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US-MA-Cambridge: Manager of Quality Assurance

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Date: 01-Oct-2010

Manager of Quality Assurance

The Manager of Quality Assurance will create and maintain a high commitment to quality, understand the project SDLC and work proactively to assure that best practices of the industry are maintained. • Hands-on leadership role includes all responsibilities of Software Quality Assurance Manager, plus the following: • Hiring outsource personnel • Prepare and present for vendor audits • Write remediation plans and drive initiatives to satisfy vendor findings • Write and review documentation used in testing and validation of software. • Write and review test plans, validation plans, traceability matrices, and test reports. • Train employees in the execution of the quality program. • Interact with customers to communicate needs, defects, etc to product team. • Work with quality team to prioritize tasks to ensure successful and timely completion of projects. • Develop and manage software test plans for validation using the tools employed. • Develop, execute and record results from test scripts. • Interact with bug tracking system to monitor fixes and retests. • Interact with development and other testing teams to clarify and resolve outstanding issues. • Perform software black-box, ad-hoc, and regression testing. • Review testing and validation documentation.


• Minimum Bachelor's degree in life sciences, Master’s or PhD. preferred. • Minimum of 10 years of progressive managerial experience within the quality function • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills and the ability to deal effectively with all levels of management. • Excellent understanding of VM maintenance • Ability to work with multiple time dependent deadlines and projects. • Extensive Knowledge of Windows including Windows 7, XP and 2003 Server. • Extensive Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products • Prior knowledge of database software (SQL/Oracle). • Prior knowledge of Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS). • Experience and extensive understanding of the software development process. • Emphasis in developing, managing and executing test plans. • Emphasis in defect tracking and resolution • Ability to work independently in a dynamic team environment with little supervision • Knowledge of Automated testing methodologies • Testing automation software (Quality Center, QTP), a plus. • Relevant software industry experience preferred. • Previous experience with vendor audits, a plus • Must be innovative and creative and utilize all available resources • Able to switch priorities plus manage more than one issue at a time • Working knowledge of Linux, Solaris, Oracle and/or AIX • Knowledge of SQL Server • Experience developing validation plans, IQ, OQ, and PQ validation protocols • Willingness to mentor others • Ability to define and track quality assurance metrics • Ability to lead in a dynamic team environment

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US-MA-Cambridge: Manager of Quality Assurance