MANAGER/DIRECTOR OF QUALITY ASSURANCE (New York, New York)

Our client, an online auction platform has over 10,000 participants, including global financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity firms, mutual funds, corporations and other institutional and accredited investors. As a result of their continued growth and the success of their business model, Whiting Consulting is searching for a Manager/Director of Quality Engineering. This role will be responsible for the growth, development, and expansion of all quality-engineering programs within the company.

Responsibilities

  • Build and develop the QA organization to support the growth and diversification of the business
  • Implement a continuous plan for growing and maturing the QA organization
  • Guide the development of all QA processes across the organization
  • Lead the development of all aspects of quality assurance including new product testing, regression testing, automation and load testing
  • Support the operations team in the validation of multiple sites including disaster recovery and secondary sites
  • In coordination with the operations and development teams, develop a plan for building and developing programs to measure and validate the technology they create
  • “Hands in” involvement with QA team and Development
  • Required Skills and Experience

  • B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent discipline/experience
  • 15+ years experience as QA professional, with at least 10 years in a leadership role
  • Proven experience with Agile Software Development methodologies and Scrum
  • Excellent communication skills and customer oriented focus, with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization from individual contributors to Senior Executives
  • Experience working for a SaaS company
  • Experience leading a distributed QA organization
  • Experience testing large-scale, database driven websites
  • Detailed technical knowledge of multi-tier/multi-site internet systems
  • In depth understanding of distributed systems and how to evaluate performance and stability across these systems
  • Apply by sending your resume to resumes@whitingconsulting.com.

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