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QA Lead w/ ADA/Automation & Tagging Test Experience - Contract in Stamford, CT
Ref No.: 18-10047
Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
QA Lead w/ ADA/Automation & Tagging Test Experience
Stamford, CT
8 Months +


Please note, the HM is open to ANYONE strong testing analyst with ANY kind of tagging and SEO experience.

listed in order of importance:
1. Tagging
2. SEO
3. ADA

All 3 is preferable, however, if you find a candidate with AMAZING tagging ability that should take precedence.

This position will be based in Stamford, CT and act as the Functional Quality Assurance Lead for the AGILE Quality Assurance team; Liaising with the Distributed Quality Assurance team; the Monitoring QA team; the Marketing QA team and the IT technical teams throughout the AGILE life cycle of the project across our Branded and Enterprise Mobile Websites; and the Digital Applications; ensuring adherence to the business and functional requirements as well as improving the testing efficiency across all Digital channels for SPG.com, Client.com and m.brand.com sites.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Determine test approach for large-scale capital projects and enhancements. Creates detailed test plans, test strategy, test scenarios, and test scripts to support the goals of each project
Work with project managers, requirements managers, and stakeholders IN AN AGILE ENVIRONMENT to understand project goals and provide insight to feasibility
Provide input to CRDs (combined requirements documents).
Work with technical partners to understand technical specs and influence as necessary.
Work with middleware to ensure system dependency coordination as well as for test environment set up.
Work with numerous system stakeholders to ensure robust test data is available.
Manage QA portion of project budgets.
Lead the quality assurance Functional projects and Enhancements for the branded web sites supporting up to 17 languages.
Studies project requirements for translation into test approach, test plan & strategy. Creates test cases/scripts and link them to requirements;
Oversees quality activities & involvement for the offshore team supporting the projects you lead
Determine and create automation strategy for projects delivered; Work with project team to identify areas to be monitored, Create and Ensure timely handoff of test scripts to the monitoring team for integration into the daily monitoring exercise
Coordinate with offshore, IT, QA and Vendor resources and provide timely project status as required


REQUIRED EXPERTISE • Expert in the full Quality Assurance life cycle, testing methodologies, and test automation • Expertise in website, mobile websites, IOS, & API testing • Knowledge of Java, JS, CSS, HTML, Websphere, Oracle, Data Warehouse, • Knowledge of ecommerce software systems and Internet technology, including nuances of popular platforms, browsers, IOS; • Knowledge of Accessibility and WCAG guidelines with the ability to recommend remediation approaches • Knowledge of the different working methodologies including different types of AGILE such as SCRUM, SAFe and KanBan • Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization and how to test • Knowledge of and experience using a variety of testing tools, including: JIRA, Quality Center, Quick Test Pro, Rational Clear Quest, Crystal Reports, Selenium, Stress and Load testing tools, Performance testing tools, Gomez suite of tools