QE Domain Lead

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  30/08/24

Are passionate about quality engineering and have a proven track record in the retail and consumer goods industry, we would love to hear from you. Join us in our mission to deliver an outstanding omni-channel experience to our customers while fostering a culture of quality and innovation.


About the Role:


We are seeking an experienced QE Domain Lead to lead our quality engineering and assurance teams within a dynamic people-centric environment at the Pandora Digital Hub. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in overseeing quality across e-commerce platforms, retail store technology, and order management systems. Experience in a Microservices, API-first, Cloud native, Headless (MACH) architecture is highly desirable. This role requires a strategic thinker who can devise and implement an organisational quality engineering and assurance strategy with a strong emphasis on automation.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop and execute an organisational quality engineering and assurance strategy that emphasizes automation and innovation.
  • Ensure the quality of e-commerce platforms, retail technology, and order management systems through effective test planning, execution, and management.
  • Lead testing initiatives within a MACH architecture, enhancing our ability to deliver high-quality, scalable, and resilient systems.
  • Oversee the development of initiative-level test strategies and plans, ensuring they align with business goals and objectives.
  • Utilize key tools such as Jira Zephyr, Jira, and Confluence to manage test activities and documentation effectively.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of CI/CD tooling, pipelines, and quality gates, and ensure their effective implementation in all projects.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate quality engineering practices into the entire development lifecycle.


Required Skills & Experience:


  • Extensive experience in quality engineering and assurance within the retail and/or consumer goods sector.
  • Strong leadership skills with a track record of leading, developing, coaching, and mentoring teams to achieve excellence.
  • Proficient in devising and implementing quality strategies with an automation-first approach.
  • Solid experience in test planning, execution, and management across various platforms and systems.
  • Familiarity with Microservices, API-first, Cloud native, and Headless (MACH) architectures.
  • Expertise in using tools such as Jira Zephyr, Jira, and Confluence for test management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CI/CD tooling, pipelines, and quality gates.
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.


Leadership and Management Skills:


  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, and mentor both internal and partner colleagues.
  • Strong collaboration skills to work effectively with various stakeholders across the organization.
  • Ability to drive quality initiatives and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.


What We Offer:


  • A dynamic and challenging environment where you can apply your skills to drive quality in the retail and consumer goods space.
  • The opportunity to work with a talented team committed to delivering exceptional results.
  • A supportive and collaborative culture that values innovation and continuous learning.


About Pandora 


Pandora is the world's largest jewellery brand. Established in 1982, Pandora designs, manufactures, and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,500 points of sale, including more than 2,500 concept stores.  


Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 32,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED-certified facilities in Thailand. Pandora is committed to leadership in sustainability and will purchase mostly recycled silver and gold for crafting its jewellery by 2025 and halve greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain by 2030. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 28.1 billion (EUR 3.77 billion) in 2023. 


Pandora’s recruitment procedures are designed to be transparent and clear for all candidates. This helps us ensure that applicants are provided with a fair and equal opportunity to demonstrate their competencies and skills by removing blocking factors, possible biases, and risks of discrimination. We encourage everyone applying to our vacancies to refrain from adding identity-related elements such as a photo, marital status, and age.