QA Automation Manager
at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented QA Automation Manager with experience in the Insurance  Industry.This is a Fulltime opportunity and is located in Duluth,GA. Please review the job description below.

Job ID: 18-54255

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ultimately responsible for signoff on products going from QA/test to UAT system. The quality "buck” stops at this position.
  • Responsible for the comprehensive, end-to-end test strategy for projects and system enhancements. Lead various types of testing efforts: functional, automation, performance, system, unit integration etc .Build strong working relationships with a diverse group of technical and business partners.
  • Seamlessly integrate automated testing into the development workflow and CI systems (e.g. Jenkins). Work with DevOps team to put all necessary processes in place.
  • Manage contractors and employees with a focus on capacity planning for QA team members, including resources assigned to multiple concurrent projects. Assign tasks to QA testing team members to ensure work is distributed to achieve testing targets.
  • Partner with Business Analysts to ensure the business community and IT understand proposed changes.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to individual team members.
  • Provide project status, metrics and process innovation to IT DevOps team, scrum masters, product owner, and appropriate business leaders.
  • Expert understanding of, and competency in, creating comprehensive test plans, test cases, resource plans, test schedules, and other QA work products. Own the development and delivery of test strategies, test plans, schedules and test summary reports
  • Pro-actively assess existing test data and environment and develop plan for creating Test data , Hardware & Software requirements within test environments.
  • Ensure metrics data is captured for the project; compute and report testing metrics.
  • Escalate all issues in regards to project requirements (software, hardware, resources and timelines)
  • Oversee coordination with development resources to resolve defects. Organize defect triage meetings, review sessions, and escalate unresolved testing defects to ensure QA testing deadlines dates are accomplished on time.
  • QA Automation Manager
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is maintained for all QA tasks, processes, procedures and for tested processes, changes or enhancements. Ensure standards and governance procedures for QA testing are maintained and enhanced.
  • Support the audit workflow process put in place.
  • Support IT by assisting with Disaster Recovery testing.
  • Exceptional time management skills
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Bachelor's or MIS degree in Computer Science or related field, such as Math or Engineering and 10+ years of related professional experience
  • At least five years of practical experience in architecting and using QA automation tools/frameworks (Selenium, AppliTools, Rest Assured, Cucumber) is needed and two years of Java programming experience is desired
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, such as Math or Engineering.
  • In-depth knowledge of structured testing methodologies and systems architecture approaches.
  • Hands on experience with test/defect tracking tools
  • Expert understanding of, and competency in, creating comprehensive test plans, test cases, resource plans, test schedules, and other QA work products.
  • Hands-on experience with test processes and methodologies, testing techniques and software test tools used for software testing life cycle.
  • Prior test lead experience in backend, web and mobile testing processes.
  • Experience working in an Agile/DevOps environment. Working knowledge of databases and SQL and javascript frameworks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High standards of professionalism, integrity, and work ethics
  • Must be a team player who can pitch in as an individual contributor when the workload and priority requires it.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and business concepts (ie. Continuous learning, Professional Certifications)
  • Ability to be flexible and easily adapt to multiple different work assignments based on business needs
  • Working knowledge of Java
  • Proven ability to influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong organizational, planning and analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects across organizational boundaries.
  • Results oriented, strong decision-making skills, innovative, and consistently meets deadlines.
  • Some experience in coding with Java in Eclipse environment with maven is highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of version control tools, such as Git , Subversion, VSTS.
  • Working knowledge of Azure infrastructure.
  • Prior experience in the insurance and/or finance industry
  • Masters in Information Systems or related area.
  • Expertise in analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving complex issues.
  • Ability to manage and work concurrently on several projects, each with specific needs that may differ from project to project.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to provide regular and frequent status updates and project information to management.
Our client is a leading Insurance Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. 

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Duluth, GA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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