EY User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Cycle Lead –Manager in Toronto, Ontario

User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Cycle Lead –Manager


Requisition # TOR00324

Post Date Mar 09, 2018

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

We currently have a career opportunity for a Manager Consultant level resource in the Testing practice of our IT Advisory service line. Candidate will work directly with clients to solve their User Acceptance Testing challenges. The goal is to get our clients past the UAT milestone with confidence and get them ready for Go-Live/Production.


  • Guide business and conduct User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

  • Develop UAT documentation including but not limited to

  • UAT Test Strategy

  • Business Scenarios

  • UAT Test Plan

  • Status Reports

  • Test Scripts

  • Integration of UAT feedback into the agile sprint process, including within use of current tools (Jira, Rally, etc)

  • Management, sourcing and organization of UAT test data

  • Readiness Assessment of Testing environment of core application and integrations

  • Management of UAT Test team

  • Defect triaging and prioritization including optimizing fix approach and retesting

  • UAT entry and Exit Criteria establishment and management of change in requirement as a result of defects

  • Documentation test case execution, test results and defects in detail.

  • Communicate testing progress, issues, results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders/team and management.

  • Ability to communicate and liaise with multiple levels of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)including SMEs, Developers, and BAs

Role Requirements


  • Understanding of testing methodologies, deliverables and familiarization with the SDLC

  • 5+ year of experience as UAT Test Manager or Test Manager with experience in formulation of UAT Strategy/Test Strategies in a complex environment with multiple vendor platforms

  • 5+ years of Software implementation experience preferably on transformation projects

  • Excellent communication and team management experience with the ability to manage a team of business and non-business testers

  • Experience with use of Testing tools

  • Consulting experience will be a strong asset


  • Proven methodical thinking and problem solving skills. Pragmatic when needed.

  • Strong oral and written communication, presentation, client service, and technical writing skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail, balanced with the ability to make quick decisions.

  • A high level of motivation, strong work ethic and self-starting attitude.

  • Flexibility to be responsive to client and internal needs.

  • Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50-80%.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.