Quality Assurance Automation Lead

Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Posted: 07/19/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: QA Job Number: 16694

Quality Assurance Automation Lead / QA Test Lead
Pittsburgh, PA

Full-Time, Direct Hire Opening
Salary:  95K+

The Quality Assurance Automation Lead is responsible for building automated test strategies, writing and executing test plans, executing manual and automated test cases, and will take ownership of the end to end automated testing process. 

Responsibilities of the Quality Assurance Automation Lead

  • Product and system testing, including testing of updates and new releases of the software.
  • Build test strategies, write and execute test plans, file defect reports, and communicate with the QA team about issues, risk, and product quality.
  • Update existing automated and manual tests and execute test cases for new requirements
  • Participate in deployment and user acceptance testing during releases
  • Participate in Agile sprint planning, stand-ups and retrospective meetings
  • Planning and execution of automated testing plans and scripts in accordance with schedule.
  • Full documentation of testing procedures and issues to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Review and monitor escalated incidents and assist the team in achieving resolution as needed.
  • Direct management of quality assurance team members, including coaching and mentoring, conducting meetings and monitoring team productivity

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or similar field
  • At least 3 years of experience with manual and automated testing and developing automated tests
  • Minimum of 3 years of people management and leadership experience
  • Expertise in testing frameworks like Selenium, TestingWhiz, HPE UFT, TestComplete etc
  • Deep knowledge of SQL, Web Technologies, .NET, scripting
  • Expert level knowledge of at least one or more programming languages like Python, JavaScript, C#, JAVA etc
  • Solid understanding of development processes and SDLC
  • Experience with testing databases, including changes
  • Agile experience
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and technical judgement
QA Automation Engineer - 16694
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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IT Recruiter

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