Senior Manager Quality Engineering - Raleigh, NC or Telecommute

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
In this position you will be a working manager to lead team members from multiple java-based Scrum teams, and also be responsible for developing and supporting business solutions to many strategic programs. Manage and mentor members of the Scrum teams to drive consistency and push them to grow.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of Quality Engineers to best leverage test-driven development and automation best practices
  • Accountable to review and provide team with defined QA strategy, standards, procedures, tools, and processes
  • Review test automation practices and cases built by team to identify and address gaps
  • Work with teams to promote shift-left testing methodology and bringing functional, and nonfunctional testing earlier in the development process
  • Provide management updates, status reporting, and dashboards from a quality perspective to demonstrate product progress and process maturity
  • Provide tracking of program progress, align to business and IT MBOs and execute with taking full accountability of the quality processes for assigned engagements
  • Drive and ensure alignment with Engineering peers and tech leads during strategy, planning and delivery
  • Primary contact supporting 5 or more Scrum Teams at any given time

The complexity of this role can be challenging. We deal with huge amounts of data across our entire enterprise. Everything you work on will have implications that impact others. We'll provide the most up-to-date technology, but you'll need to provide creativity, critical thinking and clarity on an everyday basis.
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in the IT field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience as a Quality Engineer or Engineering Manager functions
  • Hands-on experience in all types of testing including unit, integration, system, sanity, smoke, regression, acceptance, performance
  • Experience with enterprise-level test automation tools and frameworks, including both open source and commercial products
  • Experience with back-end API testing
  • Experience implementing quality engineering practices in a CI / CD pipeline or workflows, version control, test management, and integrating automation frameworks
  • Hands-on experience in Java, Cucumber, Selenium, API testing tools, and familiarity with performance testing tools
  • Proficient in creating test strategies, and developing test plans
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and SQL query language
  • Excellent understanding of SDLC and Agile methodology
  • Ability to align best quality testing process with Agile, Waterfall, Kanban and hybrid frameworks
  • Good communicator at all levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in an off-shore / on-shore model
  • Experience leading a team of Quality Engineers in a large organization
  • Experience in complex projects with division or company-wide scope
  • Healthcare Industry experience
  • Knowledge of testing AngularJS or Angular applications
  • Familiar with DevOps engineering tools such as Jenkins, etc.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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