• Quality Assurance Manager

    Location US-CA-Santa Clara
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/31/2018 2:05 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Do you love Amazon Echo? Would you like to work on Alexa, the cloud engine behind Echo? Come join us. We’re building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, making history; be a part of that.

    The successful candidate for this Quality Assurance Manager role will be passionate about building a great organization, obsessed with quality improvement, experienced and highly committed to creating world class automation for regression and feature testing, able to manage a fast paced delivery schedule and drive a high-level test strategy, as well as take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy in partnership with the development leadership. The successful candidate is an experienced QA Manager with a track record of driving team engagement and bringing consumer facing products to market.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Understanding how all elements of the system software ecosystem work together and developing QA approaches that fit the overall strategy.

    • Managing and developing an elite team of QA engineers .

    • Developing test strategies and creating appropriate test harnesses as well as pragmatic testing approaches.

    • Driving testing methodology and tools to support agile development lifecycles.

    • Overseeing the development and execution of test plans and monitoring and reporting on test execution.

    • Developing and executing a roadmap for building testing frameworks.

    • Working with business and development teams to understand product vision and requirements.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 10+ years of relevant management experience

    • 5+ years of experience as a people manager leading teams.

    • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Proven track record creating and executing on highly effective quality processes

    • Is data driven – establishes the right quality metrics and sets clear, measurable goals for the organization.

    • Is innovative, can simplify, and has relentlessly high standards

    • Can juggle testing of multiple releases with multiple dependencies.

    • Able to handle an extremely fast pace while maintaining the highest quality standards.

    • Can propose trade-offs and provide risk assessment to stakeholders.

    • Has a proven track record in building and growing teams, with the ability to attract new talent that shapes the way we do QA.

    • Experience owning end-to-end software quality (full stack; front-end to back-end), including design and implementation of test frameworks, automated test creation and execution.

    • Experience working in an Agile (Scrum/Kanban) and test-driven development environment

    • Experienced designing tools and frameworks from the ground up.

    • Experience implementing continuous integration models

    • Experience with a number of different programming languages and test automation technologies

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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