Group SDET Manager

Product Management Washington, District Of Columbia


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

The Group SDET Manager is responsible for developing, executing and managing the entire QA workflow. This involves managing a team
of engineers that work on comprehensive suites of automation test plans and test cases for both functional and non-functional tests. He/she is also responsible for developing and enforcing quality standards.
This role will work closely with Software Engineers and other QA engineers in small scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner. The role will also involve interaction with Product and UX teams.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Lead the entire QA workflow
  • Mentor the QA engineers and other team members
  • Act as custodian of our quality culture
  • Define and enforce QA standards
  • Develop and execute test plans on pre-release, upgrades, and current versions of software
  • Develop automated test plans and tools # Develop quality assurance programs
  • Evaluate compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software
  • Enhance automation frameworks and workflows
  • Contribute to quality standards across AJMN
    Contribute to workflow optimization processes to ensure higher-quality products across AJ+
Job Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in (Computer Science, Engineering, IT, MIS, Mathematics or Physics)
  • Has proven experience in identifying the relationship of bugs to software code
  • Experience in automation of test cases
  • Experience with testing and CI tools for REST services
  • OOP and REST proficiency # Working knowledge of modern programming languages (C/C++, Swift, Java, Python, PHP, Scala, GO, Node.js)
  • Familiarity with web scripting and standards is an added bonus (HTML,JS) # CI tools (Jenkins, Bamboo or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of Docker is an added bonus