Job Description :
Job Title: Software QA Lead
Location: Torrance, CA & Plano, TX
Duration: 6 Months+

Project Summary:
Resource is evaluated on his/her ability to interface professionally with project teams, identify and analyze quality risks, determine the test approach, determine test project scope, prepare time estimates, facilitate and manage the project testing schedule, prepare and facilitate the implementation of test plans, and manage the outsource testing vendors.

Experience with the following on large scale projects:
Monitoring a QA team involved in testing Web, Mainframe, Data Warehouse & Legacy Systems
Develop Test approaches / strategies / plan for large scale projects
Determining Testing scope & preparing Test design, planning activities/ tasks
Performing thorough review of Business requirements, Function specification & provide feedback
Identifying and analyzing quality risks in Web, Mainframe, Infrastructure upgrade related applications
Hands-on experience with Manual testing and knowledge of Performance testing
Preparing and managing the project testing schedule & quality of deliverables
Facilitating and coordinating with multiple teams
Managing defects in Test environment & perform root cause analysis when required
Preparing, managing time estimates and fixed bid deliverables (SOW & Work Order)
Reviewing Test vendor/supplier deliverables and providing feedback and direction
Assessing Risk to schedule, cost, or quality on project and testing engagement
Ability to handle 2-4 projects/work streams in various stages at the same time
Ability to react to changing project plans and come up with alternative options
Ability to work in a collaborative “team-oriented” environment
Excellent communication (written, verbal)
Organizational and planning skills
Analytical, Reasoning and Soft skills

Desired skills:
Experience with any of the following would be a plus:
Loan origination / loan servicing experience
Automotive Finance experience
Data Warehouse testing
Application Interface testing
Middleware (Tibco) – understand concept and how to test it
Rules Engine – understand concept and how to build scenarios around it
Knowledge / Experience in use of Mercury/HP QTP, Load Runner, Quality Center or other QA tools