Our Direct Client located in Westchester County NY has an exciting new contract to hire opportunity for a QA Manager to join their growing organization. The candidate should be a self-directed, results-oriented type of person that is able to work under minimal supervision. This individual has ownership of the creation, implementation and advancement of the QA process in collaboration with the Reliability Manager. This person is responsible for ensuring adherence to our clients quality assurance standards for internal and external development. This person will also build and supervise the testing and defect framework, as well as perform test coverage tasks (functional, regression, load/stress, end-to-end, data validation, integration, compatibility) for internally developed and purchased applications using manual and automated methods.
The successful candidate should have experience working within both Waterfall and Agile methodologies. The candidate will also be responsible for managing small groups of off shore manual/automated testing teams and they should have a thorough understanding of both platforms. It is a Microsoft environment and they should have a good understand of SQL query construction, any previous C#, VB and .NET programming experience would be a big plus. If the candidates have worked with Rally that would also be a big plus. They should have some exposure to Automated testing tools such as tools such as Selenium. Our client offers a great career path/competitive salary and benefits plan.