Remote Software Quality Assurance Manager

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Posted 13 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client that is seeking a remote Software Quality Assurance Manager in Irvine, CA. Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with QA leadership to continually refine software processes and methodology;
Build and lead QA engineers across several engineering teams, focusing on long-term organizational scalability
  • Actively participate in the entire product life cycle, including product specification reviews, design reviews, and user acceptance testing
  • Research and recommend new test tools and testing techniques that drive quality and efficiency
  • Participate in team reviews (i.e. lessons learned), and provide guidance
  • Release planning - work together with Software Engineering and IT leadership to define the scope of work, timeline, and resource allocation
  • Ensures releases are properly packaged and tested (i.e. installers, zip files, release notes and notifications)
  • Create and/or provide oversight over the creation of work estimates and counsel associates (if appropriate) where estimates are not met
  • Establish the vision for test environments, implement and maintain them (i.e. dev, qa, staging) and ensure there is support for concurrent versions/development (i.e. production version and major version under dev/test)


Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent, advanced degree desirable
  • 12 or more years in a Software Engineering organization with 3-5 years in a management role
  • At least 5 years of experience working within a scrum-based engineering environment
  • Must be able to do Quarterly Travel to Dayton, OH after restrictions get lifted
  • Must be an expert in communication and change management
  • Looking for seasoned QA managers who have the ability to make changes, sell ideas, and show the value proposition
  • A proven track record of leading/managing multiple large projects simultaneously and delivering quality products with minimal defect leakage
  • Must have experience deploying large scale test automation programs that achieve quality products in a timely fashion
  • Must have experience leveraging a test management tool for oversight and reporting required Having expertise leveraging Jira is a big plus
  • Has solid technical experience required with the ability to be 'hands-on' as required
  • The candidate must understand the basics of the application, database, and networking concepts
  • Experience producing quality and engineering productivity metrics
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong planning and collaboration skills
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.