Red Hat Associate Manager - Quality Engineering, Kernel in Beijing, China

Company Description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for an Associate Manager to join us in Beijing. In this role, you will manage the QE team and lead the product delivery effort with support from your management team. You’ll grow, organize, and manage a testing engineering team. You’ll also participate in creating team structure, team performance reviews, and in coaching and mentoring team members. As an Associate Manager, you will suggest improvements to Red Hat’s internal processes and develop new and innovative solutions to technical issues on a daily basis. While this is not a practical testing role, you’ll need to be a manager who can serve as a key decision-maker in technical matters. You should be able to understand and assess the test coverage for automated tests. While developing an approach specific to your solutions, you will align it with the strategic initiatives defined by the Global QE team. You'll have the chance to work with some of the brightest leaders and engineers in the open source industry while serving as an internal advocate for our customers. This role will also give you the opportunity to work with innovative technologies that are a critical focus area for the organization.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work with the complete kernel solutions portfolio and be responsible for the delivery of Kernel Zstream package

  • Make sure your team delivers reproducible and data-driven quality service for the Kernel Zstream package

  • Prepare development plans with individual contributors; help them seek guidance and mentors

  • Develop deep understanding of multiple solutions lines and complex subsystems within each offering

  • Implement ongoing quality improvement processes working with cross-functional teams

  • Maintain consistency of our offerings throughout their life cycle, including the design, definition, and build phases through quality checkpoints and testing

  • Work cross-functionally within other teams and stakeholders and foster collaborative environment

  • Manage and grow a motivated, engaged, and effective team; play an active role in hiring activities for on-site and remote teams

  • Oversee planning of team's yearly staffing, financial plan, and expenses priorities

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or a related engineering field, or relevant professional experience

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Some experience with managing and project leading of a team of engineers; leadership and mentoring skills

  • ISTQB Foundation or QAI Certified Software Tester (CSTE) certification

  • 5 years of related professional experience; 4+ years of QE or testing experience is a plus

  • Solid working knowledge of QE concepts and methodology

  • Knowledge of the Linux operating system

  • Solid interpersonal skills; ability to develop and motivate team members

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; to learn and apply new skills and processes quickly

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and work under strict deadlines

  • Knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) components or offerings like Linux kernel, Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, or Red Hat OpenShift is a plus

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Job ID 66251

Category Quality Engineering