Quality Assurance Manager

Date Posted: 11/4/2021

Type of Employment: Full-Time

Department: Quality Assurance Manager

Job Snapshot

  • Location: Des Moines, IA
    Education: 4-Year Degree or Equivalent Experience
    Industry: SaaS, Insurance

  • Job Type: Product Development
    Manages Others: No
    Experience: 3+ Years
    Travel: Up to 10%
    Relocation Covered: No

Job Description

We’re seeking an outstanding individual to direct, manage, and grow our quality assurance team and discipline. The Quality Assurance Manager will be a member of our product development team and will be responsible for managing our quality assurance team and processes to ensure that we are building and delivering a product that meets our high standards. The person that will succeed in this role is energized by nurturing people and their quality assurance skills, knows how to juggle multiple important initiatives at once, has impeccable collaboration skills, and holds quality, reliability, and performance dear. You will work in a fast-paced dynamic environment that demands flexibility, high quality work, striving for simplicity, and creativity.

Core values of our company include:

  • Client-centric organization focused on delivering great customer service
  • Positive, collaborative team environment with co-workers who genuinely care about their work
  • High level of professionalism in everything we do
  • Continuous teaching, learning, and growth for all team members as they share in the journey that is the story of our company

Responsibilities:

  • Acquire a deep understanding and passion for our product and services and how our clients benefit from them
  • Recruit, hire, direct, and lead a quality assurance team of analysts and engineers to meet the needs of our growing product
  • Architect, create, and manage quality assurance strategies and processes for automated, manual, performance, and regression testing based on best practices
  • Develop, monitor, and analyze metrics to measure product quality and team effectiveness, and propose adjustments to achieve project objectives and product team goals
  • Support and promote high standards of ongoing skill development for the quality assurance team
  • Actively participate in product team leadership meetings to shape team structure, processes, and manage capacity
  • Build valuable partnerships across the company and collaborate with product managers, UX designers, UI designers, developers, and the quality assurance team to ensure and increase the quality of the product

Requirements:

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of software quality assurance engineering experiences, preferably for responsive web-based applications
  • ISTQB Certified or equivalent preferred
  • 2+ years of experience building, developing, and motivating high-performing quality assurance engineering teams
  • Comprehensive foundation in software quality assurance testing and management practices such as test planning, test execution, risk assessment and measurement
  • Proven work experience in software development, quality assurance, and test automation
  • Exceptional knowledge of Agile software development practices, testing methodologies, manual and automated testing processes, tools, and frameworks
  • Willingness to dig in and lead by example by helping the team execute on initiatives if the need arises
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong risk assessment and prioritization skills
  • Self-guided, goal-oriented, and lives for quality

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