Director of Software Quality Assurance


HDAI is an entrepreneurial company developing and commercializing proprietary quantitative solutions to capture, integrate and interpret healthcare data to improve decisions and outcomes. We specialize in transforming this data into actionable information for clients across a broad array of industries and applications. HDAI is located in Dedham, MA near the Commuter Rail (25 minutes from Back Bay and South Station) and I-95/128.


The Director of Software QA will lead all aspects of creating a testing strategy and infrastructure for the HDAI product suite. This will include the development of a strategy, selection of tools where applicable, creation of detailed test plans, execution of the test strategy and delivery of high-quality software to production. This is a hands-on position.  HDAI has developed an industry-leading methodology for creating sophisticated and highly accurate data models to predict a range of clinical risks using claims data and a validated supervised learning approach.  These insights are to be used to highlight the most important elements of a patient’s health history to the most important people at the most impactful times.  To accomplish this, a complete product suite and architecture is being built including ETL, large-scale databases, real-time integrations with external systems, a publicly facing API, compute engines and several user-facing applications.  Other members of the engineering team will collaborate with you to select tools and create an environment that allows for continuous integration, testing and delivery.


  • Participate in the definition and execution of security standards and compliance

  • Create a QA strategy for the front end, application server, and integration infrastructure
  • Work with the data science team to assist with the model validation framework
  • Lead the development of the overall testing framework
  • Help to identify tools to be used for automated testing
  • Collaboratively design and develop a CI/CD environment
  • Author detailed test plans for all areas of the system
  • Perform manual testing on various parts of the system
  • Manage & mentor QA team members


  • A track-record as a self-starter, who enjoys daily problem solving, and who welcomes the opportunity to shape and execute ambiguous work streams as the situation demands
  • BS or MS in IT-related discipline (Computer Science, Engineering, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Extensive experience with:
    • Creating overall testing strategies
    • Writing detailed test plans
    • Familiar with deploying to cloud infrastructure such as AWS
    • Implementing continuous testing in CI/CD pipelines
    • Testing enterprise-level workflow software
    • Conducting security and penetration scans
    • Participate as needed in the design & rollout of a continuous-build environment
  • 7+ years’ experience in quality assurance
  • 3+ years’ experience in a QA management position with focus on strategy and delivery


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science


HDAI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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