QA Manager / QA Director / Platform Engineer

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I have a STRONG preference for jobs located north of Redwood City

Which means cities in and around Redwood City,

Foster City, San Mateo. South SF, San Carlos, San Bruno. 

But I will look at jobs as far south as San Jose and as far north as Novato


I am a US Citizen 

A more "perfect" (if I wanted to change jobs) job would be closer to home

and let me work as senior manager  of SQA or Test Engineering group.

I could also interested a individual contributor position 

where my STRONG embedded 68k family skills and project leadership skills could be utilized

I have a strong background in hardware as well as software.

I have extensive embedded system, client server and GUI (C and/or VB) experience. 

I also have guru level experience with Windows (3.1, Workgroup, 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista) 

I would be responsible for the full development cycle. 

I DO NOT want to develop a Database tool, but would like working on the front end of a Database tool. 

Travel if any would be rare.

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I have 11+ years of project managementexperience

For the last five year I have managed  two different SQA groups(2 to 10 team members).

At Excite@Home I managed the SQA effort for there new Email client (team 4 QA engineers)

I have personally recruited and hired  software developers and QA engineers for my groups. 

As part of my SQA duties I have created and put in place a complete 

Software Quality Assurance plan to monitor software development cycle. 

That process includes code walkthroughs, meeting coding standards, 

proper use of source control tool, and 

that the developers execute & document there unit (white box) tests.

The SQA teams perform black box & white box tests, and full validation & verification to design requirements 

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I work closely with 'product' managers and development 

engineers in developing the detailed project schedules.

Once the schedule is established,

I am responsible to motivate staff to meet the our project millstones, 

were needed bringing in resources from outside the group

I also designed and created SQA project web sites.

The SQA project web site was used to publish all project documents 

and completed tests documents (test cases etc)

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With your questions and/or job description with salary range

Also include then city the job is located in.

I will review and contact you, if I feel the job is a match.

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