Irvine - CA Full Time 2 weeks ago

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client in Irvine, CA that is seeking a Remote Director of QA and Process with Agile.
Responsibilities:

  • Director of QA closely partners with each of the Director/VPs of Software Engineering to align on QA resource staffing, planning, and application delivery
  • Actively participate in the entire product life cycle, including product specification reviews, design reviews, and user acceptance testing; Support the entire test, and certification process by getting involved early in the product development cycle and managing ownership areas through product release; Ensures no major product defects are released to production
  • Ensure there are comprehensive functional tests for all applications; As a Director of QA, you will lead to develop and maintain detailed test plans and test data from all relevant product artifacts, including UI designs, detailed specifications, technical specs, and use cases
  • Run and maintain a highly efficient test automation program for flagship products at 80+% automation level; Leads the development and execute automated test scripts as required
  • Ensure test execution results (both automated and manual) are captured adequately for audit and historical review; Capture and report test execution metrics regularly to management
  • Director of QA will establish the vision for test environments, implement and maintain them (i.e., dev, QA, staging) and ensure there is support for concurrent versions/development (i.e., production version and major version under dev/test)
  • Partners with Information Security team to validate all compliance requirements are met
  • Own process to conduct performance/load testing at each major release and communicate the test results
  • Director of QAs ensure compliance to all security and compliance requirements across the software development lifecycle and test environments
  • Communicate scrum team metrics and performance summary to peers and leadership

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent, advanced degree desirable
  • 12 or more years in a Software Engineering organization with 6 or more years in a management role managing managers and/or mission-critical projects or programs
  • A proven track record of leading/managing multiple large projects simultaneously and delivering quality products with minimal defect leakage
  • Must have experience deploying large scale test automation programs that achieve quality products in a timely fashion
  • Must have experience leveraging a test management tool for oversight and reporting required. Having expertise leveraging Jira is a big plus
  • Has solid technical experience required with the ability to be ‘hands-on’ as required; The candidate must understand the basics of the application, database, and networking concepts

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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