Vice President, Product Quality

Engineering Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Description

Gigamon, recently certified as a Great Place to Work, helps the world’s leading organizations run fast, stay secure and innovate. We provide the industry’s first elastic visibility and analytics fabric, which closes the cloud visibility gap by enabling cloud tools to see the network and network tools to see the cloud. With visibility across their hybrid cloud network, organizations can improve customer experience, eliminate security blind spots, and reduce cost and complexity. Gigamon has been awarded over 90 technology patents and enjoys world-class customer satisfaction with over 4,000 organizations, including over 80 percent of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of governments and educational organizations worldwide. 
 
As the VP, Product Quality, you'll play a pivotal leadership role in steering our Quality Assurance vision and strategy. Your primary mandate will be to champion quality across all product and service lines, ensuring that our software meets the highest industry and user standards. 
 
What you’ll do: 
  • Develop, plan and execute on companywide quality initiatives  
  • Build, lead and manage systems test, regression dedicated to the ongoing advancement of the QA Engineering team and quality management  
  • Work with the QA Engineering Management Team to conduct ongoing skills assessment and proactively address potential skills gaps.  
  • Lead and mentor the QA engineering management team to continue to develop strong technical leaders. 
  • Planning and execution of test requirements through production transition to meet goals and objectives. 
  • Act as decision maker for high level / high impact QA engineering issues. 
  • Develop and support a culture of continuous improvement and best practices within the Engineering organization. 
  • Maintain a climate of fostering a high level of employee motivation, performance, and commitment. Oversees staffing plans and reviews work plans and schedules for each phase of a project in accordance with time limitations and funding. 
  • Represents organization with major customers and stakeholders. 
  • Plan, develop and execute an annual operating plan (AOP) for research and development in line with corporate AOP. 
 
What you’ve done: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering or a related field, or relevant work experience in technology. 
  • Progressive QA experience, with significant experience in senior leadership capacity. 
  • A comprehensive understanding of the networking or security industry is advantageous. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leading both manual and automated testing endeavors. 
  • Proven track record in constructing, nurturing, and directing high-performance QA teams. 
  • Adept analytical, organizational, and strategic thinking skills. 
  • Exceptional communication skills with an ability to engage and influence at all organizational levels. 
 
Who you are:  
  • Strategic Leader: Define, communicate, and implement the QA vision and strategy in alignment with company objectives. 
  • Innovative Mentor: Lead, mentor, and expand the QA department. Promote a culture of continuous learning and innovation. 
  • Quality Advocate: Establish rigorous quality assurance standards and ensure adherence across the organization. 
  • Process Oriented: Continuously assess, optimize, and innovate our QA methodologies and practices. 
  • Cross-functional Collaborator: Act as the bridge between QA, Product, Development, and Operations, ensuring seamless integrations and timely releases. 
  • Automation Expert: Spearhead the development and enhancement of automated testing strategies, maximizing efficiency and coverage. 
  • Metrics driven: Develop and track KPIs related to software quality, test coverage, and defect metrics. Present data-driven insights to executive leadership. 
  • Resourceful: Strategically allocate and manage QA resources, including budgeting, tool selection, and external vendor relations. 

We are committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive Gigamon. As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state, and/or local law.

Gigamon fosters a business culture dedicated to equitable hiring. If your experience and skills closely match our job description but may not necessarily fulfill all requirements, please still apply. Gigamon is on a continued mission to grow and scale an innovative organization. We believe this is best achieved by hiring, celebrating, and respecting people with diverse backgrounds, skills, perspectives, and experiences.

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