RELX Group Mgr Quality Eng - Connected Car in Alpharetta, Georgia

Mgr Quality Eng - Connected Car

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Location: Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

Manager Quality Engineering – Connected Car

Alpharetta, GA

Job Summary

The Manager Quality Engineering is a leadership position in Quality Engineering responsible for managing a QA/Test team within a defined area of responsibility. This position works with other management, plans cross-functional efforts, implements quality and process standards, and provides the team with leadership and day-to-day management to accomplish on-time and efficient delivery of high-quality software products and/or data.

The LexisNexis US Connected Car Telematics team is looking for a Manager of Quality Engineering to lead and advance our testing capabilities, quality and throughput.

Ideal candidates will have previous experience with automated testing along with experience testing and automating native iOS and Android apps.

This position will be directly responsible for:

  • Ensuring high quality product delivery

  • Thoroughness and quality of test plans

  • Workloads of direct reports

  • Developing and executing a roadmap for testing improvements and increased efficiency and quality

  • Defining and implementing process, procedures and best practices within the QA team

Experience (US Only) and Education

  • 10+ years of Quality Test Engineering experience

  • 2+ years of management responsibility

  • BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required, advanced degree preferred

  • At least 2 years of experience with Devops, Build & Release Engineering

  • Hands on implementation experience with Continuous Delivery framework using tools such as Git, Jenkins, Maven, and Docker

  • Hands on experience using automation tools such as Selenium, Appium and ReadyApi

  • Practical experience establishing build, test and deployment automation

  • Ability to work well with internal and external technology resources

  • Knowledge of test-driven development.

Responsibilities

  • Lead Quality Assurance/Testing for a defined area of responsibility to successfully and consistently deliver high-quality software products and services on time, on budget, and to specification.

  • Interact with Product Management, Project Management, Engineering, and Operations teams to plan delivery of products and enhancements and to assure products meet requirements and quality standards.

  • Balance deployment of resources within group as necessary to support priorities.

  • Identify opportunities for automation or other utilities and work within the framework of the QA/Test team to fulfill these needs.

  • Implement and cooperate in the enhancement of the methodologies employed for test planning and execution, defect tracking, and metric and status reporting.

  • Manage continuous improvement initiatives and implementation of best practices.

  • Identify areas for cooperation and, with peers or others, implement initiatives improving overall capability and efficiency.

  • Lead or participate in initiatives to identify and implement tools and utilities that enhance testing capabilities and product quality.

  • Work with QA/Testing staff, project managers, technical leads, and subject matter experts to plan and execute automated and performance tests.

  • Ensure that testing addresses requirements as agreed with other stakeholders.

  • Work with architects, developers, and network and system engineers to research and identify root causes of performance issues.

  • Serve as subject matter expert in the configuration, maintenance, and/or administration of testing tools or environments.

  • Suggest process improvements that enable efficient delivery and maintenance with consistent direction.

  • Maintain flexibility to react quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business.

  • Report issues and results, researching and identifying root causes as appropriate, documenting accordingly.

  • Maintain awareness of the state of the industry and evaluate emerging trends/developments that may benefit the organization.

  • Conduct project reviews, ensuring review criteria are defined, and implement procedures for ensuring quality control of project deliverables.

  • Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Ensure all staff is provided with training and resources needed to perform their jobs to the most outstanding degree possible. Ensure all staff is provided with frequent feedback and coaching in order to meet and exceed individual and team performance goals consistently.

  • Manage and encourage new ideas from staff to foster improvements through innovations.

  • Empower the staff to be accountable and responsible for their own actions and decisions.

  • Advanced knowledge of the software development process.

  • Leads the development and execution of performance and automation testing for large scale projects.

  • Advanced knowledge of QA testing.

  • Proven ability to develop and execute complex automated and performance testing.

  • Ability to balance deployment of resources within group as necessary to support priorities.

  • Strong skills in setting, communicating, implementing, and achieving business objectives and goals through the direct management of others.

  • Strong organization/project planning, time management, and change management skills across multiple functional groups and departments, and strong delegation skills involving prioritizing and reprioritizing projects and managing projects of various size and complexity.

  • Advanced problem-solving experience involving leading teams in identifying, researching, and coordinating the resources necessary to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose complex project issues; prior success extracting/translating findings into alternatives/solutions; and identifying risks/impacts and schedule adjustments to facilitate management decision-making.

  • Advanced communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior and executive management, customers, etc., including diction/terminology and presenting information in a concise and effective manner to clients, management, and various departments using assorted communication mediums.

At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, we believe in the power of data and advanced analytics for better risk management. With over 40 years of expertise, we are the trusted data analytics provider for organizations seeking actionable insights to manage risks and improve results while upholding the highest standards for security and privacy. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, LexisNexis Risk Solutions serves customers in more than 100 countries and is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit www.lexisnexisrisk.com. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.