Director of QA

Company Name Elemental Technologies
Location Portland, OR
Date Posted Jun 10, 2010
Category Developer
Listing Type Jobs


This position is for someone who has hands on test experience in a QA organization and worked closely with developers and product managers to create reliable, mission-critical products. This is a technical position that will help the organization set priorities, pick tools, direct work, and achieve results in an agile environment where QA works alongside developers and product managers.

Job Responsibilities
• Structuring and organizing the QA team to be efficient and effective
• Contributing to the creation of a good release process that maximizes the quality of our products while allowing for some flexibility in schedules
• Assist the QA team in helping product marketing and application support with testing as needed
• Be involved in go/no-go decisions regarding product releases
• Contributing 30% of your time to QA testing and automation

Job Requirements
• Deep knowledge of video and ideally encoder/transcoder/video processing systems
• 3+ years in an engineering management position (building teams, defining schedule, proven release track record)
• 5+ years QA and test experience
• Experience in a Linux environment a plus
• Experience with test automation best practices and creating test plans
• A record of testing video infrastructure equipment; large-scale databases; RESTful web API: writing Perl or Ruby, Bash and Batch scripts
• Combination of architectural and management skills: must possess strong verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills, and the ability to communicate and interact with all members of the team

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to

Thank you!

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