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QA Manager

  • Location: Rolling Meadows, IL
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 19-07091
  • Date: December 03, 2019
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Job Description - QA Manager

Position Summary -



In this position, you will help lead members of the Quality Assurance Organization. An ideal candidate will be a self-starter with minimum of 5 years of experience working in software development, Power BI, and who understands business goals to create scalable, flexible technical testing frameworks that evaluate the product's ability to meet these goals. This role will provide technical oversight of test automation and ensure modern software testing practices are being applied with rigor equally and consistently across the products and functional teams. The candidate will possess the ability to motivate the team and to cultivate a culture of high energy to help achieving software engineering excellence.





Job Responsibilities:



Manages a team of 5+ manual and automation test engineers globally.

Supervises QA team members to follow strict quality assurance principles and use various and appropriate testing strategies throughout the software development cycle

Experience with BI/Data Warehouse on Azure VMs, Azure Data Warehouse and Microsoft Power BI.

Drives improvements on data quality with focus on data collection and ETL processes

Directs, plans, and oversees automation team to plan and implement test automation requirements and ensures the creation of quality automation test strategies for functional and non-functional testing

Performs risk assessment on application and product quality upon release and/or when needed

Coordinates with product managers, project managers, technical managers, Network/IT and Operations

Advocates and drives for both process quality as well as product quality with all stakeholders of the product development teams

Prepares quality metrics documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends in software development and production



Requirements:



Exceptional communication and leadership skills. Experience leading teams.

3 + years' experience with BI/Data Warehouse on Azure VMs, Azure Data Warehouse and Microsoft Power BI.

In depth working understanding of Agile principles.

Solid experience working with modern test automation technologies such as Selenium/Webdriver, TestNG, Junit, CI, ReadyAPI, RestAssured.

Demonstrated working experience with Java, C#, or scripting languages such as Groovy, Javascript, Python, or Ruby.

Knowledge or exposure to testing strategy planning around cloud computing and risk-based testing

Able to demonstrate prior experience with quantitative skills and software quality metrics

Manages, supervises, and mentors QA Team members in onsite and offshore locations.

Experience with IT industry standard tools for defect tracking, test case management, automation, source code control, and various website tracking and monitoring tools.

Experience in the insurance industry is a plus

Minimum of bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related fields is required.

 




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