QA & Test Lead - #562543


Date: 1 week ago
City: Glasgow
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
About Cigna:

Cigna exists to improve lives. Together, with our 74, 000 employees worldwide that service Cigna, Express Scripts and other affiliate customers, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions.

We are going through an exciting period of expansion; at the centre of our International division’s ambitious growth strategy we are currently working towards multi-year effort to implement a consistent digital strategy for the International Market.

The Position:

Reporting to the QE and Testing Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring on quality and on time delivery of offshore test planning and executions activities in the delivery of Quality Engineering (QE) Testing for new or modified applications/systems across multiple platforms. The QE & Testing Lead Analyst will be a high-performing individual who is methodical, inquisitive and has a passion for quality.

Working with our Test Partner(s) and our India based Cigna Team to deliver successful QA/QE Testing in Waterfall and Agile Methodologies. You will work with individuals from across the world, with both in-person and remote teams, and with teams at varying levels of Agile Experience.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

Establishing and maintaining a structured Test Regime

Oversight of 3rd Party supplier provision of following services;

Test Estimation & scope definition / PI & Sprint Planning

Test Planning, schedule & delivery

Test Execution – manual and automated

Ensure quality and completeness of all deliverables provisioned by Test Partner

Analyze and approve key test deliverables including test plans, test scripts, test progress reporting, defect logs/tracker and test completion report

Management of test environment(s) to ensure a sound baseline for assigned testing activity

Ensure Monthly Maintenance and Project Deliverables are achieved to agreed Quality and Timescale parameters

Defect and Issue Resolution Management in line with test schedule timescales

Oversee Daily Reporting and management of progress, risks and issues

Stakeholder Management - ensuring key stakeholders are engaged and have full understanding of test process and procedures

Support the business in the delivery of UAT Testing and ensure Best Practice is adhered within related deliverables

Adhere to documented QE & Test governance and processes

Identify and support QE & Test governance process improvement

Ensuring adequate and correct use of testing tools and other key tools integral to SDLC process

Contribute to process improvements and support initiatives to drive greater maturity in process and best practice

Supporting all Post Implementation activities, as appropriate, such as Post Implementation Testing and Lessons Learned analysis

Support Training information/environment/data requests

Identify & Support Automation opportunities; looking at efficiencies in ‘In Sprint’ Automation as well as Regression as we develop our CI/CD pipelines.

Required Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least two, typically five or more years’ experience in a system quality environment, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

Broad knowledge of the Software Delivery Lifecycle with specific expertise of Software Testing

Proven experience of working within both an Agile and Waterfall methodology environment

Broad knowledge of automated testing and modelling tools

Great knowledge of change management and test case generation techniques

Good knowledge of different web browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Chrome

Competent user of Microsoft office applications like Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Comfortable working independently, leading a team or as part of a team

Demonstrate accuracy and possess a keen eye for detail

Strong interest in personal development

Desirable Skills and Experience

Insurance or Finance business knowledge

ISTQB Foundation or Intermediate Certified

Knowledge of relational databases using SQL queries

Web based software development, especially using Java and HTML

Salesforce & Vlocity Technology experience

Azure Dev Ops, ALM, JIRA Experience

Automation Exposure; UFT, Selenium, Appium

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] for support. Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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