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Transcore Holdings, Inc.

QA Manager

Transcore Holdings, Inc. - Carrollton, TX

\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTransCore (TRN), a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:\u0026nbsp;ROP) is seeking a Quality Assurance Manager to join our team in Dallas, Texas.\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003eWe are looking for a QA Manager with a sharp eye, inquisitive nature, and a strong interest in websites and web development. We are leading technology solutions provider with over 100,000 development hours developing advanced web and mobile platforms, for enterprise clients.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJob Summary:\u0026nbsp; \u003c/strong\u003e\u0026nbsp;The QA Manager, with direction from senior IT leadership and using independent judgment and discretion, defines and implements quality assurance processes and implementation procedures for our customer facing websites and back-end applications.\u0026nbsp; The QA Manager solves complex problems by conceiving and driving innovative technical QA solutions. This position provides technical and staff leadership and sets standards for the development, documentation and implementation of test plans and test cases. In addition, incumbents oversee the development and implementation of test automation scripts and participates in functional walkthroughs. This position usually informs a Director or Vice President about software development and the responsibility of software quality assurance.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEssential Duties and Responsibilities \u003c/strong\u003einclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eProviding management and oversight to the staff and activities of the software QA team. Project management, supervision, and coordination of software testing for all assigned releases.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eUtilizing management skills of a small team specializing in QA\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eCommunicating effectively with project leads and the development team\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eConducting tests on a variety of sites thoroughly\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eDocumenting bugs and issues properly\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eIdentifying possible performance- and memory-related issues inside the software code, observe code discrepancies, and recommend changes to the software package\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eMaintaining QA documentation and guidelines\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eResearching testing best practices\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExpanding knowledge of web development\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eWorking with IT leadership to establish and/or improve effectiveness and efficiency of industry-best practices and QA standards, processes, and procedures, to ensure software quality and successful process-audits (including PCI, SSAE16, and SOX).\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eEnsuring QA staff performs complex functional, system, performance, data, integration and regression/acceptance testing to support internal applications and customer-facing websites and related back-office applications that enable the organization to deliver high-quality software services to customers. Is responsible and accountable for driving the quality of assigned software releases.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003ePreparing activity, progress and status reports regarding software QA activities for review by senior and executive IT leadership. Ensuring detailed reports on issues identified in QA testing, including steps to reproduce defects are provided to Development.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eEngaging with 3rd party vendors, clients, or partners to ensure interfaces are tested, diagnose and resolve issues, and ensure UAT is complete.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eWorking closely with software development staff, release engineers, business analysts, database developers and product owners to diagnose technical and quality issues, identifying potential software limitations, resolving defects and verifying corrective actions.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eWorking with other company departments to triage field-reported issues to be addressed by the development team. Suggesting improvements to methods, procedures and efficiencies that lead to better products and/or solutions.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eEnsuring appropriate level of test automation is planned and executed, to meet quality and cost objectives.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eMentoring and providing guidance to QA staff; ensuring staff have appropriate training, skill levels, and expertise.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eMaking strong contributions to the IT department knowledge and helping drive IT methodology and technical direction.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eAnalyzing and reviewing business requirements, scope documents, and detailed functional requirements for proposed features and product changes; determining and providing QA testing effort estimates.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eWorking in a team environment, selects appropriate techniques to solve challenging problems. Modifying or improving existing solutions by analyzing known procedures and applying novel techniques to determine appropriate actions.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eEnsuring accurate server setup and product configuration of the QA environment in collaboration with IT Operations. Maintaining performance and functional testing suites and tools, integrating enhancements as needed.\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEducation\u003c/strong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e:\u003c/strong\u003e\u0026nbsp; B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or a related discipline\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRequired Skills \u0026amp; Experience:\u0026nbsp; \u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eAt least 3 years of quality assurance experience in a software development environment.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eStrong verbal and written communications skills.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eManagerial skills.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eMotivated self-starter.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eOpen and excited to learn new technologies.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eSome familiarity with web-based development patterns, CSS3 and HTML5.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eA thorough and deep knowledge of software QA design and methodologies. Must have the ability to apply knowledge and experience in solving problems that are complex in scope and require in-depth evaluation.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eAbility to set priorities and drive results, and track and monitor progress.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eAbility to define and refine QA processes and procedures, and the ability to implement best practices in the QA function.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExpert level knowledge of the complete development process, including specification, documentation and quality assurance.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eDemonstrated ability to interact effectively with team members, within the IT organization, as well as with business staff outside of the IT organization.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExcellent leadership skills.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eDemonstrated ability to adapt to the changing demands of the business.\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eStrong understanding of concepts related to computer architecture, data structures, and standard programming practices.\u003c/li\u003e
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Transcore Holdings, Inc.

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QA Manager Transcore Holdings, Inc. - Carrollton, TX, United States

   

Location: Carrollton, TX

Company Profile:
Transportation systems affect our lives everyday—the logistics systems that expedite bringing goods to market, traffic systems that monitor intersections, or radio frequency identification (RFID) technology that enables wireless toll payments and simple access systems for secure complexes. For more than 70 years, TransCore has specialized in developing innovative transportation solutions that support government agencies and private firms around the world. As the crisis to address our aging transportation infrastructure continues, and the means to fund and expand capacity remains a topic of great concern, TransCore provides a wealth of resources and subject matter experts ready to assist you.