Director of QA Engineering

NYC New York

New York

Dailymotion is one of the world’s leading video-sharing platforms. It attracts over 300 million unique visitors and 3 billion videos views worldwide per month by offering the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners.  
As part of its growing activities, Dailymotion is looking to enforce its programmatic and monetization product by building its own video ad stack to deliver new monetization solution for its own ecosystem around online, mobile and TV, and provide innovative marketing solutions for advertisers.

Dailymotion is seeking a skilled Director of QA Engineering to be responsible for developing the QA strategy, managing all QA activities, and for ensuring delivery with the highest levels of quality across many different engineering teams. This individual must be a strong leader and work with key stakeholders in the Project Management, Development, and Product teams to drive overall Quality Assurance from inception to production.

Job description

• Key hands-on technology leader with responsibilities spanning across all aspects of quality assurance related to software/hardware development including architecture, design, agile development, automation, and release & configuration management
• Manage a team of QA professionals with overall mentorship and training/development responsibilities of the QA Team across multiple engineering team efforts
• Work closely with Tech Leads and Engineering for all SDLC QA testing
• Be hands-on with experience developing and writing code and test code (e.g. Java)
• Produce quality reports which highlight the quality of the current release and provide predictability for production readiness
• Provide risk mitigation by proactive project planning.

Job Requirements

• BS in Computer Science or the equivalent technical education and experience required; MS is desired.
• 10+ years of QA experience within a software and hardware environment.
• Strong coding experience/Ability to write code.
• 5+ years of experience leading and mentoring QA Teams comprised of both manual and automation test engineers.
• Experience with Linux based appliances, web servers and services.
• Experience operating within an Agile development environment, preferably SCRUM
• Be able to manage and direct at all levels of testing including unit, functional, automation, regression, performance and scalability testing.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Information about the job

Location: New York City (US)
Type of contract: full and permanent

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New York

Near Union Square

PERKS

    Salary commensurate with experience. We offer great health / dental / vision insurance, 401k (company Safe Harbor contribution) paid life / AD&D with additional life insurance / AD&D insurance (optional), summer hours, paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, company sponsored Training Opportunities (upon eligibility) and much more.

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