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QA Lead

Primary Location: New York, New York
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, NY-New York
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Description:
The QA Sr. Project Manager position is responsible for managing multiple releases from all perspectives within I&T, across on or more Domains, under the leadership of a QA Senior Manager.

Fundamental Components:
  • Manage overall QA team by providing direction to onsite and offshore QA resources.
  • Follow the SAFe or Agile process for overall QA activities/processes.
  • Support Project releases and scrum team deliverables from QA perspective.
  • Ensure Test Plan design, test cases and test summary are being created and delivered on time.
  • Effectively manage and communicate project changes Domain Delivery -Works independently under the direction of the assigned
  • Independently reviews and approves the final Business Requirements, High Level Project Test Strategy, Design, Detailed Design, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Application Test Plan, Release Test Plan and Test Scripts
  • Independently creates a reliable project schedule, for self and others, while identifying associated dependencies, constraints and assumptions
  • Domain Delivery -Works independently under the direction of the assigned Program/Delivery Lead, while having responsibility for managing, planning, administering and executing testing activities during all phases of the project, for one or more QA projects, within an Aetna Release.
  • Test activities include: test plan design, development, and execution; involvement with debugging and troubleshooting issues; impact and gap analysis; and coordination of test resources, status reporting, issue resolution, defect tracking and defect triage activities
  • Build and deliver QA project status reports and metrics on test case development, test execution progress, defect tracking and schedule milestones
  • Effectively manage and communicate project changes, as delivered per the
    Change Control Board Manage SR work that has been aligned with Project
    deliverables, utilizing the APLC and the SR P&E Workbench policies and
    procedures
  • Independently reviews and approves the final Business Requirements,
    High Level Project Test Strategy, Design, Detailed Design, Requirement
    Traceability Matrix, Application Test Plan, Release Test Plan and Test Scripts
  • Proven record of managing and executing UAT activities for a large project with multiple integration points.



Background Experience:
Key Requirements:
  • 1-2 years of proven project management experience.
  • 5-8 years of experience with software project life cycles.
  • Proven track record meeting project dates.
  • Strong background of using tools like Jira and conducting UAT activities.
  • Directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified, or an equivalent
  • combination of education and work experience
  • Healthcare Knowledge/certification is preferred
  • Solid understanding of QES processes and methodologies, with the ability
  • to share that knowledge with peers and team members and drive
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Good analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to analyze the dependencies and gaps between projects within a
  • project to achieve Testing goals.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, internally (within team or
  • department) and externally to all business partners and constituents.


Additional Job Information:

Solid understanding of QES processes and methodologies, with the ability to share that knowledge with peers and team members and drive adherence throughout the QES organization.
Financial aptitude to manage and maintain project and release budgets. Strong time management skills.
Good analytical and troubleshooting skills.
Ability to analyze the dependencies and gaps between projects within a project to achieve Testing goals.

This is an office based job and the location is New York City, NY or Hartford, CT.



Potential Telework Position:
Yes

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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