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Defect Manager, Odessa

Project Description

New IVI project is looking for an experienced Team Lead for a C++ Development Team in an agile project. The project is an ongoing development project for one of our OEM customers, which is featuring state of the art and innovative functionalities.

Our team:
Global team of professionals in automotive industry with experiences in innovative development.

Technologies used:
- C/C++/C++14
- Agile/Scrum
- Git + Gerrit
- CI/CD: Jenkins
- Target OS: Linux



• Work inside an intercultural team of many layers and competencies around software engineer, Architecture and development. Coordinate the variant diversity of the project, supervise the development and releases. Create and integrate IVI releases. You are responsible for necessary updates for depending SW components (e.g. interfaces, databases, libraries), working together with the development teams and testers on IVI builds and maintain as well as improve the build system. Ensure solution stability, delivery quality, and operations excellence.
• The candidate is expected to take ownership of the defects of a given system. This means to
o Identify, verify, analyse and log SW-errors and track them throughout the defect life cycle
o Report on the current SW-quality, maintaining and improving reporting templates and developing KPIs
o Run a daily defect stand-up
o Conduct causal analysis and provide recommendations on defect prevention, such as updating the development teams Definition of Done
o Coordinate with various team to ensure to resolve defects on time
o Ensure that bug fixing is given sufficient priority in development sprints
• Possible other tasks
o Train and Institutionalize Defect Management and Resolution Process
o Support Developer with automating the basic Defect Management process and workflow (e.g. formal completeness checks, attachment of traces etc.)
o Customize and optimize defect management tooling
o Improve the defect management process
o Align functional requirements with test cases if needed
o Retest, Regression, Verification and Closure



• Experience in defect management
• Strong communicator and ability to communicate effectively with business personnel on-site and remote via voice and mail
• Experience in defect management
• Experience with Jira, ALM, Octane, and ELVIS
• Influencing qualities to ensure defects are fixed in a timely manner by the respective teams
• High level of reliability
• High responsiveness to high-priority defects
• Ability to prioritize issues taking into account the impact, severity and the test schedule
• Ability to challenge stakeholders on fix timelines to avoid any slippage of baseline schedules
• Should have baseline skills in Stakeholder Management, Testing Life cycle, Testing Expertise, Testing Management, Architecture Knowledge, Technical Solution Design and Quality Management.
• Familiarity with Agile/Scrum environment
• A quality mind-set and profound knowledge of QA best practices
• Excellent collaborative skills
• Analytical approach and problem solving skills
• Can-do attitude
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Fluent in spoken & written English

Nice to have

• Experience in the Automotive industry
• Testing within Automotive domain
• Testing within Infotainment domain
• Education or/and work experience in multi-cultural and multi-location environment


  • English: Upper-intermediate

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Work Type

QA automation

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