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Physicians Mutual locationOmaha, NE
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Under general supervision of Senior Manager, IT Testing Engineering the Testing Manager performs management functions to plan, lead, organize, and control all aspects of quality in people, processes, and technology. The Testing Manager / Test Practice Leader will oversee the technical application design, implementation & deployment for the assigned QA automation efforts. Ensures the test team and project teams adhere to writing test plans, test cases, test scripts, and procedures, as well as creates test data and stores it in the test repository.  Works closely with project teams to implement error-free software and prepares software documentation to train end users. The Testing Manager role calls for a positive and proactive approach, ability to work to very high standards, and challenging timelines.  Achieves financial objectives by providing input on the annual QA budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions. Demonstrates passion for the business and pays great attention to detail.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics):

  • Review test plans and results providing guidance with the development of test plans to assist the business with development of user acceptance criteria.
  • Improve project quality facilitate developing the right solution for the right price by understanding functional processes and critical business objectives.
  • Provide thought leadership and insight to proposed IT solutions.
  • Requires team leadership, mentoring, and coaching skills.
  • Ability to suggest innovative solutions to testing challenges is required.
  • Ability to plan, design and build integration, system, and user acceptance tests.
  • Ability to utilize industry standard tools for Test Planning & Execution, Traceability and Defect Tracking. 
  • Possesses knowledge of the Agile, Iterative, & Waterfall based methodologies and the associated test practices / principles associated with each 
  • Ability to oversee the development of test cases from non-functional models, user stories, and supplemental specifications.
  • Ability to create, plan, execute, and maintain an automation based test strategy, aligned with department & project based goals.
  • Ability to plan, design, build and execute volume, load, and stress testing strategies using industry standard performance testing tools.
  • Understands the concept of ˜breaking the system' to discover software defects early in the lifecycle.
  • Possesses knowledge of testing strategies to support functional and non-functional software and systems testing. 
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills and the ability to build relationships at multiple levels within the organization. 
  • Ability to analyze, investigate, and solve complex problems; capable of prioritizing multiple testing efforts across competing & dependent projects and drive the test planning process.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others with or without formal authority.
  • Proven negotiation skills and the ability to influence change and set new directions.
  • Plan, organize, and prioritize multiple complex assignments & projects.
  • Compensation $100k to $110k depending on experience.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Computer Science or equivalent, or Management Information Systems is required.  Six to Eight years' experience testing front-end and back-end IT solutions and two to three years' experience as a project manager or project leader managing workforce. Previous experience with test automation and agile development testing practices required. Previous experience in the insurance industry is highly desirable. ISTQB or other software testing certifications are required. Agile certifications such as CSM or SAFe are highly desired.

 

Company Overview

Since our start in 1902, Physicians Mutual Insurance Company has held to our founder's promise ” to provide protection to families when they need it most. In 1970, Physicians Life Insurance Company was founded and became a member of the Physicians Mutual family.

Today, we offer health, life and retirement products to millions of people from all walks of life. We've been here for them. Listening. Answering questions. Empowering them with the specialized guidance they need to make confident decisions about their insurance.

Over the years, our dedication to delivering on our promise has helped make us one of the nation's leading health and life insurance providers. In fact, we are rated in the top 1% of insurance companies. We consistently maintain some of the highest financial strength ratings in the nation from independent insurance analysts, including A.M. Best Company and Weiss Ratings, ensuring we'll be there for our policyowners and our employees far into the future.


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