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Quality Assurance (QA) Manager at Kinduct
Halifax, CA
Kinduct Technologies (www.kinduct.com) is a leading data and analytics software provider that is changing the way information shapes human performance. Kinduct’s highly secure, cloud-based platform allows sports, health and wellness organizations to spend less time managing their data and more time using it to inform decisions, promote constant improvements and produce exceptional results. Kinduct is the software provider of choice for many world-leading professional and elite sports organizations across the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, and other professional and elite leagues. A number of Kinduct clients are world champions in their sport. Kinduct’s investors include Intel Capital, CFFI Ventures Inc., and Elysian Park Ventures.
 
At Kinduct Technologies we offer:
Flexible working hours in an innovative and exciting industry
Health and Wellness Allowance
Parking or Transit Stipend
Extra Holiday Days
Never less than 15 days of vacation, even in your first year
Ample paid sick days
Health, Dental, Vision and complementary health - shared benefits coverage
Located at beautiful Purdy’s Wharf with access to many convenient amenities
Two blow out company events per year
A games room with a pool table and ping pong gear
A collaboration and relation space with three TV’s to enjoy the latest game as you relax with your view of the harbour
Many “Fun Factory” planned ongoing initiatives to pump up the Fun Factor
A collaborative, diverse and team focused environment that supports your growth as a professional all while ensuring we laugh the way!
 
Your Opportunity
Working as a QA Manager, you will be responsible for managing the quality assurance team and ensuring that every product release upholds the highest standards of quality.  Additional responsibilities include the documentation of all QA processes, the creation of automated test suites and the enforcement of all quality processes in the overarching software development process.
 

Responsibilities

    • Manage and assist with the development of automated test suites for Kinduct's suite of products
    • Manage the structured development of processes and testing initiatives with exceptional organization and detail to support the company's overall software development process,  product roadmap and delivery team deliverables
    • Manage the QA team by providing direction and priorities for Leads and Analysts including coaching, motivating and mentoring the team to best practices
    • Develop a Master Test Plan and Test Strategy by identifying appropriate test techniques and tools that ensure product quality, test completion and successful delivery of projects for all of Kinduct's clients
    • Review Business and Functional Requirements to enable the creation of detailed test plans and supporting test casesUpdate and maintain best QA procedures and standards, including test planning, test data preparation and test automation
    • Provide managerial updates to the executive team with appropriate reports and test metrics as well as communicating issues and risks as requiredExecute testing activities on a project to project basis, which includes detecting, verifying and accurately reporting issues in a defect tracking system
    • Manage outsourced workInitiate quality assurance reviews of functional specifications and design documents, and assess requirements for testabilityParticipate in discussions regarding project testing status
    • Build relations with team members, and communicate issues, and risks on a daily basis.

Technical Competencies

    • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field
    • Experience with API test automation
    • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role within software development or quality assurance with exceptional knowledge of Advanced QA methodologies and industry leading best practices
    • Proficient with testing methodologies and test automation
    • Extensive knowledge and experience using bug tracking and team collaboration software such as Jira, Confluence, HPQC, etc.Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with many concurrent initiatives
    • Very detail-oriented, structured and customer-focused
    • Proficiency with business productivity applications such as Microsoft Office, Google Docs, etc.Experience or exposure to sports, the sporting industry and/ or the healthcare industry would be considered an asset.

Behavioural Competencies

    • Takes initiative with seeking out tasks, communication, and updating status
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and perform effectively under pressure
    • Be willing to ask for assistance when roadblocks impede progress
    • Ability to define requirements and manage tasks with multiple deadlines under minimal supervision
    • Display reliability, integrity and trustworthiness
    • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Display creative and innovative thinking
    • Display a commitment to learning
    • Show exceptional attention to detail
    • Show a commitment to health and wellness
    • Acceptance of differences in team members and a strong commitment to teamwork, cooperation and healthy behaviours