1+ months

Lead Quality Engineer - P203697

Riverwoods, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    P203697
\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. \u003C/strong\u003EBe the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe Lead, Quality Engineering will be responsible for leading Quality within a Program being implemented via SAFe methodologies, to ensure that quality is built in from the start. In collaboration with the Application Architects and Product Managers, this professional will assist in driving to deliver high quality products through governing adherence to defined standards, identifying opportunities for improvement and coaching teams to realize them.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssist in the provision of solutions for problem prevention through regular analysis of metrics to identify and assist in the implementation of improvements to defined processes and procedures.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManages quality/test challenges at the team level, providing guidance, training, technical support and where necessary mentoring individuals.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDrive for quality, ensure Quality is built in from the start via establishing acceptance criteria, defining quality gates, staying abreast if new and emerging technologies and working with Senior Management to define and maintain a strategy.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EParticipates in Program grooming to understand initiatives, technical features, and business features and groom them into a testable state\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork with the SAFe Teams ensuring adherence to defined standards\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide day to day support to the Scrum \u0026 System Teams\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EActively contributes and participates in all Agile ceremonies such as iteration planning, feature refinement, story grooming, daily standups, and retrospective meetings.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ETakes necessary steps (prioritization, mentoring, and assistance) to enable the teams to be a high value, cross-functional, autonomous unit.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPromote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssists in the timely resolution of quality/test challenges at the team level, providing guidance, training, technical support, and where necessary, mentoring individuals.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESends the status report (Daily, Weekly, etc.) to the Test Manager. Reviews reports prepared by Testers.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPrepares the agendas for meetings, for example, weekly team meeting etc. Frequent status-checks meetings with the team, communicates by means of chat/emails etc. Tracks and reports upon testing activities, including testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered, and their status, performance baselines, etc. Attends the regular test-team meetings.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELeads, guides, and monitors the analysis, design, implementation, and execution of the test cases, test procedures, and test suites. Ensures content and structure of all testing documents/artifacts is documented and maintained. Assigns tasks to all testing team members and ensures that all of them have sufficient work in the project. Acts as the single point of contact between Development and Testers for iterations, testing, and deployment activities. Reviews System, Integration, and User Acceptance Tests prepared by testers. Ensures proper configuration management of the test artifacts produced and traceability of the tests to the requirements. Recognizes when test automation is appropriate and, if it is, plan the effort, select the tools, and ensure training of the team. As test execution approaches, makes sure the test environment is put into place before test execution and managed during test execution. Schedules the tests for execution and then monitors, measures, controls, and reports on the test progress, the product quality status, and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPlans, monitors, and controls the testing activities and tasks. Provides input into the estimation of the testing effort. Prepares the software test plan. Analyzes requirements during the requirements analysis phase of projects. Keeps track of the requirements from the project and manages Change of Scope (COS). Schedules the project effort in conjunction with the PMO. Checks for timely delivery of project milestones. Arranges the hardware and software requirement for the test setup. Escalates the issues about project requirements (Software, Hardware, Resources) to the Project Manager/Test Manager. Identifies training requirements and forwards it to the Project Manager (Technical and Soft skills). Documents, implements, monitors, and enforces all processes and procedures for testing as per established standards defined by the organization.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Information Technology or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years of experience in leading software testing teams, utilizing Agile delivery methods within the Payments industry\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EISTQB Foundation\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E4\u002B years of experience in leading software testing teams, utilizing Agile delivery methods within the Payments industry\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EISTQB Intermediate Test Manager\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years of experience in a test lead role, preferably within Payments domain\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEffective verbal and written communication skills\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESelf-motivated, Team motivator and Team player\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAwareness of emerging trends in software engineering\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBelief that empowered individuals make great teammates\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EApplied knowledge of Agile Scrum and SAFe.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESolid understanding of Distributed application infrastructure.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExposure to modern software testing practices including but not restricted to Test Automation, Test First, TDD, ATDD and BDD.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E Our Tech Stack: \u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EJenkins, GitHub, Nexus, Chef, Ansible, Hygieia\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHorton Works, Spark, Storm, Kafka, Rabbit, Oracle\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPCF, Linux, AWS, VMware\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAngular, Gulp, Node, JavaScript, Selenium, Protractor, WireMock\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECucumber, Java, JUnit\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECI/CD Pipeline Automation using Jenkins\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E#Li_LJ1 \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E

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Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-12-12

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