Lead Test Consultant -Digital Mobile

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Cary, North Carolina
  • Posted: April 18, 2017
  • Reference ID: 54686-en_US

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  Alternate Job Location : United States : Pennsylvania : Clarks Summit || United States : South Carolina : Greenville  


Role Value Proposition:  MetLife is leading the global transformation in its industry. Within Global Technology and Operations (GTO), the centralized TechQA organization, tasked with all software testing, is looking for you to provide technical strategic leadership for the overall Test Delivery organization.  You will act as a subject matter expert in the Test Engineering group and you will guide the partnership with employees and vendors in the Test Delivery organization, along with application, infrastructure, and vendor technical leadership to ensure organizational, functional and technical architectural alignment.


The focus of the role posted here is to provide advanced industry leading expertise in leading implementation of Digital testing process, tools/automation, and techniques in MetLife. As part of the Test Engineering organization, skills in the following areas are also valuable as members of the team will sometimes cross roles:

  • Digital test frameworks including accessibility, mobile, user experience and cross-browser
  • Testing tools evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance
  • Automation framework and implementation
  • Alignment with and integration to Agile process frameworks and DevOps methodologies
  • Broad business functional and application knowledge of MetLife systems portfolio


The GTO group is a diverse team of engineers, developers, and business and project managers with the freedom to create innovative solutions to core business challenges within MetLife.  TechQA is the consolidated software testing organization within GTO. Test Engineering is a sub-organization of TechQA that acts as a centralized services provider and consultant to the Test Delivery organization.


Key Responsibilities:  


  • Perfecto, Bamboo, Jira, HP Quality Center, Selenium, TestNG, HP UFT, TaskTop, Soap UI, Java, JavaScript, UCD
  • Cloud testing and presentment including Azure and AWS


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 12+ years broad experience in Information Technologies
  • Advanced expertise in testing concepts, tools, and methodology
  • Appropriate technical certifications desired
  • Extensive technical skills covering digital products and technologies knowledge as applicable to testing. Sound knowledge of automation, non-functional testing, and mobile testing is essential. Strong hands on expertise for automation and few other streams is desired
  • Good knowledge of current industry wide quality & test processes and practices, tools and techniques - their applicability and impact.
  • Software Analysis & Design knowledge/experience is needed while also having a solid background in Software Quality & Testing. Must have hands-on experience having performed both functional and non-functional testing and be able to review requirements, design and even code as needed..
  • Extensive knowledge of software development life cycle, infrastructure, products and services
  • Strong analytical and communication skills


Preferred Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field preferred
  • MS Project
  • 3-4 years Project Management experience, PMP desired



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 


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