Director of Quality Assurance

Confidential Company  •  San Mateo, CA

5 - 7 years experience  •  Software

$80K - $140K
Posted on 09/25/17 by MIKE MICHON
Confidential Company
San Mateo, CA
5 - 7 years experience
$80K - $140K
Posted on 09/25/17 MIKE MICHON


  • Hire, mentor and manage all functional and automation QA personnel, both local and remote
  • Architect, design and build the necessary infrastructure to create and run automated tests for new and existing features
  • Review product requirements to evaluate user and system impact
  • Investigate and eliminate root causes of software defects
  • Manage the QA, staging and load testing environments
  • Learn and implement latest in QA technologies and tools
  • Actively participate in alpha and beta testing cycles
  • Oversee manual and regression test creation and execution
  • Determine and instigate software release procedures
  • Evangelize QA best practices throughout the organization
  • Set, monitor and achieve software performance metrics
  • Provide assistance in functional and automation duties as required


  • 2+ years managing both automation and manual QA Engineers
  • 5+ years creating and running automated test scripts using frameworks such as Selenium, Cucumber, Appium or Robotium
  • 5+ years coding withlanguages such as PHP, Java, jQuery, Javascript, CSS and Angular
  • 3+ years writing and executing manual QA test plans
  • 3+ years in SaaS web architecture
  • Expertise regarding mobile testing best practices
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs
  • Proficient in Agile development methodologies and bug tracking tools such as JIRA
  • Knowledge of relational databases (such as MySQL), complex queries and shell scripts
  • Expertise with AWS stack (S3, Cloudfront, Redshift, etc.)
  • Familiarity withtechnology such as TestRail, Jenkins and Maven
  • BS Computer Science Degree strongly preferred

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