Manager, Technical Test Data & Environment (Hybrid)

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans

Job Requisition ID: 7595 


Position Summary/Position


The Manager, Technical Test Data & Environment will oversee the Test Automation, Test Data management, Performance testing and Test environment virtualization for IEHP’s application and COTS product. The primary responsibilities will include but not limited to Automation & Quality Engineering, Assurance for IEHP applications.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)


1. Create/Assist/Troubleshoot the development of Test Automation Framework, Standards, Procedures
2. Lead a data masking working group to guide the design and related resolution of issues around different use cases of masking and design aspects
3. Accountable for the setup, configuration, and roll out of the data masking product 
4. Supports and Execute the Test Data Management services at an organization level
5. Define and advise internal and external standards, methods, and procedures for Test Data Management
6. Perform Data identification across multiple data sources, extraction, and loading into the test environments based on the scenarios provided.
7. Partner with Business support services group to protect production data in lower environments
8. Accountable for Test Environment Management across various work streams
9. Processes, and best practices as related to Test Automation and Test Data Management
10. Manage the Daily/Weekly activities of the QE team members and support the onboarding of new team members
11. Establish, report, and manage various metrics to effectively manage team.
12. Provide technical guidance and expertise to team members, colleagues and/or customers
13. Contribute to program/project review meetings. 
14. Determining status, assessing problem areas, suggesting, and reviewing corrective actions
15. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with product vendors to ensure the test environments are set up for release and upgrade testing of the products
16. Work within quality assurance frameworks to ensure stability, efficiency and scalability
17. Provide authoritative advice and guidance on any aspect of test planning and execution
18. Assist in the development of quality assurance and testing policies, standards and procedures, processes, and best practices as related to automation through a Community of Practice
19. Contribute to program/project review meetings. Support Quality Assurance Management in determining status, assessing problem areas, suggesting, and reviewing corrective actions, directing/planning necessary extra work, and rework and re-plan activities.
20. Review requirements and specifications, and define test automated test solutions.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Leader: Administers Hires, Terminations, and Performance Reviews

Experience Qualifications


A minimum of ten (10) years of information systems experiences as a Lead or Project Manager. Proven leadership experience, mentoring, and developing a team at a leadership level.
Of the ten (10) years of experience requirement must have extensive experience in:

- IT Quality Assurance Automation Lead or Manager.

­- Successful created and managed IT QA function

­- Bringing in thought leadership to the organization

­- Experience as facilitator and negotiator/mediator

No Code Tools. Ten plus (10+) Years of experience in Agile environment and DevOps. Ten plus (10 +) Years of extensive experience in Selenium/C# and VSTS. Working experience using database technologies such as DB2, Oracle, SQL Server databases with expertise in SQL. Experience with testing big enterprise, high-traffic and multi-tier applications using MS Azure.

Preferred Experience


Experience managing teams of Automation Engineers strongly preferred.

Education Qualifications


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

Professional Certification


Agile, TDD or equivalent industry certifications preferred.

Drivers License Required

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

Knowledge Requirement


Expertise in Creating Test Automation Frameworks with Selenium/C# and Low Code. Expertise in setting up Automation Suites in CI/CD Environment.

Knowledge of:
- Test Data Management tools and other ETL tools.
- VSTS/Azure CI/CD Pipelines
- Test Data Management concepts.
- Programming and technical experience as this role will require digging into code and interfacing with developers and delivery managers
- Tools and processes for results reporting

Strong understanding of:
- Healthcare issues, information systems, management issues, and current trends.
- Conceptualizing business strategies while implementing information systems and technology strategic direction.

Skills Requirement


- Strong planning, organization, critical thinking, decision-making and communication (verbal and written) skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Budget management skills. Proven skills in budget preparation fiscal management.
- Group presentation, leadership, team building, analytical and organizational skills.
- Good interpersonal and organizational skills

Abilities Requirement


Proven ability to:
- Be an executive with a hands-on approach in a complex fast-paced business environment.
- 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, cope with an ambiguous or changing environment.
- Recruit, motivate and manage IT staff members.
- Clearly articulate both problems and proposed solutions
- Prioritize personal and team workloads to best meet organizational objectives
- Determine strategic direction and not just tactical

Empowered to make decisions and recommend approach based on the results from quality reviews. Proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options, and where appropriate, leading to resolution. Excellent attention to detail. Motivated by delivery and speed to outcome.

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.

Work Model Location


Physical Requirements

Keyboarding: Traditional - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: 10-Key - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: Touch-Screen - FREQUENTLY
Hearing: One-on-One - FREQUENTLY
Communicate: Information/ideas verbally - FREQUENTLY
Near Visual Acuity - FREQUENTLY
Regular contacts: co-workers, supervisor - FREQUENTLY
Understand and follow direction - FREQUENTLY
Regular and reliable attendance - CONSTANTLY


Starting Salary: $134,804.80  - $171,870.40  

Pay rate will commensurate with experience


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.


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles