Director Quality Engineering - Telecommute (867962) (Monticello)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Telecommuting/Work-At-Home

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Position Description

As a Quality Assurance (QA) team lead, you will have the opportunity to work on leading the validation of the product solutions for our Optum Government Solutions area. You will assess current and future testing needs and determine the proper approach to ensure applications are validated properly per contractual agreement. You will review, interpret, and assess the testing requirements and translate them into various testing phases to ensure Optum Medicaid Management Services (OMMS) solution and delivery of stated business objectives are being met.

Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Lead Quality Assurance (QA) team to ensure a successful implementation of the Medicaid solution while being available at the client site
  • Translate and align identified business needs for Medicaid Management System solution implementation into appropriate testing validation solutions/strategies
  • Responsible for managing testing phases for critical Medicaid business technology solutions including the underlying infrastructure they run on (e.g. Medicaid Enterprise System Integration)
  • Manage testing resource costs and ensure efficient use of QA resource alignments while focusing on overall business objectives
  • Ensure alignment of projects deliverables from testing perspective (i.e. Master test strategy, test plan, reports)
  • Ensure appropriate risk assessment and mitigation planning for the project
  • Monitor and control QA risk mitigation/remediation plans, and address issues appropriately
  • Demonstrate understanding and ensure compliance of applicable laws/regulations/requirements regarding HIPAA, PHI data, CMS regulations
  • Ensure technology system availability, scalability and capacity to meet current and future testing needs
  • Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications :
  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technologies or 10 + years professional experience in a business setting
  • 5+ years of management experience with software testing accountabilities utilizing ALM tool
  • 5+ years of experience of software testing test phases (i.e. SIT, E2E, UAT, Parallel, Pilot)
  • 7+ years of technology and/or operations experience
  • 5 + years Healthcare industry experience focusing on Medicaid solution
  • 2+ Experience managing the validation (testing) of Medicaid solution implementation including Provider Enrollment, Member Management, Claims processing and Utilization Management
  • Prior Project / Portfolio management experience with a successful track record of delivering / driving projects in scope, on time and on budget
  • Proven experience planning and delivering high quality technology solutions on time and on budget
  • Travel 50-75% (out on Monday Thurs, with home on weekends; 3 weeks out of the month also depending on status of the implementation)
  • Location Columbia, SC, but telecommute for right candidate willing to travel
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a fast pace, client facing environment managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, as well as communicate with executive management
  • Prior analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting experience
  • Prior experience communicating to at all levels of the organization (both written and verbal as well as visualizations)
  • Strong client facing consulting experience
  • Healthcare industry experience focusing on Medicaid solution
  • Experience managing the validation (testing) of Medicaid solution implementation including Provider Enrollment, Member Management, Claims processing and Utilization Management
  • Experience validating CRM solutions (SalesForce) and TriZetto products (i.e. Facets) i
  • Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world?s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.SM

    *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

    Job Keywords:Director Quality Engineering, Telecommute, Telecommuter

  • Requisition Number867962
  • Job TitleDirector Quality Engineering - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyTechnology
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight
  • Job Location Information

  • MN
    United States
    North America
  • Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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