Ref No.: 19-09021
Location: Blue Ash, Ohio
 The QA Lead is responsible for quality and test related process execution with high impact to the business.  This includes providing feedback on artifacts developed during requirements and analysis phase within client projects; authoring test plans and test cases; and performing / leading test execution for both project and support related activities.  The QA lead is responsible for leading and supporting the test effort of products provided by both third party vendors as well as other internal development teams. The QA lead is responsible for coordinating providing guidance and oversight on test execution, defect management/triage, and overall test certification of releases.
Position/Project Specific Requirements:
  • 5+ years of QA Lead experience
  • Very strong test effort coordination experience with external teams/vendors
  • Very strong communication and collaboration skills
  • 1+ years of working in an Agile/Scrum methodology
  • 1+ years of using Jira for defect tracking
  • Prefer QA Lead experience on most recent project
  • Prefer prior project management experience or certification
  • Prefer prior experience working with POS and electronic payment methods such as Apple Pay, Chase Pay, etc.
  • Prefer understanding or experience in functional test automation
  • Prefer understanding or experience validating XML responses from web services
  • Prefer having a Bachelor's Degree in a related field of study
  • Prefer candidates with Green Cards or US citizenship
  • Provide leadership to quality engineers, with complete responsibility and accountability for delivery of project tasks assigned to the QA team.
  • Create Test Plans
  • Ensure Test Case reviews with stakeholders are being held as appropriate.
  • Conduct Defect Triage meetings as appropriate.
  • Ensure completion of all deliverables within schedule, budget and quality constraints.
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis and identify and implement process improvements.
  • Assess quality and test process maturity level and assist in defining strategy to implement best practices.
  • Ensure that projects follow prescribed software development life cycle standards.
  • Understand and utilize risk based testing techniques
  • Effectively communicate to management and business partners
  • Effectively determine when test cases are good candidates to be automated