Lead QA

Network IT
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
24 Sep 2019
22 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Lead Quality Assurance Analyst - 2 years FTC

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior QA Analyst to work in the Application Services function within IT Services.

The Lead QA will be responsible for the management, planning, design and execution of test activities, with strong knowledge of creating test strategy, quality processes and have a strong technical background.

Key Responsibilities:

- Manage the design, preparation and execution of test scenarios, as well as detailed test cases / test scripts.

- Ownership and co-ordination of End to End testing to test interactions between systems.

- Provide timely and appropriate progress reports at an agreed frequency to clearly articulate progress, to key stakeholders.

- Implement and manage the Defect Management tools and processes, including facilitating Defect Review meetings to ensure that defects are reviewed and prioritized with appropriate stakeholders.

- Provide advice and guidance on best practice, including reporting and tooling, as appropriate.

- Educate and support the rest of the delivery teams with testing, as well as internal and external stakeholders.

- Ensure requirements are clearly articulated and fit-for-purpose.

- Develop test strategies and implement appropriate risk based testing approaches.

- Develop and implement phase level (e.g. system test, integration test, user acceptance test) test plans, detailing (for example) the scope of testing, pre-requisites / dependencies, required test environment(s), timescales, roles and responsibilities, entry/exit criteria.

To be successful, the Lead QA must have:

- Excellent knowledge and experience of software quality assurance and various types of testing

- Excellent experience of test automation tools or scripting

- Project test lead experience

- Experience with a variety of Development Methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)

- ISTQB Certification

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