QA Manager

Quality Assurance Recife, Brazil

About Liferay 

 Liferay, Inc. is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,000  fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, Middle East, and Asia. As the leading provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges.  Our flagship product is the Liferay Digital Experience Platform, which companies like HP, Domino’s, and Airbus use to build customized experiences for their customers and employees.  But we don’t just make awesome software, we are also fueled by a greater-than-profit vision. By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. We give our employees five days paid off to volunteer at charities they’re excited about, and Liferay donates 10% of our profits to charities around the world. Oh, we’re also self-funded which gives us the freedom to work on whatever we think brings the most value to customers and communities in the long run!

Key Responsibilities

  • Help drive the technical vision for the QA Flex team and key decisions regarding test strategy
  • Be in charge of a team of 7 to 10 people
  • Set quarterly priorities for the QA Flex team, following company’s OKRs and Product Roadmap
  • Mentor the members of your team, lead resolutions, take ownership of issues
  • Give proper, frequent and immediate feedback to individuals, teams and management 
  • Identify missing knowledge in order to help people grow
  • Recognize strengths and weaknesses: know your teammates' abilities and interests so that you know who excels in which area and also who needs help to improve
  • Create and track Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for your team members
  • Perform quarterly reviews of all team members
  • Perform monthly 1-1 meetings with all direct reports
  • Onboard new individuals, clarifying and improving the process

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience with automated test suites including unit, integration, and functional testing
  • Experience using test frameworks such as Cucumber, TestCafe, Selenium, Jest etc.
  • Have strong practical knowledge of SCM/VCS’ (Git / Mercurial / SVN) and related experience working with Github based development.
  • knowledge about Java, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, databases (such as MySQL, Oracle, etc), and Java Application Servers (e.g. Tomcat)
  • Experience with Jenkins and Continuous Integration
  • Experience with managing people and leading a team
  • Preferable experience working with a distributed team
  • Ability to multitask, stay organized, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Deep understanding of best practices in testing, QA and test automation

Awesome, but what does Liferay offer for me?

  • Developing a career according to your skills and preferences;
  • A place to be yourself, in which everyone can grow personally and professionally;
  • Compatible compensation according to the qualifications and experiences required;
  • Attractive and competitive benefits;
  • Flextime;
  • Work in a fast-growing, successful company with incredible mission and values:

Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement

Liferay is committed to the equal treatment of all candidates, customers and employees and to fostering a culture of dignity at work. Our operating procedure provides for equal opportunities in recruitment and employment with the aim to eliminate discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, sexual orientation, gender or gender reassignment, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnerships status, family or dependency status, disability, pregnancy and maternity or membership of a traveling community.