Head of QA

Gurugram, Haryana, India | Engineering | Full-time

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Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute long term QA strategy that helps both team and the product grow

  • Responsible for end to end delivery of all quality assurance activities across all project

  • Focus on continuous QA  improvement - testing tools, automation frameworks, test suite management, and manual QA processes

  • Monitor and own all QA activities - test results, leaked bugs, root cause analysis

  • Work closely with senior management to define team structure and develop career development frameworks for the QA team

  • Participate in code reviews, and set up processes to ensure a high-quality codebase.

  • Foster technical decision-making in the QA automation team and make final decisions when necessary

  • Work closely with cross-functional partners to create a meaningful vision and roadmap for the QA team. Iterate on the roadmap, make any necessary course corrections and steer the team towards a successful outcome.

  • Grow, educate, hire and retain a high-performance team with high delivery cadence

Requirements

  • Experience in planning, executing, and delivering projects with multiple stakeholders and developers in an agile environment

  • Experience in setting up QA automation frameworks from scratch and helping them evolve

  • Experience setting up test plans, test environments and working on the entire QA lifecycle from project kick-off to release

  • 4+ years of experience leading teams, handling 1-1s and handling performance reviews

  • Smart, humble, articulate with an open mind and willingness to teach and learn from others

  • Believes in supportive leadership, enabling the team to be highly productive and not shy away from having difficult conversations when necessary

  • Bonus points if you are part of a founding team or having worked at a startup and seeing it grow from zero to one

  • Have set up a team from scratch and was involved in policymaking

Experience: 10+ years

What’s in it for you

  • Be part of an exciting fintech startup in rocketship mode

  • Opportunity to build a strong QA team and be a thought leader

  • Work closely with the founders in setting up the QA strategy and executing on it

  • Competitive compensation and equity options

About Synaptic

Synaptic is a Gurgaon and San Francisco based startup that is bringing the power of alternative data to the world of investing. Our new age investment support platform analyses billions of data points to help investors make better decisions. We build tools, processes, and algorithms to power investors with cutting-edge proprietary insights. Traditional investment research is becoming more data intensive and we are at the forefronts of this change. We count some of the best funds as customers and some of the sharpest minds in Silicon Valley like Ribbit Capital, Felicis and Vy Capital as investors.