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Reference # : 14-00435 Title : Software Quality Assurance Manager
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 07/10/2014  
Title: QA Manager
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Duration: Direct Hire

Job Details:
Our client has an immediate opening for a Quality Assurance Manager. We are looking for an enthusiastic leader with an excellent problem-solving ability. This is a technical, hands-on position that involves managing a technical QA engineers and working very closely with development managers, architects, Project Managers, and Business Analysts on a daily basis.

Define, establish, communicate, and manage QA programs for various types of projects.
Manage the QA process from risk analysis to production support
Define and track quality assurance metrics
Interact with business units, development, operations, project management to ensure proper test coverage is established
Manage and mentor technical QA engineers day-to-day.
Identify, develop, and advocate best QA practices
Develop test strategies and test plans.
Perform reviews on requirements and architectures and identify risks

Required skills
8+ years of Software Quality Assurance/Testing experience in black, gray, and whitebox testing
4+ years of automation experience
Strong analytical skills and experience with implementation and administration of QA metrics
Must be able to work effectively with technical engineers (Developers and QA engineers)
Must be able to communicate effectively with non-technical team members.
Must have experience on building an automation framework
Must have strong understanding of SDLC and QA process.
Experience in a dynamic ecommerce environment
Proficiency in the following technologies: Ruby/ Ruby on Rails, Groovy, PHP, Java
BS in Computer Science
MS in Computer science is a plus

Technical Skills
Ruby on Rails development experience
Agile developer experience
Experience with LAMP
Experience with CI tools
RESTful web services testing using SoapUI
Hands-on experience in programming with Ruby/Ruby on Rails, Selenium RC (Webdriver), Groovy Scripts, PHP or Java
Performance and load testing experience
Experience in managing/setting-up cloud based test environments.
Experience creating plug-in and add-ins for tool integration. (SoapUI, Redmine, Jira, Testrail, etc)
Experience in analyzing monitoring reports.

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