New Visions for Public Schools develops and implements scalable approaches to achieving equitable outcomes for students in New York City’s public schools. We currently support nearly 350 public schools that serve over 180,000 students. Our digital products help simplify complex managerial challenges so that school leaders and educators can focus on supporting their students to graduate high school prepared to succeed in college and careers.
We are looking for an experienced and thoughtful Quality Assurance Manager to support our continuous deployment practice for our core application, the New Visions Data Portal. The QA Manager will lead a team responsible for ensuring the application works as expected and new features are successfully deployed. They will also be responsible for release engineering and supporting our transition into automating quality assurance routines. As we continue to expand our reach, this position offers a significant leadership and growth opportunity for a candidate with a strong quality assurance and management skill set eager to advance infrastructure systems in supporting the nation’s largest public school system.
You are passionate about mission-driven technical work that has a tangible impact on opportunities and outcomes for young people.
You are an experienced quality assurance professional with a background in supporting a continuously-deployed application.
You have experience working in an agile development environment (e.g. SCRUM/XP/Kanban)
You are detail-oriented with a commitment to data quality and accuracy.
You are collaborative and team-oriented with a strong sense of collective responsibility.
You are dedicated to continuous learning and skill-building, seeking out opportunities to develop your own new skills and to mentor team members in their professional growth.
You will build and execute Test Strategies and Test Plans, which include manual and automated testing.
You will develop strategies for software release management across a hybrid of continuous delivery and multi-sprint feature releases.
You will coordinate with the Product, Engineering Team and the Data Architecture Team to identify and address quality concerns and to track progress of application updates using a common task management platform.
You will support the Engineering Team to develop test automation using established front end automation technologies such as Selenium, Puppeteer or Protractor.js
You will provide leadership, support and professional development to team members.
New Visions for Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer.