WSS Senior QA Manager
Integrity Resources
Waterloo, Canada
11d ago

Integrity Resources Inc. are the approved and exclusive engagement partner and primary contact for all recruitment activities for people interested in working for Symantec formally Blue Coat Systems in Waterloo, ON

Company Profile :

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ : SYMC) is the global leader in cyber security. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks.

We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.

We're looking for an experienced QA Manager to lead a team of talented testers, across several sites, and be responsible for the testing of our security products.

The position is based in Waterloo. The QA manager’s responsibility includes hiring and retaining top talent, choosing tools and methodologies to efficiently deliver high-

quality software and, working closely with other QA teams to define repeatable processes.

Job Functions :

  • Leads the software QA team in the development, implementation, and execution of test plans, test automation, and manual tests for Symantec’s Network Protection Products
  • Works closely with Product Management and the Development teams to contribute to the requirements and design phase of the projects and to engage in early testing activities.
  • Manages the QA team members including the preparation and delivery of team’s performance evaluations and career development activities.
  • Initiates, leads and support technical testing initiatives
  • Implements quality improvement processes within the team
  • Plans and executes product testing efforts
  • Writes test cases, test plans and test scripts
  • Mentors team members
  • Required Skills

  • 10+ years Software Quality Assurance Testing or relevant experience
  • Previous experience in a Quality Assurance role is a must, ideally as a QA Manager
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience or Knowledge with Agile Development / SCRUM
  • Understanding of and experience with test automation tools
  • Experience with Jira or another equivalent software bug tracking tools is highly desirable
  • Programming experience in automated regression testing of enterprise products
  • Knowledge & Experience Requirements :

  • Demonstrable experience in the design and implementation of manual and automated tests for enterprise systems
  • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal communication and project management skills are required
  • Strong leadership skills that inspire team confidence and respect while motivating team members in a creative and effective manner
  • Demonstrable software quality best practices and procedures to design, influence, and drive quality and testing of our software
  • Review functional and technical documentation from requirements
  • Creation of test plans, test cases and test scripts
  • Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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