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Software QA Lead - Manual Testing

Company: Simplex Hires LLC
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

This role is 100% Remote and based anywhere in the USA.Our client is a fast-growing, Private Equity backed company that provides SaaS Software to the SLED / Public Sector / Govt Market.The QA Lead is an internal-facing role to provide guidance to the team in order to ensure that the team of QA engineers are on the right track to fulfill their commitments to the project teams. You will work closely with the Product team to determine priorities and what the team should be working on.Responsibilities:

  • Properly allocate test resources and create solutions for project requirements.
  • Learn and make recommendations on tools, techniques, processes, and industry-accepted Quality Assurance best practices for the use of the wider QA Team.
  • Provide input to the development and improvement of software quality assurance procedures and process to efficiently test and evaluate products.
  • Conduct risks assessment and management; observe issues escalation and management procedures.
  • Create the following in support of the project plan and development schedule:
    • test estimates and schedules
      • test matrices and requirements traceability matrices
        • test plans
          • test scenarios, test cases and/or automated test scripts
            • Perform manual tests, test preparation and execution activities and document testing results
            • Monitor status of defects, incidents and required re-tests
            • Create accurate and regular reports on testing status and resources of assigned products or projects to update the stakeholders on the progress, quality, and potential delays.
            • Assist with team members annual objectives performance reviews, including identification of team members development plan to achieve expected performance and professional growth.
            • Monitor team members to understand if any assistance or training to execute their tasks is needed; and to ensure the training that they are provided with is being utilized.
            • Communicate clear and accurate information or instructions to team members; conduct regular meetings with the team; pay attention to the team members' feedback.
            • Perform other duties as required to deliver exceptional service to support the business goal of the company.Requirements:
              • Has extensive experience in manual testing of software systems including, but not limited to functional and integration, user acceptance, and non-functional requirements. Having experience in automation testing is an advantage.
              • Exposure in systems development, business and/or systems analysis and design of software application systems.
              • Fundamental understanding of common application technologies (e.g. web server, database, network & server topology, web services, PHP, API, UI, and API automation using open source and licensed tools)
              • Organized, structured thought process to testing.
              • Database knowledge (SQL)
              • Experience training others on software quality testing
              • Excellent written and oral communication skills; can produce very good documentation
              • Experience in leading a team and/or mentoring other members of a team.#ZR

Keywords: Simplex Hires LLC, Austin , Software QA Lead - Manual Testing, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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