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QA Lead – 6107

Issaquah, WA

Posted: 2022-05-09
Job Type: Contract To Hire

Position Summary

Our client is seeking a QA Lead. This role will be responsible for directing test practices from both a functional and automation point of view in a diverse quality organization. The ideal candidate will be an experienced quality professional with leadership skills, who can direct and guide our testing efforts with an eye toward continual improvement and increased product quality for our members.

Job Duties/Essential Functions

·      Design and lead implementation of testing processes for continuous improvement

·      Drive adoption of standards and best practices for software testing and automation integration

·      Discover problems, analyze and mitigate quality risks

·      Assist in the definition of testing strategies and approaches for complex technical implementations

·      Direct, manage and remove roadblocks for multiple onshore and offshore teams of quality professionals

·      Take active role in interviewing and onboarding new employees as well as improving the processes

·      Mentor and guide members of the team to increase skills and productivity

·      Manage and prioritize functional and automation team backlog effectively with QA leadership team

·      Measure and report organization performance against a comprehensive set of quality goals and metrics

·      Other duties as assigned

Experience, skills, education & licenses/certifications

Required:

·      4+ years of QA experience in a technology delivery organization

·      4+ years of current experience with web/Internet technologies

·      2+ years of proven leadership qualities

·      Web UI and/or backend automation knowledge

·      BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience

Recommended:

·      6+ years of QA experience in a technology delivery organization

·      Knowledge and experience with best of class testing technologies and practices

·      Experience leading in a Scrum Agile environment and appreciation for DevOps

·      Ability to work within a collaborative team environment

·      Understand automation principles

·      Understanding of security and performance testing practices

·      Experience working with Splunk, SoapUI, Jenkins

·      Knowledge of Microsoft SQL and/or Transact-SQL

·      Design and development experience in Java

·      Familiarity with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)

·      Familiarity with web services technologies and tools such as: REST, HTTP and SoapUI

·      Travel industry knowledge

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