December 29th, 2008, 07:48 AM
SQA Manager - FTE in Needham, MA
Human Capital Consultants is a strategic professional services consulting organization serving industry leading clients across the United States. Human Capital Consultants offers proven, customizable and matrix driven solutions for our clients Recruitment, Human Capital Management, and Human Resource Consulting needs. Human Capital Consultants has the experience and bandwidth to provide clients a wide array of resources from a single Recruitment or HR Resource to an entire team dedicated to single or multi-location needs, including Strategic Engagement Planning and Management. For more information visit our web site www.humancapitalconsultants.com.
Our client was recently ranked on the prestigious Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies. They provide a Virtual Phone System that helps small businesses stay connected and sound more professional.
Our clients employees are outstanding at what they do, and we expect nothing less from prospective candidates. We're looking for dynamic team players that set the bar high, and then surpass it. That means you must have a penchant for problem solving and an eye for detail. And it doesn't hurt to have a good sense of humor, too.
Our client takes pride in being able to provide a lively and entrepreneurial work environment that will inspire you to innovate, create, and deliver superior products and services. There's never been a better time to join our client.
Our client is seeking an SQA Manager to manage their in-house QA Team. The successful candidate will work on processes and planning within the QA department, ensuring that all released software is of the highest possible quality.
Apply sound quality management methods, tools and techniques to create and support defect-free application software that meets the needs of the organization
Work with Project and Development managers to define QA activities for project plans along with ensuring delivery schedules for testing activities
Provide status reports and feedback to the Director of Software Engineering and the Project Management Team for QA projects
Create, review and approve test plans including scope, test methodology and test case identification
Ensure industry best practices are integrated into QA/Test processes and artifacts
Act as release manager, where required to ensure product components are released for production deployment as tested by Software QA Group
Act as "Voice of the Customer" when participating in product readiness reviews
Develop and maintain procedures and work instructions for departmental processes
Provide direct, day to day, management to team of direct reports
Develop and track performance plans for each direct report
BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
8-10 years experience in Software QA
Minimum of 3 years in a management or lead role
Formal training in software quality engineering
Additional Skills & Experiences:
High proficiency in testing methodology, Agile SDLC methodology, test documentation procedures and QA Best Practices
Understanding & implementation of automated test processes
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate at a level appropriate to the audience (direct reports, peers and senior management)
Excellent negotiation and consensus building abilities
Excellent team building abilities
Recognized for motivating and building high performance testing and software development teams.
Experience in Telephony and Web based technologies is preferred
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit resumes to email@example.com.
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