QE Solution Principal - Quality Engineering in Charlotte, NC

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Slalom Consulting   •  

Charlotte, NC 28202

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 51 days ago

Qualified candidates will have 10+ years of experience in the Software QE (or related) field, with 3-5 years serving as a Test Lead, Manager, or Architect. Experience should extend across both manual and automated testing in a variety of Agile delivery models.


• Lead software quality and testing activities on client projects of medium to large size and complexity

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

• Engage directly with senior client stakeholders

• Develop overall QE/testing strategy for client projects

• 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 effectively manage project testing

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

• Contribute to business development opportunities, including writing SOWs and presenting solutions to perspective clients

• Conduct workshops revolving around QE best practices and concepts

• Serve as a People Manager for up to 6 people within the Slalom QE Practice, and provide meaningful mentoring and advising to junior members of the practice

• Interview QE candidates and help Slalom leadership with hiring decisions

• Perform all responsibilities of more junior QA team members, from Architect to Engineer. when required

Minimum Qualifications

• 3+ years of professional coding experience in C#, Java, Javascript or Ruby

• 2+ 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)

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

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, API testing, DevOps, and custom tool development

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

• Clear emphasis a

Valid Through: 2019-9-20