SQA MANAGER

About the company:

ISC, a growth-stage technology company, is disrupting the archaic Insurance industry by offering innovative, AI/ML-powered solutions such as Gig Economy liability coverage. We’re a cohesive, agile team of 25 employees, offering team members an unparalleled opportunity to both make an impact and learn/grow in a startup-like environment. At the same time, we’re backed by the financial and operational resources of KKR, a leading technology investing firm with $349B in assets – removing the funding risk that often distracts startups from their ability to focus on creating great products.

ISC uses advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technology and data analytics to deliver customized insurance programs while focusing on a superior user experience. We offer an end-to-end insurance platform by connecting a broad network of insurance markets and distribution channels with proprietary data analytics capabilities, making it easy for insurance agents to help their clients apply for and get a policy in a matter of minutes.  

Location:

Carlsbad, CA

Job Summary:

You will be responsible for overseeing quality engineering of a customer-facing Insurtech platform in a fast-paced dynamic environment.  An ideal applicant would have experience in all aspects of the SDLC involved in shipping high quality software with frequent deployments to production. This role will have a great impact on quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team. Has significant input into priorities. Guided by professional practices and policies that are shaped by the role. The role has moderate autonomy, requiring high levels of operational judgment.

  • Define QA processes and coordinate complex QA activities on the project
  • Manage a team of highly technical QA and SDET engineers and be able to guide technical decisions in the team
  • Hands on involvement with test automation and test development
  • Research, identify and adapt correct tools and infrastructure
  • Improve the overall QA process, such as identifying gaps or inefficiencies in workflows and suggesting improvements
  • Act as a strong advocate for quality in the product development process for software engineering
  • Lead and manage a technical team of onsite engineers
  • Provide timely and accurate QA status and progress during all project testing phases, including summarizing QA results at project conclusion

Qualifications:

  • Software QA Automation experience on Web platforms
  • Experience writing and using Python, JavaScript, or Java to automate tests
  • CI/CD experience
  • Hands on experience with tools such as Jenkins, Docker and AWS
  • Experience managing on and offshore teams
  • Self-motivated, independent, and proactive
  • 3+ years successful software QA management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Working knowledge of QA in Agile methodologies
  • Able to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong commitment to quality and ability to work closely and communicate effectively with developers and project managers across multiple teams
  • Ability to lead testing activities and recommend process improvement opportunities for multiple concurrent projects
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work with various cross functional teams to deliver high quality products
  • Highly effective communicator and problem solver
  • Willingness to learn and implement new processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong talent development and leadership skills

ISC is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that a diverse team is better at tackling complex problems and coming up with innovative solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Address:
1811 Aston Ave Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008

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