Head of QA


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 a Head of QA.

Overview of Role

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

Other Requirements

  • 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.

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