Senior Engineering Manager (System Verification and Validation)

AgJunction   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Agriculture & Natural Resources


5 - 7 years

Posted 47 days ago

Brief Description

A Senior Engineering Manager for System Verification and Validation leads a team of test engineers in developing and maintaining testing management processes and procedures. System Verification and Validation consists of a global team requiring tight coordination of feature testing, performance testing, stress testing and systems testing. Responsibilities include monitoring the test sites, monitoring the capital test equipment (vehicles), managing the expenses of the test sites (e.g., fuel, routine maintenance, etc.), managing resources (e.g., scheduling labor and vehicles). Other responsibilities include:

  • Develops and maintains standard testing and test management processes and procedures,
  • Develops and manages process and procedures to validate and verify product requirements by leading the team to do feature testing, performance testing, stress testing and system testing,
  • Manages the functional budget for multiple test sites and capital equipment,
  • Defines, communicates and coordinates resource priorities,
  • Trains and develops system verification and validation team,
  • Critical to release process by assessing product quality,
  • Provides consulting to project teams for test and requirements management,
  • Leads metrics program to collect and analyze metrics to measure and monitor product quality through various stages of development,
  • Provides specifications for automatic test coverage for all the products,
  • Leads system verification and validation team by measuring product performance under various configurations and stressful conditions,
  • Ensures that testing is completed on time with highest quality and reliability.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience leading test verification and validation
  • Three (3) years experience in working with heavy machinery or machinery
  • Minimum of one yearexperience with data post-processing
  • Minimum of two (2) years agricultural experience (e.g., farming, operating tractors, field testing, etc.)

Desired Qualifications

  • Mastersdegree in Engineering
  • A passion for agricultural equipment and farming
  • Demonstrated knowledge of hydraulic systems and components
  • Demonstrated knowledge of root-cause and corrective action processes
  • Ability to interpret engineering documents and drawings
  • Experience leading teams
  • Demonstrated experience running formal testing and creating final reports
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience using Configuration Management tools (e.g., Confluence, Subversion, GIT, etc.)