US-MA-Cambridge: Manager of Quality Assurance
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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, Masters 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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