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Principal Consultant

Company: TEKsystems
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

As an organization, Global Services provides a continuum of services ranging from Engagement Management to full functional Outsourcing including Offshore Centers in Canada and India. Our model provides the ability to engage customers beyond staffing when asked for more ownership, capabilities, or methodology while enhancing client/consultant support.

We partner with progressive leaders to create opportunity, accelerate business transformation and help build the enterprises of tomorrow. We work with 80% of the Fortune 500 to address their technology, strategy, and talent needs. We innovate so industries stay ahead of what's next. As a full stack technology and talent services provider, we partner with our customers across the globe to own change. Join us.

At TEKsystems Global Services, we live in the tech world. We're out in front of the trends and tools that shape industry and create fresh opportunities. All-in, fully engaged, high energy partnership is how we approach everything - our commitments and our people. Our people are at the center, fueling our high-performance and our inclusive culture.

We're doers, looking for doers who do the right thing. Roll-up your sleeves thought-leaders focused on creating possible. Team champions who declare success only when everyone achieves their ambitions. Sound like the career experience you've been searching for? We're looking for a Principal Consultant to join our team. A practitioner who accelerates outcomes, affects positive change, and moves business forward.

Let's partner. Together, we can accomplish amazing things.

Here's what the opportunity requires:

The Continuous Testing (CT) Principal Consultant (PC) is software testing professional fulfilling a thought leadership role, quality improvement activities and multiple testing functions within the TEKsystems CT Practice. This role is key in driving quality throughout the product development process by ensuring quality standards are met and leading, leading and conducting both manual and automated testing activities.

PC is responsible for the leadership of teams during the formative stages of a new engagement and supporting that engagement until it has reached 'steady-state' and handoff to a practice architect (PA) can occur. The PC is expected to work as a servant leader at the director / executive ('C') level. The PC is the CT practice contact between the client and TEKsystems and oversees the day-to-day of ongoing engagements in partnership with, and under the guidance of customer service leadership.

In addition, the principal consultant:

--- Maintains a "big and complete" picture view of the continuous testing, its dependencies, organizational goals, technology arena, etc. and helps guide and direct the functioning of the testing engagement appropriately.

--- Fully understands and can implement a full-stack CI/CD pipeline from a testing perspective

--- Collaborates effectively with all constituents involved in continuous testing development & release activity including development, testing, technical publications, marketing, program management and other entities to ensure execution and deliverables per plan.

--- Has a wide-reaching scope, impact and influence extending beyond the confines of the testing and spans across the entire client landscape.

--- Is expected to pro-actively analyze current processes and practices and suggest/ drive improvements. Also, defines/modifies processes as needed.

--- Influences Technical direction and use of technologies after making necessary evaluations.

--- Involved in hiring activities, mentoring, and management of team members.

This is a generalized job description that should be updated to address the specific resource ask or need.

Responsibilities

--- Lead CT engagement startups, lift and shifts / vendor transitions, and testing transformations

--- Provide CT thought leadership and solution paths to increase the CT value proposition

--- Provide project onboarding, mentoring and performance management

--- Support management of onsite / offsite TEKsystems resources

--- Support maintaining and growing business opportunities

--- Perform role of coach, mentor, and player (hands-on) for all CT activities, deliverables, and outcomes in support of:

o Test Planning (Strategic & Tactical)

o Test Case Design

o Test Automation

o Test Execution

o Defect Reporting

o Continuous Integration

o Reporting

o Please note 'hands-on' should never stop regardless of 'title'

--- Support the provisioning and maintenance of testing objectives, KPI's, and supporting metrics

--- Support the provisioning of 'single pane of glass views' / dashboards

--- Report and resolve testing issues, risks, dependencies and constraints

--- Facilitate communications across testing team (meetings, triage, etc.)

--- Bring in best-in-class thought leadership to the table

Key Skills and Experience

We offer comprehensive Benefits:

Medical, Dental & Vision

Health Savings

Paid Time-Off

Short & Long-Term Disability

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Transportation Benefits

401(k)

Life & AD & Supplemental Life







About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.



The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.



We are an equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications without regard to race, genetic information, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view the EEO is the law poster click here. Applicants with disabilities that require an accommodation or assistance a position, please call 888-472-3411 or email mpowers@teksystems.com. This is a dedicated line designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

Keywords: TEKsystems, Santa Clara , Principal Consultant, Other , Santa Clara, California

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