Sr. Manager - Software Integration & Test Automation

Confidential Company  •  San Diego, CA

11 - 15 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Confidential Company
San Diego, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


KforceTechnology is currently seeking an exceptional Senior Manager Software Integration and Test Automation to join our client located in San Diego, CA. This person must have excellent leadership skills and can work well with people. Please see the responsibilities below. Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage the development of test documentation and coordinate and manage test activities while meeting internal business requirements as well as satisfy regulatory (FDA) software V&V requirements; compile various test reports accompanied with results, metrics and overall departmental status; focus on containing defects and improving software and product quality and reliability on a continual basis
  • Development of test methodology including product, integration, and system levels; works closely with the development teams to ensure early integration of testing into the development lifecycle; develop test strategies, project and resource estimates, set priorities and coordinate the execution of the overall product verification plans with deep understanding of produce use environments and systems interactions; apply test automation tools to increase test coverage and improve testing efficiency
  • Ensures that an adequate system for capturing, reporting, tracking, and analyzing defects is in place and that defect metrics are designed, recorded, monitored and compared to industry standards
  • Coach, mentor and develop career plans for staff
  • Develop annual operation plan and manage budget efficiently and with increasing productivity for functional area of responsibility
  • Work on special projects as they arise


  • Bachelor's degree in ElectricalEngineering or Computer Science Engineering with a minimum 12years of relevant experience
  • Excellent project management and leadership experience is required.
  • Direct experience with development of embedded software design and development using C, C++/Java, and operating systems and real-time kernels is required, along with experience with server based software systems; experience working on cloud based SaaS solutions highly desirable
  • Advanced experience with product and system of systems verification and validation test strategies is desired
  • Practical experience of deploying Agile software development lifecycle principles across multi-site test development centers is required
  • Must have the technical ability to oversee and guide staff towards successful execution of V&V activities for medical devices
  • Must possess advanced team management and supervisory skills including planning, priority setting, conflict resolution, and managing multiple efforts concurrently
  • Well-developed experience with project management tools is required along with deep experience managing system level integration, verification and validation activities


  • Typically requires travel 5-20% of the time


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