Manager - Quality Engineering
TD
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2d ago

Job Description

Your role as a Manager- Quality Engineering :

Responsible for transition from conventional testing to pervasive quality in product development through vision and implementing the right practices to inject quality in the agile context.

  • Collaborates with technology teams in aligning quality engineering staff to agile pods. Drives recruitment, development, and evaluation of Quality Engineers;
  • Fosters culture of excellence and continuous improvement that brings knowledge consistency and spreads best practices across QE practice.

    Identifies and implements advanced Quality Engineering principles proactively to improve product delivery quality on a continuous basis.

    Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and act as a visionary to guide the direction of a newly created role with an evolving way of working.
  • Expert knowledge of Agile and waterfall development methodologies, with extensive experience delivering solutions across different technical environments.
  • Successful track record of leading a large (30-50+ people) organization; experience leading in a matrixed organizational model.
  • Successful track record scaling Agile quality assurance methods across an organization; experience leading large delivery organizations through an Agile transformation is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships, balance multiple stakeholder interests, and build coalitions.
  • Excellent leadership skills and abilities, strategic planning, effecting change, building and leading strong technology teams, and resource management;
  • a track record of success in developing technology leaders and staff.

  • Excellent influence and negotiation skills; ability to facilitate discussions around complex issues and bring them to resolution.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with ability to present ideas in a business and user-friendly language.
  • Ability to adapt to continually changing priorities and aggressive project time frames.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and operate test automation, continuous integration, continuous testing and continuous deployment (CI / CD) at scale across a portfolio of agile initiatives to enable faster time to market.
  • Solid practice experience in Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Test Driven Development (TDD), defining enterprise-wide standards for product quality, establishing and managing KPIs for the Quality in our products.
  • Excellent track record in leveraging dynamic test environments, cloud technologies, test data management strategies and test infrastructure design.
  • Leads end-to-end test delivery for Journeys and Platforms which includes functional and non-functional testing.
  • Develops and executes test strategy that provides direction on holistic testing approach to ensure business outcomes for the solution are met.
  • Practical knowledge of test architecture & advanced understanding of solution architecture & logical data models to drive optimal test approaches.
  • Establishes and leads testing governance processes and reporting.
  • Identifies and manages quality risks, issues, and dependencies.
  • Advocates building for quality at every step of the SDLC with an automation-first and end-to-end customer focus from the start.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to align on end-to-end test coverage including negative / edge cases ensuring testability and traceability.
  • Applies a risk-based approach to prioritize tests based on highest business impact areas while aligning to Journey and Platform roadmaps.
  • Coordinates with third-party vendors to support end-to-end testing.
  • Talent Development Recruit the industry's top talent and onboard candidates, working with HR to define roles and conduct interviews.
  • Lead talent development and retention initiatives, including provisioning of training, sharing of best practices, and initiatives to promote a culture of continuous improvement.

    People management leadership : setting targets and objectives, performance discussions and coaching.

  • Quality Engineering Practice Develop community that promotes innovation and evolution of quality engineering and promoting pervasive quality in product development.
  • Resource Allocation and Staffing Coordinate with respective QE Leads and pods to staff QE practitioners in respective pods.
  • Assess and manage capacity conflicts between the different squads.Assess and balance the needs of the squads with people development goals.

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