Farmers Edge
  • 04-Dec-2018 to 07-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Winnipeg, MB, CAN
  • Salaried

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.

 

Quality Assurance Manager

 

Location: Lethbridge, AB or Winnipeg, MB (Remote location may be considered)

 

Reporting to the Head of Quality Assurance, you will be required to plan and execute the Quality Assurance process across multiple projects with multiple teams.  You will coordinate with existing QA and development teams, implementing any improvements or changes that are required to ensure our applications and services remain at the highest level of quality.

We are growing this team to support the development of new and existing services and applications. This team is heavily involved in every step of the Product Development pipeline, with the goal of ensuring the quality of our applications and services meet the highest standards. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Recruiting and expanding our QA Team;
  • Training, Mentorship, and Leadership;
  • Designing scalable test infrastructure;
  • Guide the strategy for continuous delivery;
  • Collaborating with other existing internal teams on improving production health;
  • Drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability;
  • Building a strategy around test automation;
  • Reviewing product requirements and organizing test plans;
  • Researching new tools and technologies to satisfy requirements;
  • Participating in daily planning activities such as Scrum meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you'll need to succeed:

The basics:

  • Experience in hiring and leading teams;
  • Experience managing remote employees across various time zones;
  • Experience in a software development environment;
  • Experience in QA/QC testing processes;
  • Mobile application testing experience;
  • Agile / Scrum / SDLC methodologies;

Expertise in any of the following areas (not necessarily all):

  • API experience (Django, Node.js, GraphQL);
  • Front-end web (HTML5, CSS, React);
  • Mobile apps (iOS, Android, React native, Realm);
  • Experience with SaaS in Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud;
  • QA Tool Experience;
  • Deployment experience in cloud environments.

What you'll get:

  • Competitive compensation;
  • Extensive benefits package;
  • Employer matched DPSP retirement plan;
  • The opportunity to expand your skill set while making impactful contributions to cutting-edge products.

 

 


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