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KPMG Associate, Functional Quality Assurance in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Title: Associate, Functional Quality Assurance

Requisition Number: 72630 - 39

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Tech Enablement

State: MA

City: Boston

Description: Innovate. Collaborate. Build. Create. Solve. The KPMG Digital Lighthouse is KPMG's award-winning Analytics & AI Center of Excellence recognized by clients and leading analyst firms in the US and globally. The KPMG Lighthouse is a curation of specialized technical capabilities and domain experts working across the digital landscape: applied data science, AI, data engineering and insights, software engineering, automation, and big data. Here, you'll be an important part of our high-energy, unique, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. Our technology-agnostic approach enables us to scale up or down and integrate across leading platforms ( .

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate in Digital Lighthouse for our Consulting ( practice.


  • Undertake test planning activities and conduct manual test and triage for either Agile or Waterfall deliveries

  • Willingness to learn business domain knowledge and quickly adapt to changing requirements

  • Proactively identifying issues and presenting solutions/ recommendations

  • Liaise with the test lead/scrum team on any issues that may affect the schedule, budget, or quality of the product or the testing process

  • Assist the test lead with test closure reports and gaining sign off from key stakeholders

  • Generate work papers and assist engagement team in metrics gathering


  • A minimum of one year of experience in software development, testing, project management, and business analysis

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in technical sciences or information systems

  • Knowledge of different software development methodologies (Waterfall, Iterative and Agile)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of test planning, test execution and defect management process

  • ISTQB Software Testing Certification/PMP/Certified Scrum Professional certification is a plus

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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