Strategic Quality Assurance Manager - Kiewit Technology Group


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 169468 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Technology Group 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

This position requires a strong leader with both functional and technical knowledge, and experienced in researching, planning, developing, and implementing tools for automated testing and performance engineering. This position will be visible and requires the ability to build rapport across the organization with a strong focus on change management to be successful. The position will lead a team with both manual and automation components, with a keen eye towards incorporating more automation. The SQA Manager is accountable for developing and enhancing processes, standards, and tools performing project-specific software testing and quality assurance work and staying abreast of current and evolving trends, techniques and within the industry. This position is housed in a centralized shared-services organization that creates, maintains, updates, and communicates best practices, tools, templates for the disciplines of project management, SDLC methodology, UX and business analysis, application development and quality assurance. 

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $12.5 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day. 


This position is located at our office at 12720 I Street, Omaha, NE.  Work schedule is Monday - Thursday, with the option to work remote on Friday's.


•    Manages multiple teams performing software testing for production applications, across multiple platforms and business functions. Some of these teams are centralized and some de-centralized.
•    Demonstrates strong ability to see the 'big picture' and ability to implement strategies that align tasks/people/requirements for success in meeting the goals of the business.
•    Develops subject matter expertise in Kiewit’s corporate and field applications to help develop software testing strategies and prioritize team activities.
•    Drives the development of tools and methods for automated testing and actively promotes the use of test automation to improve QA team throughput and effectiveness.
•    Assists with the creation of roadmaps and strategies for development of tools and to drive adoption within teams.
•    Oversees performance and load testing efforts, ensuring that applications and services maintain desired levels of performance and reliability.
•    Ensures resource workload is clearly defined and appropriately coordinated to meet deliverable timelines.
•    Maintains awareness of what team members are working on, and modifies plans, schedules, and assignments as necessary to meet deadlines and quality goals.
•    Anticipates issues and works aggressively to solve problems before they affect delivery timelines.
•    Maintains a working relationship with other departments and teams and collaborates closely to negotiate and coordinate work across multiple delivery teams
•    Provides mentoring, training, and career development for the staff. Works to develop needed skills and knowledge within the team.
•    Promotes established coding standards and techniques and assists with establishing standards.


•    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or related field
•    Minimum of 5 years total experience in the software development industry, 8 years preferred
•    Minimum 4 years' people leader experience to include responsibility for teams of 5 or more employee and contractors, business analysts/software engineers/test engineers
•    Excellent leadership skills to coach and mentor teams with varying levels of experience
•    Strong written and verbal communications skills, with a focus on organizational development and building rapport 
•    Ability to influence and work effectively with other departments and external vendors.
•    Deep understanding of unit/system/integration testing, pipelines and DevOps practices
•    Experience with the following tools: SAP, Tosca, ADO, Microsoft Power Platform.
•    Familiarity with Microsoft Azure and on-prem ecosystems and terminology




Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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