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Test Project Lead

Date Posted: May 30, 2019

Location: Galway, G, IE, H91 R6WF

Company: MetLife

Testing 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 Testing Project Lead will:

 

Manage project Quality Assurance efforts, potentially across multiple applications. Ensure quality control of applications. Be experienced in working using traditional Waterfall Project methodology, as well as more modern Agile and DevOps concepts.

 

Key Relationships:

Reports to: Director - Quality Assurance

Direct Reports: 0-8

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

 

    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead end to end Quality Assurance engagement for Large Projects, spanning multiple platforms and technologies
  • Management of all QA-related activities, including estimation, planning, and status reporting
  • Exhibit strong knowledge of modern software testing practices, and competency in leveraging same
  • Manage external Test Vendors throughout the Project Life Cycle to ensure quality outcomes
  • 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
  • Exhibit working knowledge in areas of focus to include: test automation, test data management, test management, performance and security testing
  • Defect trend analysis and root cause analysis
  • Drive and recommend optimal testing strategies for various applications

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Level 8) (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering
  • 7 + years related work experience
  • 3 + years’ experience in one or more of the following: .Net, Java / J2EE, C#, AS/400, DB2, MS SQL
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Access
  • Test Management tools such as Quality Center, and issue management tools such as Jira

 

Key Competencies:

  • Process management
  • Metrics based service delivery
  • Problem solving
  • Priority setting
  • Functional, performance and regression testing
  • Project Management
  • Communication

 

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.

 

Travel

Negligible

 

Business Category

Global Technology & Operations

 

Number of Openings

1

 

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 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.

In order to apply for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.

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Requisition #: 109818