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Sr. QA Manager

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94108

Company: VIZIO, Inc.

About the Team:

VIZIO is looking for a seasoned leader, highly technical, hands-on, Senior QA Manager for our San Francisco Inscape division. As the Sr. Quality Engineering Manager, you will help our Quality Engineering Team to define, implement, and measure the practices to ensure that our software provides value to our customers by delivering reliable, reproducible, and defect free software and workflows. You will help achieve this by working with our Quality Engineers, DevOps Engineers, and Software engineers to both setup new testing frameworks and refine automated testing. Your team will help guide the Engineering teams to ensure that the customer requirements are constantly met with high quality software and delivery.


What you will do:


  • Directly manage a team of Software Development Engineers in test (SDET) and Quality Engineers across our Core and cloud and Firmware Product.
  • Hire, manage, mentor and coach team members to be successful contributors.
  • Collaborate with cross-team representatives from Product, Engineering, Customer Success, and Marketing.
  • Develop and provide software quality metrics to the department and Sr. Leadership.
  • Drive test automation coverage to increase efficiency.
  • Scope regression testing efforts for releases small and large.
  • Maintain and implement tools to increase test case documentation and efficiency.
  • Design, document, and execute test procedures.
  • Analyze test results, perform root cause analysis and file bug tickets as necessary.
  • Monitor and maintain metrics on test results such as find/fix rates, performance issues, etc.
  • Position the Quality Engineers to advise on and contribute to testing methodologies, development practices to enable testing, and effective tests.
  • Work with engineering teams to optimize testing to allow for shorter, faster testing cycles and to provide feedback more quickly and earlier in the development process.





About You:

  • Seasoned QA Manager with track record of delivering high quality products in a fast paced environment
  • Experience in "closing the loop" and "continuous improvement" of QA strategies based on learnings from field issues
  • Experience in CI/CD environment where they've worked with Jenkins
  • Embedded software testing experience is highly desired.
  • 10 + years of experience in Product Quality testing role and 3-5 yrs in Management position
  • Ambitious, hands-on, and can-do attitude with an intuitive understanding of product quality needed for the end-users.
  • Love for solving technical problems in creative ways
  • You have a real passion for collaboration between people and how we can improve on that experience
  • Experience using AWS, Github, Jira, Jenkins as tool
  • Programming experience in language like Python, Java
  • Embedded software testing experience is a plus




About VIZIO:


We are Beautifully Simple.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.


VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.






For Colorado-based employment: The minimum salary for this position is $111,000/year. The compensation package includes quarterly bonus in addition to a range of medical, dental, vision, financial and other benefits.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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