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23 days agoRoche

Manager Software Quality Assurance

  • Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
  • IT development

Job description

·  Job facts

Directs and manage the activities of a software test and validation function for Digital Pathology product line. Develops quality standards and strategy to ensure company products satisfy quality from customer perspective. Oversees the development and execution of software test plans, test execution, and analysis of test results. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function including large number of offshore contractors.

The primary function of this discipline is to verify that the system complies with the functional specification. In attempting to have zero-defect code, the Software Test and Validation team is actively involved in the development process to ensure that quality is built into the product from the beginning, instead of being tested into the product. Test and Validation team prepares the test plans, create the test case, execute test cases, and manages the bug tracking process. This role is part of the product development team and works with a cross-functional team to ensure checks and balances throughout the development process.

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Responsibilities Include:

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Provide direct supervision and management of software test and validation engineers, which includes conducting recruiting, performance reviews, administrative approvals, and development planning.

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Oversee the creation and approval of software verification and validation plan and protocols.

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Interact with other departments and cross functions in the company to establish software verification and validation requirements and processes.

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Apply advanced professional concepts to contribute to the development of novel company concepts and principles to achieve objectives in creative, original and effective ways on both new and existing products.

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Investigate the feasibility of applying a wide variety of software verification and validation principles and concepts within the software development process.

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Maintain extensive knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theory. Identify and recommend long term technologies of relevant company interest and propose a long-term development strategy on cutting-edge trends and developments in the area of expertise.

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Monitor work to ensure quality, and continuously promote Quality First Time.

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Develop and enhance test automation strategy.

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Manages staff; provides staff with coaching, training, and opportunities to develop skills, and gives ongoing, constructive and timely feedback on performance and progress toward goals and expectations.

Experience

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6 years of related experience

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Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience

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Proven ability to work on extremely complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables.

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Use innovation where little or no precedence exists.

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Exercise independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

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Familiarization with modular structured software development and test strategy.

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Ability to create/follow written procedures and document work accurately.

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Proven ability to present and discuss data, present alternative action plans (and consequences), and clearly communicate recommendations to any level of the organization.

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Proven ability to use automation in software testing and validation and familiar with modern test automation tools.

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Proven ability to contribute and interact productively with project teams as a creative, innovative engineer; accountable for deadlines.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in connection with the on-line application process, please email us at US.Accommodation@roche.com .

·  Who we are

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, innovates and manufactures instruments and reagents that automate tissue processing and slide staining for cancer diagnostics. Our integrated staining, workflow management and digital pathology solutions optimize laboratory efficiency to reduce errors and support diagnosis for pathology professionals. Together with Roche, Ventana is driving personalized healthcare through accelerated drug discovery and companion diagnostics.

Beginning November 15, 2021, Roche requires all US based new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date. This requirement is a condition of employment at Roche, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Roche campus or is fully remote. If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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