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Software QA Test Director - (QA Director)

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Information Technology
Job Type
Job Title
Software QA Test Director
Job Description
About PHD Virtual
PHD Virtual Technologies is transforming data protection and enterprise monitoring in virtual IT environments. We pioneered ”virtual backup appliances" (VBAs) in 2006, using virtual machines to backup virtual machines and have since become an award-winning product of choice for data protection in virtual environments. PHD Virtual also delivers a comprehensive monitoring solution for virtual and physical environments.  More than 4,500 enterprise customers worldwide trust PHD Virtual for VMware and Citrix XenServer, to protect their business-critical data.  We experienced tremendous growth in 2011 setting corporate revenues records and increasing new customer acquisition by over 75%.  With the addition of key international distribution partners, we expanded our worldwide presence helping to drive over a 50% increase in revenue from the EMEA region alone.  The virtualization market is rapidly expanding and our data protection and monitoring solutions are in high demand.  PHD Virtual is owned by Insight Venture Partners, a leader in private equity with $5B funds to back its commitment to the best technology companies worldwide.

Candidate Profile
The ideal candidate for this position has a strong technical background and experience with infrastructure product software and application test and QA processes and management. 

The qualified candidate will:
Design and build custom tests (i.e. regression, stress, performance, feature, usability)
Define testing requirements/objectives, and author test cases for highly complex technical issues 
Track and analyze assigned projects, verify all are subjected to adequate levels of testing prior to release, 
        and report progress to management on a regular basis 
Assist and lead other Test Engineers with highly complex issues on testing approach, product design, product 
        implementation, and other technical matters 
Participates with management in strategic planning for testing policies and procedures 
Build and manage a QA Product Team (i.e. NJ and Outsource resources) best in breed product testing group 
        leveraging employee and outsourced resources.
Support Sales Engineers and Support Organization with on-site testing and trouble-shooting for clients 
Effective communications skills, focusing on presentation of technical information
Must have expert knowledge of QA processes, tools and methodologies
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage workflow to meet deadlines
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain an effective follow up systems to ensure timely and accurate 
        handling of information requests

The position is located in Morris Plains, NJ and offers:
Salary commensurate with experience
Generous medical/dental/vision benefits available
401K program available

Job Requirements
Candidate Requirements
7+ years Software QA experience 
Experience with Linux and Windows a must
Experience testing infrastructure products a plus
Experience with Virtual Machines (VMWare, Xen, Hyper-V)
Experience directing and managing near/offshore testing resources
Experience with test automation tools 
Experience developing and implementing regression, stress, performance, feature, usability testing and 
Strong research and analysis skills 
Experience testing deployment process procedures (i.e. scripts, installations packages, etc.) 
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal - and a comfort communicating with all levels of 
Excellent documentation skills a must 

Career Level
Morris Plains, NJ 07950 US (Primary)
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