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Director, Quality Assurance

Newark, New Jersey
Job ID: 915795

Do you spend your spare team thinking about Quality? Do you worry about Quality at Scale or how to test in a pure scaled agile environment? Do you have a passion for DevOps, automation, tools and all things technology? If you said yes to these then you could be a perfect candidate to join Audible as a Director of QA leading a cutting edge Quality team. You will work to iterate and improve how Audible validates it software from soup to nuts. To provide visionary thought leadership and move all aspects of Audible to a Continuous Delivery model with a focus on Quality technology.

You will play a key role in delivering high quality code and a rich customer experience in an efficient manner by:
· Establishing an organization with solid exploratory (Manual) and automated Web and API testing capabilities
· Driving continual improvements to the efficiency and flexibility of current software development practices
· Coordinating the establishment and execution of quality processes and strategies
· Building a QA roadmap for tools/frameworks to further speed up the development/QA processes
· Providing technical leadership to both dev and QA teams
· Engaging with remote teams as well as stake holders to track delivery of major initiatives
· Testing smart and implementing the right balance of testing with manual and automated test coverage
· Increasing confidence in each application release with data that shows an overall measurement of application quality
· Performing and leading integration, system and regression testing of web and mobile Applications

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelors Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or related field
· 3+ years of experience as a Leader managing QA/Dev Ops organizations
· 7+ years of experience delivering enterprise level software solutions
· Knowledge of modern programming languages, Automation Frameworks, OO and Service Oriented Architecture
· Expert Knowledge of QA Methodologies and software delivery life cycle
· Advanced knowledge of Scaled Agile development processes
· Strong analytical, troubleshooting/problem solving skills
· Results oriented and with a strong customer focus

Preferred Qualifications

· Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
· Experience in designing and building test tools and frameworks across a portfolio of products
· Excellent object oriented analysis and design skills (OOA/OOD)
· Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, and web client technologies
· Good understanding of Continuous Integration and Deployment processes
· Experience with but not limited to TestNG, Selenium, Appium
· Be able to thrive in an ambiguous environment - where change is the only constant

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age


Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of subscribers around the world. We’re an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on four different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 475,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.


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