Engineering Manager - Quality Assurance


Chennai, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 03/26/2021
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  • Company Address: 500 W Madison St Suite 3300, Chicago, IL, 60661

About FourKites

FourKites is the world's fastest-growing predictive supply chain platform, delivering real-time visibility and execution for Fortune 500 companies and third-party logistics firms across 70 countries.

Job Description

Be a part of FourKites who is recognized as a Great Place to Work amongst midsized companies in India.

Role Summary 

As a Engineering Manager - QA, you will work closely with the Product Management, Software Development Engineering, User Experience Design, and Customer Support groups to understand the product vision, requirements and customer usage models and develop appropriate test strategies. You will be executing the QA teams technical vision and roadmap, developing and tracking project schedules.

The successful manager will be obsessed with quality improvement, experienced and highly committed to creating world class automation for regression and feature testing, able to develop and drive a high-level test strategy, as well as take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy. Raise the bar on technical excellence, show thought leadership, and communicate well to different audiences.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of technical education and experience.
  • 10+ years of industry experience, including at least 4 years of hands-on testing and 2 years as a manager.
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology, Testing tools and Test Automation.
  • Experience defining automation strategy and influence planning to achieve automation growth
  • Experience troubleshooting complex systems and root causing customer facing software issues
  • Experience with a number of different programming languages and test automation technologies
  • Problem-solving skills and the abilities to analyze quantitatively, scope technical requirements and effectively prioritize program deliverables.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong people management skills, with a proven ability to hire and grow talented programmatic and user-level personnel.
  • Experience in qualifying consumer software; preferably in consumer electronics.
  • Experience in automation, technologies and tools. Ability to drive automation initiatives.
  • Experience with systems automating server testing with a heterogeneous mix of client applications and embedded devices is required.
  • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness.
  • Strong understanding on various SDLC models; ability to handle agile/waterfall process in a fast paced development environment.
  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
  • Comfortable in working with large, cross-functional, multi-departmental teams across management levels in formal and informal settings.

About Fourkites 

FourKites is the largest predictive supply chain visibility platform, delivering real-time visibility and predictive analytics for the broadest network of Global 1000 companies and third-party logistics firms. Using a proprietary algorithm to calculate shipment arrival times, FourKites enables customers to lower operating costs, improve on-time performance and strengthen end-customer relationships. With a network of more than four million GPS/ELD devices, FourKites covers all modes, including truckload, LTL, ocean, rail, intermodal, last mile and parcel. The platform is optimized for mobile and equipped with market-leading end-to-end security.

FourKites’ Chennai office leads the charge in developing our real-time supply chain visibility platform, used in over 80 countries. Our engineers are constantly innovating to deliver the latest predictive visibility solutions, backed by our industry-leading machine learning algorithms. 


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