Director of Quality Engineering

DreamBox Learning - Bellevue, Washington - Full time

About this Role:

  • Report directly to the VP of Engineering
  • Manage a growing organization of (currently) 13 quality engineers
  • Work on critical, highly complex customer problems that will span multiple services
  • Work efficiently in a collaborative team environment, interacting with technical and nontechnical staff
  • Seek to continually improve the software, practices, culture, and results of the team
  • Establish and evolve development processes to improve the productivity and efficiency of testing practices across the team
  • Operate at all levels (leadership, management, and individual contribution), inspiring confidence and enthusiasm; happily jumping in and rolling up their sleeves when needed.
  • Partner with leaders across various departments to drive improvements and efficiency in our SDLC process
  • Identify automation needs and drive the innovation of the test automation tool-set
  • Oversee the hiring and ongoing professional development of the QA team members
  • Coach and provide mentorship to the QA managers in the team
  • Embrace DevOps and agile approaches
  • Dive deep into any and all areas of the product
  • Be an active member of an architecture group focused on the big picture of how our software is built, deployed, and operated

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 10+ years in QA
  • 5+ years of experience in QA management and leadership roles
  • Strong understanding of web services, with a working knowledge of RESTful services, JSON / XML, and API infrastructures
  • Experience implementing automated testing for new areas of products
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements
  • Experience building and developing QA teams and staff
  • Experience promoting quality as a discipline across a software development organization
  • Experience managing content, functional, automation, and performance testing
  • Experience testing a variety of systems such as web, mobile, content management, business intelligence and data management
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

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Experience Level

Senior Level

DreamBox Learning

For more than a decade we’ve been adapting, innovating and collaborating to shape new learning possibilities for over 2.6 million kids and 120,000 teachers.

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