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Quality Assurance Lead

Company: Leica Geosystems AG
Location: Tucson
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software, and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality, and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector, and mobility applications.
Our technologies are shaping the production and people-related ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous - ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.
Hexagon's Mining division solves surface and underground mine challenges with proven technologies for planning, operations, and safety.
Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 21,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 4.6bn USD. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.
Purpose of Position:
At Hexagon, our Quality Assurance staff are active, equal members of our Agile development teams. We partner with our teammates to assess, communicate, and improve the quality of our applications. We are committed to continuous improvement in our products, processes, and in ourselves. We build a vast array of applications, including:

  • Desktop PCs
  • High-performance computing (HPC) clusters
  • Web services and applications
  • Embedded apps on custom hardware (we also build the hardware!) Our leads are experts in mentoring, problem-solving, and creative solutions. Furthermore, they have strong opinions backed up by experience in software/hardware development projects.
    M ajor A r e as of R e s pons i bilit y :
    • Perform regular performance reviews for members of your team
    • Provide approvals for releases, time reporting, test planning, and resource management
    • Be an advocate for processes that enhance product quality across the organization
    • Advise teams on testing strategies and methodologies
    • Participate in team activities, including task estimation, -risk analysis, planning, and retrospectives
    • Act as the customer's advocate during team meetings
    • Seek, use, and promote best practice methodologies & tools to deliver quality software releases
    • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the software development process across teams
    • Continually set an example by being the change you want to see
    • Coach / Mentor QA staff K n o w led g e & E xp e r ien c e Req u i r ed:
      Education / Credentials/Critical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • 5+ years' experience working as a Quality Assurance member in a functional agile team
      • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Math, Science, or Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
      • Extreme attention to detail
      • Excellent communication skills - flawless written, excellent verbal
      • Strong time management, scheduling, prioritization, and interpersonal skills
      • Ability to mentor junior team members
      • Advocate for the customer and QA processes that increase product quality
      • Desire to expand own knowledge and skill set as well as sharing knowledge with other team members Knowledge:
        • Comprehensive understanding of SDLC, including Agile methods
        • High-level project test planning
        • Team building, how to deal with all personality types, conflict resolution
        • Test strategies and standards
        • Performance management
        • Hands-on experience with both black box and white (glass) box testing
        • Test case/run/plan design
        • Bug creation/lifecycle/management/reporting
        • Relational databases and SQL queries
        • Understanding of API functionality, language, and tools
        • Experience with testing/coding tools - Testrail, Jira, Git, Jenkins, or equivalents
        • Risk analysis and mitigation strategies Nice to Have:
          • Hands-on experience with high level languages such as Java, C++, Python, Ruby, C#, or Perl
          • Experience with multiple operating systems - Linux, Unix, Windows, iOS, Android
          • Experience with Hardware/Embedded testing
          • Code source control tools such as Git or BitBucket
          • Knowledge of or experience in the mining industry Travel Requirements: 5-10%

Keywords: Leica Geosystems AG, Tucson , Quality Assurance Lead, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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