Software Quality Engineering Manager

  • Sonatype
  • Canada
  • 01 Mar, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Sonatype is the software supply chain management company. We're on a mission to change how the world innovates by making software development easier. From running the world's largest repository of Java open-source components (Maven Central) to inventing componentized software development and then software supply chain management to creating the only solution that stops malicious open-source malware in its tracks, we're constantly leading the industry while helping thousands of customers manage open source every day.

Already used by 15 million developers, we have lofty goals for our technology to be in the hands of every engineering team. And we need you to do that. Join us!

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The Software Quality Engineering Manager will own the design and implementation of an overall quality program across all our products and services. This will initially focus on a specific product area and expand over time. The scope of this role includes designing and scaling the QE discipline, enabling our existing engineering teams to be highly effective in achieving the demanding quality objectives we have for our SaaS and on-premise products.


What You Will Do

  • Build and lead a team of software quality engineers and testers to create a strategically meaningful Quality Engineering program.
  • Collaborate with development and product teams to develop and refine quality metrics and instrumentation ensuring our software meets or exceeds quality objectives.
  • Work with engineers to enable more effective defect analysis and identification, implementing appropriate solutions to improve product quality.
  • Leverage objective data to drive continuous improvement efforts associated with software quality.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and new technologies, ensuring that our processes and tools effectively support product and software quality objectives.
  • Collaborate effectively with engineering, product leaders, and other key stakeholders to ensure that quality goals are achieved optimally.


What You Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field or requisite proven experience
  • At least five years of successful experience in a quality engineering role with at least one year in a leadership role
  • Experience building and leading a team of software quality engineers and testers and collaborating with engineering to effectively enable quality practices
  • Strong understanding of software development lifecycle and quality assurance and quality engineering practices
  • Experience with test automation tools and frameworks and CI/CD in a SaaS context
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
At Sonatype, we value diversity and inclusivity. We offer perks such as parental leave, diversity and inclusion working groups, and flexible working practices to allow our employees to show up as their whole selves. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.