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QA Test Lead

Location: Bellevue, WA
Posted On: 06/23/2022
Requirement Code: 59237
Requirement Detail

Essential Functions:

  • Design, develop, and create test documentation for computer systems or programs based on business, client, and functional requirements
  • Understanding and ability to traverse the testing life cycle (TLC)
  • Strong understanding of backend computer system infrastructure and program design
  • Troubleshoot technical systems or software issues experienced during testing and exercise independent judgment and discretion to determine strong solutions
  • Create, analyze, manage, and triage system or software defects
  • Identify data requirements for a computer system or software testing
  • Demonstrated skill in computer system and software testing requirements
  • Ability to execute manual and automated test cases
  • Manage client SIMs for system and software testing purposes
  • Management of client devices for testing purposes
  • Accurately archive all test documentation on Denali and client SharePoint sites
  • Proficient use of JIRA, Rally, and/or Quality Center for test case management, creation, and execution
  • Monitor testing progress, provide hourly, daily, and weekly status reporting, and escalate issues as needed
  • Ensure reporting and testing meets established client processes and procedures
  • Communicate and interact with all levels of staff to coordinate project deliverables, including leading meetings and ensuring timely delivery of status reports
  • Managing, mentoring, and training assigned QA Testers
  • Ability to perform international or domestic roaming testing
  • Ability to work nights or weekends to meet client or project requirements
  • Strong attention to detail, multi-tasker, and ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Conduct lessons learned post-deployment
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by QA Manager


Required Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or general equivalent           
  • QA Test Lead - 1-5 years of lead experience
  • 5+ years of test and/or QA experience


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Possess a high degree of theoretical knowledge and understanding of computer systems, programming, and software testing
  • ITQSB Qualified
  • Demonstrated experience with client-server systems and understanding of technical issues that may arise in testing environments
  • Strong understanding of common Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile/SCRUM
  • Assess and articulate testing needs for applications/projects quickly and clearly
  • Ability to work independently and make sound discretionary judgments
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems quickly and creatively
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Additionally, the role requires a proven ability to read and understand test requirements and list-out the logical testing path
  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Ability to learn quickly and handle multiple tasks and priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to collaborate with team members and client to meet project deadlines and milestones
  • Ability to create a Level of Effort (LOE) based on requirements and resources
  • Experience managing multiple resources on projects
  • Ability to lead team members effectively to drive solutions
  • Adapt easily to shifting priorities, process changes, and/or schedule changes
  • Effectively facilitate meetings with project team members, various business groups, and senior leadership