QA Lead

Location

Boston | MA

Position type

DWS Standard Combined Agreement

Job Description

Job: QA Lead
Location: on-site 2x/week in Boston
Duration: Contract to hire

Job Description:

As QA Lead you will ensure the highest level of quality of applications, working with the cross-functional team in verifying that the product meets the business requirements.

  • Be part of the Agile team and be a partner with Product Owners understanding the business goals, the users' expectations, the business requirements
  • Work closely with the Developers, Dev Architects and Content System architect in understanding the technology, the application architecture and integration with third-part software
  • Work closely with the Project Managers in estimating test efforts, in monitoring test progress, establishing quality gates and in advocating quality goals
  • Lead the test execution during all phases of the SDLC, write test plans, test cases, report bugs, execute tests and develop QA dashboard with test metrics
  • Supervise off-shore QA Engineers
  • Design and execute a test automation strategy
  • Work with DevOps for test environments and CI/CD pipeline
  • Collaborate with the other QA Leads in standardizing the QA practices and tools, and for any testing area impacting other applications

Experience:

  • 4+ years of experience in Leading software testing projects
  • 7+ years as QA Engineer, creating test plans, test cases, test data, traceability matrix
  • Experience in defect lifecycle making sure that defects are logged, reviewed, prioritized, triaged, and verified when solved
  • Working with Agile methodologies
  • Working with remote Agile teams crossing multiple time-zones
  • Supervising, coaching, mentoring QA Engineers
  • Strong Experience in Functional, Regression, End to End testing, manual and automated.
  • Experience in Load, Performance, Security and accessibility testing
  • Testing multi-layer Web applications and databases
  • Creating and maintaining Automation framework and integration in CI/CD

Skills:

  • Strong Selenium/Java experience
  • Strong Postman and RESTAssured experience
  • Test Management and Bug tracking tools
  • Load and Performance testing tools

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