Manager of Quality Assurance



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9D2743021212
  • Posted: December 12, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a talented Manager of Quality Assurance based in the West End of Ottawa.

The ideal candidate is equally comfortable getting their hands into the technology as they are developing and mentoring a team.

The Role:

  • Lead a team of talented Software Testers, tasked with the overall responsibility for the organizations success, including resource planning and management, and resolution of issues that impeded the test effort.
  • Manage the design and development of repeatable test methods and automated scripts for system verification, taking into account both requirement-based and business use case-based approaches.
  • Propose and implement automated testing methods and procedures for manufacturing processes, verification and validation testing.
  • Collaborate with the Development team to plan tests through the product design cycle.
  • Help develop test case scripts and reports.
  • Create and update test procedures and conformance forms and help write technical docs for new products.
  • Provide support for the service management team, as needed.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 10 years of successful. Hands-on experience in product design and verification and validation, product development and full-system product testing and test automation planning and procedures.
  • Leadership in ensuring the team is able to deliver high quality releases within time and scope.
  • Experience with Agile development processes, e.g. Scrum and Test Drive Development.
  • Experience with Jira for tracking work items.
  • Experience with the SaaS product development life cycle in general and DevOps specifically is desirable.
  • Understanding/familiarity with Common Criteria, NIST, FIPS is desirable.
  • Exposure to or experience with establishing corporate QM/QA policy/standards.
  • Goal driven, self-starter who thrives in a start-up environment.
  • Experience with enterprise security software.
  • Knowledge of Python, Linux and C++.
  • Clear and confident communicator.
  • Degree in Computer Systems Engineering, Software Engineering or equivalent. 
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to David Newark, Consultant, Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-OTT


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