Our well-established auto industry partner is looking for an experienced Principal Quality Engineer to be a part of their internal Greenfield Digital Innovation Team. This company is one of the largest personal transportation solutions in the United States and is one of the fastest-growing companies in the Fortune 500. If you want to be part of an amazing team of developers in the auto industry and have truly inspirational and supportive leaders, this is the place for you. Your passion and drive will stand out in this innovative and team focused environment.  We value diversity in the workplace and encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. Thank you!

Location: Remote US

Type: Permanent F/T 

The Principal Quality Engineer is responsible for helping craft an organization-wide testing strategy. They will help prioritize what tests we should automate, and work with the automation team to help implement sensible quality gates/build blockers/publishing of test results. They will be the authority on product quality and testing and feel comfortable taking the lead for 10+ teams, guiding the QEs on those teams, and making sure their voices are heard. As the most skilled QE programmer in the organization, they are able to quickly support an existing team’s Agile process to greatly impact velocity on mission critical features and will able to contribute and influence the testing strategy as well. 

Responsibilities

  • Work with other members of the Software Architecture team to craft an organization-wide testing strategy
  • Quickly add velocity to mission critical feature development across many teams in a healthy, sustainable way
  • Champion a high standard of excellence in code quality and application architecture across our organization
  • Provide excellent mentorship and training to accelerate the growth of engineers
  • Represent the engineering organization across the company, and act as an ambassador to the overall tech community
  • Coordinate with team members in Engineering Leadership to help develop the organization’s holistic approach to software development and engineer growth
  • Work with members of the Product, Design, and Delivery organizations to reduce friction and improve outcomes

Skills and Qualifications

  • 6+ years-experience in QE/QA; experienced with leading teams who ship and support high-scale, high-performance web applications in a cloud environment
  • Storied experience with container-driven development environments
  • Mastery of QA in a few of our core family of technologies like JavaScript (React), Typescript, Kotlin, Java, Spring Boot, Docker, Azure 

Competencies

  • An excellent communicator, able to address gaps and opportunities with the greater team constructively
  • Prefers to listen before speaking, and thrives on consensus-building and influencing without authority
  • Self-motivates, believes in accountability, focuses on results, makes plans and follows through
  • Believes in humility, empathy, shares best practices, desires to keep learning, measures performance and adapts to improve results
  • Practices servant-leadership and is primarily invested in furthering the career growth and efficacy of our teams. Lives our values