Senior Manager SW Engineer in Test

Software Engineering Manager

Ref: 326Tuesday 25 April 2023

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Software Test Engineering Manager.

Would you enjoy the challenge of redefining the cloud competitive domain?

Now is your chance to join a newly created team in Galway that is tasked with building a large-scale, enterprise-ready platform that will power a hybrid edge-to-cloud suite of services.

This innovative cloud stack will drive transformation across data, connectivity, and security and offers you the chance to apply your creative skills to contribute to architecting and building this enterprise platform.

As part of this new team, our client now requires a Senior Software Testing Manager.

What you'll do:

The focus of this position will be to build a highly efficient quality team, balancing resource management, managing delivery of test automation in support of new features and regression. You will own a significant number of measurable functional, operational and strategic goals or priorities.

  • Enhance and lead the quality engineering team to ensure the teams deliver high quality, performant, accurate and reliable automation.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the quality engineering members.
  • Supervise the development of Test Plans, Test cases, test procedures for testing and automation.
  • Lead in code reviews and ensure that code is high quality.
  • Apply expert subject matter knowledge to manage staff activities in solving most complex business/technical issues within established policies.
  • Manage activities of non-exempt/exempt individual contributors and/or managers
  • Act as a key advisor to senior management on the development of overall policies and long-term goals of the organization.
  • Plan, manage and monitor high-end operational/tactical activities of Staff. Staff members' primary focus is on either high-end tactical or broad strategic issues or a combination of both. Recruit and support development of direct staff members.
  • Be an advocate for customers and product quality within the organization
  • Facilitate technical deep-dives and cross training to support teams
  • Provide overall people-care management for direct reports, including hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance plans, coaching, and career development; drives and fosters organization-wide performance standards, expectations, and practices to support ongoing team member and process development.

What you’ll need:

  • First level university degree or equivalent experience required, electrical or computer engineering preferred. May have an advanced university degree.
  • Typically, 10 or more years of related work experience, including 5+ years of people management experience.


What we’d prefer you bring:

  • Significant work experience as a quality engineering leader or similar position working across multiple stakeholder organizations
  • Strong foundation in designing, developing engineering products and services and delivering with highest quality
  • Solid experience in testing microservices and cloud systems, Kubernetes and aaS offerings.
  • Prior experience in product development and deployments; end to end ownership and accountability
  • Good experience in AWS services (EKS, EC2, Cloudfront, RDS, etc.) and/or developing on other cloud providers Azure, GCP
  • Experience of scalable, enterprise grade aaS API platform. Strong understating of modern aaS APIs and event bases systems development and testing principles.
  • Extensive business acumen, technical knowledge, and industry experience encompassing one or more engineering, technology, and product domains.
  • Demonstrated abilities to drive transformation across a business with exceptional skills in the management of change 
  • Strong leadership skills, including coaching, team-building, and conflict resolution
  • Advanced relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting with senior management and executive roles for internal and external partners.