QA Test Manager

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Cloud Description

Experts in the Test Manager TalentCloud should be able to lead a team of QA Engineers and drive a culture of innovation while promoting engineering best practices. The TalentCloud members are expected to oversee all aspects of quality assurance including the establishment of metrics and applying industry best practices to develop new tools and processes ensuring quality goals are met. 


  • Devise and lead cross-team coordination in the scope of multi-project deliveries for the highly efficient performance of testing
  • Define testing strategies and manage them in agreement with all relevant stakeholders
  • Provide a technology roadmap that drives strategic QA initiatives by partnering with program and business partners
  • Applying the appropriate test measurements and metrics in the projects and deliveries as well as the Testing Team
  • Recommend, develop and maintain appropriate frameworks to automate end-to-end system test scenarios
  • Establish system test case coverage metrics
  • Analyze and report on end-to-end system test automation progress
  • Owns planning and execution, take ownership of complete test coverage of product functionality and manage/maintain continuous integration testing jobs, and builds
  • Demonstrate strong management skills in understanding project goals, individual role operations, the delivery process, identify testing dependencies, highlight issues, and risks to the project team
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, project manager (agile), automation test developers, and software engineers to define best practices for testing multiple applications
  • Extend tool capabilities and integrate with other upcoming technologies 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of complex test strategies, focused on performance, scalability, and reliability

Required Skills

  • Previous experience as a Quality Assurance Senior Analyst, Lead Analyst, or Supervisor 
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing test schedules, test plans, and test cases covering functional, integration, performance, automated and manual testing
  • Demonstrated expertise in test case management, code coverage, and defect analysis 
  • Background in establishing a testing framework for large-scale projects
  • Ability to coordinate testing efforts across multiple teams
  • Ability to scale testing to meet project needs
  • Advanced knowledge of methods and best practices for coordinating and monitoring workload across remote locations
  • Experience utilizing tools and automation techniques as part of overall test strategy
  • Advanced working knowledge of QA processes and methodologies
  • Detailed knowledge of software development life cycle and the importance of QA involvement throughout the entire cycle
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
  • Ability to work at a strategic level with key stakeholders and the management team
  • Ability to rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Self-directed; team player, takes initiative, proactively addresses problems; can work with minimal oversight.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to track multiple test executions simultaneously, and to be able to synthesize the results
  • Ability to share knowledge and provide subject matter expertise within the area of responsibility
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic environment and manage competing priorities
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to organize tasks and interact with the development team
  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources

Desired Education and Skills

  • Technical degree, ideally a BS or MS in Computer Science / other Engineering field 
  • 10+ years of QA engineering experience, with 5+ years in leading/managing a Software Quality Assurance team of 5+ QA Engineers
  • Experience with RESTful/Soap APIs
  • Experience implementing automation testing for UI and Web Services
  • Experience developing automated tests within a test automation framework
  • Strong Java programming language experience
  • Familiarity with SQL and working knowledge of relational database technologies
  • Previous experience implementing test frameworks and harnesses
  • Experience with web technologies: HTML, JSP, XML, JSON, CSS, etc.
  • Significant experience with Quality Management Testing tools (HP Quality Center, ALM, QMetry, Zephyr, TestRail)
  • Strong knowledge in QA functional automation and load test tools and frameworks such as Selenium, Cucumber, Jmeter, and/or other similar technologies

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