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Manual QA Test Lead

Our Direct client located in Westchester County, NY has an exciting new contract opportunity for a Lead Manual QA Tester to help assist on new project. It would be big plus if candidates have any experience working with Automated testing it would be a huge plus. They will be responsible for leading 1 offshore Manual QA Resource. Candidates should have experience with the following:

  • 5-10 years hands-on QA experience including test management tools, writing reusable manual and automated test cases and regression testing
  • Ability to decompose business / functional requirements to build test cases.
  • 3-7 years Agile / Agile team experience
  • Team player with experience working in decentralized QA teams.
  • Able to consistently coordinate with development and offshore QA teams
  • Extensive experience with test management tools, Rally (CA Agile Central ) a plus
  • Independent thinker and problem solver
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and able challenge status quo.

 

  • Core duties and responsibilities are listed below. Other duties may be assigned.
    • Gain a thorough understanding of the project product, requirements, and key functionality.
    • Build and execute manual test scripts to verify website feature, functionality and performance on desktop and mobile platforms.
    • Record test results and generate written reports that detail the findings/bugs, etc., and help to diagnose issues discovered during QA testing
    • Report progress on problem resolution to project team and QA Manager
    • Perform test data review, trending analysis and defect report generation
    • Work with the Project Team to ensure test development and execution is conducted within the constraints of the project plan, cost and schedule
    • Analyze historical data to categorize and identify root causes of issues and find areas for improvement
    • Perform process analysis and recommend improvements
    • Define testing strategy and test plan to ensure the product being released is on time, and up to industry and company standards.
    • Continuously evaluate the team performance and throughput.
    • Individually and with team input, identify risk and create mitigation plans.
    • Encourage and mentor team members.

Job ID: 4275