Head of Software QA
Lloyds Register
Athens, GR
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Job ID : 36615

Location : Athens : 348 Syggrou Avenue

Position Category : Business Development

Position Type : Employee Regular

Head of Software QA

Based in Athens, Greece

Are you an experienced software senior professional with a passion for leading a high performing team specializing in improving vessel efficiency?

Do you want to work in an international environment where you can use your expertise to support the business?

Then working as an Head of Software QA for Lloyd’s Register is something for you!

We will offer you a challenging job opportunity and the possibility to develop yourself and realise your ambitions.

Role Summary :

As part of this role, you would manage a team responsible for the overall lifecycle of our product and services.

You’ll be responsible for leading the development and implementation of the QA engineering strategy across all scrum teams and projects.

This role is equally focussed on the internal customers Product teams (engineering quality to requirements), Customer Success (live service issues) and Sales (trials) as well as the management & development of the high-performing team of QA engineers required to assure our range of Software, Data Insight & SaaS services.

Main Responsibilities :

  • Work with the Technology Senior Leadership Team to ensure effective allocation and management of resources across the portfolio.
  • Supporting with the definition and realisation of team objectives

  • Write and agree the test strategies for all Products, Systems, Platforms and Releases
  • Lead QA engineering across all projects (functional, NFR, customer experience)
  • Design and implement our test Service Improvement Plan using and experience of implementing and leading a testing & release strategy, test & release automation strategy, and working with automation frameworks CI / CD, Test Driven Development (TDD) & Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)
  • Mentor and coach Test professionals to increase testing capability and expertise within the delivery function
  • Manage internal and external resources with a people & capability strategy aligned to your overall test strategy
  • Provide thought leadership on application quality assurance to ensure appropriate strategies and tooling are in place for efficient and effective quality assurance of our application portfolio
  • Drive the strategic roadmap for the testing service with increasing levels of automation
  • Stay up to date with developments and best practice in the field and make plans to further develop testing processes and procedures in line with evolving market practice
  • Ensure that we have principles, processes, policies, SOPs and documented test outcomes to ensure that we stand up to audit scrutiny and meet computing systems validation compliance
  • Lead a programme to build up domain and tacit knowledge within the Engineering teams to improve perceptions of quality & productivity
  • Work with the latest technology and approaches, bringing a mindset of continuous improvement
  • Required Qualifications :

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related subject; MSc in related studies is highly welcomed
  • Approximately ten (10) years of working experience in a relevant position, in Software Quality Management with a track record of creating and delivering products and services
  • In-depth understanding of technology and software development
  • Knowledge of scalable, low latency data processing solutions
  • QA engineering experience in a mixed technology context Python, .Net, Azure, Data Science, on-vessel, API, SDKs
  • Intellect to derive test strategies for complex ML, algorithms, optimisations and subjective experiental elements like decision support
  • Strong analytical capability and comfort with data analysis
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • ISTB Certifications
  • Excellent command (written and oral) in English language
  • Preferred but not required :

  • Previous experience within maritime industry is highly preferred
  • You are someone who :

  • Works across the business to deliver a seamless customer experience
  • Demonstrates a range of influencing techniques for positive impact
  • Thinks strategically and broadly
  • Demonstrates commercial acumen, anticipating and actively seeking to improve return on investment
  • Is customer focused, displays strength in both creative and analytical tasks
  • Is a self-starter who enjoys working cross-functionally to drive change and execution.
  • Has perseverance in the face of obstacles and leadership capabilities to inspire and influence stakeholders in virtual teams to deliver on business objectives.
  • Is passionate about solving tough technical problems and recommending improvements to products and processes.
  • Has patience and is good at listening to issues, identifying their root cause and providing the most effective solution
  • Is keen to take accountability and ownership for delivering customer needs
  • Communicates in a structured way and has ability to present technical ideas in user-friendly language
  • Displays a team spirit, particularly in a multicultural environment motivating others to achieve results and having ability to work both independently and as part of a team with colleagues in person and around the world.
  • What we offer

    We offer you an exciting working environment with intellectual challenges, responsibility and high-level client interaction.

    An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the right candidate.

    You will be working in a friendly work environment which is highly productive, collaborative and innovative where your voice is heard.

    About i4Insight

    i4 insight is helping some of the largest companies in the world digitally transform their businesses. I4 Insight is focused on creating a Cloud Platform based Digital Ecosystem that collects data from disparate sources and can connect niche applications into an integrated solution that provides Intelligent Insight into our customers business providing sustainable benefit to all parties.

    We believe when the data and application silos come down new interrelationships will be uncovered, and new savings and advantages will be delivered.

    While our vision is quite large, we can’t do this alone. Our passion, professionalism and vision are backed by a giant in the Maritime industry Lloyd’s Register.

    Lloyd’s Register’s Digital & Software division is deeply committed to this digital evolution. They cut through the data noise to enhance asset performance, take an intelligent approach to risk management and ultimately give confidence that steers strategic operations.

    We have come together to accelerate this evolution through a shared vision, the deep resources that Lloyd’s Register can provide, and the entrepreneurial speed and tenacity that our customers deserve.

    i4 is a proud member of the Lloyd’s Register Group.

    This gives us the ability to operate like an entrepreneurial company while having the benefits and backing of a large market leading organization.

    About Lloyd's Register

    The Lloyd's Register Group (LR) is an independent risk management organisation that helps to improve our clients' quality, safety, environmental and business performance throughout the world.

    This is mirrored in our mission statement "working together for a safer world".

    LR is a global engineering, technical and business services organisation and a maritime classification society, wholly owned by the Lloyd's Register Foundation, a UK charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering for the benefit of the community at large.

    Our expertise and activities cover Marine & offshore Classification and Marine Performance Services.


    Are you interested in this job? Apply now via the apply’ button and upload your C.V. and cover letter.

    If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you can contact Kalliopi Christopoulou (Corporate Recruiter South Europe / kalliopi.

    christopoulou lr.org ).

    Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register :

    Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity.

    We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.

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    The Lloyd's Register Group comprises charities and non-charitable companies, with the latter supporting the charities in their main goal of enhancing the safety of life and property, at sea, on land and in the air - for the benefit of the public and the environment. ( Group entities ).

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