Manager of Business Analysis and Quality Assurance

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Quadax, Inc. Cleveland, OH

Company
Quadax, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29678663
AJE Ref #
576121867
Location
Cleveland, OH
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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The Manager of Business Analysis & Quality Assurance will grow and develop a team of energetic professionals to resolve highly complex challenges by applying broad business and management expertise to drive operational performance. Summary: The Manager of Business Analysis & Quality Assurance will grow and develop a team of energetic professionals to resolve highly complex challenges by applying broad business and management expertise to drive operational performance. This is accomplished through partnerships with members of the IT Management Team and key stakeholders to aid in the continued evolution of Quadax s suite of software applications. Qualified individuals will have a background in both systems analysis and quality assurance function and be a leader within the application development organization. Key Responsibilities:Lead a team of Quality and Business Analysts which translate business requirements into systems specification and certify the software as ready for release.Develop, document and train on BA and QA processes, standards and methods.Ensure standard practices are being following throughout the lifecycle of a project.Coach and train analysts on developed processes and practices.Work with other development managers to ensure full lifecycle integration of QA and BA processes.Lead process improvement projects related to the internal operations of the application development organizationDevelop metrics around performance of the BA and QA functions.Develop a roadmap of process improvements that will result in desired productivity improvements.Manage the capacity and demand of the QA and BA resources across a portfolio of projects.Remove roadblocks and barriers to success for project teams.Be a champion of QA and BA best practices and professions.Education / Experience:Four-year or advance college degree3-5years of experience managing staff5-7years of experience in systems analysis and project managementStrong understanding of a Software Development Lifecycle is requiredExperience working with Agile and waterfall project teams and development methodsBusiness Analysis certifications (CBAP, PMI-PBA) a plusQuality Analyst certifications (CSQA, CAST, CSTE, CMST) a plusDetail-oriented and logical thinker with strong analytical skillsStrong leadership and organizational change management skillsCapable of solving complex technical problemsStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong interpersonal skillsAbility to facilitate RAD/JAD and user story mapping sessionsAbility to develop and interpret wire frames and system flow diagramsKnowledge of and experience with tools utilized in business process modeling, and requirements elicitation and managementProficient in MS Office applications