QA Lead

5 - 7 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17
Tampa, FL
5 - 7 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17


At Accusoft we take a Quality Assistance approach to building quality software solutions. Quality Assistance emphasizes educating, inspiring, empowering, and facilitating a mindset that places the responsibility of quality on the whole team during the full development process. The QA Lead will provide, among other things, various types of testing education services and technical leadership with testing frameworks and methodologies to assist the product group they work primarily with.



Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Regularly looks for new tools to make quality and the teams better
  • Understand and make recommendations for implementing industry best practices within software development and testing
  • Teach team members new/better/different testing approaches
  • Sets up environments/servers for testing needs
  • Propose/write/define appropriate test plans
  • Write automated tests
  • Contributes to conversations, identifies opportunities, is concise, fosters understanding, and advocates for end user
  • Writes detailed and accurate test cases that are relevant to the feature being tested
  • Assess risk and perform bug scoring
  • Understand and actively participate in grooming/planning sessions (i.e. provides opinions/thoughts)
  • Puts quality of the product above finding defects
  • Manually test web and desktop applications
  • Thoroughly and accurately document identified bugs in a timely manner
  • Thoroughly and accurately recording all test results
  • Write clear and concise acceptance criteria/descriptions



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Constantly learning and trying new things (cutting edge, exploring what could/should change & how)
  • Ability to balance many different product/project/team priorities
  • Strong key, essential leadership skills (serving others, courage to question/train/motivate/move, and mentor)
  • Rapidly learns and understands deeper intricacies of products
  • Understands more complex testing concepts, has the ability to explain them well, and fosters buy-in and builds consensus around these testing concepts
  • Ability to work with multiple teams / people at a time
  • Experienced Automation Tester
  • Experience with performance &/or security testing and how it can/should be applied to a given product (one or both)
  • Able to analyze work from multiple perspectives
  • Understands unit tests and unit testing best practices and shares advice to the team(s)
  • Ability to understand and execute a wide variety of software testing methodologies to best fulfill all of the testing needs for the work given
  • Ability to make sound decisions quickly, with and without all the information available
  • Ability to read and understand code
  • Detail oriented
  • Learns and demonstrates familiarity and knowledge of products
  • Desire and ability to take a concept/task and independently create and execute on it
  • Driven and motivated to explore all options in order to learn and help the team
  • Essential team player: supportive, collaborative, productive, team over self, high integrity



This job has no formal supervisory responsibilities for direct report



Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, or a related field; five plus years of real industry experience in software development and/or software quality assurance and experience as a technical or project lead or manager in software development and/or software quality assurance; or equivalent combination of education and experience.






No travelrequired


Accusoft provides a full spectrum of viewing, document, content and imaging solutions. With its broad range of solutions, Accusoft is committed to deliver best-in-class, enterprise grade and fully supported applications. Accusoft products work reliably behind the scenes and in the forefront for capturing, processing, storing and viewing images, documents and more.

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