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Quality Engineering Manager

San Francisco · Full-time · Management

About The Position

Shopkick, A Trax Company, is a shopping app (30M+ downloads) that connects brands and retailers to consumers along the entire path to purchase. We provide measurable solutions for our customers as we get our audience to engage with content, learn about and pick up products helping drive incremental store traffic and sales using “kicks” instead of cash back, coupons, or discounts. 

The ideal candidate is obsessed with engineering excellence and leading and building strong teams. You will work closely with our engineers to architect & develop the best technical design and approach for the quality assurance of our apps and platform. You will have a strong background in the automation testing of consumer facing apps. This leader can think long-term, advocate for strong engineering excellence, and bring in their own QA best practices as well as follow best practices from the broader QA community. You will be a great people manager who develops and enables your team to grow and succeed. 

Candidates must have a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, automation, and delivering high-quality products. Join us and build something meaningful.  

Responsibilities

  • Own quality and testing of ShopKick's products, ensuring exceptional customer experiences across our product portfolio 
  • Hands-on leadership and development of our internal QE team and 3rd party QA resources 
  • Setup processes, develop testing strategies, and implement automation to improve impact of QE on our releases  
  • Partner with product development and engineering teams to define quality standards and metrics for our products and infrastructure 
  • Participate in Agile workflows (sprint planning, daily scrum, retrospectives) 

Requirements

Requirements: 

  • 5 years of experience testing high-volume consumer-facing web sites & mobile applications as part of an agile team 
  • 2 years of QA/QE leadership experience 
  • Demonstrable experience with: 
  • Automated test development using scripting languages such as Python and Javascript for websites, web services and APIs, and mobile applications 
  • Python, Java, Swift, Kotlin, and Objective-C application testing 
  • Tools such as Selenium, Appium, XCUITest, Espresso, Postman, Device Farm, and/or SauceLabs 
  • Leveraging third-party remote crowd QA platforms such as Applause or Rainforest 
  • Management of off-shore/near-shore QA resources 
  • Ability to review user stories and provide feedback to PMs 
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and shifting priorities 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills both in person and utilizing a team communication tool such as Slack 
  • BS in computer science or a related field, or equivalent experience 

Bonus: 

  • Experience with test case management systems like TestRail or TestLodge 
  • Experience working on Performance and Stress/Load tests 
  • Experience using Mock APIs to facilitate application testing 
  • Experience testing video streaming and encoding workflows 
  • Experience with fraud detection, security testing, etc. 
  • Exposure to Accessibility testing (WCAG 2.0 AA) 

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