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Director of Product Development and Quality Assurance

Director of Product Development and Quality Assurance

Are you an experienced leader in software development and quality assurance? Are you a QA ninja seeking to join a disruptive fast-growing software company working on innovative products and solutions? Do you have strong interest in Analytics and Machine Learning? Are you interested in leading a team and building great products? If so, then read on:

We are looking for a Director of Product Development and Quality Assurance to join our team at our Chanhassen, MN headquarters. This is a key position directly responsible for contributing to the success of the KorWeb product and the overall organization. You will help advance our software to the next level of quality by leading design, creation, and implementation of mobile and web-based products that work in a multi-tenanted, secure, cloud environment. We are looking for someone who can lead a growing team of top software engineers and build a world-class quality assurance team.

Reporting to the CTO, you will also coordinate with peers in cloud operations, technical services, product ownership, and product management, while innovating, and working in a dynamic and rewarding environment that will challenge your skills and help you achieve the next level of your career.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

You will be working with people whose passion for creating outstanding software matches yours. As head of the

Research and Development team, you will be responsible for building the underlying architecture upon which the KorWeb software suite is built, including database access, machine learning component integration and APIs, and data mart modeling, development and integration. You will mentor and guide team members and be primary point of contact for your team. Some of your other responsibilities will include the following:

  • Leading design and development of high-quality software and systems that are secure, highly scalable, and rock solid
  • Leading design and technical discussions with multiple teams to implement new features and resolve software problems that arise
  • Working with peers in Cloud Operations, Technical Services, and Product Management to ensure customer satisfaction and help KorTerra build customer base of “Raving Fans”

 

EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Strong experience in Quality Assurance and moving quality “to the left” including embedded QA and automated testing tools and practices.
  • Solid Experience with Behavior Driven Design (BDD), Gherkin, Cucumber, and test tools such as TestComplete, Cucumber Studio, Load Runner, Selenium, etc.
  • Competency in Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science, Enterprise Search, AI technologies is a big plus
  • Experience with any or all of the following technologies: Azure, Azure SQL, Cosmos, Azure DevOps, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS
  • Leading teams using collaboration tools such as Teams, Jira, and Confluence.
  • Strong analytical and collaborative mindset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a Scrum/Agile environment
  • Strong Experience in a mentoring and leadership role
  • Building teams and leading change

 

WHAT IS REQUIRED TO APPLY?

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • 7+ years in software development with experience in all parts of the software development lifecycle, particularly quality assurance
  • 3 or more years leading and building teams