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Senior Software QA Director

Published on 23.06.2022


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Position : Senior Software QA Director

We are looking for a seasoned Senior Director of QA Engineering to join our Engineering team, leading a team of talented QA engineers in the design, development, and delivery of our high-performance analytics engines (computer vision, machine learning, sensor fusion, running in vehicle and in the cloud), high throughput and high accuracy vehicle event analysis engines (in vehicle and in the cloud), and robust and flexible coaching workflow, reporting, and alert management engines.

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for defining QA strategy, approach, and execution in development projects
  • Bring high energy, effectiveness at managing relationships (up, down, across), and ability to roll-up their sleeves to get the job done
  • Serve as a SQA lead and work with the leads of other disciplines to increase the SQA impact on the end product
  • Interact with stakeholders to gather insights and translate technical concepts
  • Mitigate risk and escalate to technology leadership as appropriate
  • Develop and increase team performance and collaboration across organization
  • Design, implement, and document procedures for process control, process improvement, testing and CI/CD.
  • Establish and implement metrics to monitor system effectiveness and enable making sound product quality decisions.
  • Gather and present testing metrics and testing activities to Senior Leadership
  • Oversee and direct the development of new test frameworks and applications to ensure the implementation of manual and automated test solutions
  • Think strategically to help drive features and services for short and long-term growth
  • Provide team oversight during the full software development life cycle, from conception, design, implementation and testing to documentation, delivery and maintenance
  • Provide time estimates, technical recommendations, and proposed test solutions based on technical and business requirements
  • Create testing and automation strategies and approaches in alignment with overall organizational goals
  • Work collaboratively with development and the QA team to identify test cases and suites best suited for automation Have an ability to influence across boundaries and at all levels of the organization
  • Create a fun, fast paced, motivating and rewarding environment for their teams and the organization
  • Attract, build and retain a highly engaged and capable quality assurance teams that can deliver on our technology and business strategies
Required profile for job ad : Senior Software QA Director

What You’ll Bring

  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or related technical degree; or equivalent amount of professional development
  • Have an intense passion for technology and solutions design
  • Have 5+ years of experience as a Director of quality assurance in an agile environment including working with enterprise customers on large scale project or have 2+ years professional experience as a Senior Director of quality assurance in an agile environment
  • Have proven track record in leading the architecture, design, development and operations of enterprise scale testing frameworks, processes, methodologies for diverse environments, solutions, and products
  • Proficiency in QA methodologies, software testing principles, concepts, verification/ validation techniques, and test management
  • Excellent analytical, research, documentation, project planning and implementation skills
  • Skills to communicate effectively cross-functionally across various teams, organizations and internal and external stakeholders to drive engineering effort
  • Are self-motivated and excellent problems-solvers
  • Ability to adapt and willingness to learn new technologies and techniques
  • Effectively lead and manage change within their area of responsibility as well as across the business
  • Working knowledge of Selenium and TestNG
  • Working knowledge of API and load testing tools
  • Experience using various bug tracking tools such as Rally, and test management tools such as qTest
  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment preferably with a modern build release tool such as Jenkins
  • An unwavering passion for managing the dynamics of a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience with Test Driven Development
  • Hunger to learn new concepts, new technologies, and be exposed to/adopt new ideas
  • Kept your coding skills sharp and care deeply about writing solid code
  • Are driven to improve, personally and professionally
  • Mentor and inspire others to raise the bar for everyone around them
  • Love to collaborate with their peers, designing pragmatic solutions
  • Have a cooperative, collaborative, open and flexible mindset
Job criteria for job ad : Senior Software QA Director
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Arusha - Dar es Salaam - Dodoma - Geita - Iringa - Kagera - Katavi - Kigoma - Kilimanjaro - Lindi - Manyara - Mara - Mbeya - Morogoro - Mtwara - Mwanza - Njombe - Pemba - Pwani - Rukwa - Ruvuma - Shinyanga - Simiyu - Singida - Songwe - Tabora - Tanga - Zanzibar - International
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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