Calcey Technologies is one of Sri Lanka’s leading software product engineering firms. For two decades, we have delivered bespoke digital products for startups, SMEs, and global corporations including PayPal, Stanford University, and the Wikimedia Foundation. Calcey’s Colombo office requires aHead of QA.
As the Head of QA, you will be responsible for all aspects of quality assurance throughout the software development cycle. This involves the continual development of testing methods and processes, reflecting industry best practices, and the implementation of these methods and processes across the Calcey QA team. You will provide oversight and technical guidance to the QA team in the analysis, design, testing, and deployment of all applications. You will also lead, develop and grow Calcey’s QA team and work with the senior management and project leadership to ensure the company continues to release the highest quality software.
Leading and directing the QA team
Defining QA strategy, approach, and execution in all the projects
Monitoring all QA activities and identifying areas of improvement
Building and maintaining quality standards and processes
Providing technical expertise in testing methodologies, processes, tools, and automation techniques.
Manage continuous development of QA staff
Manage hiring, training, and other team management activities
Skills & Qualifications
Proven work experience managing 20+ member QA teams
Strong analytical and leadership skills, with experience in implementing and shaping the company’s QA processes and strategies
Extensive hands-on experience with web and mobile application testing and test automation
Experience in managing teams in an Agile environment, with global clients
Able to motivate teams, recognize good talent and bring out the best in individuals
Strong communication, influencing, and negotiation skills
An advocate of the QA specialization and expert in industry-recognized best practices
10+ years experience in Software Quality Assurance
Ability to understand, adapt, initiate, implement processes, and operate in a changing and sometimes undefined environment
Analytical thinking and planning, communication, problem-solving, good judgment, and the ability to influence others positively is required
Ability to effectively communicate even when the information is sensitive/difficult
Demonstrate the ability to multitask, manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ethical, Courageous, Transparent, Imaginative, Candid, and Responsible
Compensation: A highly attractive compensation package pegged to the US dollar awaits the right individual.