Sr QA Manager

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Austin, TX
  • 21 Jun, 2020

Job Description

Do you want to change the world? We do, too. The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%. But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower. We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is: **Description** SunPower is looking for a Senior QA Manager to lead the team responsible for quality of our monitoring and data platform. This role will directly report to the Senior Director of Digital Operations. **ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** include the following (other duties may be assigned): + Lead the efforts of the Quality Assurance team for all energy data platform, APIs, channel partner web apps, end customer energy web apps, and mobile native apps + Define QA strategy, standards, and policies in collaboration with partners and stakeholders + Clearly communicate strategy, standards, and policies to partners and stakeholders + Regularly benchmark industry for best practices and ensure parity / leadership in SPWR QA maturity + Define and execute QA processes; plan/organize necessary agile ceremonies to ensure adherence to process and progress on priorities + Clearly communicate status of current sprint and other short-term priorities to partners and stakeholders + Inspect QA work, including passed tests, assist in triage of bugs, and drive issues to resolution + Own and lead retrospective and preventive actions after each UAT or production bug + Shift-left; maximize QA test coverage for all scrums, ensuring test scenarios cover 90%+ most important use cases (for all pertinent device, OS, and browser versions) + Assess the status of the release, ensure releases are of high quality and on-time. + Create and support test dashboards/reports + Manage QA team talent to support company’s project roadmap + Manage QA budget and forecast growth / efficiency to ensure effectiveness at reasonable P&L impact **Minimum Requirements** **RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS** + Bachelor’s degree and 8-12 years of relevant software development team experience + >2 years experience in leading a QA team of >10 manual testers / automation engineers + Experience with testing software built on cloud-native architecture + Customer focused attitude with ability to ask pertinent questions to understand the root cause of the issues and identify the business impact to drive priority and response plan. + Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts. + Strong analytical and problem-solving skills + Strong prioritization and multitasking skills **Preferred Requirements** + Automation test experience (Java, Selenium, or related platform) + Familiarity with AWS serverless application components + Knowledge of AWS cloud supported programming languages like Java, Node.JS + Hands-on with AWS EC2, Lambda, Redshift, DynamoDB, ECS, SQS, SNS, Kinesis, S3, CloudFormation + Working knowledge of .NET languages (ASP, VB, C#) + Have good architectural knowledge of various web services, REST, and Micro Services. + Should able to use all the web methods like GET, POST, DELETE, etc + Experience validating response, response time, error code + Ability to validate the xml and Json body by using Json parsers + Must know to use OAuth and OAuth2 authentication mechanisms + Experience in Load and Security testing on web services + Able to read and understand API documentations + Able to derive a number of test cases and scenarios to limit risk of changes + Extensive experience in SQL queries to validate API and DB data elements + Should have knowledge of: + CRUD operations + Error codes + Response code and response time + JSON and XML + Should be able to use the request forms like HTML, Javascript, Json and XML in a request body + Working knowledge of .NET APIs + knowledge of SQL, DB services PostgresDB and Microsoft SQL + ETL data warehouse testing experience **Equal Employment Opportunity** The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers. https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf **EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled** **SunPower Supports EEO** at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf **Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation** SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: jobs@sunpower.com. Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response. NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.