Lead QA Engineer

Lead QA Engineer

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  • Offerd Salary N/A
    Seniority: Team Lead/Assistant Manager
    Qualification Graduation, Post Graduation
  • Job Type Full time
    INDUSTRY Computer Software
    Location Pune, Maharashtra, India
Job Description
Job Title: QA Lead Reports To: Director of Engineering/QA Manager Focus: Engineering Context : At the Lead level you are guiding the team and owning the product quality. POSITION OBJECTIVE: The QA Lead role will include both product and line management responsibilities and will report to the QA Manager. This responsibility includes, working with the Product and Development teams to inform the direction of the product; leading project work; working with the QA Manager to provide project timelines; working with the QA Manager to provide visibility of progress and supporting released versions of the product. Will also need to be contributing for overall QA test strategy, team building/training and new technologies and Sigma Products testing (Manual & Automation both) The QA Lead will have line management responsibility for a number of QA Engineers. Must be team and goal oriented; with a drive for maintaining a strong team spirit and a hands-on approach. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES: • Engage with product management and generate documentation as specified by the Sigma Systems development process. • Engage with Product management to understand functional and business requirements to drive test plans and test strategies • Engineer quality, maintainable and testable code. • Ensure all team deliverables are completed on specification, quality and according to agreed timelines. • Participate in product and architecture development and design. • Engage with program / project manager to produce project timelines • Provide feedback and status of development • Inform program / project manager of progress and surface project related issues impacting specification, quality or schedule. • Engage with program / project manager through development cycle to mitigate risks to quality and / or project schedule. • Participate with other engineering disciplines to ensure successful project delivery. • Manage and mentor developers of different levels to help meet their career goals • Own the Performance Review process for direct reports. SKILLS: • Automation experience with Selenium and Java script OR any other automation tool • Part of Automation framework development team in earlier role • Hands on with Manual testing • Experience in Agile development methodologies preferable • Node JS for Selenium AND/OR exposure to QTP • Working Linux & Database knowledge • Good Oral and Written communications skills. • Experience working with object identification/recognition and customization. • Basic level knowledge of XML, JSON and RDBMS concepts. • Experience in Performance testing is preferable COMPETENCIES • Setting Objectives • Application development • Developing Talent • Web technology development • Leading Others in Change and Continuous Improvement • Leadership skills • Establishing Relationships • PowerPoint • Driving for Results • Presentation Skills • Driving Projects to Completion • Decision making • Inspiring & Motivating Others • Managing Projects • Acting as Champion Change • Interpersonal • Influencing EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE • Suitable professional QA qualification, or commensurate industry experience – preferably 6-8 years. • Good verbal and written communication skills • Extensive experience, testing, and deploying high quality, highly reliable, scalable applications, APIs, and user-interfaces in a team environment. • Extensive experience working on Product development using an agile methodology • Extensive experience of code based test frame works • Extensive experience of writing automation tests • The management and technical skills necessary to manage a team of QA Engineers and ensure products are shipped in a timely fashion and with high quality standards. • Demonstrated technical leadership / mentoring skills • Experience in line management of QA Engineers • Experience in the management of resources and programs • Demonstrated project management skills • Excellent work ethic, initiative, self-motivated and demonstrated ability to deliver high

Skills Required
Selenium, JavaScript, Unix

Languages Required
English
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