Head of Quality Assurance - Waltham, MA


Zixi is actively seeking for an experienced, hands-on, result-driven Head of Quality Assurance to join our rapidly growing engineering team in Waltham, MA.

Head of QA will be responsible for implementing the quality assurance best practices across multiple products of Zixi, standalone (Linux, Windows, iOS, Android, Embedded) and in the cloud. Head of QA will need to split their time between day-to-day testing, team management and team growth. Head of QA will report to VP Engineering and will build and manage a team of up to 5 QA engineers based globally across Zixi’s office locations. Head of QA will be responsible for the public releases’ execution, while working closely with Engineering, Product, Customer Experience, Marketing and Leadership teams.


Skills and knowledge you should possess:

  • 5+ years of experience in manual and automated software quality assurance
  • Technology background: Unix-based systems, network protocols, video/audio processing and transmission is a huge plus
  • Experience in running strictly defined quality assurance processes. Test plans definitions and execution, resource allocation against release plan and test schedule management
  • Experience in continuous testing within agile project management setup (Scrum-like)
  • Experience in using test plan management tools such as TestRail and project management tools such as Jira.
  • Ability to work in and handle the challenges of a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Nice to have: experience in management of the small team (up to 5 people)


To apply, send resume and cover letter to with the desired position included in the subject of the e-mail. 


About Zixi:

Zixi provides a cloud based and on-premise software platform that enables reliable broadcast-quality video delivery over IP. The company offers the Zixi Platform for broadcasters, enterprises, over-the-top video providers, and mobile service providers around the world.  The Zixi Platform makes it easy and economical for media companies to source, manage, localize, and distribute live events and 24/7 live linear channels in broadcast QoS, securely and at scale, using any form of IP network or Hybrid IP environments. Zixi provides enhanced control in large complex networks with ZEN Master, a live video orchestration and telemetry control plane that provides visual tools to configure, orchestrate, and monitor live broadcast channels and events across industry protocols.  Over 10+ years, the Zixi Enabled Network (ZEN) has grown to over 100 OEM and service providers and serves well over 500 customers representing most of the top media brands around the world with 10,000+ channels delivered daily.