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Rackspace, US Inc

Lead, Quality Engineering

Rackspace, US Inc - San Antonio, TX

**Overview & Responsibilities**

**Position Overview**

We are seeking a **Lead, Quality Engineering (QE)** to join our team in San Antonio or Austin, TX.

As a Quality Engineering Lead at Rackspace you are responsible for overseeing the testing resources, framework, and test infrastructure for \u201cTES: Global Sales Enablement\u201d product line. At Rackspace, we pride ourselves in providing a great working environment, talented team members and cutting edge technology. For this role you will be managing a team of technical Quality Engineers and work side by side with Software Development. A passion for quality and a fanatical support attitude is a must. This position is located in San Antonio, TX and open to Austin, TX as an alternate location. As a Lead, you will report directly to the Senior Manager of Quality Engineering.

**Position Description**

**Job Complexity**

Leads testing effort for one or more products within the Cloud Infrastructure Product line

Creates test strategy documentation

Identify failures to determine whether they are related to gaps in testing, maintenance, issues, or functional issues

Review test strategies and report on test results to cross functional team

Lead a team of quality engineers that deliver test automation and maintain the CI\/CD pipeline

Conducts code reviews of more junior SDT's tests

Assess and communicate risks based on product complexity, resource and\/or timeline constraints

Follow Agile development methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban

Schedules quality engineering resources and maintains test strategies that include security, integration, performance and positive and negative functional test coverage.

Work closely with QE leadership, development, product managers and support

Facilitate communication upward and across the cross-functional project team including project status, justifications for variances and technical information

Measure and evaluate test progress including results of development test efforts (unit tests)

Lead personnel activities of staff (i. e. , hire, train, appraise, set goals, reward, motivate, discipline, writes performance reviews, recommend termination as necessary).

Provides input for solving problems and recommends or executes a well-defined remediation plan

Participates in design and architecture reviews

Collaborates with other quality and development engineers to build, evolve, and maintain a scalable continuous build and deployment pipeline


**Minimum Requirements**

Bachelor\u2019s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, related field of study is required

5 years of technical experience in software development and QA

**Preferred Requirements**

Minimum of 4 years of Quality Engineering experience

Experience in testing APIs, user interfaces , web services and\/or web applications

Experience working within an Agile development process (Scrum, XP, Kanban) from the test design and execution perspective

Experience implementing test strategies for use with agile development teams

Ability to work independently, triage issues, and prioritize tasks

Strong team player \u2013 we are looking for a true collaborator

Demonstrated proficiency in creating technical documentation

Demonstrated working proficiency of one of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, or C Proven knowledge of Quality Engineering methods, procedures, processes, tools and demonstrated ability to apply that knowledge to testing based on complex test scenarios

Ability to build relationships, collaborate with and influence cross-functional teams within your area of responsibility

Strong knowledge of cloud computing

Strong Leadership skills

Excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving, interpersonal, and time management skills

Working experience utilizing Continuous Integration concepts and streamlined delivery of code

Familiarity with advanced software\/testing methodologies such as TDD

Familiarity with Performance Testing

Experience working in cloud computing


19 days 17 hours ago

Rackspace, US Inc


Lead, Quality Engineering Rackspace, US Inc - San Antonio, TX, United States


Location: San Antonio, TX

Company Profile:
Fanatical SupportĀ® has made Rackspace the service leader in cloud computing. We deliver enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. We got started in 1998 and since have grown to serve more than 205,000 customers. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support. Our core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Email & Apps. There are currently over 4,800 Rackers around the world serving our customers.