QE Solution Architect - Quality Engineering in Charlotte, NC

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Slalom Consulting   •  

Charlotte, NC 28202

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 29 days ago

Slalom is seeking senior candidates for Quality Engineering (QE) Architect roles within its rapidly growing Software QE Practice . This role requires leading teams of QE/testing personnel, providing thought leadership to define and implement well-balanced test strategies, and interfacing with a variety of Slalom clients. Additionally, the QE Lead will have opportunities to contribute to practice development and helping Slalom grow as a world-class QE organization.

Qualified candidates will have 10+ years of experience in the Software QE (or related) field, with at least three years as a Test Lead, Manager, or Architect. Experience should extend across both manual and automated testing in a variety of Agile delivery models.


• Lead all aspects of testing on client projects of medium to large size and complexity

• Develop overall QE/testing strategy for client projects, including automation, performance, etc.

• Manage full QE/testing teams through all phases of the project lifecycle

• Create and maintain resourcing plans

• Engage directly with senior client stakeholders

• Design test reporting and metrics appropriate to project needs

• Assess solution risk and assist project team in prioritizing test efforts

• Advise and assist project members with distributed QE responsibilities (e.g. unit testing)

• Select and configure appropriate toolsets to effective manage project testing

• Provide thought leadership and contribute to the development of QE standards and methodology at Slalom

• Perform all responsibilities of more junior QE team members when required

Minimum Qualifications

• 7+ years of professional coding experience in C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, or Ruby

• 5+ years UI Test automation experience (e.g. Selenium, Protractor, Watir)

• Experience in all phases of the software and testing lifecycle, inception through deployment

• Diverse experiences in leading test strategy, test planning, test case design, and execution

• Delivery leadership within Agile methodology projects (e.g. Scrum)

• Proficiency using common test management tools (e.g. TestRail, HP ALM)

• Breadth of experience in various QE-related roles such as:

o QE Architect

o QE Lead / QE Manager

o Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

o Automation tester or automation framework developer

o Manual functional tester

o Performance test engineer

o Defect manager

o QE tools, reporting, and metrics specialist

o Mobile or web UX tester

o Test environment or test data coordinator/lead

Additional Qualifications

• Additional technical experience across areas such as Unit testing, Integration testing, API testing, DevOps, and custom test tool development

• Consulting experience working with senior-level clients (Director, VP, C-level)

• People Management experience

• Project management and Scrum master certifications

• Experience defining best practices and tools for a QE organization

Valid Through: 2019-10-16