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Director of QA
Ref No.: 18-00034
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 08/07/2018
  
Director of QA Engineering
Our client is the leader in the biometric identity security industry and growing quickly.  They have an immediate need for a Director of QA to join a fast-paced environment and partner with the Engineering team to guide the quality metrics and establish processes for the  corporate QA function. This role won't involve a simple case of executing test plans that have been predefined. You will be leading and driving testing initiatives, and utilize various testing techniques to verify platform features and functionality. They're looking for someone who is highly motivated and passionate about software quality, and has an insatiable desire to continuously improve complex systems.

Your role:
Plan, develop and execute of manual/automation test and performance testing of frontend and backend systems
Implement QA process and design test strategies, execution methods, and success measures of both functional testing and non-functional testing
Track and document deliverables and develop highly detailed QA plans regarding QA processes, approaches, tools, resources, ownership, scheduling, and criteria to measure success
Work with the broader Engineering team to create test plans for existing and new functionalities
Achieve quality assurance operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans
Manage testing feedback, lead defect prioritization, and communicate regularly with discipline leads to ensure proper resolution in a timely fashion
Manage JIRA bug tracking process, track issues status and resolution progress, and create quality matrices for the project team
Recommend best practices and approaches
Who You Are:
You are passionate about software testing and accelerating the pace of delivery
You stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest in technology, and you naturally seek new ways of improving your work
You truly care about how people interact with technology and you have a proven record of developing QA solutions in a customer-centric environment
You thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment where open communication is encouraged
You are an entrepreneurial team player who can multi-task
You are energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive with flawless execution
A strong focus on business outcomes
Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills
BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering field
You have strong, hands-on experience with the following:
  • Linux and Windows environments
  • Programming languages (Python, Java, C++/C#) to automate manual testing or tasks
  • Testing tools including Selenium
  • Open source test tools and frameworks
  • DevOps Testing workflows
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Docker / Micro Services

 
 

Director of QA Engineering

Our client uses biometrics to build a connected world that's smarter and more secure. We're building a world without wallets or friction. Where boarding a plane or buying a beer is fast, simple, and secure. The Director of QA will be working in a fast-paced environment together with our Engineering team to guide the quality metrics and controls of our platform by developing and executing customer-focused test strategies. This role won't involve a simple case of executing test plans that have been predefined for you. You will be leading and driving our testing initiatives, and utilize various testing techniques to verify platform features and functionality. We're looking for someone who is highly motivated and passionate about software quality, and has an insatiable desire to continuously improve complex systems.
 
 

What You Will Do:

Plan, develop and execute of manual/automation test and performance testing of frontend and backend systems

Implement QA process and design test strategies, execution methods, and success measures of both functional testing and non-functional testing

Track and document deliverables and develop highly detailed QA plans regarding QA processes, approaches, tools, resources, ownership, scheduling, and criteria to measure success

Work with the broader Engineering team to create test plans for existing and new functionalities

Achieve quality assurance operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans

Manage testing feedback, lead defect prioritization, and communicate regularly with discipline leads to ensure proper resolution in a timely fashion

Manage JIRA bug tracking process, track issues status and resolution progress, and create quality matrices for the project team

Recommend best practices and approaches

Who You Are:

You are passionate about software testing and accelerating the pace of delivery

You stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest in technology, and you naturally seek new ways of improving your work

You truly care about how people interact with technology and you have a proven record of developing QA solutions in a customer-centric environment

You thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment where open communication is encouraged

You are an entrepreneurial team player and know how to multi-task

You are energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive with flawless execution

A strong focus on business outcomes

Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills

BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering field

You have strong, hands-on experience with the following:
 
  • Linux and Windows environments
  • Programming languages (Python, Java, C++/C#) to automate manual testing or tasks
  • Testing tools like Selenium
  • Open source test tools and frameworks
  • DevOps Testing workflows
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Docker / Micro Services