QA Lead

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  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
  • May 26, 2018
Contractor QA-Quality Engineer

Job Description

Company Description

#hashtag Recruitment offers tailored made recruitment solutions for our clients across the globe. We support candidates who are looking for a new challenge, we support your journey to continue your passion and further develop your skills. We are currently looking for the following skillset and would like to invite you to apply to this great opportunity.

Job Description


As a QA Lead you will be responsible for managing QA team and reporting bugs across multiple devices and platforms with the aim of improving application quality. You will be responsible for creating & maintaining  test cases for the application based on the requirements. Areas of focus will include usability, performance and browser / device support. You will be required to develop regression tests against all developer updates inline with our CI platform and regression test suite for a variety of browsers and platforms. You will be responsible for designing & maintaining API test scripts for testing back end services of the application. You will require clear communication skills and an ability to work well with other team members.

Key Responsibilities:
• Design a quality management process for software projects within one overarching program
• Manage a team of up to 6 QA  specialists, organize their tasks and priorities through successive delivery sprints
• Develop an automated test framework handling front-end, back-end, API / services, regression testing, etc.
• Test applications end to end based on Front-end specifications / GUI designs and Business logic provided by non-technical consultants
• Document applications’ admin guide, developer guide and integration guide
• Interface with the development team and coordinate with lead developers to align priorities and timelines
• Steer the program and all its projects through business requirement changes, uncertainty, and high-level executive decisions



Experienced QA Lead
• Minimum 5 years of experience in quality assurance, testing and document of applications, including a minimum of 1 year exposure to each of :
  o application design
  o back-end development and integration
  o mobile app design and integration
  o Node JS / REACT development
• Demonstrated successful track record in setting up quality management environments and processes from the ground up for application programs
• Understanding of Linux environments and familiarity with development inside Docker 
• Effective leadership and analytical skills including working knowledge of  staffing models, scheduling, and project management
• Strong mentoring and relationship building skills with ability to effectively manage group and interpersonal conflict situations
• Strong ability to cope with pressure and lead eclectic teams towards a successful delivery in compressed timelines
• Strong ability to troubleshoot and identify machine-related and network-related matters in a virtualized environment running Linux
• Preferred Scrum Master certification


 - Ability to define load and stress test scenarios
- Excellent communication and team management
- Experience with Jira, Confluence, Git, Zeplin
- Selenium / Automation framework Experience
- Ability to define Use cases
- Ability to define personas
- Ability to work closely with development team
- Attention to detail
- Debugging Ability
- Cross platform testing Experience
- Excellent understanding of the Software testing Cycle
- Proven Experience with test Automation frameworks ( e.g. Selenium)
- Experience in programming language for Automation ( e.g Python)
- understanding of Browser technologies like HTML, CSS, XPath, JavaScript
- Experience with web services / API testing and tools like JMeter, Postman
- Experience with basic DB queries MySQL

Required Technical Knowledge
• Strong knowledge of Node JS and Javascript development using React 
• Strong knowledge of JSON models and RESTful APIs as well as XML-based APIs and Web Services
• Experience in testing with MySQL web blobs and SQL databases in general
• Familiarity with Network environments, TCP/IP and UDP/IP connectivity
• Experience working with all of the following tools:
   o GitLab
   o Confluence
   o Jira
   o Zeplin

Additional Information

This is a 12+ month project. The client is ideally looking for someone who has experience working in Europe, Australia or US.