Software Manager, Test Automation

Short Description

Cisco is seeking a Software Manager, Test Automation who has strong understanding of software development testing frameworks and best practices.

Job Description

As the manager of the Meraki MV test automation team, you will:
  • Planning and tracking test development timelines, updating the rest of the team when things change
  • Playing a key role in the software release process for the larger MV team: moving release candidate builds through different stages of validation (internal testing, beta, etc.), acting as a gatekeeper of quality at each stage
  • Architecting changes to our testbed topology to support testing of a broader range of product features and an accurate reflection of customer deployments
  • Select and follow appropriate agile and other software development principles so your team consistently delivers high quality, stable, and useable test frameworks
  • Write performance reviews and encourage the professional growth of everyone on your team
  • Identify gaps in your teamÔ??s knowledge or ability to execute, and work with our recruiters to build out your team
  • Be a part of the leadership of the larger MV team: weighing in on development priorities, projects going on across the team, etc.

You are ideal for this role if you have:
  • 2+ years of experience managing and leading teams of software engineers
  • 2+ years of software test and/or QA experience
  • 4+ years of software development experience
  • Experience with Quality Assistance or Quality Engineering
  • Strong understanding of software development testing frameworks and best practices
  • Experience configuring and debugging networking equipment or protocols
  • Experience automating or scripting tests or other systems in languages such as Python or Ruby
  • Leadership experience on projects involving substantial planning and coordination (either in a formal role or de facto)
  • Expert knowledge of end-to-end testing of physical embedded devices

Software Manager, Test Automation
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