QA Manager

Pune /
Technology & Operations – Engineering /
Full time
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit ‪ EllieMae.com to learn more.

Job Description
 
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit ‪ EllieMae.com to learn more.
 
The Company offers an end-to-end solution, delivered using a Software-as-a Service model that serves as the core operating system for mortgage originators and spans customer relationship management, loan origination, and business management. Its solutions help thousands of lender users to streamline and automate the mortgage origination process by increasing efficiency, facilitating regulatory compliance and reducing documentation errors.
 
Summary of Responsibilities: 
 
We are looking for a technically strong and seasoned QA Manager who will be responsible for leading multiple geographically distributed teams of highly technical QA engineers to deliver high quality releases of Ellie Mae’s Encompass platform and products. 
 
Primary Responsibilities & Objectives:
 
Lead team or several teams of QA Engineers and QA Analysts.
Recruit and retain talent, promote company values and culture.
Coach staff towards career goals, assign tasks, and monitor performance.
Work closely together with Project/Product Managers, Architects and Dev. This includes participating in project planning, grooming, scrum meetings and demos.
Work closely with other teams to identify and mitigate risks and dependencies.
Work closely with Operations/SRE/Technical Support on issue escalations.
Develop test plans, and test schedule based on project's needs
Review test results and evaluate product functionality for conformance with requirements/specifications
Provide thought leadership on test data generation and test environment management.
Define automation approach, develop reusable libraries, drive team to higher automation test coverage
Ensure high quality test automation code via design reviews and code reviews.
Engage hands-on in technical design discussions and advise/unblock engineers when they hit roadblocks.
Deliver projects on time and with quality.
Participate in cross-functional projects from conception through deployment
Coordinate with geographically remote teams for planning, design and testing
A person interested in this job should be technically savvy, communicate effectively and have a strong curiosity for emerging technologies
 
Required Skills & Experience
·        Bachelors Degree in computer science, engineering or related degree. Masters degree is a plus.
·        2+ years of management experience with 8+ years of overall engineering experience
·        Excellent leadership skills working with and resolving people related issues, as well as technical challenges.
·        Solid understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
·        Knowledge and experience testing enterprise-scale multi-tier, distributed architecture
·        Solid experience in object-oriented design and development with languages such as Java and C#
·        Hands-on experience in Rest Assured and Selenium + TestNG automation frameworks
·        Experienced with relational and NoSQL databases such as MSSQL, Postgres, MongoDB, DynamoDB
·        Solid background working with REST and SOAP web services
·        Strong project management experience with complex projects
·        Excellent communication skills and close attention to details
 
Desired Skills & Experience
·        Experience with enterprise software company and platform technology
·        Experience with performance testing and monitoring
·        Experience with remote development/QA
·        Experience working in fintech industry
·        Experience working with Cloud computing platforms such as AWS
Ellie Mae is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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