Job Description :
Position: Senior Level QA (w/ leadership experience)
Location: Sterling, VA
Duration: 6-12 Months


The Senior QA team member will lead a small team (4 -5 persons) in testing multiple Broadcast Management products. Anexample;systems that managemedia content. The team member will be an expert test designer and be a prominent stakeholder in our agile processes. The team member will also provide hands-on testingas required and give direction to assigned automation resources.

Key Responsibilities

Provide leadership to QA team of 3 - 4 persons; tasking, supporting, motivating
Create software/system: test strategies, schedules, plans, cases, and reports, for Web and other platforms
Applies automated and/or manual scripts and tests integrated hardware and software systems
Work with Development & IT Infrastructure teams to troubleshoot complex issues
Develop innovative solutions to test processes, foresees issues and provides proactive solutions
Identify and/or coordinates dependencies between projects/products;
Works with team to define & develop methodology & standard practices (e.g., Agile improvements)
Experience in Broadcast Management (e.g., Ad Sales/Content systems –inventory, media management) is a plus

9 years overall QA experience in web environments (web services, Java, JavaScript, J2EE, XML)

3 years leading QA teams (3- 5 persons)

Strong Agile background (4 years minimum Ability to lead QA efforts in all phases of the agile process.
Excellent test designer, defining and documenting test strategy, test plan, test cases, test reports
Expected to have strong background in testingInterfaces, Migration, Backend,Detailed Reports
Enhanced trouble shooting skills, understands component and system relationships and dependencies –(configurations, logs, interfaces, data & data flows, etc
Strong analytical skills - understands business processes and issues from business users, inclusive of work & data flows
Experience reporting test progress, test results, with metrics to stakeholders

Excellent communicator (verbal & written), influencer, adept at sharing feedback, adaptive to change

Good understanding of application programming, database, system design, operating systems and networking: Plus: cloud (AWS) technology
4 years SQL experience (Oracle or SQL Must have very good SQL skills.
Experience using test automation tools such as QTP, Selenium Plus: Worksoft Certify
Must have bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.

monica at rwaltz dot com