MassMutual Financial Group Test Lead in Springfield, Massachusetts

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 at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. 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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  • Understands and interprets the hardware stack the product runs on, the UX-design, and acceptance criteria of product.

  • Leads the testing team in the development of manual test cases against stories identified in sprints and epics.

  • Ensures the team is utilizing BDD principals when authoring test cases and generating bugs

  • Ensures testing team is executing to overall agile process

  • Leads the team to determine test data requirements and needs, and then satisfying the requirements

  • Coordinates performance testing assessment and performance testing cycles

  • Coordinates activities with QA engineers (automation) to maximize automation capability

  • Coordinates and participates in the execution of testing on sprints and epics on product team

  • Coordinates with the scrum master the removal of testing blockers for the test team

  • Anticipates testing issues and successfully navigates team in avoiding them

  • Creates and maintains testing metrics for team

  • Participates in all agile ceremonies

  • Continuously develops new skills to improve testing capabilities of products

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of QA experience

  • Experience working with any of the following Jira, Confluence, Zepher, Gherkin Syntax, or Hockey

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of QA experience

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with risk base testing methodology

  • Solid understanding of responsive testing and mobile testing methodologies

  • Strong technical skills are preferred

  • Prior retirement services experience preferred

  • Prior insurance industry experience preferred

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) 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.

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 (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)