The Software Quality Assurance Solution Architect designs and proposes high-level software quality solutions to address client short- and long-term software quality goals.
Primary responsibilities include the following:
- Conducts client QA process evaluations and creates SQA summary report and improvement roadmaps.
- Analyzes existing and historical client software quality issues to identify and classify potential root causes.
- Designs and proposes client specific solutions based on iLAB iTest Methodology.
- Active contributor to iLAB proposal writing process.
- Stays current with existing and emerging software quality methodologies and technical trends.
- Collaborates with Sales staff to identify and qualify potential new SQA client markets.
- Collaborates with Technical SQA staff to propose and design new SQA product solutions.
- Responsible for actively reviewing and accepting proposed changes to the iLAB iTest Methodology.
- Participates and advises in pre-sales client meetings.
- Deep understanding of System Development Life Cycle models (Waterfall, Rapid Application Development, Spiral Model, Agile, etc.) required.
- Expert level knowledge of software quality assurance methodologies.
- Excellent software engineering problem solving skills.
- Ability to interview client stakeholders at all levels of the organization to clarify client SQA goals.
- Current awareness and fundamental understanding of best in class testing tools.
- Firm understanding of current and emerging distributed software system architectures.
- Excellent interpersonal, consultative skills.
- Ability to effectively communicate SQA solution designs in both written and visual diagram form.
- Excellent business writing skills.
- Ability to prioritize, plan, organize and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
- Ability to effectively present to and interact with all levels of management.
"It is an exciting time to be a part of the iLAB family. Company growth has provided me with opportunities that not many of my peers are fortunate enough to experience, and the knowledge I have gained from my veteran coworkers is priceless. It is nice to finally feel like a company cares about my career goals, and not just their own business goals."