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QA Team Lead - Automation

Autodata is looking for a Quality Assurance Team Lead - Automation to join our team in London!

 

Position Overview: 

The Quality Assurance Team Lead is responsible for technical project execution as well as day-to-day operational leadership of a Software Quality Assurance team.  This role works closely with Delivery Unit stakeholders as an individual contributor in addition to overseeing the efficient allocation and utilization of Engineering staff.  The Quality Assurance Team Lead also works in close collaboration with the Quality Assurance Manager to define, implement and monitor best practices across all phases of the Software Test Lifecycle. 

 Job Duties: 

  • Foster and maintain a positive and collaborative work environment to motivate Engineering staff
  • Create Software Test Plans to define the scope, objective, and approach of testing activities 
  • Collaborate with technical stakeholders to create detailed work package estimates 
  • Contribute to the definition and adherence of best practices for all phases of the Software Test Lifecycle 
  • Identify, track, and report on organizational key performance indicators for Engineering 
  • Collaborate with Delivery Unit stakeholders to identify and allocate resources based on business priorities 
  • Provide day-to-day functional oversight for direct reports in the Engineering organization 
  • Identify and remove obstacles that prevent Engineering staff from accomplishing project commitments 
  • Provide continuous performance feedback for direct reports through regular one-on-one meetings 
  • Conduct formal performance reviews for staff as per the schedule defined by Human Resources 
  • Actively participate in the recruitment process to grow the Engineering organization 
  • Manage the onboarding of new Quality Assurance Analysts and interns as they are assigned to the project team 

  Project Lead Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a detailed technical understanding of client needs and project requirements 
  • Lead and coordinate day-to-day technical execution of on and offshore Engineering staff 
  • Work with Solution Analysts to review and provide feedback for Software Requirements Specifications 
  • Act as the primary point of contact for Project Management status updates 
  • Create Software Test Plans to define the scope, objective, and approach of testing activities 
  • Collaborate with technical stakeholders to create detailed work package estimates 
  • Create, prioritize, assign, and monitor all software testing tasks for assigned project 
  • Develop, execute, and oversee unit, integration, system, and acceptance level tests to verify requirements 
  • Create and review software testing defect, progress, and summary reports 
  • Contribute to the investigation and triage of software defects for assigned projects 

 Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science or Software Engineering 
  • 5+ years of developing automated software tests using languages such as Groovy, Java, or Python 
  • 5+ years of experience integrating automated tests into continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines 
  • Experience with web servers such as Apache HTTP Server or NGINX  
  • Experience with version control software such as Git or Perforce  
  • Experience with build tools such as Maven or Ant  
  • Proven technical team leadership abilities including on and offshore multidisciplinary teams 
  • Experience designing and executing test suites for unit, integration, system and acceptance test levels 
  • Familiarity with service-oriented architecture and design principles 
  • Familiarity with relational and non-relational database design 
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of an organization 
  • Exceptionally self-motivated, self-directed, and detail-oriented 
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills 

For more information about Autodata, please visit our company website at www.autodata.net

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be notified.  Autodata Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  We are compliant with AODA legislation; if you require work-related accommodations, please specify.

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