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QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

Company: Texas Windstorm Insurance Association
Location: Temple
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Job Description:

Are you a tester at heart and a leader by nature? Do you love learning, sharing your knowledge, and helping others to succeed and grow? Are you logical, creative, detail oriented, and a bit of a perfectionist who knows how to be tactful and diplomatic?We are seeking a Quality Assurance (QA) Manager who uses critical thinking to balance the tactical methods with strategy to deliver products. You will partner with the business and other IT departments (e.g. Development, PMO) to produce the highest quality implementations. You will have the opportunity to manage a friendly, diverse QA team that values team member support and strives for excellence in all we do.If you have an extensive background in QA and experience managing a team and core functions within QA including; Application Development, Data Warehouse, Automation or Performance, then this may be your next opportunity!POSITION SUMMARY: The Manager, Quality Assurance, is responsible for providing input into the IT strategic plans, defining tactical departmental plans and managing the day-to-day activities of the Quality Assurance team. The types of Quality Assurance (QA) efforts include testing new software, enhancements to and maintenance of current systems, integration with third party applications and integration with external systems. This role manages internal personnel and external consultants and provides technical, process and managerial leadership to the QA team. The Manager, Quality Assurance is responsible for ensuring that the solutions placed into production meet the functional and non-functional requirements and the defined quality standards.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:* Develop strategic goals and objectives for the QA team and provide technical, process and functional leadership* Recruit, hire, train, conduct performance reviews, coach, counsel, and discipline staff. Establish QA policies and procedures* Work with the business units to identify functional requirements, generate analysis documents and software application specifications* Manage the testing of systems (Operational and Data Warehouse) that meet business, functional and non-functional requirements and service level objectives* Develop, maintain, and publish plans to test custom developed and Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) applications that include assignment of staff, estimated effort and timeframe to complete testing* Evaluate and recommend quality assurance software tools that support testing applications in the IT hardware/software architecture* Participate in establishing the overall IT hardware/software architecture* Participate in establishing the Roadmap for the IT Department* Participate in developing processes and procedures for quality assurance* Establish priorities for the QA department based on overall IT and TWIA priorities* Evaluate and select vendors to assist in quality assurance activities* Ensure that projects meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements* Assist, as required, in trouble shooting problems with software in production* Ensure that any new software integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, and interface specifications* Work with peers and manager to create and manage operational budgetREQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:* Four-year college degree, preferably in CS, engineering or other technical field, or equivalent experience* Eight or more years of hands-on experience in quality assurance of enterprise level and web systems* Three years in a supervisory rolePREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:* Masters in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field* Ten or more years of experience in Quality Assurance* Two or more years of management experience of a corporate Quality Assurance organization of 5 or more employees* Experience with QA of Guidewire suite and/or Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW)* Experience with EDW tools (e.g. SAP) and testing methodologies* Experience with end-to-end QA lifecycle for enterprise-level projects and programs* Experience with Agile methodologies* Experience managing geographically dispersed teams using a Follow-The-Sun approach* Knowledge of formal software development processes and best practices* PMP or any IT certification* Property and casualty insurance experience* IT Project Management or Project Administration experienceTWIA & TFPA are proud to present our Total Rewards & Compensation Program. The Association invests in its most valuable resource -- Our Employees.We offer an excellent Health & Welfare benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, accident, and disability insurance, and a retirement savings package that includes a 401(k) plan with 6% matching contributions and an employer paid pension plan. We also offer competitive pay, performance incentives, and career growth with our Training & Professional Development program. In addition, we provide a healthy environment and work/life balance along with paid holidays, personal days, paid vacation, and sick leave.TWIA & TFPA is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.All resumes submitted on behalf of an applicant by a third party to any employee at TWIA & TFPA via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of TWIA & TFPA. No fee will be paid to any third party in the event the candidate is hired by TWIA & TFPA as a result of the referral or through other means, unless TWIA & TFPA have previously entered into a contract for placement assistance with such party.

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