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Quality Assurance Engineer Manager

@ SchoolMint

Job Description

  • SchoolMint is seeking a Quality Assurance Engineering Manager; this person will bring leadership and focus to manage both internal teams and professional service engagements.
  • The successful candidate is an experienced software testing and automation leader who understands all parts of the software deployment lifecycle, including design, development, documentation, testing and operations.
  • The candidate should be able to plan and coordinate complex discussions across teams, working with technical and non-technical users, including software developers, product managers, marketing, and support teams.
  • We need someone who is comfortable building teams, developing staff, and leading by example.
  • The candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment.


What You Will Do:

  • Oversee software quality assurance ensures test strategy and execution are aligned to end state architecture and platform performance expectations.
  • Manage the delivery of software quality services in cloud-based, SaaS product environments.
  • Develop a software quality assurance strategy, vision and roadmap with input from all areas of leadership to improve efficiency of the software lifecycle process, and ensure software is consistently deployed with minimal defects.
  • Design and integrate QA processes, policies, and automated end-to-end testing strategies for Cloud-based SaaS software platforms and products.
  • Implement robust automated QA testing practices in support of pipelines with a focus on early issue detection.
  • Lead testing efforts ensuring that platform and product deployments are delivered on time and within quality standards.
  • Collaborate with and influence Product, Engineering, and SchoolMint Stakeholders to ensure that best QA practices are adopted, and quality is embedded in the software development process.
  • Provide budget, headcount, project and resource planning for Software Quality Assurance and Product Deployment activities.
  • Partner with product, engineering and infrastructure leaders to ensure delivery of a clear technical roadmap that supports component and regression testing for all releases.
  • Partner with key business partners and stakeholders to ensure solutions that best meet the strategic needs of the business.
  • Define key measurements and metrics to quantify software quality and benchmark Quality Assurance team effectiveness, adjusting processes to improve the efficiency of software delivery from a quality assurance perspective.
  • Recommend and implement software testing & automation technological solutions.
  • Hire, develop, and manage QA staff.
  • Coordinate talent management and succession planning.
  • Monitor and evolve talent skill mix, using training and active recruitment plans and strategies.
  • Promote a culture of diversity and inclusion.


Qualifications:

About You:

  • 5+ years of experience working through the design, development, release cycle, and delivering software products to market
  • 5+ years of software testing and automation experience with 2 - 4 years leading people.
  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science OR related technical discipline. Equivalent experience also considered.
  • A record of successful delivery of software solutions as an individual contributor, team leader, and/or development manager
  • Strong understanding of the software testing techniques and principles.
  • Hands on experience with test automation frameworks and tools.
  • Strong leadership, project management skills, time management skills, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to lead through ambiguous situations and seek clarity.
  • Take end to end accountability of product development touching Requirements, Design, Development, Deployment and Support.
  • Lead and mentor teams of dedicated engineers to effectively test and deliver high quality products in an iterative Agile or Kanban environment.
  • Communicate well - Provide clear, concise and accurate reports for senior leadership
  • Hands-on experience with Test Management and Defect Management tools.
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Web services, REST, SOAP and JSON
  • Strong Database and SQL skills
  • Java or .Net programming experience
  • Hands-on experience with test automation tools like Cucumber, SOAPUI, Jenkins, Maven etc.
  • Previous SaaS Software Development experience preferred, not required.


How to Apply:

Apply online at https://schoolmint.com/careers/

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: March 25, 2022
Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
Job Type: Full-time