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Quality Engineering Manager

Published on 24.11.2022


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Position : Quality Engineering Manager

The GitLab DevOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members and values that guide a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

As a Quality Engineering Manager at GitLab, you will manage a team of Software Engineers in Test who are each embedded in a cross-functional group within our Secure, Govern, ModelOps, and Anti-Abuse stages.

The cross-functional groups within these stages are working across a wide range of domains. From building and integrating security scanners, developing vulnerability management tools, leveraging machine learning to improve workflows, and helping our users manage security vulnerabilities, policies, and compliance across their organization in the GitLab platform.

Our entire handbook is public.

You can find the details of our vision & direction, check out how we structure our R&D teams, and understand how our Quality department operates.

GitLab's Quality is everyone's responsibility. The Quality Department ensures that everyone is aware of what the Quality of the product is, empirically. In addition, we empower our teams to ship world class enterprise software at scale with quality & velocity.

What you'll do in this role:

  • Work across engineering to inject testing earlier into the software development process and advocate for practices associated with "Shifting left" .
  • Drive improvements to test framework architecture and test coverage.
  • Help define the Quality team's road map. Author project plans to deliver against that roadmap.
  • Drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, testability and maintainability (such as clean code and the test pyramid).
  • Manage a team of Software Engineers in Test who are working with Ruby.
  • Gain exposure to ML and security-related topics.
  • Join customer calls alongside cross-functional partners when required.
  • Draft your team's quarterly OKRs and manage your team's priorities.
  • Track test gaps, quality, and productivity metrics. Work with other engineering teams to improve gaps from this data.
  • Recommend improvements into overall best practices, design, testability and quality and productivity.
  • Recruit Software Engineers in Test to grow the team.
  • Help your reports grow their skills and experience.
  • Create a sense of psychological safety on your team.
  • Give clear, timely, and actionable feedback.
  • Bring a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
Required profile for job ad : Quality Engineering Manager

You should apply if you bring:

  • Significant experience in the Quality Engineering/Engineering Productivity field as a Quality Engineering Manager, SDET, Software Engineer in Test, or similar role.
  • Some experience managing a team of SDETs, Software Engineer in Tests, or Test Automation Engineers or other reports in Quality Engineering.
  • Experience using Git. 
  • Experience with UI & API test automation tools (Capybara, Watir, or Selenium).
  • Experience working in teams leveraging Docker containers and Continuous Integration systems.
  • Passion for open source, developer tools, and shipping high-quality software.
  • Collaborative team spirit with effective communication skills
  • An alignment with our values, you're able to work in accordance with those values, and our approach to Leadership at GitLab.
Job criteria for job ad : Quality Engineering Manager
Job category :
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
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Bo - Bonthe - Freetown - Kabala - Kailahun - Kambia - Kenema - Koidu - Magburaka - Makeni - Moyamba - Port Loko - Pujehun - Waterloo - International
Experience level :
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Number of Position(s) : 1
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