QA Manager

Location: Los Angeles (Headquarters)
Job Code: 1819
# of openings: 1

Description

Los Angeles based, Internet Brands, Inc. is currently looking for an individual with proven leadership and Quality Assurance abilities to lead a team of ~25 highly technical, cross-functional, and distributed SDETs and Technical QA Engineers responsible for shipping product, creating and executing test plans, writing test cases, and developing automation scripts.  You’ll play a key role in a rapidly evolving QA organization tasked with developing innovative automation tools, frameworks, and techniques to supplement, support, and train partner groups.  You’ll have the opportunity to design QA processes and architect test frameworks and harnesses that will be standardized and scaled out across our organization.
 
The ideal candidate will have at least 7+ years of industry experience, 3+ years of leadership experience, experience with web-based technologies, and a passion for process building.
 
This position reports to the VP of Quality Assurance.

Responsibilities:
- Coordinate multiple test projects to ensure completion according to scope and schedule
- Provide direction and mentoring for staff.
- Create a supportive team environment that fosters collaboration, cooperation, and creativity.
- Instill a sense of project ownership and group responsibility amongst the team.
- Empower staff to solve problems, take initiative, and make independent decisions within a defined, flexible, and logical QA process.
- Work with the team to identify, develop, and formalize QA and Automation development best practices for contribution to the wider QA organization.
- Drive progress toward organizational goals at the direction of senior management.
- Balance deployment of resources between projects as necessary.
- Train staff to manage expectations and communicate effectively with project stakeholders.
- Oversee, manage, and drive testing efforts for multiple projects with multiple project teams.
- Provide staff supervision and day-to-day management.
- Collaborate closely with Quality Leadership across the entire QA organization to drive a culture of continuous improvement.
- Work with representatives from all Technology groups to identify areas for improved efficiency, and to refine and improve the company’s software development processes.

Qualifications:
- 7+ years of industry experience in Project Management, Software Development, or Quality Assurance.
- 3+ years of leadership experience managing large, Agile Engineering teams.
- Completion of a BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field from an accredited, four-year university.
- Strong people management skills.
- Proven ability to source and grow talented, cross-functional engineers.
- Experience working on web, SaaS, and multi-tier web service applications.
- Strong understanding of software engineer and  SDLC methodologies.
- Ability to quickly understand and gain domain expertise in highly complex existing applications and architectures.
- Strong documentation and communication skills within a team environment.

Bonus Skills:
- Programming skills in Java, PHP or Python.
- Experience building or testing REST or SOAP services.

To apply, please visit: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CARSDIRECT&cws=1&rid=1819

Check us out!  www.internetbrands.com

Internet Brands, Inc. and its wholly owned affiliates are an equal opportunity employer.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including a casual work environment in the Los Angeles area (El Segundo - near LAX).

About IB:
Internet Brands® is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. The company’s award-winning consumer websites lead their categories and serve more than 100 million monthly visitors, while a full range of web presence offerings has established deep, long-term relationships with SMB and enterprise clients. Internet Brands’ powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the flexibility and scalability to fuel the company’s continued growth. For more information, please visit www.internetbrands.com

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