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Program Manager for QA and test management


Are you motivated by an exciting management role for a highly-qualified and skilled team, able to take on global responsibility? Do you have quality assurance in your blood, and the skills to take it to the next level? Do you think in terms of automation and strong processes? Then we have a unique opportunity for you.


Proactive leadership to take QA to the next level at Systematic
Referring to the VP Product Development, you will have the overall responsibility for ensuring the right product quality for the entire SW product suite for our global customers in the Defence industry. You will have a direct reference from 2 middle managers who's responsible for approx. 30 experienced, highly qualified specialists. primarily located in Denmark. You will also be a member of the Product Development management team, and will be expected to contribute to overall strategic and tactical development.


Your daily focus will be to create the foundations and plan for the development of QA, taking it to the next level concentrating on the effects of auto testing, along with further stabilising the test and quality processes for the entire business unit. Your success will be determined by your ability to execute, including ensuring that new products are delivered to the customers with the right level of quality, that test automation will be further developed with measurable effect on product quality, and that time-efficiency plus skill levels in the team are persistently improved to ensure plans are realised.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and implementing an autotest strategy on the basis of current experience and future requirements
  • Retain and develop test processes across the value chain
  • Personnel management, including the development of talent
  • Contributing to the overall strategic/tactical development of the business unit
  • Developing the next version of KPI/dashboards for the area
  • Interdisciplinary cooperation and stakeholder involvement.
  • Reporting and following-up


You will also be responsible for Product Support, a key function in relation to ensure support and delivery of our products. This is a small, global team in the process of being established in a new organisational unit.


A software development business for your career
You will become part of Systematic, which has been named one of the most attractive workplaces by IT Talent 2020. Together, we have a passion for supplying the strongest solutions to our customers, and inspired by the world of sport, we are conducting research in-house on how we can create a motivating, winner culture.


We are continually challenging each other, our work processes and our technologies so that we are always at the forefront of developments and able to deliver world-class software. Internally, we work with CMMI and the best aspects of Lean, Scrum/Agile and ITIL. This also means that we prioritise your professional and personal development.


We regularly organise social events, and have a wide-ranging onboarding process lined up to give you a thorough introduction to all our methods, processes and philosophies.


An experienced, well-qualified, ambitious personnel manager
We expect you to be an experienced leader with at least 3 years’ experience within personnel management, although this could be your first position within management of management. We also expect that you have a bachelor’s or master's degree within Computer Science, Datalogics, Engineering or the like, minimum 5 years experience of professional QA processes, and/or test management. You will certainly have built up your experience within software business, and be familiar with software testing and development. Last but not least, you must speak and write fluent English.


As a person and leader, you will exhibit the considerable executive ability and a proactive approach, in which you are able to maintain focus. You will find it easy to work across departments and disciplines, and be comfortable with direct and indirect management. You can control your stakeholders, and ensure a continuous flow of communication. As a personnel manager, you will be good at spotting talent, and the various needs for support and ongoing stimulation.


We work on security-classified projects, and as a Systematic employee you therefore require security clearance. Read more at


Any questions?
If you have any questions, you are always welcome to contact us on tel. +45 8943 2000, and ask for Henrik Møller Hedemark, Vice President, Product Development and Quality or Lone Bryder, Senior Recruitment Partner. We will be processing job applications as we receive them as we are keen to fill the position as soon as possible. The place of work is in Aarhus, Denmark.


Since we wrote our first line of code in 1985, privately owned Systematic A/S has grown to an international software house with more than 1000 colleagues with 27 different nationalities, spread across offices in 11 countries and with customers all over the world. Our goal is simple: To improve the world with exceptional software. We deliver software and system solutions for customers within the public sector, the health sector, the defence, the police, the financial sector and the service sector and there are more than 1.000.000 users’ worldwide. We work on a foundation of trust, where we have freedom and responsibility for making decisions in our everyday lives. We are dedicated to making a difference and dare to challenge technology, each other and ourselves. As a new employee at Systematic, helpful colleagues welcome you, and you can look forward to both a mentor arrangement and all the support you need. Together, we can develop and fulfil your potential and make Systematic even better. 

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