UWM

Quality Architect

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage
Location
US-MI-Pontiac

 

At UWM, QA Architects collaborate across functional teams (developers, QA engineers, and others) to create new tools, implement new frameworks and conduct proof of concepts for new technologies. We operate in an agile environment with two-week sprints and are working towards a CI/CD model. Joining UWM as a QA Architect gives you the opportunity to make a positive impact by helping to shape the future of how people purchase a home. As a QA Architect at UWM you will work in a fast paced, results driven environment and be responsible for supporting highly scalable enterprise applications.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Strong understanding of industry QA and Testing standards (big data, mobile)
  • Familiar with open source automation tools and other test management systems
  • Establish QA technology standards, including but not limited to processes, frameworks, and tools
  • Experienced in designing, building and running automation framework(s)
  • Mentor and lead QA and Development engineers
  • Own the overall technical roadmap of automated testing solutions in collaboration with Architecture, Development, Release, and QA teams
  • Define and guide QA automation strategy and execution for all deliverables
  • Recommend, drive adoption, and ensure future proofing of testing frameworks
  • Design/develop and maintain KPI driven testing/automation/performance framework(s) for continuous improvement
  • Strong leadership and mentorship capability
  • Experience with RFP processes including presenting and buy-in for tools (advocate)
  • Driving optimizations with Performance and Security testing
  • Testing with release processes
  • Strong understanding of application architecture to suggest tool/process optimization
  • Consult and provide guidance for test plan/strategy (right/best fit approach)
  • Evaluate test tools (for example: automation IDE plug-ins) Provide guidance on optimizing Test Data creation and maintenance

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

Required:

  • 7+ Years of QA, automation and technical leadership
  • 5+ Years in Software Development (.NET stack required)
  • 5+ Years of experience using web based technologies (ASP.NET, JavaScript, CSS)
  • 4+ years hands-on experience in developing, maintaining and supporting automated test suites and performance testing
  • Relational database experience (SQL, Oracle)
  • Ability to work with limited guidance in a team environment
  • Communicate complex technical issues and solutions in a clear, simple and understandable way
  • Great oral and written skills with prior liaison and collaboration experience with senior leaders
  • On-site attendance

Preferred:

  • Extensive exposure to micro-services architecture and systems monitoring
  • Experience with User Acceptance Test Driven Development or BDD preferred
  • Experience with QA automation in the context of CI/CD migration
  • Extensive experience with database design
  • Experience in the mortgage industry
  • Experience in an agile environment

THE PLACE & THE PERKS

Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.

 

It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.

 

From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.

 

More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi

DISCLAIMER

All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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