Software Quality Assurance Manager
Rentrak - Portland, OR

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Does this sound like you: You are passionate about leading, serving, and writing great software. You speak up when something isn't right. Excuses aren't in your vernacular, only solutions. You make those around you care about quality. You know the difference between GET & POST. You see risk. You don't like checklists. You know when automated testing is better than manual testing and vice versa. You want to continually raise the bar. You are fun to work with. You thrive in a start-up like culture. You like breaking things. You like delivering and driving things forward.
Then the Quality Assurance Manager opportunity with Rentrak is your perfect job!
The Quality Assurance Manager will create a world class, continuously improving quality assurance program while being part of an agile software development process at Rentrak. This person will be part evangelizer, part compromiser, part SME, part manager, all leader. This person will communicate effectively outside the department and elicit support for the improvements that are always needed. This leader must be able to show, with metrics, the reduced long-term cost of improving quality. A positive, high energy level is required to motivate the team and help them grow. Above all this person MUST be passionate about quality and delivery. Some of the specific duties for this role include: Create a world class, continuously improving quality assurance program. Manage and lead quality assurance engineers; create a positive and dynamic environment in Quality Assurance to engage and grow staff and to deliver outcomes. Collaborate closely with Software Engineers, Product managers, and QA engineers to identify, prioritize, and resolve issues. Develop test tools, environments, and frameworks to best meet the business's needs. Improve the quality of developer code via training, mentoring, evangelizing, and measuring. Become an expert at understanding our business and our customers. Champion quality assurance across all levels of the organization including, product, software engineers and within the Quality Assurance team.
Strong candidates will have the following qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Additional 5+ years experience in QA can be a substitute for the degree. Minimum of 5 years experience in a Quality Assurance environment. Minimum of 3 years experience leading a high-performing Quality Assurance team. Demonstrated track record of delivering high quality, successful products. Experience implementing change and process improvements in Quality Assurance. Experience in delivering engineering applications using an agile methodology. Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle. Minimum of 5 years of experience with automated and manual testing. Demonstrated experience working across departments in an organization to build awareness and value of Quality Assurance. Nice to have: experience with Big Data Nice to have: experience in the media measurement industry
Rentrak headquarters are located in beautiful Portland, Oregon, near scenic mountains, beaches, and rivers. Our office has convenient access to public transportation and the freeway.
We offer a friendly team oriented workplace and our benefits are among the best in the business including matching 401K program, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, an extremely generous vacation package and more.
Rentrak participates in eVerify. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

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