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The Test Strategist will be a technical leader. This role will have the title of Lead Software Engineer, and as such should have an advanced grasp of the full gamut of the software engineering lifecycle: requirement gathering, design proposals, implementation, testing and maintenance for the enhancement of both existing and new products & tools. Will provide leadership to others as well as hands-on design, setup and mentoring to the team in quality planning, automation, frameworks and tools. Have a good holistic view of the project and architecture. Works under general direction. A wide degree of creativity and resourcefulness is expected.


  • Test strategists develop an Organizational level Test Strategy and implement it to ensure quality.
  • Influence the relevant stakeholders to amend gaps in the overall execution of Test Strategy at a program level.
  • Can define Test Strategy at a Program level which typically includes the following:
  • Automation tools and techniques at all layers of the application.
  • Quality practices and processes including CI / CD, defect management, release management using agile methodologies.
  • General team (other role-specific) processes (min Unit testing coverage, CI pipelines deployment structure, etc.).
  • Team collaboration points in Quality lifecycle. (such a story sing-offs, weekly defect triage).
  • Different types of metrics/reports to be documented/showcased as Quality records.
  • Inter-team dynamics on Quality related processes.
  • Can bring the team and the wider stakeholders onboard the Test Strategy.
  • Effective execution of Quality strategies across multiple distributed teams
  • Test strategists develop plans of action for testing new technology products. This includes identifying areas that need to be tested and designing test strategies that target those areas.
  • Test strategists work closely with engineers, emphasizing to them the importance of responsible, quality testing practices.
  • Closely works with programs and projects on the execution of the test strategy and drives them to close any gaps with respect to the established Test Strategy.
  • Test strategists are tasked with monitoring the continued quality of technology products and finding ways to increase the quality of those products.
  • Test strategists will be proficient in quality automation, tools, frameworks and practices to be able to lead and hands-on mentor team members, often across multiple teams of a project.
  • Set strategy, priorities and direction for testing activities of product(s).
  • Organize the approach and plan to identify application performance issues.
  • Continually seek opportunities to improve, optimize and simplify existing testing processes and methodologies, using automation when possible.
  • Work with engineering teams to ensure adequate feature and cross-feature integration and end to end testing is carried out to ensure appropriate test coverage.
  • Define product line level testing needs, approach and strategy, in alignment with Product, Engineering and Management goals.
  • Develop and maintain test matrices for key product testing levels. Matrices should map to test plans, test cases and product requirements.
  • Take part in test case reviews where appropriate.
  • Carry out all responsibilities in accordance to plan with key stakeholders.
  • Work with development teams to align testing activities to ensure adequate system verification testing.
  • Build strong working relationships with cross department teams and needs excellent interpersonal skills, including strong written and oral communication and active listening skills.


Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, as well as an understanding of automated testing tools and cloud technologies, like Azure and Cloud Foundry/AWS.  Experience in Agile software development methodologies, which requires that test strategists be able to collaborate with other members of cross-functional teams and be receptive to feedback. 
  • Bachelor's Degree in a science, engineering or computing related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Automation experience utilizing tools
  • Experience in working with multiple and/or remote teams in different time zones.
  • Familiar with Agile practices and Test-Driven Development techniques
  • Delivery focused – time, scope, quality
  • 2 or more years of project leadership experience
  • Able to guide and influence others
  • Presentation skills < 30 people
  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Cloud experience


Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job ID: 7658241941251964328

This job is located in

Torrance, California, 90502

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