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Zurich NA Project Test & Quality Manager in Schaumburg, Illinois

Project Test & Quality Manager


Zurich North America is looking for a Project Test and Quality Manager to work in a hybrid schedule out of our North America headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.

As the Project Test and Quality Manager, you will be responsible for manage testing and quality activities throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring the testing and quality activities are carried out to the agreed standards and that they comply with Audit and Regulatory standards.


  • Creation of test strategy for large to medium sized projects

  • Execution of test delivery strategy (Static Testing, SIT, UAT)

  • Reporting of test execution status, including progress and defect trends

  • Representing test team progress and concerns in daily scrum meetings, including scrum of scrum meetings

  • Providing final go/no-go recommendations prior to go-live based on test results

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Quality Assurance area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Insurance industry

  • Experience with extending automation capabilities

  • Experience with leading team members part of a 3rd party supplier

  • Prior experience with setting up new projects as a test lead, including development of test strategy, staffing strategy and plan, project plan for testing, overall test execution plan, and regular status reporting

  • Candidate who has prior experience with creating and executing test cases

  • Candidate who has experience with leading others through the test phases of projects, including regression testing and user acceptance testing

  • Candidate who has project experience with agile methodology, preferable scrum

  • Leadership experience

  • Experience in a lead QA role

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Chicago

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: Yes

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