Ref No.: 18-70230
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 09/24/2018
Job Title : QA Lead
Location: Atlanta, GA and Minneapolis, MN
Duration : Fulltime(Permanent)

Only USC's OR GC's

Mandatory Technical / Functional Skills
• 9 or more years of IT testing based environment, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training which permits the candidate to meet entry requirements.
Experience in Selenium, Cucumber, Protractor
• Knowledge of Agile and Waterfall testing methodologies
• Ideal candidates will have some working knowledge about QA fundamentals and automated testing processes (ALM, JIRA, QTP, Version 1, Agile, etc.)
• Strong critical thinking skills, an analytical mind, and problem-solving aptitude

Roles and responsibility
• Develop and implement comprehensive QA and QE strategy for the agile projects
• Strong leadership qualities with a track record of managing and developing people and achieving challenging objectives
• Provide testing resources with training on testing processes, test standards, and testing tools for agile.
• Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans
• Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate required testing activities
• Coordinate testing activities with onsite and offshore testers as needed
• Provide QA/QE guidance and best practices to the Agile teams • Collaborate with the Quality Engineering teams to ensure timely engagement and successful delivery
• Support Test Management Tools supervision (Quality Center, Jira, Version 1) and ensures the standard workflows are implemented in the projects
• Coordinate test data requirements and collaborates with Test Data Support team to create test data
• Participate in Scrum daily stand-ups as needed • Communicate testing progress and status to the projects stakeholders
• Identify testing risks and provides mitigation plan to minimize, if not totally eliminate, the risks
• Create risk-based test strategy and seek approvals of its implementation
• Coordinate testing efforts for the projects that involve multiple applications or portfolios
• Identify and escalates QA issues to the project/program manager, and facilitate resolution until closure
• Coordinate UAT and End-2-End testing activities • Provide metrics for test execution and defect trending
• Ensures a smooth transition from project to BAU is conducted.