Portworx Careers

Director of QA

Located in Los Altos, CA or San Franciso, CA.

Job Description:

Portworx is looking for a strong QA leader with sharp technical acumen, strong process and great people skills. An ideal candidate for this role would be hands-on enough to install, use and critique the product, be able to comprehend the entire QA cycle and matrix that is needed to deliver a product of this scale and have a strong sense of the customer about how the product is consumed different levels of our customer base and how it is deployed.
The QA director will primarily lead and manage a team of a strong global team of QA and Automation professionals that are subject matter experts in containers, Kubernetes, cloud, distributed systems, databases, and DevOps.
The day to day responsibilities for this role would include running daily standups, issue triaging and tracking, test strategy and test plan development, work with development leaders to come up with release plans and cycles, work with customer success to understand hot field issues, understand and address test gaps and work with product management to gather ecosystem support to develop different interoperability tests, work with technical writers to ensure all product release documentation are up-to-date for every release and ensure the documentation accuracy as well.
In this role, you will also be mentoring and coaching the next generation leaders for the group, enabling them towards bigger roles and responsibilities, put together career development plans and build a cohesive team.
Any and all of the skills would be essential for the QA leader:

  1. Minimum 10 years of experience in a team lead role running QA and/orAutomation
  2. Prior experience with startups would be a plus
  3. Has good command of Linux system administration, command line tools and general operating system, storage and networking concepts
  4. Current programming experience in one of the languages such as Python, Java, Golang is a must
  5. Prior experience in working on one of Virtualization, Cloud Applications,SaaS/PaaS offerings, Distributed Systems and Storage, SQL/NoSQL databases would be a plus
  6. Working with and managing agile teams and following the scrum methodology
  7. Strong verbal and written communication skills


Join the Portworx team! Send your resume to careers@portworx.com