Quality Assurance Manager - Office Based (CA, FL, OH, TX, NJ) or Telecommuting
Santa Monica, California - Full Time

We are seeking a talented Quality Assurance Manager to work at one of our offices (Santa Monica, CA, Fort Worth, TX, Cincinnati, OH, Jersey City, NJ or Boca Raton, FL), or as a full-time or part-time telecommuter. This position reports to the Senior Manager in the Enterprise Software Solutions department.

What We'll Bring to the Table:

  • Competitive salary including merit-based bonus plan
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Clear opportunities for career progression
  • Company-funded professional educational program
  • Generous benefits including: PTO, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401K with matching Company contributions
  • Friendly, dynamic work environment
  • Visible management commitment to our company core values of:  employee development, excellent work product, innovation, integrity, respect for each other and superior customer experience

What You'll be Doing:

  • Ensuring communication between QA Analysts and developers is open and frequent
  • Responsible for the definition and implementation of QA policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the effort to maintain and improve the overall QA processes and frameworks
  • Ensuring test suites and test efforts are robust and current
  • Developing and managing test plans, reviewing test cases and test scripts, and evaluating test results to determine compliance with test plans and established business processes
  • Reviewing testing documentation and evaluating test process and results
  • Managing regression and User Acceptance Testing
  • Staying up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • Constantly evaluates the process and results of the process of quality assurance to make informed recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Reviews and revises automated test cases for accuracy and completeness
  • Manages a team of Quality Assurance Analysts; will mentor and teach other Analysts to help them improve their skills
  • Recruits and hires new Analysts and is actively involved in process review and improvements

What You'll Bring to the Table:

  • Minimum six (6) years of work experience in software quality assurance
  • Expert in software QA methodologies, processes and tools such as JIRA, Confluence, or similar
  • Administration of software QA tools such as JIRA, Confluence, or similar
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test cases and bug reports
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse testing activities simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills, able to take direction and work in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to oversee the Quality Assurance of a development project from start to finish
  • Provide guidance on testing tasks to others
  • Experience with automated testing tools
  • Basic database/SQL script creation and execution
  • Develop policies to enhance product quality
  • Ability to manage people
  • Encourage a great and fun work environment
  • Keen attention to detail and a self-starter personality
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject a plus
  • High school diploma, GED or similar is required 

About Perr&Knight:

Founded in 1994, Perr&Knight provides insurance consulting and software solutions to the property & casualty and accident & health industries.  Services include actuarial consulting, product development, insurance policy and forms consulting, regulatory compliance, state filings, licensing, technology consulting, statistical reporting, data services, and predictive analytics.  Software includes StateFilings.com, which is a leasing cloud-based state filings management solution.  With offices in Santa Monica, Boca Raton, the New York metro Area, Fort Worth and Cincinnati, and more than 100 insurance professionals, Perr&Knight is among the largest independent actuarial and insurance consulting firms in the United States.  

Our mission as an actuarial and insurance operations consulting firm is to provide extraordinary value to our clients by offering innovative and unique solutions to complex challenges they face while providing a positive and motivating work environment for our employees that respects diversity and recognizes ingenuity and hard work.