Cincinnati, Ohio

About the role: 

As a Director of QA Engineering, you will play a key role within the Engineering organization as a thought leader and champion of best practices in the quality area. You will be responsible for building and maintaining the quality practice for all the product delivery teams at TQL. In this role, you must be able to understand the business problems being solved and apply strong agile testing principles to the SDLC. You will need to bring deep experience and a strong quality and automation mindset to shape the practice and mentor quality engineers embedded in agile development teams. As part of the IT leadership team, you will work with the other cross-functional leaders to deliver high quality, winning solutions for TQL.


What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive compensation and benefit package
  • Paid relocation to Cincinnati, OH 
  • Advancement opportunities within a robust IT department
  • Access to the latest emerging technologies through strong vendor partnerships
  • Reimbursement for continuous education and technical training
  • Be a part of a company with a history of investing in people and technology
  • We win wherever we go - Voted a 2019-2021 Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Provide leadership to an organization of QA Engineers/SDETs and work with the leaders of other disciplines to increase the QA impact across the organization
  • Define and evolve QA strategy, establish processes, identify gaps and mentor QA SDETs
  • Advocate for shift-left approach to testing, continuous testing mindset, and be the voice of quality
  • Own the measurement and KPI metrics for testing strategies, best practices and effectiveness to IT leadership
  • Define, direct, and review the development of new testing frameworks and applications and ensure the implementation of manual and automated test solutions
  • Partner closely with DevOps/platform engineering team in integrating QA automation into the CI/CD pipelines
  • Ability to provide consultation, guidance along with influencing leaders of multidisciplinary teams to drive strategic business process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to lead QA management and build QA leadership across TQL
  • Review test planning, test cases and test case automation
  • Identify and report on metrics that provide insight on quality of the solutions
  • Provide and/or review time estimates, technical recommendations, and proposed test solutions based on technical and business requirements
  • Manage QA team through defined key objective indicators and specified goals that align to the company’s direction and objectives
  • Assist with recruiting, interviewing and the selection of top talent to help continue to build a world-class IT organization

What you need: 

  • 10+ years in quality engineering or software engineering 
  • 5+ years in QA automation and SDET team leading 
  • 3+ years working with DevOps teams and integrating automated testing into CI/CD pipelines
  • Thorough knowledge of fundamental quality processes and best practices and experience in executing the practices 
  • Experience with TDD and/or BDD, white box and black box testing
  • Experience testing end to end solutions within an Agile development environment heavily leveraging automation 
  • Experience testing complex systems producing highly reliable and robust solutions 
  • Experience with API testing to ensure functionality, reliability, performance, and security 
  • Working knowledge of .NET Framework and SQL tools is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the writing and presenting of presentations around testing strategies and best practices
  • Self-motivated and strong desire for continuous improvement
  • Dependable team player with business maturity, enthusiasm and a positive attitude

Cincinnati, Ohio

What We Do

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) is a premier third-party logistics provider. We partner with thousands of companies nationwide to facilitate their truckload freight movements.

While our company doesn't own any trucks, our sales professionals arrange for authorized motor carriers to transport the goods of our clients.

Why We Do It

For our clients, the benefit of our service is the ability to save them time and money.

We take the burden out of finding dependable carriers to transport goods, monitoring the trucks until delivery and handling any obstacles that may occur while the goods are in transit.

In turn, our clients are able to concentrate on their core business.

How We Do It

Our dedicated sales teams develop trusted relationships with over 5,000-plus clients and our large network of carriers; and they work to maintain those relationships by negotiating fair rates with both the client and carrier.

The Total Quality Logistics difference, and our competitive advantage, is our pledge of integrity and commitment to providing the highest level of customer service to our clients and carriers. 

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