Lead Software Quality Engineer

Engineering Tempe, Arizona


Shutterfly Business Solutions (SBS) is seeking a Lead Quality Engineer to join the development team to support line of business applications. This position involves about 80% hands-on manual and automated testing work. The role is a key part of the Two-Pizza Development team that has complete ownership (Cradle to Grave: Dev, QA, Infrastructure, Release, Support, Recruiting) for the assigned application suite.

Ideal role split: Hands-on manual testing (40%), Automation test creation and execution (40%), SDLC process (5%), Infrastructure/Release (5%), Employee Management (10%)

• Drive manual and automated test planning
• Develop and maintain automation test strategy and frameworks
• Establish and implement QA/QE standards and best practices
• Assist Technology Manager with Technical Requirements Definition process
• Co-ordinate QA work within remote development teams
• Work with development team to ensure quality code and deliverables
• Assist with UAT, production support, and production releases
• Assist development team with performance and scalability analysis, load testing
• Defect analysis and reporting
• Manage and mentor quality assurance staff of varying experience levels
Required Qualifications:
• 8+ years overall Quality Assurance experience
• 2+ years automation testing experience
• 2+ years experience with Selenium and/or other automation tools working on code bases consisting of Java, Angular
• Experience working with remote software development teams
• Ability to adhere to timelines and execute in a fast-paced environment
• Strong leadership and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• 2+ years experience leading quality assurance team members
• Agile SDLC processes (Kanban/XP)
• Experience with website testing (SPA, responsive design, cross-browser)
• Experience with web-services testing (REST, SOAP)
• Experience with TestRail, REST-assured, Maven, SureFire or similar technologies
• Hands-on coding with object-oriented languages
• Hands-on coding with relational and NoSQL databases
• Experience with JIRA, GIT, and Bitbucket or similar tools
• Strong customer focus and owner mindset