QA Manager - IT

Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

Why do you want to join our team?

F5 leads the market in building products to make every app run faster, smarter and safer anywhere. To support our growing business, we need to expand our corporate IT organization by creating a new delivery center in Hyderabad.

In this role, you will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to build your own quality engineering team and establish our IT quality assurance practices in our newly established Hyderabad office. You get the adventure and independence of working at a start-up without any of the financial risk because you are supported by a growing Fortune 1000 technology company.

What will you do?

As the team manager, you will recruit a team of quality assurance engineers for our local and global development efforts. You will work with our Seattle team to use established tools and adapt processes to support global delivery. Your team will ensure we deliver quality solutions for our corporate customers by running the test process from initial script design through the development of automated regression suites. You will find the defects that could impact the performance and accuracy of our systems and work with development teams to resolve.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

Use your professional network to recruit and onboard a talented team of security

Screen resumes, conduct interviews and select new hires

Conduct orientation for new team members

Lead and inspire a team

Define clear and measurable performance goals

Create development plans to grow and retain team members

Coach and evaluate performance

Develop standards and process for testing

Develop, document and ensure adoption of standards, process and best practices for IT QA.

Assign and coach testing leads for large projects and take ownership for quality practices and outcomes.

Serves a mentor to less experienced team members

Design and support test automation tools and processes

Design and contribute to components of a test automation framework that supports integration, scheduled regression and on-request execution of tests.

Plan and design/develop the tools/systems needed to make test automation execution and reporting accessible to IT staff.

Plan for and design/develop the tools/systems needed for application performance testing (user experience, progressive change, load, stress, etc.).

Manage team members conducting quality assurance testing for all stages of development with tasks including:

Contribute user stories to automated test development backlog using existing manual test scripts, project requirements, support tickets and on request from IT technical staff.

Develop automated test cases as prioritized using team-selected tools.

Work closely with developers, analysts and system administrators as QA SME to model and foster the implementation of IT QA practices into projects and production support activities

Schedule/execute automated tests and use tools execute requested testing

Report findings, log defects and ensure an appropriate disposition for each

Maintain test automation application(s) (sustaining engineering)

What do you need to be successful in this role?

A deep and broad understanding of concepts of automation and performance testing required

Excellent communication and inter-personal skills with high degree of fluency in English

Network of local contacts to help locate the best qualified hires

Proven experience managing a team to achieve positive results

Confidence to work independently in a global delivery environment

Ability to provide exceptional support to both internal and external customers

Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, changing environment

Demonstrate excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills

Demonstrate knowledge of continuous integration; build and deploy automation tools, highly desirable

What will we look for on your resume?

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IS, or equivalent experience

7+ years of experience in all phases of testing with heavy exposure to automation

Proficient in at least in 2 test automation tools, including but not limited to Oracle OATS, Selenium, HP/Mercury QTP/ALM, SOAtest, JMeter, Soap UI) required

Experience with databases and solid SQL skills required

Experience multiple software development methodologies/lifecycles required

Experience with testing of data-driven and event-driven architectures required

Strong programming knowledge of at least 2 of the following: Java, C#, C++

Advanced Java development skills desirable

F5 Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

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