Software QA Automation Lead - Robotics Firm – Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Position Title – WRTPJSQQAL082017

Software QA Automation Lead - Robotics Firm – Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Excellent Compensation Package – Base + Equity + Comprehensive Benefits

Local candidates Only - No Contractors/Consultants Please


Private, pre-launch, AI social robotics firm – SDK for Partners - Well funded – Lots of upside

Position Summary:

My client is looking for a Software QA Automation Leader with strong computer science skills and team leadership abilities to join their Quality Assurance team based in Boston, MA. The ideal candidate is passionate about automated testing and enabling the next-generation social robots. He/she is creative and detail-oriented in order to cover the complexity of the robot and the many possible combinations of features.


• Lead the SQA team and mentor other software quality engineers

• Set goals with the team, prioritize tasks, and own deliverables

• Drive increased test automation cover in all areas

• Design and code review automated tests

• Integrate several test platforms and languages

• Design and develop next generation automation testing framework

• Communicate and coordinate with SW Dev, Release, and Product Management

Required Skills and Competencies:

• BS in Computer Science

• Strong up-to-date programming skills, data structures, OO Design, debugging experience

• 10+ years of experience in Software Automation development

• 2+ years’ experience leading teams, creating work estimates, planning test coverage, and reporting on Quality Metrics

• Expertise with JavaScript, Selenium, Mocha, Python, PyAutoGui

• Experience conducting root cause analysis, working closely with software developers

• Experience with Functional Testing, Negative Testing, Exploratory Testing, Unit Testing, Black Box testing, White Box Testing

• Expertise with Linux and MacOS X, experience with terminal commands

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to work collaboratively cross-teams

Desired Qualifications & Experience:

• Experience with Embedded systems, Face Recognition, Voice Recognition, Vision systems

• Experience testing Cloud computing, Mobile (iOS and Android)

• Experience with performance measures for responsiveness, bandwidth, memory, CPU, and accuracy

• Experience with Git (Version control, merging, branching)

• Experience with Jira (Bugzilla or any other Bug reporting tool)

• Experience with TestRail or any other Test Management Software

• Experience with Jenkins or other CI software

• Agile/Scrum environment

Contact Information – Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - - WEB Site –

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