QA Manager

Job Overview

As the QA Manager, you will build and lead a team in identifying and resolving regressions across the GridX backend data pipeline, rule engine and frontend products. You’ll work on integrating and QA automation features to enable rapid testing and prototyping throughout the development process as well as deploying modern tools and infrastructure to support the CI/CD pipeline. Accountable for driving the day-to-day execution of our QA program and communication with our offshore QA teams, you are an advocate for quality and reliability across multiple products and platforms. Working directly with our Product and Customer Facing team to build and create QA processes for new product and software releases.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Own the QA vision and strategy and be an integral part of the GridX product delivery pipeline
  • Lead QA efforts across multiple teams and drive the work to ensure that product and services meet high quality standards
  • Build and improve testing processes, automation, documentation, and drive cross-functional collaboration
  • Manage multiple products and projects simultaneously
  • Hold teams accountable to QA processes
  • Be an advocate of the QA process
  • Regularly communicate updates to project stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Update tracking tools with the latest project information
  • Attend QA calls and project risk meetings, surfacing information to stakeholders with enough time to take action

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software QA management experience
  • Understanding of the agile software delivery life cycle, tools, process and execution planning
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working collaboratively with multiple teams across time zones (US, Europe, and Asia) in a fast paced environment
  • Proven abilities in the following disciplines: software test planning, test case creation based on product requirements, test script development and documentation
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture, actor-based technologies (Apache Akka), message brokers (RabbitMQ), high performance computing (Apache Spark), Salesforce DC, and standard programming, CI/CD and DevOps practices
  • Follow standard engineering principles and practices
  • Resourceful in applying creative ideas to solve problems
  • Skills in automation development leveraging orchestration tools and frameworks including Ansible and Jenkins
  • Preferred qualifications:
    • A strong desire to learn technologies and solve problems.
    • Experience in scaling QA teams and operations
    • Experience with Salesforce
    • Experience in the energy industry, utility billing or a demonstrated interest in the energy industry
    • 2+ years of experience in the utility meter-to-cash process (e.g., meter data management, utility tariff modeling, customer billing, usage and rate analytics

About GridX

GridX is the catalyst of our clean energy future. Utilities and energy technology providers rely on our analytics solutions to tell people exactly what they can expect to pay when making clean energy decisions, like changing to a time-of-use rate plan, buying an electric vehicle, installing solar and more. The result is less strain on the electric grid, happier customers and increased consumer investment in sustainable technologies. Working at GridX puts you at the center of realizing our clean energy future.

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