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Senior QA Project Lead

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Date Posted: Sep 8, 2022

Location(s): Galway, IE

Company: MetLife

Role: Senior QA Project Lead

Job Location: Galway, Ireland


Role Value Proposition:

The Global Technology & Operations group (GTO) is a diverse team of engineers, developers, business analysts, and project managers with the freedom to create innovative solutions to address core business challenges within MetLife. GTO’s strategy is to deliver a differentiated customer experience and increase MetLife’s operating leverage.


The Senior QA Project Lead will:

Manage project quality assurance efforts across multiple products, projects, countries and applications. Collaborate with project teams to define Test Strategy and build project Test Plans. Ensure quality control of project output and applications. Experienced leader in Agile and DevOps methodologies and also in traditional Waterfall Project methodology. Ability to work collaboratively with UAT Test Management to deliver overall product quality.


Key Relationships:

Reports to: Application Maintenance & Support Manager

Indirect Reports: 0-8 (FTE & FTC)

Key Stakeholders: AMS, Software Engineering, IT Project Managers, Business System Analysts, country CIOs across EMEA region


Key Responsibilities:

Responsibility for forecasting and estimation for all projects from inception through to delivery including engagement of external vendors
Responsibility for leading end to end quality assurance engagement for Large Projects
Responsibility for the management of external Test Vendors throughout the Project Life Cycle to ensure quality outcomes
Manage medium to large project quality assurance efforts, including intersystem quality assurance efforts and program management of entire portfolios of quality assurance
Responsible for estimating, planning, managing and status reporting on the quality assurance portion of the software development project
Validate the work of other quality assurance roles to ensure properly designed test cases and application of appropriate and efficient test analysis, design, and coverage
Defect trend analysis and root cause analysis
Facilitate a smooth transition of projects into Production environment


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Bachelor s Degree (Level 8) / diploma (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related field and 10+ years of related experience
7+ years related work experience
MS Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Access
Key Competencies:

Project Management
Process management
Metrics based service delivery
Problem solving
Priority setting
Functional, performance and regression quality assurance




Business Category

Global Technology & Operations


Number of Openings




MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.

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Requisition #: 123302