Full-time

Software Systems

Letterkenny Co Donegal

Not disclosed

Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Specialist Quality Assurance to help mentor a team of Quality Engineers. They should be able to work across multiple scrum/waterfall teams. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right individual. Strong communication, organizational and relationship management skills are a must. The role will require the individual to oversee the execution and coordination of quality engineers across multiple teams while ensuring that quality is at the forefront of all that is delivered. The role will also require foresight into the latest technologies within the field.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Execute and coordinate the deliverables across multiple teams
  • Developing Quality Management plans and test strategy for each team
  • Conduct peer reviews of test plans and test cases
  • Update Quality tools with requirement traceability, test cases, test sets, defects
  • Hands on test creation and execution across multiple teams as required
  • Engage with Managers and other Leads to provide the best solution deliverables
  • Mentor and guide existing resources in upskilling to the latest technologies in their field
  • Drive for continuous improvement in relation to QA processes, TDD, ATDD, BDD
  • Research and evaluate new testing tools and technologies
  • Assist wider QA Team for Non-Functional testing (Performance, Security and Accessibility)
  • Accountable for ensuring Non-Functional testing aligns with overall test strategy for project
  • Continue to self-develop and train to keep up with the latest technologies

Qualifications & Experience:

  • B.S/B.A or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or related discipline
  • Overall 6+ years’ experience for the execution and control of all aspects of testing and comprehensive regression testing
  • Experience in test strategy and execution with focus on Selenium(Java), ETL/Data Orchestration testing, REST API automation and Test Data Management. Hands on knowledge of UNIX shell scripting, big data testing, ETL/Data Orchestration testing, Test Data Management, Batch testing and Mainframe automation
  • Strong background in testing throughout the SDLC working across multiple development methodologies – DevOps, Agile, Waterfall
  • Experienced in devising, implementing and coding automated test solutions throughout the SDLC using tools such as Selenium and UFT
  • Expertise of test automation processes – TDD, ATDD, BDD etc
  • Experience of automation tools : Selenium, Cucumber,
  • Ability to work at the detailed level when required
  • Solid understanding of software quality management principles (tracking, analyzing, reporting and problem solving)
  • Understanding of Web Accessibility testing
  • Experience with TDM (Test Data Management) processes and tools 
  • Experience in managing teams, effecting change and challenging the norm. 
  • Experience in implementing change within teams whilst retaining buy in from the team through strong leadership and mentoring.
  • Ensure efficient and effective staff resource scheduling and deployment
  • Maintain a motivated group of employees who understand the overall business model
  • Develop succession and career develop plan

Personal Skills / Qualifications

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and motivate peers in upskilling with newer technologies
  • Strong logical and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Flexible and can rapidly adapt and respond to changes in priorities and environment
  • Strong independent contributor who can manage and lead high performing teams
  • Demonstrate a creative and innovative approach to technical solutions
  • Excellent work ethic and flexible self-starter