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Aaron's, Inc.

QA Manager

Aaron's, Inc. - Kennesaw, GA

QA Manager','S0000AZ','!*!Aaron’s has a long legacy as an industry leader with continued growth. In business since 1955, we have grown to over 1,860 stores across North America built on a foundation of excellence, customer focus, quality products and services. Personally and professionally, we hold ourselves to high standards and an unwavering commitment to do what’s right; treating every individual with respect, compassion and integrity. We are highly invested in the communities we serve through our community outreach programs, donating time, products and services locally and nationally.As a potential Aaron’s Associate, you’ll share our purpose and passion for making a real difference in the lives of others and the rewards that come from creating strong personal connections for life. You’ll be a contributing team member in an environment that embraces challenge and has a strong drive to achieve. We like to set the bar high, roll up our sleeves and work together to out-perform the competition. You’ll have an opportunity to work in an environment which prides itself on recognizing and rewarding top performers.Interested in becoming a QA Manager at Aaron’s? The QA Manager will build on and maintain a world class software testing organization with the focus of putting people first. The QA Manager is responsible for recruiting, hiring, and developing junior, intermediate, and senior level QA associates. The manager will represent and build Aaron's IT brand and involvement in the Atlanta technology community.Duties and Responsibilities:

Directly supervises team leads and analysts/engineers including the preparation and delivery of staff performance evaluations and career development activities 

Manage resources to ensure current and future business demands are met 

Establish metrics and monitoring to ensure test validity and coverage 

Develop KPIs to measure the success of the QA team 

Evaluate and implement proper tools and training to improve test coverage and value 

Recruit, manage, train and evaluate the performance of the QA personnel 

Represent and build Aaron’s IT involvement in the Atlanta Technology community 

Education and Experience:

BS in Computer Science, Engineering discipline

6 years of QA / testing applications in an Agile development environment.  Or, equivalent combination of education and experience.

2 years mgmt. /supervisor experience with demonstrated success in leading and influencing

Experience in developing, implementing and maintaining a cost effective, long-term automation strategy and framework promoting reusable components, low maintenance costs, high efficiency and scalability 

Experience mentoring and coaching associates, specifically with QA methodologies and best practices 

Experience with multiple programming languages and test automation technologies preferred

Experience working with teams using CI/CD tools and methodologies preferred

Required Skills:

Ability to drive change in people and in processes 

Creative problem-solving skills 

Coordinates with all departments to improve processes and environments 

Brings in new ideas rooted in current technologies and methodologies

Organizational planning and budgeting

Able to assign the right resource to the right project 

Provides associates with the autonomy and coaching to empower their growth 

Willing to get “hands dirty” to help when needed 

Coordinate the development, implementation and recording of suitable training programs to ensure awareness of best practices and compliance requirements  

Develop strategy around process improvements, staffing, reporting, and overall QA strategy 

Develop and execute mobile testing strategy 

Understanding of enterprise architecture and SOA 

Excellent at leveraging an issue tracking system 

Functional knowledge of automated testing tools 

Proficient in the use of version control system  

Expertise in database testing in Microsoft SQL Server environments including designing and manipulating test data, validating stored procs, jobs, triggers and replication

Strong verbal and written communication skills 

At Aaron’s, you will have access to a comprehensive benefits package that includes:Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidaysOngoing training and developmentMedical, dental & vision insurance401(k) planLife insuranceDisability benefitsEmployee Purchase DiscountsA drug screen and criminal background investigation are required before beginning employment at Aaron’s.A job performance reference check is also required.

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Aaron's, Inc.

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QA Manager Aaron's, Inc. - Kennesaw, GA, United States

   

Location: Kennesaw, GA

Company Profile:
Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a national leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, has more than 1,800 Company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states and Canada. Founded in 1955 by entrepreneur R. Charles Loudermilk Sr. and headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron's has been publicly traded since 1982. In 2009, Aaron Rents re-branded to Aaron's, Inc to bring the company in line with the same name that all stores now operate under. Over 55 million households across North America know and trust the Aaron's name.