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Program Test Lead

Information Technology
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Bring your drive for excellence, team orientation and customer commitment to IBC; help us renew and reimagine our business and shape the future of health care.  Our organization is looking to diversify, grow, innovate and serve, and we are looking for committed, empowered learning-oriented people to join our team.  If this describes you, we want to speak with you.


·          Lead medium to large distributed testing teams in projects of moderate to high complexity within one or more development environments.

·          Facilitate Root Cause Analysis of defects at the project level

·          Function as a subject matter expert for a single program/system.

·          Recommend and/or enforce established standards for development of test procedures and the use of test tools.

·          Ensure compliance to testing related guidelines, standards and policies within the team.

·          Estimate the testing effort required for projects, with a high degree of accuracy, and prepare corresponding schedules and work plans.

·          Analyze impacts of requirement changes and oversee effective change management.

·          Review the work done by the team members and assume complete ownership for the quality of the deliverables produced by the team.

·          Carry out the responsibilities of the QA Lead as required.



·          BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field or related field or equivalent work experience.

·          Five (5) or more years’ experience in a IS Testing environment in Quality/Test Management/Execution and leading project initiatives. 

·          Experience in formal estimation techniques in leading large distributed teams in matrix organization; Experience in testing methodologies as they relate to systems platforms.

·          Experience in planning performing and or conducting acceptance tests in collaboration with business representatives

·          Experience in planning, performing and or conducting acceptance tests in collaboration with business representatives.

·          Industry-recognized certification in the areas of QA and testing (e.g., CSTE, CSQA, or CQE) preferred.

·          Strong in testing principles and processes at a master level; Strong domain knowledge

·          Flexible, adaptable and independent work style that thrives when leading multiple simultaneous projects

·          Ability to work in fast-paced, changing, environments

·          Strong ability to delegate responsibilities and keep track of fulfillment

·          A strategic approach to analyzing problems and devising solutions

·          Working Knowledge of organizational, IT, and testing-related standards, guidelines, policies applicable to the test team.

About Our Company

Serving more than 8 million people nationwide, including 2.5 million in southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group — together with its subsidiaries — is the leading health insurance organization in the Philadelphia region. Our mission to build healthier lives for you, your family, and your employees shapes our actions and decisions every day.


At Independence, we see each of our members as an individual, with unique needs and concerns. We’re dedicated to harnessing the very latest ideas and technologies to deliver access to care that meets those needs and surpasses your expectations.  For more information about Independence access our website at www.ibx.com. We’re revolutionizing health care, and our focus is on you!

Equal Employment Opportunity

Independence Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability. 

Agency Disclaimer

All resumes submitted directly to an Independence Blue Cross employee from a vendor via email, the Internet or in any other form without a valid written search agreement in place for this position from the Independence Blue Cross Family of Companies Human Resources Department will be deemed the sole property of Independence Blue Cross and the Independence Blue Cross Family of Companies. Please note that no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Independence Blue Cross or the Independence Blue Cross Family of Companies as a result of the referral or through means other than our established process. 

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