Quality Engineering Director, Vault

Our Company

At 1,900 employees and growing, and consistently strong financials (NYSE:VEEV), Veeva was named among the top fastest growing public technology companies on Forbes’ annual Fast Tech 25 list. We build innovative cloud solutions for some of the world’s largest pharmas and biotechs, and we need great people like you to make it happen.

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Job Summary

Veeva is looking for a Quality Engineering Director (QED) to enhance our existing Software Quality Engineering processes while also managing our multiple release schedules.

The QEM will be defining and championing our product testing in the cloud, our cyber security testing, working with cross functional teams to release Vault features on regular schedules, defining and delivering automation strategies and managing multiple teams while doing so.

This role will be responsible for ensuring that our Vault features are released with quality and environment stability.

Responsibilities

Release Engineering Management

  • Own delivering of multiple releases on time and with quality from Engineering to the Technical Operations team
  • Be responsible for identifying risks and working with the appropriate product development owners to ensure critical and high risk items are prevented prior to release
  • Drive multi-team interaction and collaboration to meet product release readiness
  • Define and own metrics and key performance indicators
  • Develop best practices and automated tools to streamline release engineering activities

Quality Engineering Attributes Testing

  • Develop best practices to use AWS cloud to ensure product environment stability
  • Define and execute scheduled failover, DR and stress tests in AWS
  • Execute static and dynamic analysis tools at regular intervals to mitigate cyber security attacks
  • Define and own metrics and key performance indicators

Automation

  • Lead the team, with technical expertise, into the next wave of automation frameworks, ensuring pass rates with low to none false positive results.
  • Develop automation in a way multiple teams can run their tests independent of other teams
  • Develop productivity tools that will help all of Engineering get to results faster and with less manual work

Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle as well as expertise in product releases into the AWS or equivalent cloud environment.
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing automation for web and mobile based software including 5+ years of management experience as a Quality Engineering Manager.
  • Experience managing multi-function teams with at least 10-15 team members including Automation, Security, and Release Engineers
  • Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to release engineering and automation teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
  • Ability to develop trusted relationships with cross functional stakeholders to drive quality releases

Requirements

  • BA or BS or equivalent experience is required; MA or MS is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • Proven ability to release web based software products with quality and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Innovate and contribute to the evolution of Quality Engineering best practices while successfully releasing quality products to the cloud
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and engineering individuals at all levels
  • Solid understanding of appropriate tools:
    • Agile Project Management tools such as Jira
    • Jenkins, Automation frameworks, Selenium
    • Security tools like Fortify, Burp
  • Experience with Java and Python 


Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.


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