Associate Director (Hands on experience with Java coding required)

Arlington, VA

100% Remote


$85/hr - $89.29/hr

Essential Job Functions:
The associate director is generally autonomous in their oversight and active management of staff (3 to 8 approximately).
  • Contribute to the establishment, evolution and continued compliance with standard development and quality assurance practices and processes.
  • Effectively communicates testing activities, program risks and issues in oral and written formats.
  • Provides leadership in technology and quality assurance best practices
  • Contribute to and implement enterprise automation test strategies and plans.
  • Participate in application architecture and infrastructure discussions to raise quality and testability concerns.
  • Directly manage and/or influence separate teams focused on delivering high-quality results within the quality assurance discipline.
  • Identify and hire resources/skills needed within their organization.
  • Responsible for staff performance management, training & development (e.g, disciplinary)
  • Champion the collaborative resolution of defects including root cause analysis of production incidents.
Required Skills
  • Must be self-directed, detail-oriented and have excellent written & oral communication skills.
  • Solid understanding in computer science fundamentals - algorithm design, problem-solving, complexity analysis, and data structures.
  • Excellent understanding of the testing process, test types, test design, and testing methodologies.
  • Expert experience with a functional or performance or security or DevOps test tools.
  • Demonstrable experience with cloud-related technologies.
  • Should be well-organized, thorough, and able to handle competing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain focus and develop proficiency in new skills rapidly.

Preferred( 2 or more skills)
  • n-tier applications (e.g.: Angular, REST service, Java-EE, etc.)
  • testing tools, frameworks and libraries. (e.g.: Selenium Web Driver, Protractor, Gatling, JMeter, Jasmine & Karma, REST Assured, JUnit, Scala test, etc.)
  • data ingestion, transformation, analytics, decision-making skills, etc.
  • DevOps, application engineering (e.g.: Ansible, AWS CloudFormation, etc.)
  • build, deployment and monitoring tools. (e.g.: Maven, Jenkins, AWS code deploy, Splunk, Black Duck, CloudPassage, etc.)
  • app security (e.g.: threat modeling, static code analysis, penetration testing, etc.)

Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering/other STEM degree
  • 7 years of hands on software development and/or test automation or the equivalent combination of training and experience. (or) Master's with 5 yrs.
  • 2 years supervisory/management experience

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family
  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Employment is subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: Sam Parlier