QA Tech Lead

Job Description

This role is responsible for leading quality review of various applications and includes creating test plans and strategy, use cases in partnership with developers, business analysts and project managers which are used to shape and verify code and check conformance to system requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Reviews client requirement and provides feedback
  • Responsible for creating test plans and strategy
  • Reviews and re-evaluates the test strategy to adjust for new information, changing risks, shifting priorities, and schedules
  • Oversees testing of software features
  • Oversees quality review of various applications
  • Oversees projects to make sure work is scheduled based on priorities, risks and team strengths and assignment of resources across projects
  • Oversees implementation and execution of functional, regression, and acceptance tests
  • Assists in test environment setup/teardown, test automation, and exploratory testing
  • Oversees the creation and maintenance of test data and test documentation
  • Provides suitable solutions for issues/errors based on the understanding of the system and client business processes
  • Leads/mentors Test Engineers and shares knowledge to make sure QA staff meets technical qualifications required for their positions
  • Assists in coaching junior staff, by helping them to make decisions, solve problems, manage meetings and set goals, provides feedback on testing-related tasks, delegates and assigns testing responsibilities
  • Works with clients in evaluating and implementing new technologies and offer strategies for new opportunities
  • Assists in formulating QA standards and best practices, organizational policies and processes and strategic plans
  • Assists management in setting the direction for quality assurance within the organization
  • Assists in recruiting new staff, conducting interviews and evaluate potential candidates

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ Years of experience
  • Background in CS, IT, B. Tech, M.C.A or related scientific discipline
  • Experience in testing various applications, services and user interfaces
  • Experience managing a team of QA Engineers
  • Experience in communicating with clients
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle and best practices
  • Understanding of Agile and Waterfall processes
  • Understanding of user interface design
  • Strong knowledge of software quality assurance best practices & methodologies
  • Familiarity with various defect management systems
  • Ability to communicate technical aspects to people with non-IT background
  • Ability to act as a liaison between QA and development teams
  • Ability to ensure that solutions developed by technical teams fit the business needs
  • Ability to offer alternative approaches to achieve the client goals
  • Ability to analyse complex situations and manage all variables to achieve optimal solutions
  • Ability to act on the information provided or get information needed so that decisions for project implementations can be made quickly and effectively
  • Ability to motivate teams
  • Ability to define and prioritize short-term and long-term objectives for the teams and make necessary corrections under changing circumstances
  • Ability to communicate in English verbally and in writing
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