PRTR Recruitment and Outsourcing

Head of QA

PRTR Recruitment and Outsourcing
THB 120,000 - THB 160,000 /month
Posted on 02 Mar 2021

Head of QA

PRTR Recruitment and Outsourcing

Job Highlights

  • Up to 140K
  • Near BTS/MRT
  • Love to Work with a Startup Company

Job Description

PRTR is working with a fast-growing tech startup company. They are now looking for a talented candidate to fill a Head of QA role. 

Responsibilities:
  • Being responsible for defining QA strategy, approach, and execution in development projects.
  • Being responsible for leading and directing the QA leadership team.
  • Providing leadership and technical expertise within Test Automation and Quality Assurance.
  • Being accountable for the test automation projects, as well as being a mentor and providing leadership to the QA automation developers and managers.
  • Participating in interviews, inductions, training, and performance evaluations of all QA leads.
  • Providing technical leadership and expertise within the field of Quality Assurance and Testing.
  • Ensuring that the development teams adhere to the principles, guidelines, and best practices of the QA strategy as defined.
  • Focusing on continuous QA improvements, including the usage of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, and test automation.
  • Building and maintaining of quality standards, as well as enforcing technical and testing standards.
  • Monitoring of all QA activities, test results, leak defects, root cause analysis, and identifying areas of improvement. Implementing the steps required to improve the processes.
  • Gathering and presenting testing metrics and testing activities for the projects for key stakeholders.
  • Ensuring the proper usage of available tools to gain the maximum benefit of the QA effort. This includes testing tools for functions, performance, and automation, etc.
  • Managing the training and continuous learning of QA staff by means of short courses, conferences, meet ups, and certifications, etc.
  • Being an escalation point for all matters related to testing and quality assurance, and operating as a primary point of contact for the QA teams.
  • Directing the development of QA strategy, methodology, discipline, and framework. Driving and improving the QA team in areas of automated testing and agile testing.
  • Providing technical expertise in test automation, testing methodologies, testing processes, tools and techniques across the teams.
  • Working with QA Leads, the Head of Software Engineering and the Head of Mobile Developers to develop and execute QA strategies to meet and exceed department and corporate quality goals.

Key Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a similar field.
  • 10+ years of software development / QA experience and 6+ years working with automated testing tools and procedures.
  • QA management experience across multiple projects, off-shore and in-house.
  • A strong leader with experience in implementing and shaping the company’s QA processes and strategies.
  • Have strong technical skills, both functional and non-functional, manual and automation, ideally in a continuous delivery environment.
  • Strong communication skills with all the key stakeholders to ensure QA vision is understood and implemented correctly.
  • An advocate of quality assurance, continuous improvement and industry recognized best practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of risk management, risk identification and risk based testing.
  • Experience managing testing departments or testing functions, managing large and complex activities and processes.
  • Flexible with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Able to motivate a team, recognize good talent, and bring the best out of each individual.
  • A mature and professional individual who is self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent communicator, influencing and negotiation skills to get management buy-in on ideas and concepts.
  • Able to communicate with all levels of management and peers within the organization.
  • Ability to build, implement and direct quality assurance principles, and maintain the quality of delivery.
  • Previous experience in a startup environment, or a co-founder of a technology company will be considered a bonus.
  • Experience in the E-commerce industry or platform business will be highly advantageous.

Additional Information

Career Level
Senior
Qualification
(N/A)
Years of Experience
N/A
Job Type
Permanent
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Company Overview

More than just a recruitment company. At PRTR, we have been a part of our customers’ success for 27 years as their total HR solutions partner. With 450 dedicated professionals and over 11,000 outsourced staff, we are here to be Your Partner In People because PRTR believes in the power of people.

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