Glynn Capital
Glynn Capital

Director of Quality



Quality Assurance
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Thursday, July 6, 2023

About Us:

BigPanda is a fast-growing, values-driven, global company that enables Tech Ops teams to keep the digital economy running. BigPanda’s AI-driven IT operations (aka AIOps) platform transforms IT data into insight and action. By eliminating IT noise, automating incident management, and keeping our customers’ digital services up and running around the clock, we become a mission-critical part of our customers’ IT operations.

With BigPanda, some of the world’s largest enterprises including Hulu, Cisco, United, Abbott, Marriott, Expedia and many others are able to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, accelerate business velocity, and deliver extraordinary customer experiences.

BigPanda is backed by top-tier investors including Sequoia, Mayfield, Battery, Insight Partners, Advent International, and Greenfield Partners.

We have an awesome team of motivated, knowledgeable, fun-loving, and friendly Pandas. We provide comprehensive health coverage, parental leave, competitive cash and equity compensation, and a supportive, collaborative, and innovative environment to empower you to do the best work of your career.

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive equity
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Company funded health insurance
  • 6 weeks fully paid Parental Leave
  • Critical Family Medical Leave
  • Financial planning services
  • Employee learning & development budget
  • Values-based recognition (quarterly and annually)
  • Social community & ERG programs
  • FreeFit gym package
  • Work-life harmony
  • Dog friendly office

Location requirements:

You’ll be required to work out of the office 2 days a week.

About the Role:

As part of being an enterprise-grade product, BigPanda is focusing on maintaining high-quality awareness, standards, and customer-focused culture.

We're looking for a Director of Quality to lead the engineering organization in its journey to achieve higher quality standards. You’ll be part of the Engineering organization leadership team and the company’s senior leadership forum.

You’ll be leading a team of automation professionals responsible for developing system-level automation to ensure quality and performance and work with the engineering teams on enhancing their quality controls

What you will do:

You will be developing Bigpanda’s quality culture by establishing and promoting culture throughout the organization, defining and implementing quality assurance strategies, policies, and best practices and fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing to improve overall product quality.

You will also be the one to build and execute a comprehensive automation strategy to drive efficiency and effectiveness in testing processes and enforce quality controls throughout the SDLC and CI/CD processes to ensure a quality feature release developing and executing.

You will oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of test automation frameworks and tools and collaborate with cross-functional development teams to integrate automated testing into the software development lifecycle.

One of the biggest missions will be to create quality assurance governance, introducing high standards, methodologies, and metrics. This will require establishing robust QA governance processes to ensure compliance with product requirements, scale and performance requirements, and security constraints as well as driving continuous process enhancements throughout the software delivery lifecycle.

To meet all of these goals and align QA initiatives with business goals, you will also be partnering with product management, development, and customer success teams and collaborate with senior leadership to provide strategic insights and recommendations on quality-related matters.

What skills and experience you’ll bring to BigPanda:

  • Proven experience as a senior QA leader at the VP or Director level, reporting to a VP R&D
  • Experience working on a SaaS product
  • Experience with continuous delivery methodologies
  • Strong expertise in developing and implementing quality assurance strategies and practices
  • Proven experience in managing Automation teams
  • Proficient in test automation frameworks, tools, and technologies (Playwright, Cypress, Selenium, JMeter, etc)
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to communicate effectively, to build relationships, and to manage stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively