QA Manager

 •  AccuSoft Tampa, FL

Less than 5 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17
Tampa, FL
Less than 5 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17

JOB Summary:

The QA Manager will provide overall strategy, planning, management, and execution of quality assurance for a Product Group within the Engineering Organization.  The QA Manager acts as a manager/participant in the Quality Assurance activities for the Product Group.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage a team including QA Leads and QA Analysts who participate on Feature Teams within a Product Group, to help ensure the success of product delivery.
  • Foster team communication and esprit de corps among members of the team.
  • Ensure that team members have career development plans and that we are working with each individual to enable their professional growth.
  • Participate with Feature Teams in conducting QA activities, including:
    • For each release and feature, establish a QA strategy that supports the goals specified by the Product manager, then coach the feature team to execute the strategy.
    • Lead risk assessment and test coverage discussions and decisions
    • Design journey tests and exploratory test guidelines, to maximize coverage vs. effort
    • Architect test framework, and ensure adherence to standards for maintainability, coverage, and extensibility of test automation
    • Coach feature team in conducting code review, unit testing, automated api/contract testing, non-functional and functional automated acceptance testing and exploratory testing.
  • Participate as a member of the QA Management team to set direction and enable effectiveness of QA at Accusoft.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:                   

Directly supervises QA Leads and QA Analysts in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:                  

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, or related field;  4 years of real industry experience in the field of software development and/or software quality assurance, and experience as a manager in software development and/or software quality assurance; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

N/A

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:                   

DESIRED:

  • Continuous integration Tools:  e.g. Team City, CruiseControl
  • Test Management Tools: e.g. Quality Center, Rally, Team Foundation Server
  • Cloud Computing:  e.g. Azure, Amazon Web Services
  • OS:  Windows, Linux
  • Scripting:  experience writing test scripts in a scriptinglanguage, such as Python or Javascript
  • Development: experience developing in an object oriented programming language
  • Automated Testing Framework and Tools:  e.g. nUnit, QuickTest, Selenium, VS Test Professional
  • Source Control Tools:  e.g. Subversion, Perforce

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proven leadership, critical thinking, and business acumen
  • Ability to challenge or question highly technical people to get them to consider alternatives
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good judgement with ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with all levels and groups within the organization

 

TRAVEL:

No travelrequired

 

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