Systems Verification Manager

GN Hearing
Ballerup - Denmark
Published: December 21, 2017
Would you like to work in a truly international environment, developing and maturing superior products and software solutions?

At GN Hearing, we are known for great sound quality, design and technology excellence as well as meaningful solutions that help people with hearing challenges rediscover hearing. GN Hearing was the first company launching a made for iPhone® hearing aid and we’re working on new and exciting solutions.

You will join the leadership team of Software Solutions and Verification and work with all aspects of the Systems Verification. This involves strategy, planning, test case development, test execution and defect verification. In parallel to the ongoing verification activities you will drive a change project shifting the balance between manual and automated testing. Furthermore, developing the team, the working mode and individual contribution will be fundamental for success.

You will support our programs executed from GN Hearing’s different locations, e.g. in Xiamen, China, JB Malaysia, Bloomington and Chicago, USA, Hyderabad, India and Ballerup and Præstø, Denmark.

Job responsibilities
The primary function as Systems Verification Manager is to be the direct manager of our team of Systems Verification Coordinators and Developers covering verification activities across hearing instruments, accessories, iOS/Android end-user apps, cloud back-end solutions and PC-based fitting software for hearing care professionals. You will be based in Ballerup and report to the head of Software Solutions and Verification.

The position involves working with:

Projects:
- Estimation, planning and allocation of the team’s work for programs.
- On behalf of the team, being the interface to other teams on matters of alignment.
- Planning and defining project execution models, optimizing the use of internal staff as well as external contractors through nearshoring or offshoring.

Leadership:
- Development talks and one-on-one’s focusing on short and long term.
- Performance evaluation, recruitment and separation.
- Common improvement projects (procedures, guidelines, documentation, tools, practices)
- Change management of shift from mostly manual to mostly automated test execution in support of our increasingly more agile development mode.

Management:
- On behalf of the team, being the interface to suppliers.
- Manage capacity, performance and quality adherence of nearshore and offshore suppliers.
- Budget estimation and adherence.

Preferred candidate
We are looking for an experienced manager able to work in an international environment towards internal as well as external customers:
- Education as an engineer, MSc or PhD.
- Certified in ISTQB, PMI, Scrum and/or other relevant.
- 10+ years as Test Manager, Team Leader and/or Technical Software Project Leader.
- Programming and scripting languages, associated technologies and structured design.
- Test strategy, planning, design, execution and reporting.
- Implementation of test automation frameworks.
- Testing of system solutions involving embedded devices, smartphone / PC applications and web-services / back-end systems.
- Passionate about quality, usability and the use of best practices, methodologies and modern tools.
- Experience with people leadership, presentation skills and interaction with customers and partners.
- Ability to work and travel globally with several different cultures, up to 40 days of travel per year.
- Proactive, goal-oriented, desire for continuous improvements and focused on completion.
- Team-oriented, good communication and cooperation skills.
- Excellent English, both spoken and written.

Interested?
For further information please contact Søren Skov Andersen, Head of Software Solutions and Verification, at phone no: +45 45751609.

How to apply
To apply, use the ´APPLY´ link and please remember to attach your motivated application and CV. Interviews will be conducted on a concurrent basis so please don’t hold yourself back applying for the job. Deadline for applying: 18th February, 2018.

GN Hearing
People with hearing loss are at the heart of everything we do. ReSound® hearing aids help people feel more involved, connected and in control. In an ever-smarter world, we think big and challenge the norm so that we can transform lives through the power of sound. Available exclusively through audiologists and hearing care professionals.

ReSound is part of The GN Group – pioneering great sound from world-leading ReSound hearing aids to Jabra office headsets and sports headphones. Founded in 1869, employing over 5,000 people, and listed on Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen, GN makes life sound better.