Job Description :
Position: Quality Assurance Sr Test Lead
Location: Cleveland, OH
Duration: 10 month project

Specific Opportunity: Leads a small group of test leads and offshore testers to validate the data conversion from a legacy loan servicing system to the Oracle Banking Platform. Understands ETL development and can architect a risk-based testing approach to insure data quality and accuracy post-conversion.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Leads the QA team for a project and is answerable to all activities conducted to ensure quality.
Oversees the quality in all phases of the project including Requirement review, test script preparation, and test execution and recap.
Schedules resources, estimates QAS portion of project estimates and forecasts, manages testing needs with Shared Services, manages the PLC checkpoints, calculates and manages traceability and test coverage, assist with test result triage, reports on overall application/project health and intercedes, when appropriate, with remediation efforts.
Creates a collaborative partnership with the Tech Lead, the PM, the BAs and other project participants and actively engages in grooming sessions, status meetings and other project meetings. Highly valued as a thought leader contributing to the final product.
Manage the human capital for a specific effort

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certifications:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required

Experience:
Extensive quality assurance experience and knowledge of quality assurance practices, methods, and Key Performance Indicators
Understands how and when test automation is appropriate, understands how to calculate automation coverage and guides exploratory testers to fill the gaps.
Understanding of the Lending domain in a Banking environment
Understands how to assess an application’s functionality by risk, impact and importance in order to prioritize the test execution and concentrate test coverage appropriately.
Experience with a large-scale conversion required

Competencies and Skills:
Able to leverage resources available to them to identify the opportunities for automation, service virtualization and other shared services offered by QA
Good communication skills and knows how to tailor communication to the audience
Understands Big Data architecture, in particular Hadoop and BIG SQL
Expert knowledge of SQL and proficient with SAS or Ab Initio
Able to lead in all phases of the project and can communicate with others in the organization about the status and risks of the effort in detail.