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Head of Quality Assurance
Posted on 11/1/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
San Ramon, CA, USA • Reno, NV, USA • Incline Village, NV, USA • New York...
Experience Level
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Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
Requirements
  • Experience with investment management applications, accounting, and performance data
  • Prior background building in the flexibility of reporting settings from close periods to base and local currencies, trade date vs. settle date, price sources, etc
  • Hands-on experience writing, managing, and maintaining automation technologies
  • Experience delivering in a continuous deployment development model
  • An open mindset to solving complex technology problems
  • Experience working in test-driven development engineering environments
  • 15+ years in Quality Assurance for a SaaS or Enterprise Software Product
  • 10+ years in a quality assurance management position leading people, with experience supporting both managers and individual contributors and an ability to keep a pulse on people throughout a complex and fast-paced organization
  • A history of delivering new products and technologies in the cloud
  • Engages with stakeholders to understand the business problems that need to be solved with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Experience supporting both managers and individual contributors and an ability to keep a pulse on people throughout a complex and fast-paced organization
  • Ability to lead and influence both with and without authority
  • Strong knowledge of industry best quality assurance tools
  • Ability to focus on short-term deliverables while maintaining a big-picture perspective
  • An aptitude for problem-solving
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels
  • Experience recruiting, evaluating talent, and building software development teams
  • Significant past experience in test automation and test planning
  • Background in engineering, finance, or business
Responsibilities
  • Build, support, and continually develop a strong QA team across multiple offices and enable a consistent product development process
  • Ensure QA has visibility into the end-to-end integrity of a product feature: review use cases and ensure ample details (success criteria, goals, steps) are clearly articulated, and review the development unit and integration test plans and certify that they are both written and pass our quality standards
  • Establish testing best practices by reviewing unit and integration test plans and enforcing standards
  • Identify, introduce and manage appropriate QA environments, tools, and standards
  • Enable the QA organization to think creatively, demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills pertaining to a product malfunction, and exercise innovative ways to 'break' the product
  • Drive a high-performance culture aligned with our business objectives, key results, and individual career goals
  • Contribute to a cross-functional, collaborative environment deeply rooted in learning, teaching, and transparency
  • Build the pipeline, hire, and onboard talented QA team members
  • Manage resource allocations for the QA team across projects
Ridgeline

201-500 employees

Industry investment management platform
Company Overview
Ridgeline’s mission is to give investment managers a competitive advantage with modern technology purpose-built for the industry. The company is building a new, modern platform in the public cloud, purpose-built for the investment management industry that prioritizes security, agility, and usability to empower firms like never before.
Benefits
  • Stock option grants
  • Full medical, dental, & vision benefits
  • 12-week paid parental leave
  • 401K
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Dog-friendly
  • Annual Wellness Reimbursement
  • Annual Education Reimbursement
Company Core Values
  • Employees
  • Fun
  • Profitability
  • Customer Service
  • Integrity
  • Innovation