Lead QA Engineer
Education Management Solutions - Exton, PA

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The Lead QA Engineer will be responsible for building a
high-performance feature driven QA t eam. Must have a proven track record of success leading a technical QA team with a strong sense of feature quality ownership. This is a hands-on role that requires strong technical, collaboration and mentoring skills to provide leadership and expertise throughout the entire QA lifecycle, ensuring the success of manual and automation efforts.

Essential Functions
  • Develop expertise in the features/product areas owned by your team to advocate on behalf of the customer in feature team meetings. This involves a constant oversight assuring that changes to existing functionality are truly required and correctly deployed.

  • Assisting test team in the development of all testing-related documentation, including test plans, test cases/scripts, and bug reports assessing quality and associated risk.

  • Ensuring test planning, execution, and reporting is effective, efficient, standardized, coordinated, and integrated.

  • This position requires healthy doses of initiative and the ability to remain flexible and responsive in a very dynamic environment.

  • Performs other duties as required.
3-5 yrs of QA experience in testing commercially sold software
Good programming skills in C#, Java or C++
Strong leadership skills
Expert at SQA methodologies, tools and approaches (black box, white box and automated testing experience)
Strong technical skills with the ability to lead the team's automation testing efforts
Extensive knowledge of QA tools and methodologies
Strong experience driving tactical objectives in an
assertive, fast-growing, mission-critical Quality Engineering organization
Operational knowledge and experience in
on-demand, software services development is a plus
Ability to motivate people, instill accountability and
achieve results
Strong verbal and written communication skills, impeccable organizational and time management skills
Agile, proactive, and comfortable working with ambiguous specifications and can prioritize on the fly
Bachelor's Degree. A BS in CS or
related field preferred
Experience in short release cycles, the
full software lifecycle, and have worked on a product that was actually released for public consumption
Experience working on complex
functional testing projects that require a deep understanding of the application logic and dependencies