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QA Lead

  • Location: Addison, 75001
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

The QA Lead is a critical and integral part of our fast paced, agile product quality assurance function.  This detail-oriented role operates as a Technical Leader of the QA Team, serving to provide a safety net to prevent adverse impacts to our users when we release application changes.  The QA Lead not only has a comprehensive understanding of team’s application functionality, but also understands how the domain interacts with other parts of the application.  The lead is a key player on the QA team and serves as an advocate for the end user and his/her team, working very closely with the product owner and development team, proactively providing input and asking insightful questions that help us to keep our product awesome. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and guide the QA team by mentoring, coordinating their activities and reporting back to management.
  • Collaborate actively with the development team during scrum ceremonies such as daily scrum, refinement, retrospective and demos.
  • Proactively communicate on a regular basis, asking questions, clarifying requirements and scenarios 
  • Create and maintain manual and automated test scenarios and cases
  • Create and maintain automation scripts using Katalon
  • Analyze and report results of tests performed
  • Analyze systems for bugs and defects and verify changes
  • Consistently and proactively communicate risks, milestones, and progress during the sprint
  • Adhere to internal processes and standards
  • Certify environments during production releases
  • Create and maintain API testing

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 7 plus years QA experience.
  • 3+ years experience as a Tech Lead.
  • Use of AWS environment and Agile methodology.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems .
  • Testing Automation experience required.
  • Knowledge of technologies such as HTTP, HTTPS, HTML, JavaScript, Java, Katalon, Postman XML, and JSON, parameter language.
  • Strong relational and NOSQL database understanding and querying abilities.
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Cycle
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Energetic Team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-driven professional.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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