Expleo

  • QA Lead

    Job ID
    2018-2579
    # of Openings
    15
    Job Locations
    IE-Dublin
    Category
    Quality Assurance
  • Overview

    Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, quality services and management consulting for digital transformation. We help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage and improve the everyday lives of people around the globe. We operate in over 25 countries.

     

    Works autonomously and acts as a senior providing professional advice, managing and/or co-ordinating the work of others. Maintains the status of project and monitors the activities of team members, leading Quality Assurance projects using available test frameworks and tools and establishing project plans with on-time and on-budget project goals.

    Responsibilities

    • Leads multiple phases of a project and/or multiple projects of moderate scope and sometimes complex assignments.
    • Responsible for managing own and team's time within a certain test area and conditions with respect to analysis and design, implementation and system integration, execution as well as results evaluation, problem resolution and planning.
    • Assures the project team meets quality standards by allocating work and providing guidance in planning, designing, executing testing, and developing procedures relating to product quality.
    • Participates in formal reviews of business requirements and application designs and ensuring proper test coverage based on requirements and design specifications.
    • Talks to relevant business stakeholders on strategies and methods to improve test plans and processes.
    • Has an understanding of the overall test strategy.
    • Leads the test execution  and creation of scripts as per test plans, co-ordinating schedules, work and resource plans; leading the progress of all activities against the overall plan.
    • Determines the potential causes of problems and analyses multiple alternatives, risks, and benefits for a range of potential solutions. Translates these to best practices.
    • Analyses and reports on overall test status and results, identifying issues and reporting to relevant stakeholders, manages risks to the success of the project.
    • Identifies and manages the critical path of testing and ensures execution of project regression tasks.
    • Defines regression tests for future projects and defines and coordinates production verification and validation.
    • Develops a network to support and add value to client engagements including company, clients and external professional networks.
    • Supports test management in developing project plans and tracking against key milestone dates.

    Qualifications

    Essential:

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.
    • ISTQB Advanced

    Desirable:

     

    • Additional course or certification in Quality Assurance.

    Skills

    • Has achieved trusted advisor status at a senior level with the client.
    • Excellent client-facing skills, takes time to establish underlying needs of client beyond those initially expressed.
    • Has an innovative approach, develops new approaches to improve or replace existing procedures or systems.
    • Excellent communication skills, maintains confidentiality, shares ideas and information, facilitates discussions and transfers knowledge to diverse audiences to achieve collective objectives.

    Experience

    • Intermediate theoretical knowledge in quality assurance methodologies and has awareness of new and emerging technologies and developments.
    • Has good applications/technology knowledge, building on specialist domain knowledge and has practical experience of and is proficient with testing tools and frameworks required to deliver.
    • Strong understanding of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning.
    • Proven ability in assuring project meets quality standards by providing technical guidance in planning, designing, executing testing, and developing procedures relating to product quality.
    • Experience in applying problem-solving methodologies and tools to diagnose and solve operational and interpersonal problems.
    • Experience in being responsible for directing and monitoring the work of team members and providing guidance and training to enable others.

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