Workday Testing And Release Manager

Location
Pennsylvania United States
Posted
12 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2018
Ref
92-29619
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

People are our highest priority at Penn. Without the help of talented faculty and staff, it would be impossible to carry out the mission of this University. That’s why Human Resources strives to provide you with all the resources you need to excel personally and professionally. Whether you’re looking to enhance your skills, explore your academic interests, build your retirement savings or develop a healthy lifestyle, we can help.

Human Resources also encourages the University to welcome and support diversity in the workforce. A diverse and open campus maximizes our talent pool, inspires creative thinking and encourages a culture in which different views are appreciated and respected.

Our focus is on the people at Penn-over 25,000 strong-who make us the largest private employer in the Philadelphia region. To learn more about the Division of Human Resources visit: https://www.hr.upenn.edu/

This position will work as part of the University’s Workday team and be responsible for the coordination of activity surrounding Workday updates and releases. During the current implementation, this position will be responsible for coordination of testing during Systems Integration (E2E) Testing and User-Acceptance Testing. Ongoing, this position will coordinate the project team during each Workday release. This includes managing the release process, coordinating the implementation of new and changed features, managing the test plans and aligning testing resources to those plans.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with workday is preferred. Proficient with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Statistical analysis software packages). Demonstrated ability to create and execute complex system test plans, including end-to-end testing with integrations and third party vendors. Experience with automated system testing tools is required. Strong written and oral communication skills. Problem-solving, analytical skills and the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously. Demonstrated ability to plan, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities. Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic work environment.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.