Director, Software QA

Published date Posted on Indeed on Aug 25, 2022 (35 d ago)
Job Locations: US-Remote Seniority Level: Director Overview:
The primary responsibility of this position will be to lead software quality assurance in-house activities related to the quality, reliability and compliance of software solutions being implemented in Client warehouses, and to oversee and provide leadership to team of QA engineers, managing directly and indirectly. This includes providing test plan and test cases executing the testing in functional, regression, system and performance using both manual and automation testing methodologies, and creating test reports with approving/accepting delivery from Development team.
Responsibilities:
  • Overseeing and providing leadership to team of QA engineers, managing directly and indirectly
  • Setting quality standards for the teams in various new testing technologies in the industry. This may include finding new strategies for automation testing and day-to-day work processes.
  • Reviewing the active project portfolios and supporting the allocation of resources to meet the needs of the projects
  • Defining quality standards and metrics for projects. Working with stakeholders to ensure the quality metrics are reviewed, closed and agreed upon
  • Reviewing Software Scope Specification and Software Detail Design documents to create the functional test cases for assigned Client projects
  • Working with Software Solution Architect to evaluate the solution design from the testing perspective
  • Working with the project manager and technical team to create in-house test plans for each Client project
  • Developing, tracking and executing manual/automation test cases for Client project execution.
  • Coordinating with project stakeholders to execute the in-house functional, integration, regression and performance testing
  • Providing testing data based on specific testing requirements and available test fixtures during software QA testing onsite/in-house as the need arises
  • Managing the software lifecycle with regard to identifying, tracking, ensuring the development team is addressing and verifying the issue resolution internally, deploying the update and then verifying as necessary the Client’s satisfaction with the resolution
  • Providing the test reports and metrics for distribution to software stakeholders; publishing test reports and metrics after each release/test to internal project stakeholders including technical leads, managers, and all other leads
  • Prepare change request forms and coordinate the deployment of a new release software to the Client site for bug fixes or new features
  • Working with Fortna resources from other departments and/or Clients to transition software, controls and MHE to further phases of testing
  • Preparing QA testing plans for patch releases; determining which regression scripts need to be run as part of the test and which environments the test should be run
  • Executing testing in compliance with established methodologies and meeting the testing objectives defined in the project test plan or test plan for specific project phased delivery.
  • Collaborating with other team members and modeling positive behaviors that champion and foster a positive, solution driven team atmosphere
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering discipline with 10+ years of direct SW QA leadership experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong proficiency in Unix/Linux
  • Expert level experience in My SQL/Oracle database
  • Experience in creating and leading test plans, test events, test cases (test scenarios), test designs and related test documents
  • Familiar with executing System Test, Integration Test, Functional and Non-Functional tests
  • Experience in create quality reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment
  • Desire to pick up and learn new technical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally of up to 10%
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience working with Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) methodologies (Agile and Waterfall)
  • Experience in automated testing tools such as Serenity
  • Experience using a scripting language such as Bash, Perl or Python
  • Experience working with an Activemq, Jboss, Oracle stack or similar technologies.
  • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Experience developing test plans and preparing test reports
  • Previous experience in supply chain services
  • Some experience coding in C/C++ and/or Java
  • Experience troubleshooting from system log files
  • Experience leading and working closely with offshore development & QA team
About Us:
WHAT WE DO
Headquartered in Atlanta with locations globally, Fortna is an award-winning, end-to-end design-build firm whose expertise spans over seven decades of service. Founded in 1946, we provide strategy, automation design & systems integration, and warehouse execution software to the world’s most recognized brands.

WHAT SETS US APART
At Fortna, our three mission-critical pillars connect our people across the globe and help distinguish us as a leader in the marketplace.
  • Our PEOPLE are at the heart of everything we do. We are guided by a set of business principles and ethics that are baked into the excellence we bring to each project from start to finish.
  • Our PASSION unites our Associates through our shared passion and commitment to integrity, hard work, and a collaborative approach. We love what we do, and it shows.
  • We PROMISE to be accountable, act with integrity, and deliver results for our clients. Our diverse team of global Associates work as “One Team” to deliver on our promises to Clients.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Perks and benefits: At Fortna, our people are everything – so the perks and benefits you’ll receive from being part of the Fortna team are generous. From competitive compensation packages and health insurance offerings to Associate-led committees created to drive positive change, the employee experience at Fortna is truly unmatched.
Talent Development: We believe every Associate deserves the resources and support to grow and thrive. That’s why a career at Fortna comes with powerful professional development opportunities. Learn directly from the industry’s best and brightest. Our training, mentoring and on-the-job experiences are designed to enhance your skillset – preparing you for increasingly challenging roles and accelerating your career.

Statement to Third Party Agencies -
To ALL recruitment agencies: Fortna only accepts resumes from agencies on the Fortna preferred supplier list. Do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Fortna employees, or any Fortna office location. Fortna is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
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