Quality Assurance Lead

Remote /
Technology /
/ Remote
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Come join us - we are hiring for a brand new position - a Quality Assurance Lead on our Technology team.

The Quality Assurance Lead is responsible for aligning quality standards for our product development teams. They participate in sprint activities as part of a product team while working with QA Engineers across all product teams to define, establish and implement QA best practices. They will play a strategic role in coordinating the QA teams across the organization.

This is a primarily remote position. Candidates should be located within a two-hour drive of either Duluth, GA or the DC/Baltimore area as the position will require in person meetings from time to time.

Role & Responsibilities

    • Act as the local expert for quality assurance and testing
    • Contribute and operate as the team lead on one or more development projects. 
    • Coordinate efforts across the engineering, product, and design teams to deliver quality excellence on products. 
    • Coach and mentor other team members on non-technical and technical quality activities. 
    • Proactively evaluate the team’s current approach, workflow, and technologies and present improvements to leadership that can benefit the team and company.
    • Establish, document and oversee QA processes and policies
    • Define testing standards and strategies for our products including both manual and automated testing
    • Define, measure and report metrics to track product quality, test coverage, test efficiency, etc
    • Help to build quality-driven engineering culture with a focus on rapid delivery with confidence
    • Maintains knowledge of current testing approaches, tools and technologies.
    • Work with engineers to define and implement mechanisms to inject testing earlier into the software development process.
    • Identify and drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, testability, and maintainability. 


    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of experience in quality assurance or project management
    • Experience leading, coaching and mentoring a quality assurance team
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with standard web technologies
    • Experience working with Selenium or Cypress for web
    • Postman experience an advantage
    • Mobile testing strategies desirable
Our Benefits:

Unlimited PTO
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Coverage (*one option full funded by StraighterLine) 
401K Safe Harbor plan: StraighterLine contributes 3% of your total salary whether you contribute or not
Six weeks paid parental leaveFree StraighterLine courses for you and your family members

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.