Enterprise Quality Architect

Employment Type

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: Information Technology

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Role : Enterprise Quality Architect
Location : Detroit MI
Type : Contract

Job Description
High priority with requirement to be in Detroit office. Remote candidates are not preferred.
Architect with a mindset of quality and QA.
Needs to be technical and have a mindset of improving software quality and processes.
Strong knowledge of practices and principles.
Should be able to do hands on if required. Knowledge of OOP is must. Preferred language is C# but they are open for other OOP languages too.
Soft skills are important and nice to have.
Candidate should be able to influence other tech leaders to adopt the best practices.
Knowledge of testing processes and architectural decision making capability is nice to have.

Job Summary
An Enterprise Quality Architect (EQA) is responsible for improving quality across the enterprise, by providing standards, best practices, and processes. The EQA plays a significant role in designing and implementing software systems with a quality-first mindset. This individual will apply effective communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve quality issues at the enterprise level.

Facilitate collaboration across delivery teams to ensure implementation of overall standards, best practices, and continuous improvement topics, such as: unit testing, continuous delivery, code reviews, and test automation
Collaboratively define quality gates for projects: code coverage, security scans, performance targets, etc.
Mentor, train, and support other teams and team members for overall testing processes and strategy, automation, performance and load, scalability, high availability, test case/data management, disaster recovery, security, and full integration testing
Be an advocate for positive technological and quality changes in the enterprise
Design, create, and build next generation quality focused architectures and concepts
Ensure a quality-first culture and mindset at Quicken Loans: organizing knowledge shares, social gatherings, sharing best practices/feedback, and fostering collaborative ideas for helping our communities grow
Maintain an intense curiosity and devotion to keeping skills current with market trends and researching newer tools/ideas within the industry
Serve as a subject matter expert on issues that impact product quality, performance, scalability, and system stability
Effective at facilitating/driving quality for an application: including testing strategy, design, code review, and retrospective sessions - and perform this process for multiple teams and applications

Bachelor s degree in computer science or similar field (Master s or higher preferred)
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute on numerous and varied tasks, across multiple high-impact, often time-sensitive environments
Work with limited direction, in a fast-paced environment and deliver results with consistency and accuracy
Proficient with at least one major language (C#/.NET, C/C++, Java, PHP, etc.), scripting languages (VBScript, JavaScript, Perl, Ruby, PHP etc,), APIs, network protocols, GUI interfaces, XML/JSON, and SQL/NoSQL technologies
Experience with source control concepts, and skilled with TFS and/or Git
At least eight years of experience with quality assurance methodologies, web-based applications, unit testing, and automated testing
Strong experience with testing and quality tools such as: Microsoft: Visual Studio / CodedUI / TestManager, Codeception, BrowserStack/SauceLabs, SoapUI/ReadyAPI, Postman/Fiddler, Selenium, Protractor, QTP/UFT, LoadRunner, etc

- provided by Dice
Associated topics: performance test, prevent, prevention, quality, quality assurance, quality assurance analyst, software quality, software quality assurance, test engineer, tester

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