SQAFYI - Software QA Resource - FYI

US-MA-Westborough: Software Quality Assurance Manager

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Date: 24-Sep-2012

Software Quality Assurance Manager

# The QA Manager will provide leadership and management on activities related to automation and quality management tools. # This entails researching technologies and best practices to improve management and execution of QA activities. # Oversees the planning and implementation of Quality Management tools. # Works proactively and collaboratively with the QA team along with other IT teams to improve application quality. # Manages and mentors the associates on the team, ensuring that each is receiving the proper training and guidance to be able to move to the next level. # Proficient in various QA/testing methodologies including test case/scenario development, script development execution and defect tracking. # Oversees resource and project planning for all automation testing. # Actively contributes to estimation and planning, risk assessment, contingency planning, tracking and management of progress, issues, risk and resources. # Provides effective and timely communication to the Project Manager. # Prioritizes testing tasks based on goals and risks of projects and ensure testing milestones, activities and tasks are completed as scheduled. # Manages/leads Quality Assurance Team on assigned projects which include the creation and execution of test plans and cases. Ensures that QA testing and Sarbanes Oxley standards are followed. # Monitors, evaluates and determines best course of action on defects. Creates and maintains defect tracking procedures. # Assists in the hiring process to staff new QA Analysts. Conducts performance reviews. # Documents and reports the status on all projects assigned. # Works with Application Development Team on scheduling/planning upcoming releases to the QA department. # Directs the activities of assigned staff members by providing technical guidance, assistance and training. Works with QA Management to help implement new testing strategies and tools. # In collaboration with QA Management, estimates time and cost requirements, prepares schedules for testing and determines level of staffing required to support QA activities and initiatives. # Work on special projects as assigned.

# 7-10 years of prior Quality Assurance experience and 5+ years of staff management experience. Proven ability to manage and develop team of Quality Assurance Analysts. # Prior experience conducting performance reviews. # Proven leadership capabilities to plan, manage and track QA activities throughout the SDLC. Proficiency in MS Project. # Solid understanding of Quality Assurance testing processes/methodologies. # Proficiency in creating test strategy, project plans and estimates.

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US-MA-Westborough: Software Quality Assurance Manager