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Quality and Release Lead

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

CluePoints is a fast-growing company and the premier provider of Risk-Based Monitoring and Data Quality Oversight solutions to Bio-Pharmaceutical and Medical Device organizations.  Our products utilize advanced statistical algorithms to determine the quality of clinical trial data both during and following study execution.  The value of CluePoints lies in its powerful and timely ability to identify anomalous data and site errors allowing highly efficient site monitoring and a significant reduction in overall regulatory submission risk.  CluePoints is seeking outstanding candidates with strong clinical data and analytics skills and a passion for delivery excellence, to help drive customer success and broad adoption of the CluePoints solution.

What You Will Be Doing

 

As successful Quality and Release Lead, your main focus will be on quality improvement of our SaaS solution and release process. You will be highly committed to deliver the highest qualitative product for our end users. Your will be playing a leading role in three areas: release management, processes and people management.

You will be responsible for:

 

Releases coordination

   

  • Plan and coordinate the different releases

  • Work in close collaboration with our other department on the release documentation according to our procedures.

  • Oversee the development and execution of test plans; monitor and report on test execution

  • Work with a team of (+10) testers to ensure the highest qualitative product delivery

  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

  • Manage risks and resolves issues

  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews

  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required

  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities

  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges

  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities


Processes definition

 

  • Identify areas of improvement for the processes related to testing.

  • Make sure processes are well documented, understood and followed by the testers

  • Be responsible for the development of test strategies and the creation of appropriate test harnesses

  • Define strategy for both manual and automated testing and communicate it inside our organization 

People management

 

  • Manage and coach a large distributed testing team (+10)

  • Perform performance review and definition of objectives for team members

  What You Need for this Position 


  • Familiarity with testing frameworks and libraries

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle is a must

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion

  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills

  • Independently driven, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction

  • Ability to work independently within a quickly changing environment with strict deadlines; to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Proven ability to supervise, delegate, schedule and assign work to achieve goals

  • Ability to summarize and present test results and progress to management

  • Experience in working in heavily regulated environment (pharma industry, bank, insurance, …) is strongly recommended

  • Lean and continuous improvement mindset is a must

  • Strong attention to detail 

   

Qualification Needed

  

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

  • 1+ years of experience with manual or automated testing

  • 2-3 years of experience in people management (5+ persons)

  • Fluent in English

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


What we offer / Reasons to work with Us



  • A challenging and rewarding job in an ambitious and fast-paced technology scale-up that has received many national and international awards including “Scale-Up of the year 2019”!

  • An opportunity to work in an internationally focused, fast-growing, multi-disciplinary company and so be part of this Belgian success-story!

  • On top of that, we offer a competitive salary including a company car, within a Geek & Start-up atmosphere, some perks such as: free drinks, cookies and fruits - if you want to go the healthy road

  • A flat hierarchy