QA Manager
Micro Focus
Bangalore, India
1d ago

Job Description :

At Micro Focus, everything we do is based on a simple idea : The fastest way to get results is to build on what you have.

Our software solutions enable organizations to do just that. Secure and scalable, with analytics built in, they bridge the gap between existing and emerging IT fast-

tracking digital transformations across DevOps, Hybrid IT, Security, and Predictive Analytics. In the race to innovate, Micro Focus customers have the clear advantage.

Our portfolio spans the following areas : DevOps IT Operations Cloud Security Info Governance Big Data, Machine Learning, & Analytics

About the opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic Software Engineering Manager to lead and develop a strong testing team in the emerging Cybersecurity area.

The team will be responsible for the quality management of industry leading security information and event management (SIEM) product.

Cyber security being a hotly pursued domain, this opportunity allows you to provide technical leadership & contribute to developing a market leading SIEM product that helps companies protect and secure their network.

You will be working with product managers, customer representatives, architects to lead and drive the quality practices.

You will be responsible for managing and coordinating resources and processes in order to make quality & timely deliveries.

You must also have good technical accumen and aptitude to oversee & coach the team in this fast paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the overall quality aspects of the product from functional, performance & load tests
  • Help the team prepare a detailed plan, guide on estimation for a given release cycle including associated human & hardware resources.
  • Continuously assess the status and consider alternatives. Anticipate release risks, and work with team to perform dependency management, mitigate / resolve impediments and perform course corrections in order to meet commitments

  • Directly works with team in preparation, delivery of test artifacts - plan / strategy, automation scripts, reports, metircs.
  • Analysis of data trends, to initiate and drive quality management upstream and influence change across the group. Measures the quality of the deliverable using the defined quality metrics and addresses the issues that impact the quality of the deliverable from the engineers.

  • Effectively drive product quality and optimizing capacity by promoting industry best practices meeting the QA goals
  • Able to manage multiple projects / efforts while maintaining high quality deliverables & quality
  • Actively involves in the technical discussions in the teams and adds value to the discussion with experience. Helps team members to set their objectives and prepare their competency improvement plan.
  • Guides the team members by providing the appropriate opportunities to achieve their objectives and improve competencies to help them grow in their career.

  • Closely observes the performance of the engineers on both the deliverables and competencies. Provides the appropriate feedback (both the appreciations & focus areas) in a timely manner as part of the performance appraisal process.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders Product Management & other engineering functions to cater to the product requirements by driving a sound test plan / strategy, influence product architecture / design.
  • Work with inter-group teams to implement ongoing quality improvement initiatives
  • Develop strategies that align with organization vision & objectives. Anticipate changes and implements operational plans that are achievable.
  • Develop & manage relationships throughout the org to re-inforce culture of collaboration
  • Keep abreast of latest technologies, best practice and apply relevant to the org, Lead the change in adoption of new process / technology
  • Required experience

  • Overall experience : 15+ years of experience in software development. Management experience : minimum of 3-5 years in software development organization leading multiple teams
  • Experience in enterprise application software development and testing models using agile development methodologies like SCRUM.
  • Large / enterprise application test and automation experience, leading multiple project teams simultaneously
  • Strong leadership experience in project management skills, people management, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge in Devops practices and tools like Jenkins, Git, Test Tools
  • Desirable experience

  • Understanding of security domain & certifications
  • Knowledge in Container based deployments, Docker, AWS, Azure, Switches, Routers, Storage devices etc
  • Demonstrated high technical competence, strong technical background with track record of individual technical accomplishments.
  • Good understanding of web technologies
  • Education

    A Bachelor’s degree and / or a Master’s degree in Computer science or Computer Engineering

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