Lead Quality Assurance Manager and Test Engineer
Futuretech Staffing - Marina del Rey, CA

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The Lead Quality Assurance Manager and Test Engineer will be a highly organized individual who loves working in a fast paced, iterative and Agile environment. If you are a team player adept at integrating with engineering and product teams while managing all QA resources, this may the perfect position for you. The Lead Quality Assurance Manager and Test Engineer will build out automated testing capabilities to complement secure, scalable, cloud-based web architecture. You will provide supervision and technical guidance to the QA Staff in the analysis, design, testing, and deployment of all applications, as well as ultimately be responsibility for assuring that all products are defect free and compliant with technical specifications.

Responsibilities: Supervisor and Technical Guidance Provide necessary definition, development and deployment of the product quality assurance strategy, addressing all phases of product development. Directly supervises Quality Assurance Team and Testers. Ensures delivery against QA department goals and objectives to coordinate overall quality assurance schedule. Utilize your ability to point to major websites and talk about how you helped make them bulletproof.

Ability to look at web-based applications that you didn't test and suggest what you would test and how. Comfortable with multiple programming languages including python and JavaScript, but with a sweet spot for Ruby and Rails. Ensure product quality of the entire platform from front-end UI through back-end services including visual excellence, scalability and reliability. Quality Evangelist that espouses Quality Goals throughout the company.

Follow Agile testing principles and continuously review, implement and communicate process improvements and quality metrics to the team. Provide input and vision for testing needs as the company grows. Utilize solid development knowledge to understand how good software gets built and leverage that knowledge when creating a test plan and building tests that will exercise, validate, and break that software. Process Management Maintains product consistency throughout product cycle, to include the design, define and build phases through analyzing error flows, use and test cases to provide feedback and procedures for quality checkpoints and testing.

Develop and manage quality assurance metrics for performance improvement of all teams. Deployment and Delivery Orchestrates the delivery of software to Customer visible environments. Responsible for creating task and checklists for software deployment, including follow up on acceptance testing. Requirements: BS or BA degree or equivalent experience (4+ years) 5 years of software quality assurance experience, to include a minimum of 2 years in a lead role or management position At least 3 years of experience testing web applications and technologies from browser through back-end to database Strong understanding of different software development life cycles (waterfall, iterative) and contemporary software quality assurance processes and automated tools Must be extremely detail-oriented with respect to documentation and communication Knowledge of multiple programming languages appropriate for automated test environments (e.g.

Python, Javascript, Selenium script and especially Ruby) Experience performance testing and benchmarking web applications using various approaches Experience with automated testing frameworks including Rspec, Watir, and Selenium Experience constructing test plans and executing against these plans across functional, regression, unit, system, performance, stress, and load testing Experience testing and deploying automated testing in virtualized/cloud and load-balanced environments Experience with defect tracking systems (e.g., Bugzilla, Jira, Trac, etc.) and use of automation and product-specific APIs to interact with them programmatically Strong analytical skills and experience with implementation and administration of Software Quality Assurance metrics, such as defect profiles and performance to entry/exit criteria Excellent troubleshooting skills and ability to communicate detailed technical analysis Excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of humor geina@futuretechstaffing.com [ mailto: geina@futuretechstaffing.com ] Local candidates please. Sorry, we are unable to sponsor or transfer at this time. No 3rd party. Only qualified candidates will be responded to.

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