agile qa practice lead in north shore

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job type
permanent
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job details

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location
north shore, new south wales
job category
IT & ICT
job type
permanent
reference number
90M0344402_1524447511
phone
0282 353 353
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job description

A global financial services company is searching for a Agile Test Manager to join their office based in their North Shore.

You will be responsible for supporting, training, facilitating and coaching the Quality Assurance and Scrum teams to ensure QA best practices are established and quality is embedded from the start.

On a daily basis you will be involved in:

  • Be an advocate of QA throughout the organization
  • Coach the Scrum Teams on the role of testing and automation in an Agile environment
  • Mentor and coach the Quality Assurance team
  • Map out the QA Roadmap with the team and drive the continuous improvement and automation efforts from QA perspective
  • Influence the Scrum Teams to support and adopt modern testing practices
  • Provide technical expertise on modern QA practices
  • Inspire, motivate and move the Quality Assurance process forward
  • Facilitate inter-team collaboration across multiple products and projects within the organization from QA point-of-view
  • Provide support, mentoring, and professional development, including training, for the QA team
  • Ensuring the Scrum teams implement and follow best practices to prevent defects
  • Act as an escalation point for the QA team
  • Leverages learning from each release iteration and best practice to continually improve the test / automation approach, processes and methods
  • Anticipate and calculate the need for test resources in conjunction with the Scrum Teams
  • Communicate and present an aggregate view of QA to leadership
  • Budgeting for the QA function
  • Assist with the recruitment of QAs and Automation Engineers
  • Act as a servant leader for the QA team
  • Influence Delivery and QA teams to establish meaningful QA metrics

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • Solid understanding of the QA Practice Lead role in an Agile based organization.
  • Strong understanding of best practices regarding QA and test automation.
  • A formal testing qualification, preferably a tertiary qualification.
  • Knowledge and experience in a financial institution, preferably general insurance.
  • Experience in managing and performing testing, creating test packs, test plans and testing strategies for functional testing.
  • Team works with C#, Selenium Webdriver
  • Knowledge and experience in non-functional testing.
  • The ability to liaise with stakeholders and in managing testers and automation professionals.
  • Proven experience in delivering Data Conversion / Migration Testing, Unit Testing, System Testing, Systems Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Performance Testing and Operational Acceptance Testing using both manual and automated testing approaches.
  • Strong Test Delivery Management skills – Cross Functional Management experience
  • Proven experience in testing, automation and project delivery on mission critical systems, preferable in the Financial Services Industry
  • Ability to manage multiple testing environments, including the release management and continuous deployment within each environment.

A excellent salary is on offer for the successful candidate.

Please call Ben Cary at Randstad Technologies on 02 8235 3353 for Confidential Discussion or just hit the apply button below.



skills

Qgile QA Practice Lead - N.Shore

qualification

Agile exp
Agile certifications
Management
Automation/ Manual
Financial services/ Insurance
Degree

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree