MassMutual Financial Group Test Manager in Enfield, Connecticut

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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POSITION SUMMARY

This is a Test Manager position on an Agile team whose overall accountability is for highly complex project or program level Quality Assurance (QA) planning, execution and communication of concurrent test projects that require a coordinated release or multiple projects aligned to a domain. Ensures resources are deployed effectively across multiple projects. Identifies and manages functional, performance and automation testing as well as other key skill sets when planning for resource demand. Reviews test scope and demand with project managers and delivery leaders prior to engaging resources. During QA planning and test execution, collaborates with all participants including vendor teams to establish QA processes and status reporting.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with Agile team to develop and release high quality software

  • Contribute actively in standups, sprint planning, and demos

  • Work with the team and business partners to create the test strategy and test cases

  • Own and manage testing for our various releases

  • Learn the Institutional business and applications so you can ensure a quality product is released

  • Capture and share knowledge

  • Focus on continuous improvement and learning

  • Collaborate with QA Center of Excellence

  • Supports the team's adherence to MassMutual's QA and testing related standards and methodology framework

  • Measures and predicts QA risks for the organization and recommends solutions.

  • Innovator thinker and isn’t afraid to take risks

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 5+ years of experience in a Quality Assurance role

  • Has knowledge of functional, regression, and automated testing

  • Ability to drive the overall planning and execution of complex testing activities

  • Knows how to monitor scope and requirement changes and assess the impact on the Quality Assurance (QA) deliverables

  • Provides accurate estimates and reuse where appropriate, and reports on progress

  • Leads the defect management process

  • Engages functional, performance and automation resources to identify opportunities

  • Drives integration, system, and regression testing plans and facilitates reporting and signoff

  • Drives business acceptance testing to enable signoff from key stakeholders and project sponsors.

  • Provides guidance to QA vendor partners or application vendor partners and other employees

  • Accountable for identifying and addressing risk management concerns

  • Experience working in the financial services business

  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of financial products, services and solutions

  • Experience scripting or coding simple applications – will help learning automation tools

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2018)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2018)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)