Wayfair Careers

Head of Software Quality Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Job Description

Wayfair is seeking a Senior Software Quality Assurance Manager to lead its Berlin QA operation, to help improve all aspects of our e-commerce web sites and mobile apps. Our team is expanding and has become an integral part of our development process. Key to this effort is our expansion and development in the Berlin office. In this role you will be responsible for managing a growing team of software quality testers, assessing and refining existing test practices, and partnering with development and product leadership to drive quality releases at speed. The ability to attract, develop, and retain key talent is critical, as is the ability to act independently with a minimum of direct supervision.

What you will get to do: 

• Work with Engineering and Product leadership in EU and US to drive quality improvements
• Work across departments to ensure viability of feature integration
• Maintain a strong vision for potential site improvements driven by a passion for our brand and customers
• Drive process, technical, and operational improvements, with a particular focus on bridging the gap between geographies

About you:
• A desire to learn
• Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
• Team oriented personality with excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Time management skills with ability to work independently
• Familiarity with and passion for browser and mobile technology
• Sense of humor a big plus!

Bonus points:
• Experience managing across multiple geographies
• Knowledge of and experience with test automation
• Experience in software quality assurance
• Familiarity with Agile software methods
• Knowledge of professional software lifecycle and engineering practices

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.

Wayfair generated $4.7 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 7,700 people.

Requisition ID: 20711