Houston, MO 65483, USA
DISCOVER. A BRIGHTER FUTURE. With us, youll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies.We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine. Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover. JOB DESCRIPTION Responsible for defining the testing strategy with a SAFe Agile Release Train to ensure that quality is built in from the start. In collaboration with the Application Architects and Product Managers, the QE Architect will assist in driving to deliver a fully automated development lifecycle focused on delivering a platform capable of full automation between the development and production environments. The individual will be required to foster collaboration and provide thought leadership while contributing to core products for the department. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES Drives for quality, ensure Quality is built in from the start via establishing acceptance criteria, defining quality gates, staying abreast if new and emerging technologies and working with Senior Management to define and maintain a strategy. Participates in Program grooming to understand initiatives, technical features, and business features to ensure strategy supports them. Responsible for overall test strategy design, timely amendment and delivery. QE subject matter expert and testing solutions architect. Provides leadership support to the system team ensuring team cohesion through regular team meetings, 1:1’s. Takes necessary steps (prioritization, mentoring, and assistance) to enable the teams to be a high value, cross-functional, autonomous unit. Manages quality/test challenges at the team level providing guidance, training, technical support and where necessary mentoring individuals. Actively contributes and participates in all Agile ceremonies such as iteration planning, story grooming, daily standups, and retrospective meetings. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors Information Technology 6 years Leading software testing teams utilizing Agile delivery methods within Payments Industry or Equivalent Experience Minimum Certifications and Licenses : ISTQB Foundation In Lieu of Education 8 years Experience Leading software testing teams utilizing Agile delivery methods within Payments Industry or Equivalent Experience BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE 10 years of experience in leading software testing teams utilizing Agile delivery methods within the Payments industry or equivalent experience 6 months of experience performing the same work or equivalent skills and experience ISTQB Intermediate Test Manager LI-BG1 What are you waiting for? Apply today The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law) [ We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.