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Do you want to work for an Irish company with global reach? A leader in environmental services, AMCS is a trailblazing software company that guides and supports other businesses on their journey towards sustainability.  


AMCS leads the way

The AMCS team is at the cutting edge of technology. Companies come to AMCS to achieve their sustainability strategies as we help companies to reduce their carbon footprint and work in a more environmentally conscious way. AMCS has created digital ways to a cleaner world.  


What we do

AMCS is Ireland’s largest indigenous software company. We are a global leader for integrated software and vehicle technology for the environmental services industry. AMCS delivers enterprise cloud-based software solutions worldwide supporting over 2,650 customers in 22 countries. AMCS employs over 700 people across 11 countries, headquartered in Limerick with offices in North America, Europe and Australia.


The AMCS Way

Do you want to work for an innovative, indigenous software company headquartered in Castletroy, Co. Limerick? Do you want to work for a global company with local roots? You can work for a large global brand while choosing the type of lifestyle that you want. AMCS is unique in its location for a company of its calibre. You get the benefits of working for a cutting edge company in a location that facilitates the best quality of life. You can be part of a company located on the Wild Atlantic Way with every amenity on your doorstep including an international airport. 


Do you want to work for a company that you can be proud of; that is truly making a difference to the environment every day - and helping others to do the same? AMCS fosters a culture of connection - internally with colleagues and externally with customers. With AMCS, you can carve out your own future.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced QA Manager / Head of Software Test Engineering to join our expanding global team. This role can be based anywhere in Ireland with visits to our HQ in Limerick.


Key responsibilities

  • Define and own the QA strategy for the AMCS SaaS platform, that accelerates the transition to CI/CD.
  • Design and oversee the implementation of test frameworks and methodologies that underpin the QA strategy and scale across multiple product lines.
  • Create and execute effective QA methods for non-functional testing: performance, load, availability, scaling, security, deployment, etc.
  • Build a test and behavioural driven development culture, with customer experience as they top priority.
  • Design, recruit and build a high performing technical QA organisation, be an effective technical and people leader.
  • Partner with product, engineering and release management to continually refine and enforce release-ready standards.
  • Establish key quality metrics to drive continuous quality improvement across platform development, and keep stakeholders informed of product quality trends.
  • Ownership of response to quality escapes and customer escalations on product quality - to drive continuous improvement activity.
  • Partner with numerous functions, drive quality initiatives and realise organizational level impacts.

Key Skills/Qualifications


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 10+ years’ experience with at least 5 years leading a team of QA Engineers
  • Experience building and leading technical teams.
  • Experience of QA in Microsoft .Net applications.
  • Experience of QA strategies to enable CI/CD in SaaS/cloud-based environments.
  • Extensive experience with test automation frameworks – Cypress/Specflow/JMeter/BDD.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycles including SDLC and Agile.
  • Extensive experience with quality metrics.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Good communication skills.

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