Senior Director of Quality Engineering (000661) Steelwedge
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Job Number:000661
Job Title:Senior Director of Quality Engineering
Number of Openings:1
Job Type (Employment Type):Direct Hire
Start Date: 2014/04/07
Salary Interval:Per Year
Job Schedule:Full Time
Job Category:Engineering - Engineering Manager
Career Level:Senior Manager or Director
Level of Education:Four-Year Degree
Years of Experience:10
Are you a quality focused technical innovator that has led large teams and wants to make a significant impact at a local Cloud Software Company that has recently seen incredible growth, and is the leader in Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and Sales and Operational Planning (S&OP)?
Steelwedge Software is hiring a Senior Director of Software Quality Engineering. This is a newly created position that reports directly into the VP of Engineering.
The Senior Director of Software Quality Engineering (SQE) is responsible for ensuring optimal quality engineering execution across Steelwedge's suite of products. As Senior Director SQE, you will lead a team of 30+ staff members across two locations as they work to certify product releases across our product lines. This includes functional and regression testing of individual SaaS products and integration testing of our suite of products. You will maintain high quality standards through systematic metrics-driven test planning and test execution. You will have a seat at the table with Steelwedge's senior technology leadership team, and you will create and drive the strategy to move our quality assurance practices to a new level of scale and efficiency using test automation, knowledgebase management, and other techniques you recommend and gain support for.
? Develop product testing strategy including testing tools, staff training and hire new staff as needed
? Instill quality engineering mindset into the team
? Emphasize white box testing
? Strive for 100% test automation and zero post release defects
? Lead, manage, mentor and grow globally distributed QA teams
? Establish, improve, measure and report quality methodology and processes for all products. Develop, review and execute test plans and test cases that ensure the product quality.
? Build, select, and maintain QA tools. Lead, review and document initiative for automation of test cases across all products.
? Prepare product and process quality reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. Make data-driven recommendations to enhance operational excellence, leading the implementation of new processes and activities.
? Work closely with other departments including Production Management, Customer Support, Development and Operations to ensure that all phases of the software development life cycle are meeting or exceeding the requirements and quality standards.
? Develop innovative processes, communications, metrics, and accountabilities that result in process improvements.
? Improve the efficiency of the Quality Assurance organization through effective leadership, individual and group training, and process improvement.
Desired Skills and Experience
? Process-oriented and intimately familiar with modern test technologies and tools such as Rational tool set, QTP, Win runner, Load runner, Silk test or Selenium. Must have experience in leading test automation initiatives.
? Be able to contribute and direct at all levels of testing including unit, functional, automation, performance and scalability testing. Be able to function as a QA Architect and be able to step in and provide leadership in test design and implementation
? Technically hands-on, have good project management skills and have a minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in running large QA organizations with distributed teams
? Familiar with all of the test-related aspects of the software development life cycle.
? Have communication skills necessary to build and maintain a highly effective QA organization.
? Understand technology that utilizes the Java/JEE development stack, messaging, Web Services and have a very good understanding of how to test multi-tiered Java/JEE applications
? Willingness and ability to travel both domestically and internationally (up to 20% total)
? BS in Computer Science or Electrical Computer Engineering or the equivalent technical education and experience required; MS is desired
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Pleasanton, CA 94588
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