DuPont has recently initiated a Quality Assurance Center of Excellence (QA COE) to support Agile and Waterfall project implementations.
The QA COE provides leadership for best practice standards, methodology, tools and project delivery support for testing and quality management.
This role will report to our QA COE Leader and be a member of the QA COE, providing IT services to DuPont HR operations.
Focus areas will include : product requirements management, test planning, test execution and reporting, and release integration with service delivery.
A strategic objective is providing leadership to build foundational QA capability to increase standardization in DuPont IT solutions and services while transforming to increase agility and automation.
Provides leadership in developing and championing the QA and Agile COE strategies.
Leads defining and documenting reusable QA-Testing best practices for requirement and test management.
Leader for integrating QA-Testing best practices to diverse Agile application delivery teams.
Collaborates with application and business process teams to build Quality and Testing competency.
Support recruiting and staff development for the QA-Testing and Agile COE’s.
Leader in incorporating DuPont QA-Testing standards into vendor partners delivery methodology.
Provides leadership to application or Agile scrum teams to design and estimate, test plans and cases based on requirements or user stories.
Selectively participates on project or scrum teams in executing test cases and measuring quality outcomes.
Provide leadership in evaluation of pilot projects for selecting and implementing testing technologies.
Provides leadership in developing and implementing standards to improve test automation.
Maintains up to date knowledge of a broad range of emerging technologies.
Partner with Service Delivery to develop the quality control approach for releasing features to production.
Partner with DuPont policies and standards COEs (e.g. Privacy) to ensure integration with QA standards.
What you need to succeed
Bachelor’s Degree preferability in a technology field.
Minimum of 5-10 years of project / software QA and Testing related experience (Manual and Automated).
Minimum 3 years in a leadership role.
Experience in DevOps and Agile Methodologies to promote collaborative and iterative working models.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
Working knowledge of IT industry standard test management and test automation tools required.
General knowledge of testing methodologies including Agile, Waterfall, and iterative SDLCs.
Practical experience in leading all phases of QA testing and documentation.
Demonstrated skill in project management or leading project activities.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills working in a team setting.
Experience working in a multi-vendor IT outsourced environment.
Enterprise process orientation.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Out of the box thinking to structure complex applications for Agile sprint testing.
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