The Software Test Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading software test activities of highly technical software development projects relating to current and/or future Vispero products. This person should have prior experience managing projects or being technical lead on a project involving application software using a structured product development process. The candidate should also have experience building, developing, and managing a software test and quality engineering team.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and develop a globally distributed 10+ person team.
Provide oversight and direction to test engineers on software test development and business processes.
Set strategic direction and vision for software testing.
Introduce and evolve test processes, hardware and software tools, and test automation frameworks.
Provide technical leadership on all aspects of software testing.
Coach/mentor team members and continually enhance technical capabilities of the team.
Ensure team is trained and compliant to SOPs. Mentor and develop a career path for direct reports.
Drive high quality expectations on deliverables and drive continuous improvement within the team. Oversee and evaluate deliverables generated by the team.
Collaborate with technical experts and project managers to scope and balance workload of direct reports.
Set milestones. Refine/complete schedules to meet overall program schedule objectives in coordination with Project Management and cross-functional teams.
Participate in peer review of software requirements, software design, test procedures, automation code reviews, and use-case testing.
Collaborate with cross-functional R&D teams to develop software test plans, test protocols, and automated tests.
Ensure adherence to and compliance with organizational policies, guidelines, and objectives.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar relevant discipline; Master’s degree preferred
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
10+ years of experience as a software development, software test, and/or test automation engineer
5+ years of experience in leading software test teams
Strong software test skills and experience
Experience with test automation suites and framework development
Strong analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills desired, including root cause analysis and troubleshooting
Knowledgeable / experienced in all aspects of software development standards and processes
Familiarity with source control, version management, and configuration management practices
Experience leading projects in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Excellent people management and collaboration skills
The candidate must have a sense of urgency and drive in everything he/she does, demonstrated by the ability to deliver a complete and working product that meets specified deadlines. Additionally, the candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team dynamic. Qualified candidates should send resume with salary requirements in confidence to Vispero.
If you have a passion for excellence and want to work with an outstanding team of experts, working in an exciting, challenging, fast paced environment for the world’s leading assistive technology company, please send your resume to email@example.com.
Vispero actively seeks to develop greater levels of diversity in our workforce and in our pipeline of future employees. We are committed to attract and retain candidates who have a passion for their work and encourage all individuals to apply. Vispero is an Equal Opportunity Employer.