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QA Manager

Job Title: QA Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Santa Monica
Salary: Circa $120,000-$150,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Jason Rumney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Our client a fast growing Fintech company based in Santa Monica are seeking a QA Manager to plan, estimate, and coordinate testing activities for our financial platform that is serving millions of users across the world. You will also work with product managers, developers, and customer service agents to ensure that quality issues and defects are appropriately identified, documented, tracked, and resolved.

This is a 50% management 50% hands on role. Testing is both white and black box. You will be responsible for defining the test approach and execution.


  • Collaborate with product management and developers to improve testability, automation, and tools
  • Contribute to the development and growth of QA Engineers ranging from junior to senior levels of experience
  • Work with Engineering and Data Science teams to increase test coverage with manual and automated test cases
  • Provision test environments in the Cloud platform (AWS/GCP) for the QA team and configure CI (Jenkins) to push ready-to-test codebase from source control
  • Lead and execute test efforts during all stages of development cycles
  • Define and implement testing and verification strategies for both mobile and server platforms
  • Own documentation that communicates the procedures and test results


  • Experience - 6+ years experience in QA Engineering roles, 4+ years writing test cases/plans
  • Automation - 3+ years of software development or equivalent test automation experience in both mobile platform and modular RESTful web services
  • Leader - 3+ years leading QA/Test teams globally, both automation and manual testers
  • Startup ready - Ability to prioritize and communication in a fast-paced environment
  • Load/stress testing - Extensive experience with load/stress testing frameworks to emulate millions of users hitting the system and identify bottlenecks

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science
  • Experience working in Agile development process
  • Experience working with Data Science/Machine Learning platforms
  • Strong Unix/Linux Shell scripting skills
  • Knowledge with hands-on experience in writing complex SQL queries
  • Knowledge of Java, Scala, Python, Perl
  • Knowledge of mobile test automation framework
Please note that the role is paying $120,000-$150,000 range, to find out more please get in touch