Head of QA

  • Product
  • Brussels, Belgium

Head of QA

Job description

We're obviously looking for the most talented, passionate and awesome candidates in the world to help us re-invent the way people move in and around cities. We only have one goal: endorse the human co-pilot role in the chaos that is transportation and surpass our client expectations.

The Head of QA at Skipr :

  • Assures quality products and processes by establishing and enforcing quality standards and testing materials and products
  • Establishes quality and reliability standards by studying product and consumer requirements with other members of management and with product, business, and engineers
  • Is responsible for Defining a QA strategy, to meet and exceed department quality goals
  • Provides technical expertise in Test Automation, Testing Methodologies, Testing Processes, Tools and Techniques across the teams
  • Participates in interviews, induction, training and performance evaluation of all QA leads
  • Administers all global quality assurance activities and ensure adherence to all objectives for organization and coordinate with business leaders and ensure work according to time frame
  • Leads and coaches the QA team and contributes to a workplace where each and every member is equally valuable and irreplaceable for the organization
  • Builds and maintains quality standards and enforces technical and testing standards
  • Monitors all the QA activities, test results, leaked defects, root cause analysis and identifies areas of improvement and implements steps required to improve the processes
  • Gathers and present testing metrics and testing activities for the projects to key stakeholders
  • Ensures the proper usage of available tools to gain the maximum benefit of the QA effort. This includes testing tools for functional, performance, automation, etc.

    Job requirements

    • Proven track record of building QA teams, QA Management experience across multiple projects, off-shore and in-house
    • Strong base in programming
    • Solid experience in software development 
    • Having An Effective Communication Skill as well as Strong negotiation skills
    • Have strong technical skills, both functional and non-functional, manual and automation, ideally in a continuous delivery environment
    • Be an advocate of Quality Assurance, Continuous Improvement and industry recognized Best Practices
    • Experience managing testing departments or testing functions, managing large and complex activities and processes
    • Proactive, strong-minded, quick thinker and assertive
    • Able to motivate a team, recognize good talent and bring out the best out of each individual
    • A mature and professional individual who is self-motivated and knows how to work in an international, cross functional environment
    • Ability To Solve Problems Effectively
    • Ability to build, implement and direct quality assurance principles and maintain the quality of delivery

    What we offer

    • A unique challenge to help cities to move smarter
    • A lot of professional freedom & personal development
    • Being part of an international, winning team that has experience in launching start-ups (ex-Uber, Microsoft, Deliveroo and other top-notch startups )
    • A rare opportunity to have an impact on mobility in Europe and shape a product to the right market/customer fit
    • Ability to build and grow with the company from scratch