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RedHat Associate Manager, Quality Engineering in Westford, Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for an Associate Manager to join us in Boston, Westford MA, Raleigh, NC, or remotely on the East Coast. In this role, you will manage the Quality Engineering (QE) team and lead the effort of delivery of OpenShift Edge with support from your management team. You'll grow, organize, and manage a testing engineering team. You'll also participate in creating team structure, team performance reviews, and coaching and mentoring team members. As an Associate Manager, you will suggest improvements to Red Hat internal processes and develop new and innovative solutions to technical issues on a daily basis. While this is not a practical testing role, we are looking for a manager who can serve as a key decision-maker in technical matters. You should be able to understand and assess the test coverage for automated tests for APIs, GUIs, and usability tests. While developing an approach specific to your solutions, you will align it with the strategic initiatives defined by the global QE team. You'll have the chance to work with some of the brightest leaders and engineers in the open source industry while serving as an internal advocate for our customers. This role will also give you the opportunity to work with innovative cutting edge technologies that are a critical focus area for the organization.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Nurture an open working environment

  • Work with the complete cloud portfolio and be responsible for the delivery of OpenShift Edge

  • Make sure your team delivers reproducible and data-driven quality service for the OpenShift Edge Management component

  • Prepare development plans with individual contributors, help them seek guidance and mentors

  • Develop deep understanding of multiple solutions lines and complex subsystems within each offering

  • Implement ongoing quality improvement processes working with cross-functional teams

  • Maintain consistency of our offerings throughout the product cycle, including the design, definition, and build phases through quality checkpoints and testing

  • Participate in the review of engineering designs to contribute quality assurance requirements and considerations

  • Prioritize and manage the work by setting a roadmap and goals; ensure delivery against established goals and objectives

  • Contribute to risk analysis and actively communicate throughout the whole product release cycle

  • Work cross-functionally within other teams and stakeholders and foster a collaborative environment

  • Manage and grow a motivated, engaged, and effective team; play an active role in hiring activities for on-site and remote teams

  • Oversee planning of the team's yearly staffing, financial plan, and expenses priorities

Required skills

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a related engineering field

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Experience with managing and project leading of a team of engineers; leadership and mentoring skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and work under strict deadlines

  • Ability to learn and apply new skills and processes quickly

  • 2+ years of experience and a background in software quality engineering

  • Experience writing test plans and implementing tests

  • Experience analyzing quality and product metrics

  • Solid experience with at least one software development methodology

  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with open-source projects is a plus

About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Posting Location : Location Westford

Posting date 7 days ago (5/3/2021 9:08 AM)

Job ID 82318

Category Quality Engineering