• Location: USA, Ohio, Columbus
  • Date Posted: 10th Sep, 2019
  • Reference: 10092019CR

QA Practice Lead - Remote with 70% travel

Location: Must be based in Columbus, Cincinnati, Detroit, Chicago or Boston

Technology focus: AWS, Java, Python

Job type: Permanent

I am currently representing an AWS focused and Advanced Consulting Partner who craft Cloud Big Data, ML/AI & DB solutions for premier brands. This company are a 300 person fast-growing organisation who are looking for an experienced QA Lead to play a pivotal role in their increasing pipeline of projects. As they continue to service its customers in delivering AWS-based solutions, they are seeking a QA Practice Lead that has the breadth and depth of skills to assist their customers and internal team members in driving automated testing for their data and migration projects.

  • Defining quality standards and metrics for the current project/product.
  • Working with all stake holders to ensure that the quality metrics are reviewed, closed and agreed upon.
  • Defining processes for test plan and several phases of testing cycle.
  • Ensuring all development tasks meet quality criteria through test planning, test execution, quality assurance and issue tracking.
  • Work closely on the deadlines of the project. Ensure the team is focusing on automation along with manual testing.
  • Maintaining cordial relationships between cross functional teams like development, configuration management, program management, product managers etc.
  • Reviewing status reports from team managers and taking appropriate actions accordingly.
  • Should be focal point of contact for the QA team for all the escalations related to testing and Quality assurance.
  • Understanding and defining areas to calculate the overall risk to the project.
  • Creating strategies to mitigate those risks and take necessary measures to control the risks.
  • Ensure that the several testing and validation processes are improved continuously.

What you'll receive:
  • A competitive salary and compensation package
  • Flexible working
  • Opportunity to travel and meet key clients
  • Clear career progression