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Advanced QA Manager

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 88



Position Summary

Manage the development and support of a federated quality assurance (QA) model. Manage a quality team responsible for software quality testing and reporting. Lead and implement the QA direction and function as a liaison across the technology organization. Lead and uphold the associate continuous high-performance process. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage quality efforts across Technology domains to include developing and implementing test strategies, documenting testing and requirements, develop manual and automated test cases and drive execution that ends in successful quality releases to customers
  • Provide technical consulting and leadership, identifying and implementing new quality assurance and tooling that assist functional business units in meeting their strategic objectives
  • Manage relationship with business stakeholders, ensuring high standards and quality of technical solutions, keeping abreast of latest technology developments
  • Implement QA standard tooling, best practices, and metrics across the technology organization
  • Facilitate, measure and report on solution area quality maturity assessments to ensure teams are maturing and SLA's are being delivered continuously
  • Partner with QA leaders to innovative and implement processes to expand reach of automated quality assurance standards
  • Partner with QA leaders to recruit, screen, and select high performing quality engineers
  • Implement new QA best-practices which ensure successful deployments across the technology organization
  • Establish/support QA communities of practice that enable solution areas to adopt and drive quality ownership
  • Establish key metrics and dashboards to provide status and insight to development teams and management
  • Manage offshore team members and drive offshore staffing value
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related technology field
  • 5+ years of experience as a technology administrative manager or a software quality manager
  • 2+ years of experience in a quality engineering position
  • Demonstrated understanding of QA methodologies, including debugging, performance testing, stress testing, and automation
  • Proven experience leading Technology initiatives
  • Knowledge and understanding of systems, procedures, and technology/product management
  • Understanding of and practice with agile software development and management
  • Ability to attract, retain, and grow people to create a self-organized and highly empowered team
  • Strong communicator who can partner with engineering and product focused teams
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and to all levels within the organization
  • Solid administrative and project management skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Any experience in a software development position
  • Master's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related technology field

    Education Level: None
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time

    Regions: Any; General Office- Cincinnati; Mid-Atlantic; Midwest; Mountain; South; West

    Jobs at Foods Co.:  At Foods Co, our people make us who we are. They are more than just our associates, they’re part of the communities we serve. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in every area of our operation. Whether you want to create a fast, fun and friendly shopping experience for customers in our stores or you want to be part of our innovative corporate team at our headquarters in Los Angeles, Foods Co is always looking for outstanding associates. Our associates enjoy competitive pay and excellent benefits, along with a positive work environment built on mutual respect and professionalism. If you are interested in building and advancing your career with Foods Co, we invite you to complete an online application today.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


     Posting Notes:  OH || Blue Ash || 11450 Grooms Road || 45242 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Engineer, Developer, Consulting, Manager, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Management

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