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QA Lead

Babylon, New York 11702

Post Date: 06/07/2018 Job ID: 6276 Industry: Network / Systems

QA Lead  

Do you have advanced capabilities in collecting and analyzing financial data? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, no-holds bar work environment? Well, this role is for you!

ektello is seeking QA Lead for one of our top finance clients in Babylon, NY. Out client has made a name for itself as a powerhouse in finance industry for the past 65 years. As of 2015, our client has an annual revenue of $3.6 billion as well as 19, 000 employees worldwide in operations spanning over 40 countries across Europe, North America, and more.

  • Lead QA Analysts on the Quality Assurance Team as part of Development Programs and Projects, supporting Content Management/Delivery Platforms, Systems, and related Applications. 
  • Work as a member of our client’ s GPO Platform Services Team to help support an effective QA capability to underpin and support Projects, Programs, and the management team’ s strategic goals. 
  • Provide leadership to onshore/offshore QA Analysts to successfully plan and execute QA Programs.
    Participate in reviews and provide feedback on Requirements, Design Documents and Specifications, and Project Plans and Initiatives from a Quality Assurance and testing perspective. 
  • Coordinate efforts within the QA Team to increase the use of automation and related tools so as to increase reliability, repeatability, quality, and time to market 
  • Assist QA Analysts in reviewing Business Requirements and Software System Designs for gaps and testability. 
  • Develop effective and efficient Test Strategies to support Development Programs, Projects, and Prototyping activities 
  • Assist QA Analysts in troubleshooting and identifying root cause of issues uncovered during testing 
  • Create Test Plans that define the testing scope and approach for projects 
  • Assist QA Analysts in developing and defining test data requirements to execute defined test strategies. 
  • Lead the day to day QA deliverables for the QA projects 
  • Conduct daily/weekly Issue Review Meetings 
  • Represent QA for Assessment phase of projects to assemble estimates 
  • Proactively determine more efficient test approaches to increase quality and reduce overall QA costs 
  • Develop end-to-end test plans with other teams to ensure complete system testing coverage 
  • Generate project status reports 
  • Coordinate yearly team objective progress 
  • Lead Escaped Defect Analysis process and maintain all quality data 
  • Maintain all JIRA & Jama project setup and data maintenance for projects 
  • Independent QA thought leadership to drive evolving QA processes 
  • Identify meaningful gaps in the QA process on an on-going basis that will drive measurable improvements in QA testing effectiveness and reduced defects into UAT and Production 

  • Minimum of 4 years in leading QA Analysts 
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Sciences or related technical discipline
  • Multi-disciplined technical background, (Networking, Application Development, SQL DB) 
  • Experience in performance, capacity, and endurance testing, as well as results analysis and recommended remediation is required. 
  • Experience in test automation and integration with continuous build build/integration systems is required. 
  • Strong system troubleshooting and analysis skills required 
  • Experience in the following areas is desirable: enterprise platform operations, content management and delivery, search engines, system engineering, and performance testing 
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication, particularly in crafting messages and status reports to Senior Management and Business Partners 
  • This position is global in nature and requires interfacing with and supervising multinational teams. The successful candidate must work comfortably across numerous time zones and amongst culturally diverse teams.

Cathy Rodger
Technical Recruiter

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