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Software Engineering Manager



Software Engineering
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Monday, October 23, 2023

Why Verifone

For more than 30 years Verifone has established a remarkable record of leadership in the electronic payment technology industry. Verifone has one of the leading electronic payment solutions brands and is one of the largest providers of electronic payment systems worldwide.

Verifone has a diverse, dynamic and fast paced work environment in which employees are focused on results and have opportunities to excel. We take pride in the fact that we work with leading retailers, merchants, banks, and third party partners to invent and deliver innovative payments solution around the world. We strive for excellence in our products and services, and are obsessed with customer happiness. Across the globe, Verifone employees are leading the payments industry through experience, innovation, and an ambitious spirit. Whether it’s developing the next platform of secure payment systems or searching for new ways to bring electronic payments to new markets, the team at Verifone is dedicated to the success of our customers, partners and investors. It is this passion for innovation that drives each one of our employees for personal and professional success.

What's exciting about the role

As a Software Engineering Manager - Test for Embedded Payment Systems, you will lead a team responsible for ensuring the quality and reliability of embedded payment systems software. You will play a critical role in developing and implementing robust testing strategies, tools, and methodologies to verify the functionality, security, and performance of payment processing components within embedded systems.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Team Leadership and Management:

  • Lead and manage a team of software test engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support for professional development.
  • Define and assign tasks, set goals, and ensure the team's overall productivity and quality of work.
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture, encouraging knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.

Testing Strategy and Planning:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive testing strategies for embedded payment systems, including unit testing, integration testing, system testing, and regression testing.
  • Collaborate with product managers, software architects, and development teams to define testing requirements and priorities.
  • Create detailed test plans, define testing scope, and allocate resources effectively to meet project deadlines.

Automated Testing and Tools:

  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of automated test suites to ensure efficient and repeatable testing processes.
  • Evaluate and implement appropriate testing tools, frameworks, and technologies to streamline the testing pipeline for embedded payment systems.
  • Promote the adoption of best practices for automated testing and continuous integration.

Quality Assurance Process Improvement:

  • Identify areas for process improvement and efficiency enhancement within the quality assurance workflow.
  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the testing process, reducing testing time and increasing overall software quality.

Performance and Security Testing:

  • Establish testing methodologies for assessing the performance and security of embedded payment systems, ensuring they meet industry standards and compliance requirements.
  • Collaborate with security teams to identify vulnerabilities and implement appropriate security measures within the payment systems.

Cross-Functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including development, product management, and operations, to ensure alignment of testing efforts with development goals and project milestones.
  • Participate in design reviews, code reviews, and other collaborative processes to identify potential issues and ensure the highest quality of software.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Develop and maintain detailed test documentation, including test plans, test cases, test reports, and other relevant testing artifacts.
  • Provide regular status reports to senior management and stakeholders, summarizing testing progress, issues, and risks.

Skills and Experience we desire

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
  • Proven experience in software testing, especially in embedded systems and payment processing domains
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Excellent understanding of software development lifecycle and agile methodologies
  • Proficiency in automated testing frameworks and tools
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Our commitment

Verifone is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Verifone is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.