Lead QA Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17
Monterey, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17

As a QA Engineer, you will work under the guidance the QA Manager. You will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on effective testing practices and will establish standards for test planning, defect management, manual, and/or automated testing.

You will also be responsible for performing the development, modifications, and maintenance of web applications. 

This position comes with leadership responsibility. A deeper understanding of software quality assurance processes, practices and business rules will be expected.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Own and be fully responsible for Quality Assurance for the QA Team.
  • Lead the creation of manual test cases and/or automated test scripts as QA maturity evolves leverage automation as much as possible.
  • Understand the strengths of the Test Engineering Team (manual/automation) and assign tasks appropriately.
  • Mentor and coach the Test Engineers /Test Automation Engineers.
  • Ability to multi-task multiple projects and/or tasks.
  • Assist with application integration triage assisting Development and QA with areas such as application settings and configuration, security issues, system logging and general application monitoring.
  • Collaborate with PM, Architecture, and Development Teams to ensure the appropriate testing being completed, such as unit, feature/functionality, system. regression, load, and production testing.
  • Collaborate with Development and Release Teams for deployments into test environments.
  • Oversee the design, development, maintenance, and execution of automated test scripts for all sites using Selenium.
  • Attend project team Scrum sprint planning meetings.
  • Conduct peer reviews of team members code to ensure accuracy of project criteria and for standards.
  • Enforce and maintain standard software quality assurance operating procedures and practices for testing.
  • Create the testing procedures and practices inclusive of test plans, test cases and test summary reporting using Test Case Management tools such as TestLink.
  • Provide QA support during all code deployments (manual and/or automated).
  • Provide functional and regression testing on all JIRA tickets to ensure that requirements are fully met for all new features and enhancements.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Development, Math or related field.  Or combination of equivalent experience, education and training.
  • English reading comprehension, writing, and speaking, critical thinking, complex problem solving, analysis and evaluations, trouble shooting, judgment, active listening, mathematics, and programming.
  • 3-5 years designing and developing manual and/or automated testing and writing test plans and cases.
  • Possess a proven track record of development of manual test plans, test cases, and/or automation frameworks and test suite 
  • Preferred knowledge and experience with Test Case Management tools such as (Quality center/ALM, Rational Quality Manager, and TestLink) 
  • 3-5 years JAVA experience or like programming experience (optional)
  • Knowledge and experience with Mobile and Desktop Test Automation practices and techniques (optional) 
  • Knowledge and experience with Continuous Integration (optional)
  • Knowledge and experience with SCRUM
  • Knowledge and experience with Database Programming and SQL
  • Self-motivated and results oriented.
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