• JN -022020-4166
  • Dallas Metro Area, Texas
  • 2020-02-04

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Coordinate the planning of E2E testing activities within an agile environment with internal teams as well as our test partners. Asses and manage risks.

·       Oversee the planning of E2E activities.

·       Mentor Test Leads and testers.

·       Build and foster a team environment. Asses the skills of our test leads and testers.

·       Arranging workshops, training for the team and meetings. Actively and consistently supports all phases of the testing effort required to execute projects.

·       Providing E2E Test direction and leadership, mentoring and technical guidance to Test team members

·       Defining E2E testing best practices for execution within a rapid turnaround timeframe.

·       Identifying and implement automated testing tools and infrastructure, managing tool upgrades and determining license needs and costs

·       Manages Proof of Concept activities for new tooling, technologies, infrastructure and processes.

·       Analyzes and resolves automation framework related problems by coordinating with team to diagnose and fix issues.

·       Reports, defines, trends and tracks quality assurance metrics such as E2E Team member velocity, total automation test case candidates, total automated test cases, failure/pass rates for program(s) to leadership and stakeholders.

·       Provide succinct and accurate documentation of issues to the project stakeholders and leadership team.

·       Ensures quality standards, procedures and methodologies are being followed. Document and implement automation and performance strategies, plans, processes and standards. Ensures that these documented best practices are adhered to.

·       Actively participate Program Team, Roadmap calls and other strategic sessions; ensuring the voice, recommendations and concerns of the automation team is professionally and purposefully represented.

·       Lead, guide and mentor Test Leads and Testers.

·       Partner with Management Peers from Automation, and manual test organizations to ensure cohesive test coverage.

·       Help develop and implement cross training strategies for Test Leads, Testers on not only their assigned programs but other programs in the Software Engineering organization.

·       Diagnoses complex issues, evaluate, recommend and execute the best resolution.

·       Recognize and communicate dependencies across multiple test teams that may support multiple programs

·       Help drive continuous quality in the organization by helping instill best automation test practices.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

·       Will lead the E2E Testing team

Minimum Qualifications:

·       Bachelor's (BSc) in engineering, computer science, or related field; master's preferred

·       5+ years of cumulative testing leadership as a Sr. manage and/or manager level

·       10+ years of experience as a systems/testing engineer with experience in mobile, web and/or server side testing

·       Experience in helping deliver multiple commercially deployed products to market

·       Experience bringing automation tools into practice for use in the testing lifecycle

Requirements and General Skills:

·       A proven history of technical and organizational leadership

·       Proven ability to lead and work within geographically distributed engineering/testing teams

·       Mentoring skills and competencies, with an ability to transfer knowledge to junior and senior members of automation teams

·       Works well with others and is a skilled communicator both written and oral; acts with professionalism both in person and when working on the phone with partners.

·       Experience with interacting with external customers, technology partners and executive teams to establish strong working relationships

·       Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with business analysts, UI/UX team, leadership, test teams, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders

·       Experienced with integration of E2E systems using agile software development methodologies; Scrum and/or Kanban

·       A deep agile toolbox including awareness of various agile techniques, alternate project management approaches and the wisdom to understand when to apply which process to the problem at hand.

·       Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and work under shifting deadlines with potentially ambiguous or nebulous requirements in a fast-paced environment

·       Ability to quickly assess multifaceted problems and complex situations and recognize patterns to identify and resolve the root cause

·       Ability to analyze testing new technologies, emerging standards and market trends, and understand how they affect products today and, in the future

·       Occasional regional travel to OEMs

·       Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

·       Knowledge of AJAX, JSON, HTML, XML and SQL technologies

·       Hands-on experience with test automation tools like Selenium, Telerik Test Studio, BDD

·       Experience with Cloud development and deployment best practices on AWS, GCP or Azure

·       Experience mobile testing technologies

·       Experience with DevOps best practices and ability to establish a continuous deployment pipeline

·       Ability to review architectures, designs and code, and work with development engineers to help identify and resolve issues at all levels with automation techniques

·       Expert technical understanding of automation algorithms, software patterns, and anti-patterns

·       Proficient computer skills, experience with the Atlassian Development Suite (Confluence, Jira, BitBucket), Microsoft Office Suite (Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)

·       Expert in fundamentals in testing methodologies and continuous improvement.

·       Knowledge of testing API and Web Services

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