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QA Director Job in United Arab Emirates
SquadX (a Xische Company) , United Arab Emirates

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 23, 2021
Last Date
May 23, 2021
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Job Description

Are you passionate about software quality? Do you want to contribute to building software that touches the lives of millions of individuals?

Overview
SquadX is a member of Xische Group that has been working on strategic topics in the Dubai and UAE for the past 18 years. We focus on combining business acumen, creative designs and cutting-edge engineering in high- performing squads. Today, we are partnering with leading governments and institutions to re-imagine and deliver the best citizen and business experience in the world (yes the world, this is the ambition!).

As a Quality Assurance Director, you will join our multidisciplinary leadership team of product, design and tech visionaries and experts to ensure the quality of customer-centric products that touch people’s lives. We are looking for a senior QA leader to design, lead and manage the QA and testing practices of our highly integrated agile teams.

You will be responsible for leading and managing the integrated QA processes across the stack (mobile and web, backend services, workflow, integration, DevOps). Our QA activities and members are integrated within our agile squads and contribute to all stages of the agile process starting from discovery and design all the way to release and support. We rely heavily in software test automation especially in regression and load testing. So you will be responsible for test automation design, development and maintenance.


Responsibilities

  • Define the overall Quality Assurance principles, guidelines, and standards for testing software products and solutions and document it in the QA Playbook.
  • Present, communicate and educate the QA team (and the wider team) on the QA Playbook.
  • Manage the development of standards for functional and non-functional testing, regression and load testing as well as test automation.
  • Design, select, develop and implement the required testing management and automation tools.
  • Work with the QA Engineers within the various teams (squads) to ensure sufficient test coverage for both manual and automated test cases.
  • Review and ensure the quality and completeness of test cases.
  • Ensure that the QA team is able to find software defects as early as possible in the development process.
  • Participate in the requirements specification phase to ensure requirements/user flows are clear, complete and unambiguous.
  • Participate in defining the Definitions of Done for user stories and requirements.
  • Oversee and coach teams of Software Testing Engineers.
  • Coordinate with the Product and Design Directors to align and drive the end-to-end project delivery.
  • Play an active role in our engineering community sharing your learning and celebrating progress made by other members and teams.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • 10+ years experience planning, designing and managing software quality assurance and testing.
  • Solid experience in testing of distributed/scalable systems
  • Proven track record in leading and managing sizable QA teams in a product development organization
  • Active learner passionate about new technologies to meet technical requirements and keep up with industry trends and innovations
  • Natural tendency to be thorough and ability to plan and structure and organize work
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in an agile organization
  • Experienced in SCRUM and testing practices in agile development teams

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for internal alignment and client communication

Benefits

If you enjoy working along A-players across disciplines to improve people's lives, then you are at the right place. We believe that diverse teams make innovation possible and that it is a business imperative to build a company reflecting the world we live in today. We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes people of all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

In addition to your salary and performance based bonus, we provide

annual flight ticket, medical insurance, gratuity, training and annual leaves as per the law.

Job Specification

SquadX (a Xische Company)

Information Technology and Services - Dubai, United Arab Emirates