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marketing automation tech for automotive industry
Engineering, Full Time    New York, USA    Posted: Tuesday, April 02, 2019
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Senior Director, Quality Engineering

Responsible for strategic planning & day-to-day oversight of Software Quality Engineering, QA Automation & Performance Testing. The Sr. Director of Quality Assurance will direct all activities to ensure the highest quality & reliability of products & services for our internal & external clients.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the global QA team across multiple locations.
  • Design & execute a comprehensive test strategy by establishing, implementing, monitoring & enforcing Quality Assurance procedures, policies & standards; ensure they support accurate, efficient & repeatable software & application deployments.
  • Collaborate with development & product groups in support of software releases & manage deployment of quality assurance tools, such as test plans, scripts, bug tracking, etc. Assure applications & services supporting aMs business initiatives function properly & adhere to the requirements.
  • Define our guiding principles for quality metrics & establish goals to measure them. Work cross-functionally to define a culture of monitoring these goals & how we evolve them.
  • Build & coach a diverse team of quality engineers responsible for the execution of automated & manual testing & designing the internal tools & infrastructure to efficiently execute testing.
  • Work with development & DevOps teams to understand test automation gaps & implement coverage.
  • Work across the Technology team to make testing an integral part of the data implementation & software development processes. Manage the QA budget to deliver work within established parameters.
  • Respond to project requirements & support the creation & fulfillment of detailed project plans. Review technical & business requirements & documentation.
  • Regularly evaluate procedures for continuous improvement.
  • Report to management regularly on the state of our software quality.


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Engineering majors.
  • Minimum 10 years Software Quality Assurance experience including, 5 years managing a QA team.
  • Broad QA background stretching multiple testing technologies & a wide viewpoint of QA technical knowledge; and/or training.
  • Experience evaluating current processes & developing sound recommendations for improvement.
  • Experience in testing web, client/server, SOA/API, mobile & analytics applications.
  • Deep understanding of performance testing principles, tools, metrics & reporting.
  • Driver for QA automation.
  • Previous SDLC work experience, ideally in Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with TDD/ATDD.
  • Working experience with QA tools such as Selenium, Cucumber, Mocha, etc.
  • Experience with visual regression testing tools.
  • Proven ability to build relationships & foster cooperation with various developments & test teams.
  • Proven success interacting with customers, peers, senior management & other functional areas.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication & analytical skills.

You have:

  • Extensive experience building & leading teams, coaching employees, & developing people.
  • Experience leading diverse quality teams & building technology & tools in a rapidly growing company.
  • You foster inclusive teams in which people are empowered & motivated to do their best work.
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