• Valdez International Corporation
  • Niagara Falls , NY
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 9400 NY-182

Sandata Technologies is looking for a process-oriented Director of QA Automation that can assist us with being at the forefront of homecare, driving quality and efficiency, and outcomes across the continuum of care. Sandata is growing fast as we continue to lead and improve the homecare industry. Do you consider yourself a leader? Are you ready to lead a cohesive team with decisiveness, confidence, and understanding? Do you value integrity, accountability, and teamwork? Are you client centric and innovative? This position will be part of an amazing development team, that is itself a part of a collaborative and employee focused company. Job Summary:The Director, QA Automation is a hands-on member of the Engineering Quality Assurance team responsible for executing upon the vision and agreed to direction of automated software testing for Sandata Technologies. We are looking for a leader who has successfully built and led geographically distributed software quality assurance teams, who can act as a player/coach willing to roll their sleeves up, and dive into coaching and mentoring a team of passionate Software Engineers in Test as well as manual SQA engineers. Duties: Manage a team of Software Engineers in Test responsible for developing and maintaining best practices required to manage automation test data, test plans, test repositories and test framework infrastructure Define, develop, document, support and maintain Sandata s software test automation strategy, framework, standards, practices and procedures to ensure quality management of Sandata developed solutions Review and recommend improvements to tools and technologies conducive to end to end visibility of the quality delivery pipeline Develop mechanisms for collecting, interpreting, tracking and reporting on test execution and quality metrics Works with team to develop software applications from inception through completion Oversees the definition of high level test plans, creates test cases and executes them (both manually and automatically) for functional, integration, system and regression testing Collaborate with stakeholders and project team to identify needs and gather requirements Support the team in the design of user stories and acceptance criteria Advocate and evangelize best practices such as pair programming, Test Driven Development (TDD), behavioral-driven development (BDD), Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) Advocate automation of every part of the software delivery lifecycle Assist scrum team with sprint planning, test design, test execution, defect analysis/root cause investigation & reporting on test status Ensure timely team delivery of test automation code and scripts for the purposes of validating feature code quality Act as a player/coach and bring leadership and guidance to the software quality team across all facets of manual and automated testing efforts Responsible for the career development and mentorship of the QA Automation team and for identifying staffing/hiring needs Ensure security of personal health information (PHI) and report any violations or observations to management. Department heads are Point of Contact for security matters Skills/Qualifications:Required: Hands-on leader of test automation (using Selenium or other UI Automation frameworks) including development of data seeding, mocking, stubbing, scripting, and other techniques 10+ years working knowledge building out Automation Frameworks within the Enterprise SQA, deep knowledge of automation best practices; 2 or more years as a Director 5+ years proven experience transforming Manual testing teams to high efficiency, Automation centric SQA teams 5+ years Working Knowledge of Performance Testing and Benchmarking a must Experience with SaaS products, and Agile/Scrum Prior experience leading and managing a team of global Software Quality engineers with track record of successfully validating and delivering high quality products In-depth understanding of industry-leading QA tools, techniques, and platforms Knowledge of unit testing, automation testing, regression testing, end-to-end testing, etc. Hands on experience working in a CI/CD environment with Jira, Bitbucket, Bamboo, SonarQube, Confluence, qTest, JMeter, Selenium, Appium, HP-UFT/QTP, and JMeter Test development experience using Java, Spring, Python, C#, and/or Ruby Knowledge of CSS, Javascript frameworks (AngularJS, React), XML, JSON, SQL, NoSQL Expertise in test planning, test case management, code coverage and defect analysis. Strong interpersonal skills to achieve process changes and departmental goals across teams Impeccable communication skills, adept at communicating to all levels of the organization BS or MS degree in business, computer science, IT or equivalent experience Nice to Have / Highly Desired Knowledge of Medicaid, Payer, Provider, Home Health Care industry experience Sandata is a leading U.S. provider of workforce and operational management solutions and services that enable government agencies, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), and home care providers to manage and optimize the delivery of home care services. Sandata employees enjoy the following benefits: Medical, dental, and vision coverage Flexible Spending Account for health and dependent care Life insurance 401(k) Plan Aflac STD, LTD, Critical Illness, Hospital, and Accident insurance Employee Assistance Program Tuition reimbursement Paid vacation and holidays Paid lunch break Employee discounts and company perks Onsite Gym Casual work environment Frequent employee events and fun social clubs Onsite cafeteria with free coffee and tea Sandata Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at Phone: Email: If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose your language: English Spanish Chinese
Associated topics: automation, performance test, prevent, prevention, qa, quality, quality assurance, quality assurance lead, software quality, tester

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