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Humana SENIOR QUALITY TECHNOLOGY LEADER - Technology Advancement (Work at Home/Fully Remote) in Billings, Montana


If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us!

The Quality Engineering team within Humana is a trusted, high performance technology partner that provides innovative and transformational capabilities and operational excellence. This in an exciting opportunity to be an innovator, leader, and technologist in this quickly growing business unit for a huge impact. Humana is taking the next big evolutionary move in health services by being a leader in healthcare innovations and community wellness. This evolution needs technology leaders such as yourself to help guide the Humana technology journey into cloud services and beyond.


Our ideal candidate , (A Quality Technical Leader), provides technical leadership in domain strategy, design, and architecture in the maturation of Humana's information technology roadmap. This person should be a master of taking a quality first approach, when collaborating and providing guidance to development, SRE and delivery teams honed from extensive hands-on experience designing, implementing those designs in transformational and pivotal technology changes. This highly motivated person will be working across teams to perpetually improve quality, CI/CD pipeline, enabling test reusability and repeatability across the Enterprise as we build stable, reliable, economic, and scalable technology platforms. This person is a hands-on leader in implementing, designing, educating and mentoring the organization to "shift left", a philosophy in the application of quality best practices, patterns and accountability to standards, early and often in development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with cloud and platform leadership, the central quality engineering team, agile development scrum teams, DevSecOps service delivery, and software architects to create a world-class and mature Quality Engineering Program in Humana's tech advancement and cloud services.

  • Evaluate, research, recommend, and support automation tools, platforms, techniques, and quality practices, such as functional and non-functional testing across the organization.

  • Provide thought leadership and mentorship to drive improved quality processes and maturity across teams, with an eye toward testability and test injection opportunities.

  • Serve as a resource for resolving complex technical testing issues.

  • Maximize the organization's existing platforms and migration architectures, with modern business continuity patterns, such as regionalization, multi-datacenter, on-premise and cloud managed services aspiring to improve, innovate and reinvent.

  • Track quality metrics, coverage, and recommend efficiency improvements in short and long-term roadmaps.

  • Make decisions, as a technology leader, that impact and cascade to the future technological landscape of the enterprise.

Our Expectations

We believe that everyone in this community is intelligent and capable,

cares about doing their best, act with integrity, and wants to learn.

Provide a high level of service, continually learning and evolving.

Embrace and enable change.

Treat everyone fairly & respectfully.

Required Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of leading teams with a high emphasis on quality in the delivery of services.

  • Bachelor's degree in a computing field (or equivalent experience), proving a solid foundation in modern software development practices, languages, and paradigms.

  • Experience with the technologies in use in the application(s), platform and cloud services.

  • Experience with testing strategies, tools, methodologies, and repeatable delivery of quality outcomes

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines with attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate effectively and deliver presentations to senior leaders

  • Deliver reliable, innovative storage and data management products.

  • Develops, modifies, and executes automated software test plans.

  • Be a leader who interprets industry best practices to deliver, a researched, quality-focused, data driven, test and automation strategy.

  • Maintains portfolio and documentation for analysis and review of domain area for actionable improvements.

  • Advanced experience leading special projects and producing metrics, measurements, and trend reports

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Additional and preferred Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of code practices that help drive quality, reusability, and maintainability

  • Passion for the agile mindset and solid foundation in agile practices (specifically scrum and/or Kanban).

  • Ability to help drive the organization streamlining the CI/CD pipeline, and championing opportunities to test early, automating 'fail fast' capabilities.

  • Background with several test automation frameworks, and microservices testing.

  • Experience with various types of testing including regression, performance, stress, unit, API, integration, and security testing.

    • Familiarity and/or a demonstrated ability to come up to speed on our technology stack: REST API, node.js, C#, ASP.NET, MS SQL Server, Internet Information Server... all running in the cloud on Azure infrastructure.
    • Understands networking tcp/ip, Linux/POSIX, containerization, content delivery networks, static orchestration; behind cloud providers like Azure, AWS, GCP.
    • Experience with version control tools or analogous including Azure DevOps, GitHub, and Bitbucket.
    • Familiarity with systems design, Big O notation and the cost of algorithmic limiting behavior for space and time complexity predictions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills & an ability to build strong relationships

  • Highly motivated, collaborative & possessing an entrepreneurial mindset

Additional Information

For this job, associates are required to be fully COVID vaccinated (preferred) or undergo weekly COVID testing and wear a face covering while at work. The weekly testing will need to be done through an approved Humana vendor, and unvaccinated associates should follow all social distancing and masking protocols if they are required to come into a Humana facility or work outside of their home. We are a healthcare company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates, and the communities we serve.

If progressed to offer, you will be required to:

Provide proof of full vaccination or commit to testing protocols OR  

Provide proof of applicable exemption including any required supporting documentation

​​Medical, religious, state and remote-only work exemptions are available.



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