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Manager, QA Engineering

Company: Taco Bell
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Who is Taco Bell?

Taco Bell was born and raised in California and has been around since 1962. We went from selling everyone's favorite Crunchy Tacos on the West Coast to a global brand with 7,500+ restaurants, 350 franchise organizations, that serve 42+ million fans each week around the globe. We're not only the largest Mexican-inspired quick service brand (QSR) in the world, we're also part of the biggest restaurant group in the world: Yum! Brands.

Much of our fan love and authentic connection with our communities are rooted in being rebels with a cause. From ensuring we use high-quality, sustainable ingredients to elevating restaurant technology in ways that haven't been done before... we will continue to be inclusive, bold, challenge the status quo and push industryboundaries.

We're a company that celebrates and advocates for different, has bold self-expression, strives for a better future, and brings the fun while we're at it. We fuel our culture with real people who bring unique experiences. We inspire and enable our teams and the world to Live M--s.

At Taco Bell, we're Cultural Rebels. Want to join in on the passion-fueled fun? Learn more about the career below.

About the Job:

Taco Bell is seeking a Quality Engineering Manager of eCommerce for it's mobile and web suite of applications. Each day, millions of customers interact with the web and mobile apps developed by our team, while hundreds of thousands of Taco Bell orders are placed through the eCommerce engine and fulfilled in our restaurants. We are looking for a proven Quality Engineering leader who has experience building scalable systems for a business-critical product. The role will interact daily with broad team of Engineers, Product Managers, Marketing and Operations stakeholders and jointly determine the product roadmap, as well as be responsible for delivery of a strong and high-quality product.
The eCommerce Quality Engineering team specializes in Functional, Integration, Automation, and Performance testing for our growing eCommerce Web and Native Mobile Apps. With this role, the opportunities are endless with the ability to manage a large software test engineering team in a dynamic, fast-paced, agile environment. The eCommerce Manager, QA Engineering will report to the Director of Quality Engineering and lead a team of highly motivated quality engineers.

The Day-to-Day:

--- Form ongoing Quality Assurance strategy, in partnership with Engineering and Product Managers.
--- Lead transformation from Quality Assurance toward Quality Engineering, including emphasis on test automation
--- Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans. Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities.
--- Work closely with the Business and Performance test team to define workload models based on data projections; testing in a highly integrated environment and hands-on testing are day-to-day requirements.
--- Lead the implementation and rollout of QE processes, aligning them with business/customer needs; Lead UAT sessions with Business and communicate business risks and mitigation plans based on testing outcomes.
--- Coach and mentor team members and direct reports for career development; Provide technical and strategic leadership to Quality Engineers based out of onshore and offshore locations.
--- Drive key measurements/metrics to quantify and benchmark QE effectiveness, adjusting processes for continuous improvement
--- Excellent collaboration skills to partner with developers, quality engineers, and product owners to execute against established test plans, strategies, and timelines

Is this you?

--- BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent years of experience
--- At least 3 years of leadership experience managing a team of 20 or more engineers
--- At least 5 years of hands-on technical experience in quality engineering, test automation, CI/CD, and SDLC
--- Expertise in manual and automation test planning and execution; performance test lifecycle experience; experience with micro services and cloud-based architecture; and familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodology and JIRA
--- Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong presentation and facilitation skills necessary to communicate and persuade a wide range of audience.
--- Demonstrated leadership abilities, decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to develop creative solutions to assigned projects.

Work-Hard, Play-Hard:

Hybrid work schedule and year-round flex day Friday
Onsite childcare through Bright Horizons
Onsite dining center and game room (yes, there is a Taco Bell inside the building)
Onsite dry cleaning, laundry services, carwash,
Onsite gym with fitness classes and personal trainer sessions
Up to 4 weeks of vacation per year plus holidays and time off for volunteering
Tuition reimbursement and education benefits
Generous parental leave for all new parents and adoption assistance program
401(k) with a 6% matching contribution fromYum! Brands with immediate vesting
Comprehensive medical & dental including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive
Discounts, free food, swag and... honestly, too many good benefits to name

Salary Range: $127,300 to $181,170 annually + bonus eligibility + equity (if applicable) + benefits

The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

At Taco Bell, we Live M--s and invite you to do the same. Take a seat at our table. Bring your voice. Bring you, just as you are, a Cultural Rebel. We want you to be your best self!

Taco Bell is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to equity, inclusion, and belonging for all dimensions of diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other protected characteristic.

Taco Bell is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities or special needs.

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Keywords: Taco Bell, Irvine , Manager, QA Engineering, Engineering , Irvine, California

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