Quality Assurance Manager Bazaarvoice
More information about this job:
Bazaarvoice is based on a simple truth; when people talk to each other, people buy stuff they are happy about because they trust the opinions of others. We see a day when all voices are connected and, together, help the marketplace function better. That?s what our name means: the ?voice of the marketplace.? We?ve built a network that connects businesses together to amplify the authentic voices of people wherever they shop ? online, in-store and mobile.
Each month, more than 400 million people view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about 20 million products in the Bazaarvoice network. Our technology platform channels these voices into the places that influence purchases.
Our network helps businesses gain access to a wider audience of shoppers and trusted consumer content to improve sales and marketing. Insights from our network data help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences, drive product innovation and performance, make better merchandising decisions and build brand advocates and loyalty.
Who We Want:
This is a hands-on highly technical management role responsible for the leadership of a software quality assurance team. The QA Engineers at Bazaarvoice are matrixed to the development teams they support and so the ideal candidate must have experience leading a matrixed team. The ideal candidate will also have experience with the following:
Developing quality standards for company products
Overseeing the development and execution of software test plans and the analysis of test results involving more than one QA team in an Agile development environment
Technical consulting on automation issues, frameworks, tools and processes. Requires hands on experience with Java and/or a technical scripting language
Identifying metrics that convey the state of product quality and reporting on those metrics
Selecting, developing and evaluating personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the QA team
Developing leaders and being a thought leader in the area of quality assurance
Expert knowledge of quality assurance and testing best practices
Developing budgets and managing activities of a department, work group and/or project
Full HR responsibility for direct reports
This individual will manage Agile QA Engineers responsible for the following activities:
Writing, analyzing & executing test cases
Maintaining documentation of test results
Analyzing test results to ensure functionality performs as designed and recommending corrective action in the cases where it doesn?t
Automating test cases
Regression & integration testing
Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years related QA Engineering experience. Minimum 3 years prior management/supervisory experience. Experience working on an Agile development team and a thorough understanding of Agile development principals required. Hands on experience using automation tools such Selenium required. Experience developing automation frameworks using TestNG or Java desired. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal; ability to lead and direct multiple projects simultaneously; ability to delegate work to subordinate employees; proven leadership ability.
||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy |
Austin, TX 78746
Bazaarvoice, one of Austin's leading, venture-backed Web startups that serves domestic and international Fortune 500 brands with word of mouth online technology and services. We have experienced explosive growth with featured articles in the New York Times, AdAge, Fortune Magazine, and we are the only Texas-based startup to make the Red Herring 100 North America and Global list.Investors: Austin Ventures
, Battery Ventures
, First Round Capital All Jobs: at Bazaarvoice
|Headquarters:||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy|
Austin, TX 78746
|Company Profile:||About Bazaarvoice
Bazaarvoice is a SaaS company that brings the power of social commerce to the world's best brands. Social commerce happens when you connect customers to one another in ways which drive measurable results to your business. Bazaarvoice helps all types of businesses capture, display, share, and analyze customer conversations online. Our combination of technology and personalized services help brands build online communities who help drive measurable business goals. We make it easy for our clients to let their customers share opinions, knowledge, and experiences.
Bazaarvoice is an open, creative and collaborative culture, where passion and excellence rule. You have the opportunity to work within a world-class organization bringing cutting-edge interfaces and functionality to market on leading eCommerce sites. Great ideas can come from anywhere. We're looking for imaginative people who want to be a part of the conversation and have an impact on the future of social commerce.
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