Head of QA department

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SSA Group’s CEO and Chief Information Officer about the position in detail: primary goals, tasks, and the growth plans for the QA department

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The right candidate is expected to be able to lead and manage the QA department, implement company strategy. High level of technical skills is required to get deep into projects, setup QA/QC processes and provide troubleshooting. Excellent theoretical knowledge in QA area and a good understanding of PM sphere is necessary, so QA and PM certificates are required.

This is a partnership position. The role also involves the financial management of the department. Head of QA works closely with the other technical departments as well as sales, marketing and recruitment departments.

Candidate Requirements
  • Education: MSc degree in any technical specialty is required, PhD is preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in IT including testing, project management, business analysis, etc.
  • Excellent understanding of testing methodologies and techniques
  • Excellent practical experience in testing of web, mobile and desktop applications
  • Experience in automated testing
  • Experience in building of QA/QC processes, rules, policies and standards
  • Hands-on experience of technical interviews and team formation
  • Experience in team leadership and mentoring
  • Practical experience in technical investigation and troubleshooting
  • Excellent pre-sales and presentation skills
  • Strong level of soft-skills
  • Upper-intermediate English
Certifications
  • At least two of ISTQB certifications among the following: Certified Tester, Mobile, Performance, Usability foundation level, Technical Test Analyst, Gambling Industry Tester, Automotive Software Tester, Security Tester, Advanced Level Test Manager
  • One of the following: PSM or CSM
Responsibilities
  • Presentation of company expertise in QA sphere
  • Performing requirements collection, producing estimations, providing consultancy services during pre-sales phase in cooperation with sales department
  • Setup of QA/QC processes for web, mobile and desktop projects in cooperation with other heads of departments and PMs
  • Performing technical interviews, regular staff reviews
  • Forming and development of deep technical expertise of the department
  • Taking part in technical meetups, conferences as a speaker on behalf of the company
  • Cooperation with marketing department in terms of creation case studies, articles, presentations
  • Preparation of administrative reports
Work mode
  • Remotely
    Remotely
Office Location
  • Hanoi
    Hanoi

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Why choose us

Senior team
Senior team
On the project, you have an opportunity to work closely with senior teammates and gain new experience and insights
Regular review
Regular review
We provide a regular review of professional level based on matrices of competence, code and peer reviews, as well as client's feedback and project results
Long-term employment
Long-term employment
We have never supported one-project-employment philosophy and reckon there is always a job for a competent specialist
Challenging  projects
Challenging projects
Work with cutting-edge technologies, gain access to the most up-to-date tools and apply your skills to complex projects
Certifications
Certifications
We encourage our employees to continue improving their skills and obtaining professional certifications
Flexible working schedule
Flexible working schedule
Start your workday any time before 11 a.m. and adapt your schedule to meet 40 hours a week
Social package
Social package
We offer 20 working days of paid vacation, 10 sick leaves and a flexible leave policy
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