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Senior Vice President

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryThis position will be primarily responsible for reviewing software quality standards, establishing best practices, and leading the software testing organization. Summary Essential Job Functions

  • Define QA strategy, approach and execution in development projects
  • Lead and direct the QA leadership team
  • Provide leadership and technical expertise within Test Automation and Quality Assurance
  • Take accountability for test automation projects, mentorship, and leadership to the QA automation developers and managers
  • Participate in interviews, induction, training and performance evaluation of all QA leads
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise within the field of Quality Assurance and Testing
  • Ensure the development team's adherence to the principles, guidelines and best practices of the QA strategy as defined
  • Focus on continuous QA improvements including usage of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, test automation
  • Build and maintain quality standards as well as enforce technical and testing standards
  • Monitor all QA activities, test results, leaked defects, root cause analysis and identify areas of improvement. Implement steps required to improve the processes
  • Gather and present testing metrics and testing activities for the projects to key stakeholders
  • Ensure the proper usage of available tools to gain the maximum benefit of the QA effort. This includes testing tools for functional, performance, automation, etc.
  • Manage training and continuous learning of QA staff by means of short courses, conferences, meetups, certifications, etc.
  • Server as an escalation point for all matters related to testing and quality assurance and operate as a primary point of contact for the QA teams
  • Direct the development of the QA strategy, methodology, discipline and framework. Drive and improve the QA team in areas of automated testing and agile testing
  • Provide technical expertise in Test Automation, Testing Methodologies, Testing Processes, Tools and Techniques across the teams
  • Work with QA managers, Development managers and the Software Development Director to develop and execute QA strategies to meet and exceed department and corporate quality goalsPosition Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
    • 10+ years of experience with deep hands-on QA experience as an individual contributor or lead
    • 5+ years of experience managing software QA teams
    • 5+ Years of software development experience in an agile environment
    • Deep technology understanding and strong appetite to learn and continue to develop those skills
    • Clearly demonstrated history of strong integrity, ethics, and fairnessPreferred
      • Financial Services industry experience preferred
      • MBA/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred

Keywords: Apex Systems, Las Vegas , Senior Vice President, Executive , Las Vegas, Nevada

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