Software QA Manager

  • location: Grand Rapids, MI
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $70 - $73 per hour
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job description

Software QA Manager

job summary:
Looking for a Software QA Manager who will monitor all aspects of application Quality Assurance (QA) for a highly complex initiative. There will be 9 to 12 projects running simultaneously that require QA Lead oversight, strategy, and guidance.

 
location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
job type: Contract
salary: $70 - 73 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Establishes metrics, helps to apply industry best practices, develops new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met; specifically around QA Automation.
  • Ensures the quality of the QA team, making sure defect reports and test documentation are appropriate and can be reported to senior leadership.
  • Facilitates the establishment and evolution of formal QA processes, ensuring that teams are using industry-accepted best practices and tools.
  • Identifies weaknesses in workflow. Develops and implements process improvements to ensure that QA and corporate goals are satisfied.
  • Works with IS Leadership and Project Management to accurately apply QA team resources to support the business plan and project portfolio.
  • Provides timelines and scopes for testing and QA initiatives, playing an active role in shaping the overall development process from requirements to release management.
  • Closely manages defects and priorities across multiple projects, ensuring defects are being tracked properly, contain the necessary information, and are being followed up appropriately.
 
qualifications:
-BS Degree or equivalent work experience in a software engineering discipline

- Typically has 8+ years related experience in an applicable software development environment.

- Project release experience covering all QA release cycle phases.

- Project and product management skills.

- Leadership experience in a technical lead or project management role in highly matrix environment.

 
skills: - Leadership, communication, and analytical skills

- Subject matter expertise in one or more of the quality functions i.e. Automation, Performance, Manual testing.

- Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional to work on all phases of development cycle within broadly assigned QA discipline

- Able to effectively utilize different project management concepts, practices, and procedures

- Ability to apply QA strategies, addressing all aspect of testing within assigned discipline.

- Ability to manage team member tasks. Ability to lead local and remote teams/vendors to deliver quality applications.

- Promotes an environment in which diversity of ideas, opinions, and backgrounds is respected and valued


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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