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Quality Assurance Team Lead (m/f/d)

**Our Recruiting philosophy during COVID-19: Wire is still hiring outstanding talents and all applications will be reviewed as usual. Interviews will be conducted via our Wire collaboration app until further notice.**

Wire is transforming the way businesses communicate at the same speed that our founders disrupted telephony with Skype. Recognized by IDC, Forrester, and Gartner as one of the most secure collaboration platforms on the market, Wire offers messaging, audio/video conferencing, file-sharing, and external collaboration – all protected by the strongest end-to-end encryption. Wire is consistently delivering groundbreaking innovation from its unique “message fortress” architecture, nearly 100% open-source software, and pioneering federation with Messaging Layer Security. Headquartered in Berlin with offices in Switzerland and San Francisco, our people come from a wide range of backgrounds, united by a shared passion for communication, design, and technology to build the leading secure collaboration platform in the world.

YOUR CHALLENGE AT WIRE 

Be ready to play an essential role by joining our Engineering Team in Berlin. You will create first milestones for Wire and become a pioneer in transforming how organizations and governments communicate securely. In addition to managing our internal Quality Assurance Team (currently 8 team members), your new area of expertise could look like the following :

  • Your daily work will involve facilitating discussions and decisions inside the team, to reach commonly agreed solutions that consider the input of all team members
  • You will regularly collaborate with other technical leaders on cross-team issues and concerns
  • Your technical focus will be the QA automation system, developed and maintained by the QA team
  • You have insights to vision what the future test framework will be like and are able to design and carry out the implementations
  • You will shape the long term vision and strategy for the QA team as a whole
  • You will align company goals and roadmap with the QA team, set priorities and deadlines for the team, and will provide updates to the product and business stakeholders
  • You will be the main driver of motivation for the team and will ensure team cohesion on internal processes, technical solutions, and team spirit
  • You will provide honest and open feedback and create personal development plans for individual team members

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • You have gained several years of experience in the management of small to medium Engineering Teams
  • You have a sustainable knowledge of QA processes, in particular QA automation
  • You have in-depth know-how about automation testing and CI/CD on Web and Mobiles
  • You thrive when constantly improve processes and solutions, one small step at a time
  • You’re able to receive and provide feedback in a constructive and helpful manner
  • You describe yourself as a good communicator both inside the team and with other stakeholders
  • You’re a routined user of Java, Groovy, Jenkins pipelines, Testrail, Docker, Selenium/Appium or Selenium Hub/Grid

WHY WIRE? 

  • Join a market-proven (>1,000 customers) and fast-growing company and be an active driver for Wire to become the worldwide market leader
  • Who if not us? We offer the technology for collaboration from anywhere, so enjoy the flexibility to mix working from Wire's beautiful office in the heart of Berlin (if possible again) as well as from your home
  • Join company events and team parties and enjoy daily fruits, cereals, beverages, free soft drinks, and the world's best Barista coffee machine

Wire is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race, or other.

Have we caught your interest? If you're looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by collaboration and ambition, please submit your application by the link and hear back from us soon!