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QA Lead/ Lead SDET in Dallas, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

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QA Lead / Lead SDET
Contract
Dallas, TX

As a member of IT organization, working under the direction of Director of QA; the QA Lead SDET is responsible for end to end testing activities and quality of assigned project. You  will collaborate with development and business teams to ensure that a quality product / functionality is delivered into production. You will act as the technical QA architect and assist the QA Director in various foundational and transformational activities including tool evaluation, solution design for a specific QA problem, mentor and train other QA members, provide oversight for projects other than the primary assigned project on as-needed basis. You must be able to easily switch back-and-forth between individual contributor, technical QA architect and technical QA lead roles as the projects demand. Must be able to multi-task and coordinate multiple complex projects simultaneously. 

What You Will Be Doing: 

  • Working collaboratively with business, provide input to make the user stories and business requirements well defined and robust 
  • Analyze requirements; their downstream impact and upstream dependencies / connections and provide estimate (agile / waterfall) 
  • Own and execute end to end testing efforts (scoping, agile sizing / waterfall estimations, functional and on functional test approach through all types and levels necessary for quality delivery of work 
  • Define / identify testing requirements, approach, types / levels of testing and create test strategy and plan 
  • Identify regression impact and scope; and execute regression tests 
  • Identify potential for automation and develop automated scripts for an existing framework 
  • Write and execute test cases and log results; defects 
  • Create documentation for testware and knowledge sharing 
  • Keep up to speed with industry trends and QA tools / techniques and identify the potential to implement at the jobsite 
  • Act as the technical QA architect and assist the QA Director in various foundational and transformational activities 
  • Bring innovation to QA team 

Must Haves: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline from an accredited college / university
  • Knowledge and experience of end to end testing lifecycle phases, ability to customize as needed and ability to own and execute each phase and task for the lifecycle
  • Ability to embrace and respond quickly to change 
  • Excellent documentation skills 
  • Ability to mentor and train junior QA team members 
  • Experience and ability to work in an onsite-offshore model with heavy offshore leverage 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Effective collaboration skills 
  • Team player, self-organizer, self-motivator 
  • Multi-tasking, coordination 
  • Mentoring, coaching and training others 
  • Hands on experience in 3 or more functional testing types and levels such as System, SIT, UAT, Regression, ETL / BI Testing, Agile in-sprint, Exploratory, Agile Hardening 
  • Exposure to one or more non Functional testing such as Performance, Disaster-Recovery, Operations Readiness, Production Readiness, Usability 
  • Excellent understanding and experience of agile scaling 10 to 12 years 

Expert Level Knowledge and Experience Required In: 

  • Ability to see bigger context 
  • Test Management / Agile Collaboration 
  • Ability to define strategy, decide approach and plan testing 
  • Good understanding of end to end project management concepts and ability to customize and implement the PM best practices in testing management
  • CI-CD / DevOps 
  • Understanding and experience of DevOps and testing in a continuous integration-continuous delivery – continuous deployment environment 

Intermediate Level Knowledge and Experience Required In:

  • Industry Packages Oracle EBS R12 5-7 years 
  • Must have continuous hands on experience for at least 3 out of the last 5 years 
  • Environment Client-Server, Web, Mobile 10+ 
  • Database Oracle / MS SQL Server / other RDBMS 10+ 
  • Domain One or more of ERP / Finance / Supply Chain / Manufacturing / e-Commerce 5-7 years 

Knowledge of 3 or More From: 

  • TestDirector
  • HP Quality Center
  • HP ALM
  • JIRA
  • RALLY / AgileCentral
  • BugZilla
  • Microsoft Test Manager
  • MS TFS
  • ScrumWorks
  • QAComplete
  • CA Clarity
  • MS Project
  • SharePoint
  • MindMap
  • Trello
  • VersionOne 5-8 years 
  • Must have tools experience for at-least 2 out of the last 3 years 

Knowledge of at Least 1: 

  • Jenkins
  • TeamCity
  • GitLab 3-5 years 
  • Must have worked in a CI-CD or DevOps environment for at least 6 of the last 24 months 

A GREAT PLACE FOR GREAT PEOPLE TO WORK

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