Huntington National Bank QA Testing Analyst - Lead in Columbus, Ohio

Brief Description:

The QA Testing Analyst Lead for the Consumer Lending provides leadership and vision to the larger team to help ensure the quality, performance and excellence of the solutions provided to our business partners.

Detailed Description:

The individual in this role will be leading all testing activities related to the delivery of application solutions delivering business and financial benefits to our business partners.

To be successful the candidate must be driven and well-organized. It is essential for the individual to be self-motivated and tenacious, thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, and drive the testing teams to complete tasks on agreed schedules. Management will look to this individual to provide leadership during software releases on an on-going basis and to ensure the completion of all tasks and activities performed by the broader testing team. This individual is expected to lead relationships with the business, internal testing teams and external vendors must have the ability to push back when required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Wholly accountable for the quality of a release and manages the testing activities (may include performance, vulnerability, and UAT testing) for programs and projects of large scope, size and complexity

  • Collaborates with the Business, BSA and Development teams in the analysis and review of business objectives and requirements to ensure testability and coverage

  • Responsible for leading and coordinating the planning, integration, test casing, scripting and execution of all testing

  • Actively participates in the review of architectural and technical design specifications to help ensure requirements coverage and testability

  • Leads the creation and review of the Test Strategy

  • Collaborates with test teams and project leadership to establish and meet estimates and target dates for the completion of all testing activities under changing conditions

  • Accountable for the creation, review and quality of all test deliverables across the project team

  • Ensures the approval of all test deliverables across the project team

  • Accountable for the development, documentation and maintenance of test data, data validation and end to end testing flows

  • Acts as a liaison and leader between internal testing teams and all external vendors

  • Provides leadership and execution of testing using HNB manual and/or automated test processes

  • Leads and coordinates defect analysis and triage

  • Accountable for the creation and accuracy of test status reports, test results and test summary deliverables per project guidelines and to ensure production implementation readiness

  • Identifies any potential quality issues per defined processes and escalates potential quality issues immediately to management

  • Constantly improves and automates the regression test suite to ensure the highest quality and fastest time to market

  • Ensures the project's success through all phases of delivery

  • Works under minimal supervision with latitude for independent judgement and problem solving.

  • Consistently seen as an expert and coach regarding the project lifecycle methodology

  • Lead quality efforts to include mentoring, coaching and development of associates throughout the organization

  • Improves the organization's quality processes through innovative thought leadership and the sharing of ideas within the QA organization

  • Drives the performance of lessons learned analysis to identify and recommend test scope and test approach improvements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Min 5 years of IT Quality Assurance Testing or UAT testing experience including industry standard testing/development, quality assurance methodologies, verification and validation processes experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Quality Management Software and associated processes and standards

  • Strong technical knowledge with a good understanding of software development principles (e.g., object oriented programming), QA Framework/Basic Test Methodology and project lifecycles (e.g., SDLC)

  • Strong business and technology aptitude with a willingness and drive to learn and understand business and software solutions

  • Strong leadership, decision-making and execution focused capabilities

  • Experience and demonstrated leadership in managing testing teams and working with project teams, business stakeholders, and vendors

  • Ability to effectively communicate and present quality, compliance and risk issues and recommendations to leadership

  • Ability to build strong partnerships and to work collaboratively with all business and IT areas

  • Highly motivated with strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Strong communication and documentation skills

  • Prior experience working on Mortgage Loan Originating Systems

  • Automation experience using Ruby/Cucumber or Spec flow

  • Good understanding of Object Oriented Programming preferably Ruby, C#, or Java and various Ruby gems.

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