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Director of QA
Ref No.: 18-13874
Location: New York, New Jersey
Director of Quality Assurance
Client is a high growth, private equity backed online lender dedicated to enhancing the borrowing process for small business owners across the United States. They are changing the landscape of lending to small and medium sized businesses nationwide through technology. They deliver their credit products through proprietary customer and partner facing web-based applications. They build systems to perform extensive 3rd party data aggregation, perform real-time marketing and credit analytics, automate redundant business processes and, most importantly, to create an awesome customer experience through highly unique user interfaces, an intelligent data model and tightly integrated systems.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage and provide oversight to a team of QA engineers responsible for automated and manual testing
  • Ability to interface with QA team, Development, Product Managers and Business Analysts on requirements, process, procedures and issue escalations
  • Responsible for ensuring QA documentation for test plans, test closure reports and release notes are documented in a timely manner
  • Provide structure and guidance to the QA team and identify areas for continuous improvement in process and procedures
  • Manage training and continuous learning of QA staff
  • Ability to provide project testing estimates and ensure the QA team executes delivery on time
  • Manage the defect lifecycle process and recommend areas for improvement
  • Provide structure and guidance for expanding the automation testing suite

Basic Qualifications
  • Experience managing a QA team with 8 to 10 years of prior experience
  • B.S. in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with the complete software project life cycle methodologies for both Agile and Waterfall
  • Highly effective communicator
  • Logical thinker that understands both business requirements and how it translates to testable system functionality
  • Experience with automated testing tools
  • SQL knowledge
  • Cross Browser compatibility testing of client and partner facing web applications
  • Mobile testing experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Financial Services experience (ideally lending)
  • API testing experience

  • Salary and bonus commensurate with experience and capabilities
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Working with an incredible team
  • Make your mark with a company leading the industry