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Director - QA

Ontic

Ontic

Quality Assurance
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
Who We Are
Ontic makes software that corporate and government security professionals use to proactively manage threats, mitigate risks, and make businesses stronger. Built by security and software professionals, the Ontic Platform connects and unifies critical data, business processes, and collaborators in one place, consolidating security intelligence and operations. We call this Connected Intelligence. Ontic serves corporate security teams across key functions, including intelligence, investigations, GSOC, executive protection, and security operations.
The Quality Assurance (QA) Director will lead the QA department, ensuring that our software products meet the highest standards of quality, performance, and reliability. This role involves developing and implementing comprehensive quality assurance strategies, managing QA teams, and working closely with cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement and innovation in our product offerings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leadership and Management:
  • Lead, mentor, and manage the QA team, fostering a culture of quality, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Develop and implement strategic quality assurance plans that align with the company’s objectives and product roadmap.
  • Provide direction and guidance to the QA team on best practices, tools, and methodologies.
  • Collaborate with senior management to align QA goals with the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Quality Assurance Operations:
  • Oversee all aspects of QA operations including test planning, execution, automation, and reporting.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive test plans, test cases, and test scripts to ensure thorough testing of all software products.
  • Implement and manage automated testing frameworks and tools to enhance testing efficiency and coverage.
  • Conduct regular code reviews, performance testing, and security testing to ensure product robustness and reliability.
  • Process Improvement:
  • Identify areas for improvement in the QA process and implement strategies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Lead initiatives to improve testing methodologies, tools, and processes.
  • Analyze QA metrics and data to identify trends, root causes of defects, and areas for improvement.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives across the QA department and the broader product development lifecycle.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
  • Work closely with product management, development, and operations teams to ensure seamless integration of QA processes into the software development lifecycle.
  • Communicate QA objectives, progress, and results to stakeholders, including senior management and cross-functional teams.
  • Serve as a point of contact for quality-related issues and inquiries from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Advocate for best practices in software quality assurance and promote a quality-first mindset across the organization.
  • Regulatory Compliance and Documentation:
  • Ensure that all products comply with relevant industry standards and regulations.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of QA processes, test plans, and test results.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software quality assurance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or a related field; master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in quality assurance, with at least 3 years in a leadership role, preferably in a SaaS or software product company.
  • Proven track record of implementing and managing QA systems and processes in a fast-paced, agile environment.
  • Experience with automated testing tools and frameworks (e.g., Selenium, JUnit, TestNG).

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of software testing methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with agile development processes and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Proficient in QA tools and software, including test management and bug tracking systems.
Ontic Benefits & Perks
Competitive Salary
Medical Benefits
Internet Reimbursement
Home Office Stipend
Continued Education Stipend
Festive & Achievement Celebrations
Dynamic Office Environment
Ontic is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors protected by applicable law.