This is a 2 year Contract position. This appointment may be extended or converted to career status based on the needs of the department.
UC San Diego Policy will not allow this position to receive work visa sponsorship.
UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County.
Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
Business Technology Services, a division of IT Services, provides enterprise solutions and application development for the UC San Diego community. We deliver quality and reliable systems and services that help our campus continuously improve business processes. Our combined technical resources, including web, mainframe and infrastructure are the foundation of the applications we develop.
The Senior QA Engineer will be responsible for quality control and quality assurance on the new campus enterprise project, implementing Oracle Financials and Oracle PeopleSoft. The engineer will be engaged with planning, designing, implementing and executing test plans, along with building both manual and automated test cases. The candidate will be responsible for tracking, reporting and metrics; and will work closely with the PM and development teams.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. This position is eligible for full: 1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance2) Vacation/Holidays 3) Life Insurance4) UC Retirement Plan.
Employee must be available to work evenings and weekends.
Advanced knowledge of software functions and analysis.
Advanced skills associated with analysis of software design, modification and implementation.
Advanced understanding of the use of automated testing tools, including skill to perform automated QA procedures.
Understands compliance requirements for applicable industry or agency standards. Advanced knowledge of the ISO standards and the CMMI (Compatibility Maturity Model Integration) model.
Interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.