Senior Software Quality Assurance Manager

$125,000-200,000 / YEAR

ROLE:

Our Valued client is a tech company reimagining everyday banking from the ground up to create rewarding experiences and build a community for all Canadians. They are currently seeking a Senior Software QA Manager who will be a satisfactory manager on the team and help get the maximum value from QA efforts. Understand the software development lifecycle at fast-moving startups and tech companies. They will be working alongside other QA and Engineering team managers to coordinate rapid releases in a continuous-delivery environment. 

Location: In Calgary or Winnipeg (or willing to relocate to Calgary or Winnipeg)

Global Talent Accelerator

Global Talent Accelerator

Winnipeg, Canada

Hiring Bonus ~ $2,000 CAD

Referral Reward ~ $10,000 CAD

    Deliverables: 

    • Organize and execute testing efforts for mobile application releases to the Apple and Google app stores weekly.
    • Help the document release notes or flag up when application changes aren’t matching documentation or manuals. 
    • Supervise exploratory testing and bug-hunting efforts performed by the team on web applications, both in pre-production and production environments.
    • Build strategies and implement action (tools, training) on the team to begin automating any highly repetitive tasks. 
    • Company-builders who will get involved in recruiting, training, and onboarding talent, and who believe they can grow entry-level hires into valuable contributors.
    • Ensure excellence in how to capture, write, track, triage, and prioritize bugs in our bug and ticket-tracking systems. 
    • Monitor and measure team performance including KPIs for defects, and hold the team accountable and running at a fast pace. 
    • Perform risk analysis on a project by project, feature by feature, team by team basis to ensure we tailor QA involvement based on overall risk profiles. 
    • Develop beta-testing practices or similar roll-out strategies to reduce defect risks. Help motivate the team; communicate priorities and relative urgency within teams and get them excited to achieve the next win.
    • Ensure day-to-day transparency where all parties understand what’s happening and have well-managed expectations.
    • Hold both individuals and teams accountable and responsible, ensuring they understand expectations in their role and have what they need to succeed.
    • Any and all management, coordination, facilitation or leadership responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Engineering.

Skills and Requirements

    ​Must have skills​

    • More than 5+ years of experience as a QA professional including a strong hands-on background in automation, tools, and related technologies. 
    • Over 3+ years of experience managing QA or software development teams.
    • Strong understanding of agile, continuous delivery, kanban, and modern development methodologies.
    • Experience with startup organizations or winning companies in the tech industry.
    • Experience scaling up your teams including being involved in the recruiting process.

We advance careers and grow teams

GTA believes great talent deserves great opportunities. We match talented senior tech and data professionals from across the world with excellent jobs in Canada, and we work with employers in Canada's tech sector to expand their hiring pools worldwide and find top talent easily. Our team is always finding faster, more efficient ways to redistribute the world's supply of tech brilliance —so that everyone succeeds.

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    Company Benefits

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