Quality Project Manager - Horsham, PA Or Basking Ridge, NJ

Applied: No

Date Posted: Thursday, October 4th, 2018
Job Location: Horsham, PA
Pay Rate: Competitive
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Analysis, CIO, Defect Management, Development, Director, Exchange, Genetic, IEEE, Manager, Management, Project, Project Manager, Product Manager, QA, QA Testing, Quality Assurance, Testing, Test Plan

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.

Where is the work to be performed? Basking Ridge, NJ and customer sites across states
What are the work hours? 9- 5 with extended hours required depending on client/customer need for strategy, planning & execution of SIT and/or UAT testing of critical releases.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for the ownership, strategy and direction of the Quality Assurance function of state projects for Optum Technology
Sets team direction, resolves problems and provides guidance to team members
Adapts project plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges to meet State Exchange needs
Responsible for resource & task planning for onsite/offsite/offshore QA staff
Ensures staff delivers to established standards
Creates estimates for the team and manages project budgets
Maintains an understanding of QA testing methodologies processes and associated test management/automation tools
Works with project and resource managers to assign resource, set dates and set expectations for projects and QA deliverables
Provides accurate & timely reports to stake holders
Analyzes and profiles data to meet project needs
Coordination with development, business and infrastructure teams for day to day project activities
Solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor degree
Overall experience of 10+ years in IT experience
Minimum of 7 years of quality assurance experience
Experience in IEEE and audit processes
Leading change initiatives and client facing engagement
Experience in leading SIT, UAT, Regression testing activities for complex projects
Hands-on experience in preparing Test Strategy, Test Plan
Experience in Requirement Analysis, Traceability, impact analysis and reporting
Experience in Defect Management - reporting, triage, RCA activities
Hands-on experience in planning, developing, executing and validating QA efforts for complex projects
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills demonstrated through successfully leading change initiatives


Preferred Qualifications:

Healthcare experience

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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: IT, Information Technology, Optum, Quality Assurance, Project Manager, Product Manager, Basking Ridge, NJ, Horsham, PA


Job Title: Quality Project Manager - Horsham, PA or Basking Ridge, NJ
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
Business: Optum Tech CIO Organization
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Director
Overtime Status: Exempt
City: Horsham
State: PA
Country: United States
Department: Optum Tech Government Solution

About UnitedHealth Group:

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at http://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

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