Manager, Software Quality Assurance

UnitedHealth Group   •  

Ontario, CA

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

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Position Description

Our Enterprise Application Services team provides critical enabling technology solutions for NAMM California's mission to redefine health care management through improved quality and efficient delivery of care. As a Manager of Software Quality Assurance, you will engender a culture of quality while mentoring a team of testers embedded in fast-paced multifunctional Scrum teams. You will apply your analytical, strategic, planning, organizational, and leadership skills to continuously ensure delivery of exceptional quality for an innovative software product portfolio that offers a broad range of management services to health care providers.

We are looking for an imaginative self-starter with a passion for great software and a proven track record of driving exceptional software quality. Only motivated problem solvers willing to take the initiative and demonstrate consistent follow-through need apply. Qualified candidates will have a background in mentoring and developing software Quality Assurance (QA) professionals to a high level of performance, and have extensive experience successfully implementing test automation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and assess a team of onshore and offshore QA professionals
  • Develop and execute an enterprise quality engineering strategy and vision
  • Design and implement formal QA processes, procedures, and best practices
  • Implement an effective automated testing approach, coverage, toolset, and framework
  • Collaborate with IT professionals in a cross-functional software development environment to coordinate testing of new applications, system updates, bug fixes, and enhancements
  • Partner with release personnel to integrate automated testing with the continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) deployment process
  • Train, coach, and mentor members of the QA team to become more skilled and efficient testers
  • Learn the intricacies of different business areas to ensure testing properly evaluates intended software function
  • Create and continuously cultivate a culture of quality across the entire software development organization

Required Qualifications:

  • Hands-on testing experience required
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years managing geographically dispersed teams while hiring, leading, developing, and retaining top talent
  • Proven experience designing and implementing formal QA processes, procedures, and best practices in an enterprise-level environment
  • Demonstrated success implementing automated testing solutions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience operating in an Agile environment
  • Experience coordinating performance and security testing
  • Application development experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Diplomatic with strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Proficiency querying underlying Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle databases to verify proper application function
  • Proficiency with Visio, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Engaged learner with the ability to quickly absorb and understand complex information
  • Strong attention to detail and track record of producing quality work
  • Team player with a great work ethic
  • Ability to quickly identify and communicate risks
  • Self-motivated and able to perform without significant supervision