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QA Automation Manager (Automation Testing & Leadership)



Quality Assurance
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023

Who is Forcepoint?

Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you’re in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we’re missing is you!


1. Lead and manage the QA team:

- Provide effective leadership, mentorship, and guidance to a team of QA professionals.

- Set clear expectations, objectives, and performance goals for team members.

- Foster a collaborative and innovative team environment.

2. Develop QA strategies and processes:

- Establish and implement comprehensive QA processes, standards, and methodologies.

- Define quality assurance metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess product quality and team performance.

- Continuously improve QA processes to streamline testing and enhance efficiency.

3. Test planning and execution:

- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define test strategies and test plans for various projects.

- Oversee the execution of test cases, ensuring comprehensive coverage of functional and non-functional requirements.

- Monitor and analyze test results, identifying areas for improvement and corrective action.

4. Automation strategy:

- Drive the implementation of test automation frameworks and tools to increase testing efficiency and coverage.

- Evaluate and select appropriate automation tools to align with project requirements.

5. Defect management:

- Establish effective defect reporting, tracking, and resolution processes.

- Work closely with development teams to ensure timely and accurate defect fixes.

6. Continuous improvement:

- Lead continuous improvement initiatives to enhance QA processes and methodologies.

- Promote a culture of quality across the organization by providing training, workshops, and awareness sessions.

7. Compliance and standards:

- Ensure compliance with industry standards, regulations, and best practices related to quality assurance.

- Stay updated with emerging QA trends and technologies, integrating them into the QA strategy.


- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field.

- Proven experience (10+ years) in quality assurance, with 5+ years in a leadership or managerial role.

- Strong understanding of QA methodologies, tools, and processes.

- Experience with test automation frameworks and tools.

- Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

- Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

- Familiarity with agile development methodologies.

- Experience in Cyber Security is a plus.

- Certifications such as ISTQB are desirable.

Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

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