Engineering Manager in Test

Spain, Sant Cugat del Vallès

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Engineering Manager in Software Testing

The position

Testing is a very important pillar in the success of IT Products. We are seeking a talented and experienced Software Testing Manager to lead a team of test engineers working in different projects, with the initiative to drive improvements in our test activities, methodologies, project interaction and overall processes.

What will you do?

  • Defining working structure, planning resources, assigning roles and developing personnel
  • Responsible for hiring and growing the right set of skills to improve further the testing in Roche Diagnostic’s software platforms.
  • Providing technical leadership, career development and coaching for team members.
  • Responsible for training status of the team members according to our Quality Assurance processes.
  • Establishing performance targets for the team members and performing appraisals.
  • Responsible of capacity planning and resource assignment in alignment with the project demands and overall strategy
  • Getting acquainted with product needs and technical solutions to efficiently and effectively support the scrum teams and engineers of the team.
  • Favoring seamless and streamlined integration of test activities into the agile flow, in liaison with peer roles in product management and other software disciplines.  
  • Rolling-out and continually optimizing the necessary processes and methodologies to align with the defined software engineering values, priorities and goals.
  • Being the voice of testing in product teams.

Who you are

  • For this position more than 5 years’ experience in Software Testing is required in order to lead effectively the team.
  • Experience as Test Manager is highly recommended. 
  • Good Technical Leadership in terms of communication, passion, innovation and courage to drive changes.
  • Knowledge about regulated environments will be valued.

As a candidate you also fulfill the following formal requirements:

  • Higher Education in Computer Science, Engineering or similar technical disciplines.
  • Experience in software testing methods, test processes, and test strategies (preferably ISTQB certified tester)
  • Acquaintance with agile development practices.

You will find:

  • Excellent people, international projects and a company which we strongly believe the employees are the biggest strength so you’ll be able to take your own decisions
  • Highly professional, motivated and committed team of experts working in an international and interdisciplinary environment
  • Working environment with state of the art software engineering technologies methodologies and tools
  • Free coffee :)