Lead QA Engineer

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  • Ashford View on Map
  • Post Date : October 30, 2022
  • Apply Before : December 22, 2022
  • Salary: $0 - $5500000
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Lead QA Engineer

Ashford – Hybrid working available

Salary: Up to £55k

Reporting to the Development Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that they continue to deliver the highest quality products to their high-profile global client base.

You will be directly involved in implementing and maintaining processes designed to

produce high-standard deliveries by leading a team of QA engineers.

As part of your role, you will play a key factor in the product version releases, providing

expert feedback with regard to what tests have been performed, and reporting back on

the outcome of testing, including known issues and the severity of issues found. Ultimately

concluding if a product is suitable to be released.

With a wealth of experience in software testing, you will need to set a high standard with

regard to how testing should be performed, ensuring the standard set is always adhered

to. leading by example, test plans should be well thought out and prepared in advance of

product releases.

Software such as TestRail should be utilised in order to continue to build a more robust test

plan, prepare for future product releases and report back to the business progress and

results of test plans. As part of this, you will be required to delegate upcoming work to the

QA engineers, keeping track of the team's current and future work, whilst being able to

report on the time spent on testing.

Using experience with automated testing software such as Selenium and being proficient

in at least one scripting language, you will also be responsible for integrating automated

testing into the standard product tests. You should be able to drive this forward,

providing guidance and leadership to the QA engineers, and outlining to the team best

practices, as well as enabling the team members to learn and be successful.

Main Duties & Requirements

● Lead the QA team and provide technical mentoring and support to enable a

high-performing team

● Implement automated testing, providing time for training and upskilling, as well as

facilitating the technical growth of the team

● Ensure that the QA team are all following the JIRA/TestRail workflow and process, and

that tickets are completed, tested and checked before being released.

● Work with the development teams to facilitate agile ceremonies, support the agile

process and enforce best practices

● Provide reporting for QA team capacity and metrics for the time & effort spent within

each key business area.

● Collaborating with business stakeholders and development teams to distil ideas into

concrete deliverables and provide valuable input from your expert point of view

● Working with the development team to define desired functionality and in turn

produce a robust test plan for upcoming product releases

● Staff appraisals and recruitment.

● Liaise with the customer support team to help identify customer issues and improve the

overall client experience.

Skills & Requirements

● Extensive experience as a Senior or Lead QA Engineer working with mobile applications

and Web applications

● Experience with managing and maintaining test cases using software such as TestRail

● Taking complex requirements and breaking them down into robust test cases

● Working experience with scripting languages (such as Python, Shell, Java…) producing

automated tested with software such as Selenium

● Working experience with Network monitoring utilities such as Charles and built-in web

browser extensions

● Experience with API testing, utilising software such as Postman

● Good appreciation of UI/UX and the ability to make decisions based on current

designs and what is best for the user

● An eye for detail. Our products must meet the highest standards to satisfy a

demanding global client base

● Strong leadership qualities, with the ability to get the very best from the team

● A proactive approach to documenting projects and project reporting

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