Develop and implement a QA Testing Strategy inclusive of people, process, and tools

+ Help set up Test Management Office (TMO), manage the Defect Review Board (DRB) and provide testing governance

Qualifications:

+ A minimum of five years of experience in software development, testing, program management and analysis with ISTQB/PMP certification is preferred

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in technical sciences or information systems

+ Strong experience working on different software development methodologies (Waterfall, Iterative and Agile)

+ Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to create test plans, test schedules and estimation models

+ Experience in setting up a Test Management Office and strong understanding of testing governance

+ Strong experience with Test Management Tools (JIRA, Rally and ALM)

+ Travel may be up to 80-100%

+ Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

**GL:** 4

**GF:** 15292