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Principal Quality Engineer

Apply Now Full Job Title: Principal Quality Engineer Job Number: R2110-27948 Location: Illinois; Remote Date Posted: 10/26/2021

The successful candidate can define testing strategies for an entire product or a large product sub-system.

A Principal Quality Engineer currently possesses or can develop an in-depth understanding of one more product lines or specific, complex subsystems within a product. The position may require the ability to act as technical lead for a team of QE engineers and to interact with customers and partners as well as management and technical leadership at OneMain Financial. Technical consultations are expected with development engineers to resolve problems, when necessary.  The role may involve mentoring junior and senior level quality engineers. 

A Principal Quality Engineer can accurately report testing status, as well as identify areas of risk when evaluating product and/or subsystem readiness. The position requires developing either expertise of a product's operations or a very specialized knowledge of targeted areas.

A Principal Quality Engineer is capable of handling multiple issues simultaneously and can be trusted to make the appropriate risk/reward trade-offs based on current priorities. The successful Principal Quality Engineer can recommend making contributions to process and infrastructure improvements within the quality engineering organization, demonstrate in-depth understanding of testing and product release processes.

This role may be remote in the Central or Eastern time zones.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be

  • Assist in the definition and implementation of automated test strategies, methodologies, processes, and procedures

  • Investigate and recommend test infrastructure tools to support the QE methodology, process, and procedures

  • Analyze product source code and work with development counterparts to propose appropriate test strategies for the product subsystems

  • Developing automated tests in accordance with department policies and process

  • Develop product wide test plans and strategies

  • Oversee the work of other Quality Engineers within a product

  • Participate in and contribute to weekly team meetings

  • Interact with external partners and customers regarding testing strategies and results

  • Schedule and lead reviews with management and senior technical leadership

  • Provide an accurate and timely status of testing efforts and quality metrics to the broader project team

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree majoring in Information Technology or Computer Science and a minimum of 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in defining and analyzing quality and product metrics

  • Experience with test driven development or Agile methodologies is highly desirable

  • Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret English language technical documents.

  • Experience in generating statistically based test plans is a plus

  • Experienced with audits, compliance, inspections are a plus

Note: Employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.


Because we want our team members to bring us their very best every day, we believe they deserve the right opportunities and benefits. That’s why we packed our comprehensive benefits package for full- and some part-timers with:

  • Health and wellbeing options for team members and their dependents

  • Up to 4% matching 401(k)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Continuing education

  • Bonus eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Paid volunteer time

  • And more

Our Company:

OneMain Financial is the country’s largest lending-exclusive financial company, proudly serving millions of customers with safe, affordable and transparent installment loans. Our customers turn to us every day—online and at 1,500 branches in 44 states—to help them take control and improve their financial lives with solutions for debt consolidation, medical expenses, household bills, home improvements and auto purchases. Our talented and dedicated team members constantly look for responsible ways to serve our customers when, where and how they want. It’s all about doing the right thing—a mission that hasn’t changed for more than 100 years.


OneMain Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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