Quality Assurance & Testing Manager

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Information Technology
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68826 Requisition #

Risk Placement Services, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest specialty wholesale insurance brokerage firms. We work with top-rated carriers to design robust coverage for our clients. Our employees are fueled by a culture built around teamwork, creativity and responsiveness.

 

Specialties of RPS:

Wholesale Broker and Managing General Agent, Casualty, Property, Analytics, Healthcare, Workers Compensation, Transportation, Executive Lines, Technology & Cyber, Public Entity, Personal Lines.

 

Position Summary:

The QA and Testing Manager will drive quality across IT projects by setting and enforcing quality and testing standards.  This role will oversee the testing team, as well as work with project teams to oversee testing and UAT efforts.  IT Projects in general are either commercial software implementations, platform implementations or custom development projects.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that IT projects are delivered with high quality, meet requirements and business objectives.
  • Meet with project teams and business groups to set testing expectations including roles/responsibilities.
  • Lead UAT phase, including facilitating meetings between business and IT staff.
  • Define testing standards and best practices.
  • Implement and grow test automation and load testing practices.
  • Work with scrum teams on custom development projects to ensure quality.
  • Review QA tools and material and update/refresh to keep them up to date.
  • Has direct reports and manages the QA team staff.
  • Provide coaching, guidance and training to QA staff.

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, related technical major, or business
  • 7 or more years related experience
  • In-depth knowledge in writing test strategy and test plan documents
  • Well versed in test automation and load testing

 

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Unrestricted work authorization to work in the U.S. For U.S. employment opportunities, Risk Placement Services, Inc. hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H, or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. RPS will require proof of work authorization.
  • Willing to execute RPS’ Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure. 

 

RPS offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Risk Placement Services, Inc. is a division of Arthur J. Gallagher and believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, RPS will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. 

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