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Sr. Manager, Software Quality, Sunnyvale, California

CategorySystems, Quality, & Security Engineering
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineer's high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of .com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire Tablets, Fire TV, and Echo.

What will you help us create?

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The Role
We are working on Alexa devices that continue to bring innovation and make everyday life simpler and more convenient for our customers. As a "Senior Software Quality Manager" you have an opportunity to lead a talented and diverse group of QA Managers and Engineers. You are the focal point around which we ship new product and features. The team has a challenging task of balancing cost, schedule, and innovation-based testing problems. You should be comfortable collaborating in a fast-paced and often uncertain environment, and contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating leadership, technical competence, and meticulousness. You will be working with a team developing exciting products for consumers and collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams.

• Build and lead a team of highly performant QA/SDETs that will help ship the new product and SW features we are building
• Create processes, mechanisms, and tools to scale the SW QA delivery
• Manage automation roadmap for the QA organization
• Manage ambiguity and energize the team to stay focused on short term and long-term goals
• Earn trust through regular communication with senior management on status, risks and change control
• Own the metrics for project success. Define, measure and report on these metrics. We make decisions based on data
• Be resourceful and find creative solutions to complex technical and organizational challenges

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Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
• Consumer Device or SW Launch
• 15+ years of industry experience
• 10+ years of hands-on testing experience
• 7+ years of experience as a manager of a quality assurance team
• Experience in test automation
• Experience testing embedded systems and/or mobile consumer electronics devices
• Experience with standard QA and development tools
• Understanding of QA tool development chains and environments

Preferred Qualifications:
• Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
• Strong people management skills, with a proven ability to hire and grow talented programmatic and user-level personnel
• Shows creativity and initiative to improve coverage and effectiveness.
• Superior communication and analytical skills, including strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems

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