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Senior QA Project Lead

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Date Posted: Jul 19, 2022

Location(s): Kuala Lumpur, MY

Company: MetLife

Position:  Senior QA Project Lead  (Test Automation)


Job Location: Regional Office, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Department: Solution Delivery


Role Value Proposition:

MetLife is leading the global transformation in its industry. Within Global Technology and Operations (GTO).

You will act as a subject matter expert on the Functional & Test Automation and will guide the partnership with employees and vendors in the Test Delivery organization

The focus of the role posted here is to provide functional and technical leadership, consulting, and expertise to projects throughout MetLife’s Testing Organizations to ensure best practices, lessons learned, and new tools and techniques are being applied to increase efficiency and effectiveness.


This will entail evaluating multiple testing projects simultaneously during the planning phase, with some follow-up as the projects progress. You will follow a multi-year roadmap in the areas listed below.

  • DevOps and Agile testing processes and tools
  • Testing Tools Evaluation, Installation and Support
  • Test Automation Development & provide guidance on current QA team member.
  • Broad business functional and application knowledge of MetLife systems portfolio
  • Test Environment and Test Data Management


Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for MetLife’s Quality Engineering Automation Framework, written in Java and Selenium.
  • Develop integrations between MetLife Test Tools and the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Analyze MetLife’s Test Tool Stack and ensure that it is in line with MetLife’s Future State Architecture Plans.
  • May need to hand's on the functional testing and test automation development on project basis.
  • Work closely with Delivery teams to conduct Proof of Concept
  • Work closely with Vendors on Tool maintenance and enhancements.
  • Preparing work plan estimates and schedules



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years broad experience in Information Technologies
  • Programming experience in Java, SELENIUM is required. Experience with other programming/scripting languages is a bonus
  • Extensive technical skills covering products and technologies knowledge. Sound knowledge of automation, data, and environment management is essential.
  • Strong hands-on expertise for automation and few other streams is desired
  • Good knowledge of current industry-wide quality & test processes and practices, tools and techniques, and their applicability and impact.
  • Software Analysis & Design knowledge/experience is needed while also having a solid background in Software Quality & Testing.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills



  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field preferred
  • Experience with DevOps practices and tools
  • Mobile App Testing experience with Appium
  • Insurance business knowledge
  • Experiences in crafting / customized the Test Automation Framework.




MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.



Requisition #: 126652