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CW Software QA Lead
Ref No.: 18-06546
Location: Plano, Texas
Software QA Lead
Plano, TX
6+ Month
  • This senior level resource will lead data integration testing efforts for a large business transformational program in a financial services organization. and coordinate test environments across 80+ integrated systems.
  • Resource is evaluated on his/her ability to interface professionally with project teams, identify and analyze quality risks, determine the test approach, determine test project scope, prepare time and cost estimates, facilitate and manage the project testing schedule, prepare and facilitate the implementation of test plans, and manage the outsource testing vendors.
  • Manage and lead testing activities on web services / messaging / micro services / file transfer / ETL batch processing leveraging outsourced test teams
  • Strategize and lead outsourced automated testing for data integration using industry standard tools
  • Lead and oversee structured test methodology, leveraging modern test frameworks such as BDD and TDD using Cucumber or similar tools
  • Strategize and implement Service Virtualization to increase testing efficiency
  • Develop test environment strategy and coordinate cross-dependent testing environments to align with program test schedule for various concurrent testing activities
  • 8-10 years of experience leading all phases of QA effort required to execute large business transformation projects
  • Identifying and analyzing quality risks
  • Knowledge and experience configuring and using cloud-based test environments
  • Knowledge and experience with implementing stub
  • Determining testing scope using risk-based testing approach
  • Ability to react to changing project plans and come up with creative alternatives
  • Preparing, managing time estimates and fixed bid deliverables (SOW)
  • Reviewing supplier deliverables and providing feedback and direction
  • Assessing Risk to schedule, cost, or quality on project and testing engagement
  • Preparing and managing the project testing schedule
  • Preparing and facilitating the implementation of test plans
  • Defect Management and Analysis
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal)
  • Organizational, planning, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative "team-oriented” environment
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with any of the following would be a plus:
  • Experience testing Tibco, Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, Informatica, Big data technologies, NoSQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB), Hadoop, Axway API Gateway
  • Finance Services experience
  • Knowledge / Experience in use of Client Testing Tools (Quality Center 12.55, Unified Functional Test (UFT 12.52), Performance Center 12.52), SOAPUI, Cucumber, Jenkins, Eclipse, CA Dev/Test or other similar QA tools.