IBM Director of Quality Engineering - Mobile in ATLANTA, Georgia

The Weather Channel is looking for a Director of Mobile Quality Engineering. This position is responsible for growth and development of software developers, technical leads, quality engineers and managers running world-class applications that are used by millions of consumers daily. Our applications run on the wide variety of devices ranging from phones and tablets to consoles, in-home and in-car applications as well as desktop and TV apps. The Weather Company owns the most prolific suite of weather applications in the mobile world and continues to define the path of application development in the mobile space. Essential Duties· Team Leadership· Responsible for growth and development of direct reports· Ensures associates have tools needed to do their jobs effectively· Coach, mentor, direct and motivate associates to deliver on strategic team goals· Foster culture of competitiveness and collaboration· Work effectively with business partners and others to influence the ‘art of the possible’· Platform Leadership· Responsible for code quality, reusability and componentization of the software platform· Responsible for quality and effectiveness of all technical components implemented· Act as domain subject matter expert for company· Assists executives and/or senior leaders in defining organizational goals and strategic plans.· Responsible for Implementing Quality solutions· Ensure Senior leadership and others are informed on issues for products in their platform· Measure quality, usability and effectiveness to make recommendations for improvements· Provide assistance to others in localizing and correcting software defects.· Monitor applications for performance, availability, throughput, and application workflow· Agile Delivery· Ensure team is organized to effectively deliver in an Agile environment· Empower the teams and create an environment to foster creativity· Ensure the teams have the tools needed to accelerate the process

Leadership experience in the mobile spaceExperience planning and executing complex software testing efforts; testing plan creation and defect triage Experience leading automation efforts; testing software, services, or gaming platforms in an Agile environmentExperience developing and implementing automated testing frameworks utilizing industry-standard continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins. Track record of successfully hiring and retaining talented software developers, testers or test engineersAbility to educate and influence stakeholders in the company on key quality goals and priorities for a platformStrong interpersonal and collaboration skillsUnquestionable ethical standardsFlexibility and adaptability to rapidly changing industry

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