Software Quality Assurance Manager

Confidential Company  •  Tempe, AZ

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Confidential Company
Tempe, AZ
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


Kforce has a client seeking a Software Quality Assurance Manager in Tempe, AZ. Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor a dynamic team of both automated and manual Quality Assurance Engineers to provide a high level of quality testing that is easily measurable
  • Be an advocate for their customers and champion their experiences to ensure the client is delivering consistent products to customers across our entire product portfolio
  • Lead the transition from Quality Assurance to Quality Engineering where the Automated Test Engineers develop automated tests early in the development cycle as new features are developed
  • Implement management systems and KPI dashboards to bring visibility and track/report on overall product quality across the product portfolio
  • Understand and provide clarification and/or input on all technical specifications, user manuals and other product documentation to other departments across the organization
  • Recommend and deliver on short, medium, and long term operational performance improvements
  • Lead recruiting efforts and mentor existing team members to increase our focus on automated testing


  • Bachelors' degree in IT, Computer Science or equivalent experience in a related field required
  • 5-10+ years of experience in Software QA
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Software QA Manager
  • Experience leading, building, and managing strong Quality Assurance teams in the software industry
  • Significant experience implementing automated testing efforts and knowledge of automation tools such as Microsoft Test Manager, Selenium, Sahi and/or other enterprise level tools and frameworks
  • A demonstrated ability in developing a compelling view on how to test software at various levels including Acceptance, System, Integration, Unit and Performance
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment a plus
  • Experience working in a .NET Development environment a plus
  • Knowledge of the release management lifecycle and the required testing efforts within the life cycle
  • Excellent communication skills; highly articulate and able to communicate important messages in a clear and concise manner
  • Thrived in a fast-paced work environment
  • A love for performance management tracking and KPIs; have used dashboards and visual management systems to bring visibility and tracking/reporting to ensure quality product and feature releases

JobID: 1661435-WQG

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