QA & AUTOMATION LEAD
QA & AUTOMATION LEAD
Hire and Lead a diverse group of incredibly smart, mission-driven SDET engineers.
Manage distributed teams (US / International) to the highest production rate.
Stay on the forefront of the latest technology stacks, while balancing testability, scalability, and stability.
Shape and nurture a culture of openness, excellence, ingenuity, and passion as the company continues to scale.
Assess current teams structure and advise CTO on what’s the best structure for the company
Along with the CTO, oversee the day-to-day management of the company’s platform and technology strategy focusing on QA infrastructure, automation architecture, design, testing, implementation, and maintenance efforts with a focus on optimizing for quality, predictability, performance, and scalability.
Maintain the QA and Automation technology roadmaps and continually assessing the build vs. buy vs. partner options.
This is a player-coach role requiring deep technical expertise and leadership and mentorship of the teams.
Recruit, develop, and grow an incredible SDET and Automation engineering guild committed to developing innovative solutions aligned with the company’s business model, values, and vision.
Work closely with CTO on the selection and interdependencies of QA and Automation frameworks and infrastructure to scale the company’s technology platforms.
Collaborate with the Program Management group and other departments to evolve SDLC including functional requirements analysis, design specification, technical code review, project planning, quality assurance, and implementation of the company’s systems.
Work directly with product management leaders to deliver on an aggressive roadmap balancing new releases and enhancements to the existing product, always factoring in quality, time, and cost.
Align the Software Engineering in Test and Automation department to stay ahead of the industry while continuing to distinguish the company as the leader in their segment.
3,000 $ - 4,000 $
5+ years directly managing high-performing engineering teams.
Recent experience with mobile, consumer, or marketplace applications handling large volumes of users.
An undergraduate degree in Computer Science (or similar) is required
Prior experience managing geographically distributed teams is required. Working with challenges of international regions, time zones, culture, and production schedule to timeline.
Experience with the Agile development process.
Proven record of aligning cross-functional teams around a cohesive vision.
A firm grasp of the interconnected relationship between product and engineering teams with strong thoughts on ensuring quality while managing the delivery.
Personality profile to fit into a high-growth, entrepreneurial culture that requires teamwork, and significant interaction with internal and external stakeholders.
Low ego, humble and roll your sleeves up approach
Salary range: Up to 4000$ NET