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Role: QA Lead
Location: Atlanta and Minneapolis
Duration: Fulltime
Experience : 8+yrs
Interview Mode: Telephonic/Skype

Job Description

Mandatory Technical / Functional 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.
BS/BA in computer science, engineering, information technology, or related field
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

Roles and responsibility
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

Desirable Technical / Functional Skills
Top 5 Consulting Company Experience
CBAP, Agile/Scrum, ITIL certifications preferred.
Travel Domain Experience
Experience in running large and multiple programs