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Oracle Senior Testing Manager | Energy and Water Consulting in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

Oracle Energy and Water provides the most comprehensive platform of leading-edge solutions to empower utility business transformation—from asset operations to the customer experience. These proven, innovative solutions enable today's electric, gas, and water utilities to improve the customer experience and enhance operational efficiency. Add in the flexibility of the cloud, and utilities can more quickly adapt to the changing landscape while reducing cost and workload.

Senior Testing Manager within the Professional Services organization for the Energy and Water Global Business Unit in North America, focused on providing software testing expertise and leadership for implementations of Oracle solutions including Customer to Meter, Customer Cloud Service, Billing Cloud Service, and Meter Solution Cloud Service. This resource will define the testing strategies and detailed testing plans for implementation projects and manage all activities related to testing Oracle Energy and Water products, client specific configuration and customizations, integrations, and client data. The resource should bring best practice in software testing with experience in leading testing activities for multi-million dollar implementation projects. This resource should have experience leading the preparation and execution of all testing phases including System Testing, System Integration Testing, Performance Testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Testing. The ability to plan and manage the activities of resources (both consultant and client) is a must. This includes training client resources brought in from positions within the business how to quickly become capable software testers. This role also involves defining strategies, plans, collateral that can be re-used on future implementation projects.


  • Define the test strategy and approach for Oracle Energy and Water consulting engagements and be ultimately responsible for the quality of the solution being implemented

  • Provide leadership, through expertise and best practice, throughout the testing life cycle

  • Coach testing resources in best practices of software testing

  • How to write a test case based on the input (business requirements/ functional specification) and focused on expected results

  • How to ensure completeness of testing while minimizing redundancy

  • How to execute test cases and log results

  • How to write informative defects to clearly communicate problems to the team responsible for fixing them

  • Develop testing plans and resource schedules for each phase in the software testing life cycle taking into account all factors impacting the success and completeness of the testing phase

  • Define needs and dependencies for each testing phase: resource, environment, data, code, etc

  • Lead efforts to develop and document testing scenarios to ensure completeness and traceability

  • Manage test execution and provide visibility to project management and project sponsors through meaningful metrics and dashboards

  • Provide thought leadership to keep the testing team productive when unforeseen downtime occurs

  • Recommend and lead test automation efforts where appropriate

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Proven track record of leading testing activities for CIS implementations in the utilities industry (electric, gas, water).

  • Experience leading all phases of software testing for consulting engagements

  • Expertise in Software Testing tools such as HP Application Lifecycle Management and Oracle Application Testing Suite

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to provide thought leadership and stability to the team when things don’t go as planned

  • 10+ years overall relevant experience including at least five (5) years in consulting

  • Ability to travel to client locations weekly

This position requires an average of 50% travel to client locations


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated location(s)

California Pay Range: from $134,900 to $270,000 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Colorado Pay Range: from $127,400 to $243,000 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

New York City Pay Range: from $127,400 to $256,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Washington Pay Range: from $142,400 to $256,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience and market conditions, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Flexible paid time off (unlimited or accrued vacation and sick leave)

  9. Paid parental leave

  10. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  11. Adoption assistance

  12. Financial planning and group legal

  13. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer