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QA Lead-Atlanta MN
Ref No.: 18-03806
Location: Atlanta, Minnesota
Title : QA Lead
Location : Atlanta MN
Duration : Full time/Contract
Rate : DOE (Salary + Benefits)

US Citizen, Green Card, TN, GC EAD and H4 EAD only No Third-party agencies corp to corp.

Job Description:
  • 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
Required 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