Business Technology QA CoE Lead

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Date: Sep 9, 2023

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Location : Field - Work from home 

City : Chesterfield 

State : Missouri (US-MO) 

Country : United States (US) 

Requisition Number : 30869 

Bunge has an exciting opportunity available for a Business Technology QA CoE Lead.  In this role you will be part of a global team working on challenging, meaningful projects impacting core business activities.  Since 1818, Bunge has been connecting farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed, and fuel to the world.  Looking to the future, our ambition is to continuously reinvent ourselves, leveraging data to be at the forefront of analytics, technology and talent to accomplish our purpose in a better, faster, and simpler way.  Bunge is committed to operating and thriving in the digital world – creating world class agile teams where teammates are empowered and encouraged to collaborate and test and learn to succeed. 
At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers. Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program, flexible work arrangements, and opportunity to progress.  Our hybrid work environment provides a balance of in office and remote work. 

Most importantly, in all we do we live our values: 
•    Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect 
•    Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative, and efficient 
•    Do What's Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainably 



We are looking for an experienced Business Technology QA CoE Lead to join the Enterprise Architecture & Technology Enablement team in the Business Technology (BT) organization. The QA CoE Lead will be responsible for ensuring the overall quality and reliability of software solutions and technology infrastructure across BT using modern quality practices and tools. This role will establish and spearhead quality engineering standards, best practices, and guidelines, driving the adoption of QA methodologies and tools. The QA CoE Lead is also responsible for leading the identification and troubleshooting of critical QA issues, ensuring quick resolution, and participating in retrospective exercises to isolate defect escape causes. Bunge’s QA CoE aspires to move away from manual testing to provide modern quality engineering services through automation, test engineering, and automated testing, and this leader will lead that transition. The role reports to the Vice President of Enterprise Architecture & Technology Enablement lead in the BT organization.  


Essential Functions: 

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive technology quality assurance strategy aligned with the company’s overall objectives 
  • Assemble, lead, and manage a team of quality engineering professionals, and provide guidance, mentorship, and support 
  • Define and implement the overall QA vision, frameworks, and processes to ensure the effective delivery of high-quality software products and solutions 
  • Dynamically allocate QA resources to development squads based on BT needs, and monitor their performance 
  • Manage quality platforms and tools (e.g., test automation tools, quality integrations with DevOps pipelines) 
  • Migrate testing processes from legacy mindsets and approaches to automated practices 
  • Drive the adoption of QA methodologies and tools through training and support, and enforce quality standards, best practices, and guidelines across BT 
  • Validate compliance with architecture and integration standards set by the Enterprise Architecture and Integration CoE groups respectively
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the BT organization and within the Business to ensure that QA processes are tailored to specific needs  
  • Proactively identify and assess project risks related to quality and develop risk mitigation strategies 
  • Communicate, champion, and promote the understanding the latest trends, technologies, and advancements in QA and software testing 
  • Establish and evaluate Objectives & Key Results and performance metrics for QA initiatives, and provide regular reports to stakeholders that provide visibility into the QA process and leverage key quality metrics  
  • Provides leadership and direction to multiple teams through senior manager and or managers. Develops mid to long term (3-5 years) plans to execute strategies in Quality Assurance to support the mid to long term company strategies.     
  • Accountable for the budget, performance and results of a medium-sized team.   
  • Mid to long term (3-5 years) impact on results. Contributes to strategic change across functions. Ideally, is recognized as an external thought leader within the Technology Industry. 
  • Owns mid to long-term execution of functional strategy and operational direction.  Identifies & solves complex, multi-dimensional technical challenges, requiring extensive investigation/analysis to meet business needs.



  • Bachelor's degree (Master's may be required at higher levels) with 11 - 14 years of position related functional management experience, or equivalent combo of education and experience level (Computer Science, Information Systems, or Computer Engineering) 

  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience in QA roles, including at least 6 years in a leadership or management position 

  • Excellent leadership and team managements skills, with a track record of successfully leading and developing high-performing teams 

  • Experience managing a flex sourcing model that combines employee and vendor partner resources to achieve business objectives 

  • In-depth understanding of QA principles, methodologies, and best practices 

  • Knowledge of DevOps standards, practices, and its intersection with engineering 

  • Proven experience with test automation frameworks, tools, scripting languages, and platforms (familiarity with tools such as Selenium, Appium, UIPath, JUnit, etc.) 

  • Familiarity with Agile software development processes 

  • Desired experience implementing AI and machine learning technologies to achieve business outcomes.

  • Understanding of controls (SOX/Audit)

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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