Lead Software Test Engineer

May 19, 2021
San Antonio, TX
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Job Summary:

Software Test Engineering Lead will be responsible for design & engineering of quality control automation processes and continuous improvement of our quality assurance tools and processes across several workstreams. This leadership position will be responsible for the overall quality of delivered software with a relentless pursuit for automation, continuous improvement and process management disciplines. The successful execution of this role will combine passion for quality and test automation, the ability to build reliable automated process and automation frameworks as well as excellent cross-functional leadership skills.


  • Lead the adoption of common automation and testing frameworks and methodologies across all responsible software engineering teams
  • Champion the quality culture characterized by on time deployments with zero bugs and highly performant, resilient and scalable software
  • Establish and maintain a team culture of data-driven decision making, continuous improvement and operational discipline
  • Stay abreast of innovation and new technologies in test automation and test methodologies
  • Continuously reduce the cost of testing and cost of quality across all software engineering teams
  • Establish partnerships with business teams and manage executive-level relationships
  • Work with peers to establish and continuously evolve software development standards and practices


  • Demonstrated experience in building a quality organization/practice at scale with a high degree of automation and integration to CI/CD pipelines
  • Leadership experience setting a test automation and application quality vision, leveraging cloud, DevOps, open source, agile, and performance engineering
  • Experience in leveraging open source quality engineering automation software tools
  • Deep working knowledge of software development lifecycles and methodologies, with specific focus on agile/Scrum
  • Demonstrated process and organizational development and change management skills
  • Demonstrated people and process management skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate engineering talent and manage peers through influence
  • Strong sense of urgency and attention to details
  • Strong working knowledge of supporting technologies and key vendors in key areas such as agile development of elastic applications, test automation, CI/CD, IT security and public cloud
  • 3+ years experience leading Quality Automation and/or engineering teams with focus on test automation and CI/CD
  • 5+ years in software engineering / quality engineering discipline
  • Cloud Engineering experience is required (AWS preferred)
  • Demonstrated track record of building excellent technology teams
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