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Ontoforce NV

QA Manager

Development & Data Science – Gent, OVL
Department Development & Data Science
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Do you want to be part of the semantic web revolution and be on top of the big data wave? Then join us. We are ONTOFORCE, a Belgian company and global leader in the development of groundbreaking semantic search technologies. Our user-friendly search platform DISQOVER makes unique links between data sources, enabling everyone to be a data scientist.

We’re now looking for a talented and highly motivated QA manager to join our team.


Our working environment

The requirements of our products and the expectations of our customers are of the highest level, and we expect the same from all our colleagues.  

The QA manager ensures that all requirements (legal, regulatory, customer and internal) are met before our product reaches our customers. You will be responsible for creating and enforcing procedures and outputs and identifying mistakes or non-conformity issues.

An excellent QA manager has eyes like a hawk and solid experience in quality control. The ideal candidate is a reliable and competent professional whose approval will be necessary for the continuation of a business life cycle.

The goal is to assure the high quality of our operations and services aiming to the long-term success of our business.


The QA manager’s job description
  • Create, negotiate and agree on in-house quality procedures, standards and specifications for all aspects of ONTOFORCE’s business (product development, support, services, etc)

  • Review products, processes and systems on an ongoing basis to determine where improvements can be made

  • Monitor and report on all operations that affect quality

  • Supervise and guide the team in quality related matters, and create training plans

  • Assure the reliability and consistency of software development by developing and enforcing good automated manufacturing practice (GAMP)

  • Report all malfunctions to the VP Product Development to ensure immediate action

  • Facilitate proactive solutions by collecting and analyzing quality data

  • Review current standards and policies

  • Keep records of quality reports, statistical reviews and relevant documentation

  • Ensure all legal and regulatory standards are met

  • Be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement and develop new efficient procedures

  • Communicate with external quality assurance officers during on-site inspections

  • Be prepared to travel occasionally


The QA Manager’s profile

You hold…

  • A Master’s degree or PhD in a relevant area eg. computer science/informatics, engineering, bio-informatics, life sciences, ...

You have…

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience as Quality  Manager (ISO9001 or ISO27001)

  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance

  • Strong knowledge of software QA and life cycle management methodologies, tools and processes

  • A keen eye for detail and a results driven approach

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

  • Certification of quality control is a plus

  • Knowledge of life science is a plus

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English 

A distinct plus would be knowledge of or experience with…

  • Other technical knowledge is an advantage

People we love to work with are…

  • Reliable

  • Trustworthy

  • Detail oriented

  • Thorough

  • Result and solution driven

  • Team players

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  • Location
    Gent, OVL
  • Department
    Development & Data Science
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