Engineer III - Test Environment Management (Hybrid)

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans

Job Requisition ID: 7758 

 

Position Summary/Position

 

The Engineer III - Test Environment Management is the lead position assisting the Manager, Technical Test Data & Environment in directing, controlling, and managing the enterprise-level test environments.  It consists of using procedures, tools, and resources to manage multiple components like software, hardware, databases, test data, and applications. This position works in collaboration with the infrastructure team and TDM Engineers to ensure Test Environments are ready with necessary test data for Test execution and Delivery teams. Train and Guide TEM- Engineer Is/IIs as needed.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)

 

1. Lead the design and development of test environment strategy and plans to support initiatives within assigned domains.
2. Analyze existing environments and identify requirement gaps and immaturities.
3. Develop and execute a plan to resolve, driving to closure in a timely manner.
4. Identify the environment requirements to effectively support through the understanding the overall release cycles.
5. Collaborate with Application support, Internal Development and Data integration teams and External Vendor teams in setting up the test environments for product upgrades/Releases.
6. Collaborate with the infrastructure team to configure a database or set up and configure several VMs to facilitate testing through the understanding the technical requirements to set up test environments.
7. Prioritize Environment Build & Change Requests.
8. Build, Reserve, Refresh, Reuse & Reclaim environments for project use as a mechanism to optimize our infrastructure resources.
9. Facilitate and resolve any environmental contentions/conflicts between the stakeholders.
10. Provide details on progress on the various environment requests for several applications and Data integration processes.
11. Work together with Test Data Management resources to ensure the test data is masked and ready for test execution.
12. Monitor & Report environment setup progress.
13. Participate in compliance review meetings.
14. Setup environment configurations, create environment maps, and generate environment matrix using a Test Environment Management tools.
15. Support a continuous release schedule across multiple groups.
16. Interact with project managers, Test Delivery and Governance managers to sequence projects for testing in a limited number of testing environments.
17. Manage the coordination of efforts to configure environments and tracking the status of environment configuration activities.
18. Maintain advanced knowledge of the work effort involved to set up and configuring operating systems, networks, databases, and application servers involved in the creation of end-to-end testing environments.
19. Use project planning and forecasting tools.
20. Lead collaboration with Test Delivery and UAT Test Coordination teams to accommodate Test environment needs for QE engineers and UAT testers.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Leading: Guides Others

Experience Qualifications

 

A minimum of eight (8) years of Information systems and Quality Engineering experiences. Minimum five (5) years of experience working in Test Environment/Test Data Management. Experience working with various Product Vendors. Demonstrated ability in Design and developing test environment strategies and plans. Demonstrated track record of organizing and tracking the progress of multiple projects across the software development lifecycle. Have experience communicating with management on topics including project timelines, contingency plans, environment budgets, and resource allocation.

Education Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management or similar technical field from an accredited institution required.

Drivers License Required

Yes, must have a valid California Driver's License.

Knowledge Requirement

 

Extensive familiarity with quality assurance processes and procedures, and the ability to devise methods to enforce quality standards. Should have an overall grasp of the work effort involved to setup and configuring operating systems, networks, databases, and application servers involved in the creation of end-to-end testing environments.

Knowledge of:
- Test Environment Management and Test Data Management tools
- Test Automation and CI/CD experience
- Agile environment and DevOps
- Technical work required to stand-up test environments, and ready to delegate this work to associated release engineering groups.

Skills Requirement

 

- Strong planning, organization, critical thinking, decision-making and communication (verbal and written) skills.
- Budget management skills. Proven skills in budget preparation fiscal management.
- Group presentation, leadership, team building, analytical and organizational skills.
- Robust analytical skills for both existing processes and identifying areas of opportunity
- Excellent decision-making, problem-solving, team and time management skills
- Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
- Strong negotiation and influencing skills
- Ability to train and guide TEM Engineer Is and IIs
- Proven coaching/mentoring skills
- Lead, guide and train other resources
- Lead Test Environment/Data management teams

Abilities Requirement

 

Proven ability to:
- Be a team player who will work effectively and pro-actively with internal and external stakeholders with the ability to integrate with all areas of IT and business
- Effective problem resolution
- Present issues and challenges in senior management forums.
- Work with a team of professionals from various disciplines. 
- Lead through times of change, disruption, and growth.
- Express action-oriented and creative approaches to IT system issues and problems.
- Listen effectively, respond to sensitive inquiries or complaints, and cope with an ambiguous or changing environment.
- Coordinate efforts with responsible parties to configure environments
- Clearly articulate both problems and proposed solutions
- Prioritize personal and team workloads to best meet organizational objectives
- Be motivated by delivery and speed to outcome
- Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

Commitment to Team Culture

 

The IEHP Team environment requires a Team Member to participate in the IEHP Team Culture. A Team Member demonstrates support of the Culture by developing professional and effective working relationships that include elements of respect and cooperation with Team Members, Members and associates outside of our organization.

Working Conditions

 

Makes necessary adjustments to work shift to ensure completion of projects and to meet deadlines, e.g., system releases, critical milestones.

A reasonable salary expectation is between $103,708.80  - $132,225.60, based upon experience and internal equity

 

Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is the largest not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan in the Inland Empire. We are also one of the largest employers in the region. With a provider network of more than 7,000 and a team of more than 2,500 employees, IEHP provides quality, accessible healthcare services to more than 1.5 million members. And our Mission, Vision, and Values help guide us in the development of innovative programs and the creation of an award winning workplace. As the healthcare landscape is transformed, we’re ready to make a difference today and in the years to come. Join our Team and make a difference with us! IEHP offers a competitive salary and a benefit package with a value estimated at 35% of the annual salary, including medical, dental, vision, team bonus, and state pension plan.

 


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