Sr. Manager/Manager Software Development Engineer in Test at FICO (San Diego, CA)

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FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading global analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions. Join our world-class team today and fulfill your career potential!

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Job Description

The Opportunity

Come join our dynamic and talented Platform Foundational Services organization where we develop enterprise platform, applications, and services for FICO. As a Sr. Manager/Manager Software Development Engineer in Test, you will lead the QA team and is part of a highly valued engineering organization that develops cutting edge analytics software for high profile customers across a wide variety of industries using the latest technologies and software development methodologies. This individual must be a technical hands-on leader with a proven track record of successfully managing on-shore and off-shore teams with a strong sense of quality ownership and teamwork

What You'll Contribute
  • Responsible for the strategy, administration, and direction of the Quality Assurance team for the projects assigned.
  • Develop and mentor a team of Software Development Engineers in Test (SDET) and QA Engineers.
  • Promote and participate in Agile and SAFe development methodologies.
  • Build and drive test strategies, test plans, and test execution with heavy emphasis on test automation.
  • Define and drive test automation initiatives.
  • Perform hands-on testing, develop automated tests, and QA tasks as needed.
  • Develop and monitor quality metrics.
  • Report QA status, product readiness, project risks, and participate in all aspects of SDLC.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of QA and engineering processes.
  • Work with cross-functional leaders to foster collaboration, establish and execute strategic plans, objectives, and goals to meet corporate directions.
  • Keep current with technologies, industry standards, and introduce them to the team as needed for adoption.
  • Establish and monitor performance goals and conduct employee performance reviews. Amplify the talents of the current team and attract, hire, retain and coach outstanding talents.

What We're Seeking
  • Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Science or related fields.
  • Strong software test experience including coding and developing test automation, and demonstrated experience managing QA teams.
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies.
  • Experience managing and working with globally distributed teams.
  • Knowledgeable in the QA and development of Web applications on Unix, Linux, and Cloud environments.
  • Experience developing formal test methodologies, test coverage assessment, test plan, test case creation and management, and quality metrics.
  • Strong knowledge of test automation and hands-on experience of developing automated tests.

Preferred Skills
  • Ability to architect test automation framework and develop automated tests in Java or JavaScript.
  • Hands-on experience with test automation and CI/CD tools such as Selenium WebDriver, Cypress or Protractor, Maven, TestNG, Junit and Jenkins.
  • Experience working with cloud-based test automation and develop on AWS Cloud environment.
  • Familiar with issue tracking, project management, and test case management tools such as JIRA and qTest.

Our Offer to You
  • Dynamic teams and complex enterprise platforms and applications using Agile methodologies.
  • Full stack experience with a high traffic and consumer-facing applications on AWS Cloud.
  • Highly competitive compensation and rewards.
  • Flexible work options, opportunities to give back to your community, social events with colleagues and a comprehensive benefits program inclusive of progressive parental leave.

Why Make a Move to FICO?

At FICO, you can develop your career with a leading organization in one of the fastest-growing fields in technology today - Big Data analytics. You'll play a part in our commitment to help businesses use data to improve every choice they make, using advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive and prescriptive modeling, and much more.

FICO makes a real difference in the way businesses operate worldwide:
  • Credit Scoring - 150+ billion FICO Scores have been sold to date, making it the most used credit score in the world.
  • Fraud Detection and Security - 2.6+ billion payment cards globally are protected by FICO fraud systems.
  • Lending - 3/4 of US mortgages are approved using the FICO Score.
  • Anti-Money Laundering - our solutions check more than half a billion transactions a day to prevent criminal schemes such as terrorist financing

Global trends toward digital transformation have created tremendous demand for FICO's solutions, placing us among the world's top 100 software companies by revenue. We support many of the world's largest banks, insurers, retailers, telecommunications providers and other firms reach a new level of success.

Our success is dependent on really talented people - just like you - who thrive on the collaboration and innovation that's nurtured by a diverse and inclusive environment. We'll provide the support you need, while ensuring you have the freedom to develop your skills and grow your career. Join FICO and help change the way business thinks!

Learn more about how you can fulfill your potential at

FICO values the benefit that diversity and a culture of inclusion bring to our workplace. We are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and we're proud to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
More Information on FICO
FICO operates in the Software industry. The company is located in San Jose, CA, Roseville, MN and Fairfax, VA. FICO was founded in 1956. It has 3751 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days, Stocked Kitchen. To see all 8 open jobs at FICO, click here.
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