Securian Financial is looking for a collaborative technical manager who is passionate about delivering high quality software and systems. The Quality Engineering Manager will lead quality engineers and provide thought leadership for establishing a culture for quality. We seek a manager who will partner across Enterprise Technology to streamline quality processes, tools, and technologies for superior product quality and high team effectiveness.
What you would do in this job:
Lead the transformation of Enterprise Technology Quality Engineering with processes, tools, and technologies.
Manage internal QE associates and leverage a global delivery model for staffing where appropriate.
Participate in thought leadership, decisions, and setting direction for Enterprise Technology. May be a leader on committees and work groups for special initiatives.
Promote & recommend quality practices to further continuous delivery & continuous improvement with a DevOps/Agile mindset.
Recommend and support the development of test automation strategies to facilitate the successful delivery of customer value for the Securian Markets.
What you will bring:
Be a motivated self-starter, results oriented individual, with a successful track record of leading change and overcoming obstacles
Strong communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills to engage with team members and collaborate with internal and external technology and business partners.
Awareness of QE industry trends and technologies
Leadership skills to influence ET associates, teams, and quality maturity
Ability to work in a matrixed organization and interfacing with multiple teams
Demonstrated project management and communication skills to effectively work with business areas, ET partners, teams, and vendors
Responsible for test metrics and reporting as a measure of QE effectiveness
Experience in creating quality strategy and setting direction to ensure product quality
BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
5+ years of experience as a leader of people
5+ years of experience in Quality Assurance / Quality Engineering
3+ years in Insurance industry, a plus
10+ years system/application technology industry
Experience with UI, API, data, and static testing
Experience with Agile, DevOps, and SecOps practices
**This position will be in a hybrid working arrangement.**
Physical job requirements:
Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day
Ability to utilize telephone for approximately 1-4 hours per day
Ability to perform simple grasping including handwriting, paper manipulation, sorting, folding, etc. periodically throughout entire workday
The physical job requirements described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We’re committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There’s a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:
Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan – great resources to secure your financial future.
Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
Paid maternity/paternity leaves.
Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance, status in a local human rights commission, or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by telephone 651-665-5522 (voice), 711 (telecommunications relay), or by email at EmployeeRelations@securian.com.
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