QA Manager
Synergis IT
Santa Monica, CA, US
2d ago

Title : QA Manager

Location : Los Angeles, CA

Type : Direct Hire

What will you be doing as a Quality Assurance Manager?

We are looking for a dynamic and self-driven Quality Assurance Manager who can take on and overcome challenges in a fast-paced technology organization.

  • Lead and mentor a diverse team of Quality Engineers to develop innovative approaches, techniques, and solutions to help the organization deliver quality software solutions with speed.
  • Drive continual improvements to the QA practice and instill a culture of continuous improvement within the team.
  • Provide technical leadership to the team by architecting testing solutions, helping to resolve technical problems and challenges, and establishing testing standards.
  • Work closely with the Director of QA / QE to build out and execute on a roadmap that is aligned to business objectives
  • Collaborate with Software Engineering Leaders, Project Managers, Product Managers, and others to ensure smooth integration of QA into the SDLC
  • Lead testing efforts for key large initiatives
  • Researching and staying up to date on the latest tools, technologies, trends, and approaches with the QA space and incorporating the ones that make sense.
  • We’d love to chat if you have :

  • A minimum of 7 years of diverse experience in the Testing / QA / QE field with a passion for quality and a demonstrated track record of continuously improving
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a leader managing high performing teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate and articulate to stakeholders and management across multiple business functions
  • Proven history of successfully coordinating and executing all aspects of testing efforts from project inception to post launch
  • Strong risk management skills and a knack for recognizing and anticipating things that would eventually turn into problems (problem avoidance vs reactiveness)
  • Experience executing Functional, Non-Functional, Integration, System, Regression, and End to End testing
  • Ability to develop a testing strategy that is customized and optimized for the situation at hand and communicate it effectively to stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions
  • Deep understanding of how to leverage automation in testing efforts and the ability to identify tests that would be optimal candidates for automation
  • Strong knowledge of API architecture and extensive experience in testing APIs
  • Experience with one or more of the following AWS, EBS, or SOA is a big plus
  • Ability to effectively utilize issue / defect tracking tools such as JIRA and test case management tools such as TestRail
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A strong passion for quality, an unrelenting attention to detail, and the proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent
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