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QA Project Lead

Date Posted: Jun 27, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife is leading the global transformation in its industry. Within Global Technology and Operations (GTO), the centralized TechQA organization, tasked with all software testing, is looking for you to lead the planning and execution of large and extra-large testing programs. These programs will be large in terms of duration and complexity. You will have responsibility for managing the work of the testing project managers (employees and vendors) for the various technology applications involved in the program. Although direct administrative supervision is not part of this role, having this in your experience is a large plus, as leadership, management and executive communication skills are key.  In this leadership role, you will partner closely with closely with development and business stakeholders to ensure the quality of the business solution into the production environment. 

The GTO group is a diverse team of engineers, developers, and business and project managers with the freedom to create innovative solutions to core business challenges within MetLife.  TechQA is the consolidated software testing organization within GTO. Test Engineering is a sub-organization of TechQA that acts as a centralized services provider and consultant to the Test Delivery organization


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Leads IT project team (virtual, matrix) for efforts small to medium in size, duration and complexity, and applies program and project management processes (including communications, schedule management, reporting, etc.)
  • Responsible for project delivery, proactively identifies risk and partner to mitigate them.
  • Maintains a “big and complete” picture view of the project/programs, its dependencies, business goals, technology arena, etc. and helps guide & direct the functioning of the Testing delivery teams appropriately
  • Results-oriented and has a high degree of accountability, commitment and responsibility


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills: 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 7+ years of working experience in IT or related experience
  • Knowledge on Test Automation and Management tools required.
  • Project Management experience and/or training
  • Good knowledge of current industry wide quality & test processes and practices, tools and techniques - their applicability and impact.
  • Software Analysis & Design knowledge/experience is needed while also having a solid background in Software Quality & Testing



  • Experience working in fast paced Agile environment.
  • Hands on Automation scripting both UI and Webservices
  • Experience in digital programs


"At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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Requisition #: 99530 

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh