Rackspace QE Manager - Billing Applications in San Antonio, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
Manages testing effort for one or more products within a product line.
Manages the design and development of test plans and scripts to ensure alignment with the business requirements across multiple products.
Ensures that software development projects meet quality standards prior to project release. Recommends most efficient way to produce new products.
Evaluates progress and results of development efforts.
Responsible for hiring, performance appraisals, and pay reviews of Quality Engineers.
Works collaboratively with quality management to achieve common objectives, goals and results.
Experience working within an Agile development process (Scrum, XP, Kanban etc) from an Agile testing and management perspective. Demonstrated working proficiency of QE processes and methodologies.
Demonstrated working proficiency of automated testing strategies and techniques.
Demonstrated ability to understand how elements of systems work together and develop quality strategies for robust test validation.
Strong people management skills, with a proven ability to hire and grow technical talent. Ability to understand technical specifications.
Solid understanding of Cloud computing and SOA. Solid understanding of continuous integration and delivery concepts.
Must posses the ability to manage multiple competing priorities while driving resolution and getting results. Proven ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment, under tight deadlines. Excellent attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, time management skills, and problem solving and analytical skills.
Creates test strategies, resources, and delivers high quality projects to production.
Serves as a champion for quality through daily interactions with QE and cross functional team members.
Strategically plans to anticipate quality risks and mitigates those risks.
Span of contribution and influence covers multiple products of small to large size and complexity. Designs and implements a robust test environment for concurrent testing of multiple releases.
Leads the end to end testing strategy efforts on assigned projects.
Works closely with Product and Development teams to understand product vision and requirements. Defines entrance and exit criteria for a product to ship.
Reviews, analyzes and recommends tools to increase QE effectiveness and efficiency.
Ensures that quality measures continuously improve based on industry standards, and accepted best practices. Provides assessments and recommendations to cross functional product teams regarding the continuous improvement in software quality.
Defines, delivers and analyzes QE metrics.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, related field of study is required.
Requires 7 to 10 years of technical experience in software development and QA with a minimum of 3 years in a QE Lead or management role.
Req # 39021
Category Quality Engineering