Job Requisition:Quality Assurance Director
Our careC2 team seeks to add a Quality Assurance Director!!! Located in either Morgantown, WVA or Charlotte, NC or Reston, VA.
Our careC2™ solutions are inclusive of an application platform as a service (aPaas) and a suite of proprietary products. The careC2 platform is a healthcare specific, high-productivity application platform as a service (aPaaS) that supports rapid application development, deployment and execution in the cloud. A successful candidate will have a background with software platforms and how they relate to application or product development and multi-sided platform-based economies. You will play an essential role in helping careC2 ensure high quality delivery of solutions to a rapidly developing customer base and suite of proprietary products. You will have the responsibility over the QA strategy, the transition of our QA process, tools, environments and team into a product discriminating capability within the aPaaS and software product markets. Your position may also include marketing, forecasting and profit & loss (P&L) support responsibilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure high quality in platform and product solutions (functional and non-functional)
- Manage all aspects of QA across the Platform aPaaS and product lifecycles
- Develop and maintain our QA Strategy, inclusive of embedding best QA practices
- Develop, maintain and execute our Platform and product QA Plans
- Responsible for installing and maintaining all QA processes, tools and environments
- Responsible for hiring, managing, mentoring, and training the QA team
- Design and systematize QA metrics, processes, tools and test cases
- Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams
- Coordinate across the Platform and Product Teams to ensure QA equities are well understood and implemented
- Influences development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results
- Note: The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
- Led or participated in QA technical and organizational strategy development
- Deep knowledge of the QA tool and technology space
- Strong functional knowledge of Agile development methodologies
- Experience working with automated testing / test automation tools in an agile environment (with tools such as Selenium, Serenity and Cucumber)
- Knowledge of business process modeling techniques and tools
- Experience in continuous delivery of micro-services
- Performance testing and bench-marking experience
- Knowledge of security testing requirements
- A deep understanding of defect reporting, version control, and configuration management best practices, along with different testing phase best practices and objectives
- Prior experience leading and managing a team with a track record of successfully validating and delivering high quality products
- Demonstrated ability to work independently, in a cross-functional and highly distributed team environment
- Demonstrated high-level of integrity and business ethics; ability to model expected behaviors across teams
- Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; ability to interface effectively with the customer and internal stakeholders at all levels
- Must be comfortable working in a fast--‐paced, matrixed team environment, with a client--‐centric culture, and an environment of high performers.
- Must be able to multi-task and shift priorities as needed
- Must be able to work effectively with numerous stakeholder types and bring a groups to consensus
Education and Minimum Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree or higher and a minimum of 15 years working in the IT field, 10 years in Software Testing
- The ideal candidate will have 2 years of aPaaS product QA Director-level experience. Candidates with 3-5 years of senior aPaaS QA experience with demonstrated capability to advance to a QA Director position will be considered.
- 5 years of experience in managing a team of software testing/QA engineers
- Travel Requirements: Ability to travel as required to client sites and other company-sponsored events (approximately 25%)
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Testing and Quality Assurance3000Health
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