DigitalGlobe QA Automation Manager in Westminster, Colorado

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DigitalGlobe has an immediate opening within the Geospatial Cloud Services (GCS) organization in Westminster, Colorado. This role will be responsible for performing the role of QA Manager for a development team as part of the overall QA Community of Practice.

Responsibilities

  • Manage team of QA Engineers embedded into Agile Scrum teams

  • Drive QA automation initiatives to completion while ingraining a quality culture across organization

  • Take a lead role in the creation, oversight, and execution of automated testing

  • Take a lead role in developing test plans, test procedure, and overseeing execution of test processes and procedure

  • Communicate effectively with multidisciplinary team and articulate technical concepts and ideas effectively.

  • Ensure sound software testing processes are in place and executed

  • Creates reusable, extendable and sustainable automation suite by advocating "design for testing" strategies in the scrum teams

  • Identifies and drives change to ensure automation effectiveness

  • Provides accurate, clear and concise testing status updates across multiple projects

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 7+ years combined experience with software testing

  • 3+ years managing Agile QA Automation personnel

  • Demonstrated experience using Agile and/or SAFE methodologies

  • Experience working in UNIX, Linux, and Windows environments

  • United States Citizenship and ability to obtain clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desired degrees: Geography, Geographic information Systems (GIS), Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Geosciences, Remote Sensing, Cartography, Photogrammetry, or a related field

  • Senior level experience in test automation

  • Experience with BDD technologies, including Cucumber

  • Experience working with build automation using Jenkins, Selenium, and RestAssured

  • Passion around facilitation, empowerment, and servant leadership

  • Testing experience with object-oriented software, especially in Java and Javascript

  • Knowledge of multi-tier, heterogeneous architectures and how to test them

  • Understanding of what it takes to keep a high-availability software platform healthy

  • Tremendous Organization and Communication skills

  • Experienced with and within Scrum, Kanban, and/or XP teams

  • Knowledge of sound Agile Engineering Practices (TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, etc.)

DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

DigitalGlobe is a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions that help decision makers better understand our changing planet in order to save lives, resources and time. Sourced from the world’s leading constellation, our imagery solutions deliver unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers’ most demanding mission requirements. Each day customers in defense and intelligence, public safety, civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, navigation technology, and providers of location-based services depend on DigitalGlobe data, information, technology and expertise to gain actionable insight.

DigitalGlobe is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.