Test Lead is a key position in projects, leading the test assessment, the creation of the test plan, test schedule, test case development, execution, and fixing for both functional and non-functional requirements. Can also be responsible for partner application, interfaces, rewrites and retirements that will take the work into cutover.
Project execution is for both traditional/waterfall and agile. Agile requires early test engagement and automation using one of several tools, including TFS and Tosca.
? Responsible for project intake and facilitating intake, team metrics, and process improvement and implementation for the test team(s)
? Actively participate in agile release/sprint planning, user story creation, and acceptance criteria, leading to test case development
? Work with automation specialist for test automation development
? Determine non-functional testing requirements (i.e. performance, usability, penetration testing, etc.)
? Assist with test environment and data management
? Define and track Quality Assurance metrics including defects, defect counts, test results, and test status
? Frequently communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to team members and management
? Facilitate test execution status and defect meetings
? Liaison for the business during UAT
? Responsible for test planning and leading execution of formal test plan
? Coordinate individual testers daily activities and assign work