Test Engineering Manager (Product Engineering)

Location Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado
Published: 3 months ago

Who we want: We are seeking a Test Engineering Manager to ensure that Altia’s products, features, enhancements, and bug-fixes are sufficiently tested per the company’s quality standards and processes. This is a technical and managerial leadership role with oversight responsibilities of Altia’s Engineering Test Team and processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

Leadership

  • Lead the day-to-day operations of Altia’s Test Engineering Team

  • Advance current practices and operations to improve testing proficiency and efficiency

  • Implement and promote state-of-the-art software testing practices

  • Ensure compliance with quality and software testing processes

  • Lead recruiting, on-boarding, and training for the Engineering Test Team

  • Create and manage a clear, prioritized schedule of projects and other work assignments

  • Perform 1:1 meetings and reviews of the Test Team as directed by Management

Communication

  • Represent the Test Engineering Team on all development projects and at various meetings and functions

  • Provide testing subject matter expertise and consulting

  • Communicate to internal and external stakeholders on testing status, direction, and planning

Testing & Process

  • Work with Product Owners, Software Engineers, and other Test Engineers to define, design, develop and execute manual and automated test suites

  • Proficient at development of test strategy, test plans, test design specifications, test procedure specifications and test case specifications

  • Work with Management, Product Owners, and Project Managers to prioritize and resource test projects

  • Improve testing processes, test assets, test artifacts (plans, test cases, scripts, etc.) and test types

  • Equip the Test Engineering Team with resources (equipment, software, licenses, boards, etc.) required to complete assigned tasks

  • Lead initiatives on defining, implementing, and utilizing test automation tools and practices

Required Education, Experience and Competencies:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline

  • 3+ years of experience in software testing management and leadership

  • Minimum of five years of experience as a Test Engineer

  • Self-starter with strong personal work ethic, and a “whatever it takes” attitude

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of embedded software graphics pipelines and graphics testing concepts

  • Working knowledge of automated software test systems

  • Fluent in the C programming language

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies

  • Experience in setup, problem resolution, testing and debugging of embedded microprocessor systems

  • Familiarity with Automotive Software Process Improvement Capability determination (ASPICE/ISO 15504) or other Process Improvement methodologies (e.g. CMMI)

  • Familiarity with Functional Safety Requirements (ISO/26262)

  • Experience with documentation and management tools such as Confluence, JAMA, and JIRA

Culture / Environment:

Altia is currently in a period of strong, consistent growth, and we expect to aggressively accelerate that growth for the next 5 years and beyond. We have an exceptionally talented and highly invested team who is focused on our continued success and maintenance of our noteworthy company culture.

We pride ourselves in our high ethical standards and employee morale. We build based on a foundation of respect. We generously partner within our communities to support economic growth and accessible education for all, knowing that providing avenues toward careers in technology can end the cycle of poverty.

We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination and harassment, where equal employment opportunity is available to all applicants and teammates. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.