J.B. Hunt Transport Sr. Manager - QA in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00222807 Sr. Manager - QA (Open)

Job Title:

Sr. Manager - QA

Department:

IT

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Arkansas

City:

Lowell

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

The incumbent is responsible to serve as an Information Systems test strategy and test execution expert, responsible for leading a team of professional testers and influencing software development teams to achieve established application quality and stability goals.

Provide input and guidance to influence the software development lifecycle methodology of the Engineering and Technology department. Lead in the selection of technologies, tools, techniques, and/or processes as appropriate to deliver on quality strategy.

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with other leaders in the organization, establish a comprehensive quality assurance strategy for our enterprise software development to include mobile testing, performance testing, test automation, staff planning, and testing tools.

  • Determine key performance indicators and establish performance targets for the QA team.

  • Influence development teams toward improved software development quality standards.

  • Define and evangelize best practices for integrating the quality assurance function into Agile development teams.

  • Collaborate with outsourced development vendors to ensure consistent and cohesive testing strategies.

  • Lead vendor and product selection for tools required to deliver on test strategy. This is to include active participation in RFP processes, technology assessments and/or pilot implementations.

  • Responsible for resource planning, priorities, and milestones and/or deadlines for any projects or project subtasks involving testing resources.

  • Identify and quantify cost savings opportunities.

  • Responsible for delivering reports and/or presentations to various stakeholders, including business owners, steering committees and executive management.

  • Execute quality process improvements and leads organizational process changes.

  • Build processes and relationships that facilitate productive teamwork and goal achievement.

  • Responsible for hiring, employee development, coaching, counseling, evaluating performance and all other management-related functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE - Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college or university; seven years of experience leading quality assurance teams; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Professional testing certifications, such as ISTQB and CSTE, recommended but not required.

Qualifications:

Bachelors

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.