Director of Quality Assurance - Playback Services - New York, New

Director of Quality Assurance - Playback Services
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Director of Quality Assurance - Playback Services
Date Posted:  5/6/2021
Job ID:  Job #3686
Employment Type: Perm Placement
Location: New YorkNew York
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We are looking for an experienced Director of Quality Assurance to lead a team ensuring high quality of video playback experience across wide range of devices. You will become a part of an engineering team building video players and video playback capabilities, streaming content to millions of customers.
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Lead a team of QA engineers, define strategy and processes supporting delivery of video streaming capabilities and video players in agile and fast pace environment
  • Work closely and collaboratively with managers of the development teams
  • Define test strategy, tools, test development and test execution
  • Hire and mentor a team of QA engineers
  • Continuously learn, improve and optimize processes and ways of working
  • Provide constructive feedback to help your direct reports grow in their professional careers
  • Providing estimates for resource utilization through a project
  • Automate QA process where possible to increase efficiency


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in software engineering and quality assurance
  • Extensive experience covering all areas of the testing lifecycle
  • Significant experience in testing modern front-end applications
  • Understanding of agile software development concepts
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to provide verbal explanations of status and technical issues with precision and accuracy
  • An interest in promoting inclusive team culture where engineers of diverse backgrounds can grow
  • Transparency, selflessness and authenticity
  • Desire and eagerness to learn
  • Passion for technology, streaming and digital media