Head of QA Department

We looking for a Head of QA Department who will be part of our amazing and innovative team!

We do believe that the success of altamira.ai is impossible without the success of our Talents and the success of our Clients!

We are looking for an experienced Head of QA Department who will be responsible for developing and implementing the programs that ensure all products and services meet client requirements, in addition to company standards. Ensuring that the quality assurance and control (QA) processes meet organization standards in the assigned departments (all projects). Managing the QA team resources in the assigned department

To the best of your advantage, you should possess the following experience and other skills:
At least 4 years of quality control background.
At least 3 years of leadership experience

Education and degree:
(Preferred) Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or any technical area.

Specialized knowledge:
Understanding of software development life cycles and methodologies.

Skills & abilities:
English: upper intermediate level or higher.
Ability to multi-task with multiple priorities and time frames.
(Preferred) Skills in test automation, DBs and *nix-like systems, and network protocols.
Ability to work independently with no supervision.
Negotiation, interpersonal communication, and influence skills.
Relationship-building skills.
Team player.
People’s motivation skills.
Result orientation.
Process orientation.
Client orientation.
Planning, estimation, and budgeting skills.
Coaching skills.
Human resources management

Duties and responsibilities:
As QA lead (50%):
Coordinates QA project activities with the customers and oversees execution.
Implements best practices and methods for project/product testing.
Directly supervises QA in the project portfolio and provides ongoing support for the QA team.
Develops presentations of the proposed technical solutions, approaches, and methodologies.
Performs the QA staff competency evaluation.
Owns Personal Development Plans (PDPs) for the QA team with the goal of accelerated skill and maturity development of the team members
Participates in a company QA competence group as a technical expert conducts internal QA training and seminars, and creates training materials.
Develops knowledge libraries for company internal use.
Plans QA team resource load performs status tracking and employee retention for the team.
Suggests areas for improvements in company internal processes along with possible solutions.
Leads development of QA frameworks/accelerators.
Cooperates with clients, identifies their needs, and manages client requirements and expectations.
Provides peer review of documentation and suggests solid comments for improvements to the customer as well as to Altamira staff.
Provides risk identification and prediction: existing and possible that can impact QA work and customers.

As Practice Leader (50%):
Collaborates with Head of Development on QA strategy for the company
Leads initiatives on quality improvement for the company services.
Supports and improves processes in the company
Contributes to developing technical visions, specifications, proposals, and other technical documentation.
Serves as an escalation point for QA-related issues on the project and cross-company
Proactively identifies potential problems and works to address them (on tactical and strategic levels)
Certification planning and facilitation
Contribution to technology viability assessment
Researches new possible services in collaboration with other departments
Participates in presale client calls as a QA expert

We offer:
Competitive salary, room for development and growth;
Possibility to work in the Bratislava office or fully remotely;
Loyal management, interesting tasks, constant support;
Medical insurance;
Paid vacations 20 workdays, paid sick leave, regular salary reviews;
Flexible schedule and ability to manage your working hours;
Support of your personal growth and skills upgrading;
The great environment inside the team, support of initiatives, and ability to contribute to the common goal.

About Altamira.ai

Altamira.ai is a digital transformation company that provides consulting services, including innovative strategies and bespoke technology solutions, to customers interested in business transformation.

Altamira.ai is headquartered in Bratislava (Slovakia) and uses design thinking and innovative technologies to develop digital solutions to help our customers. Through its subsidiaries in Slovakia and Ukraine, the company is a sought-after business partner with a world-class team of talented professionals. Altamira.ai is backed by SARS Capital.

How we work
Our pragmatic and proven approach to providing and developing solutions has matured through years of experience in conjunction with industry-leading frameworks and best practices. Our focus on design thinking means that we take time to collaborate and create a design with our customers tailored to their unique needs.

Firstly we take time to define the specific strategic and operational outcomes our clients want.
Then we combine analytical and design thinking to create a design that ensures all elements of the business and user needs are considered and understood.

Finally using our proven approach for development we rapidly deploy our expert engineers to develop and implement the new design in a way that is as good in practice as it was on paper, delivering real and measurable results.

Our skilled engineers are experts in their field, combining the depth of enterprise environments with the agility of a start-up, allowing us to adapt to your needs and respond to them.

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Job posted on 19 September 2022
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