QA Lead – Global Software Group

Transformify Published: September 11, 2017
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We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. We also help people to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft. In 2015, we were named by Forbes magazine as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’.
We employ approximately 17,000 people in 37 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

We are searching for a Quality Assurance Team Lead to join our Global Software Group and work on PowerCurve product.

Leading a team of Quality Engineers as part of the bigger product team.
Responsible for team member objective setting, personal development plans and recruitment process
Training, mentoring and coaching junior team members
Establishing and applying best practices in the quality field.
Proactively contributing to requirements and design process, working closely with Product Management, systems engineers and architects to drive the test strategy for projects, considering the wider business and customer requirements.
Proficiently developing, maintaining, reviewing and enhancing comprehensive test plans and test cases to cover functional and non-functional testing.
Providing accurate test estimates and schedules.
Assuring the creation and maintenance of test data and regression test suites.
Communicating testing status in a timely manner to stakeholders to ensure progress is known and team credibility is high.
Proactively escalating risks and issues, through effective collaboration and influence.
Leading the development, execution and maintenance of automated tests in accordance with standard processes.
Establishing and tracking effective quality metrics through the course of active projects.
Conducting defect escape analysis and applying quality improvement measures.

The successful candidate will have:
Strong leadership and organizational skills.
Strong proactive influencing and team motivation skills.
Strong mentoring, coaching and delegation skills.
Strong knowledge of relevant computing platforms and automated test tools.
Advanced knowledge of Quality Assurance methodologies
Automation testing experience
Advanced problem solving and analytical skills.
Strong time management skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills, showing understanding of business drivers and priorities.
Ability to work in a multicultural environment and across locations.
Very good knowledge of software development
Degree or equivalent standard in Computer Science or Information Technology
Fluency in English.

The following will be considered an advantage:
Strong technical skills(OOP, DB, OS, Networking)
Experience with BDD(Selenium, Cucumber)
Performance testing experience

We offer:
Personal Development - career pathway for professional growth supported by learning and development programs and unlimited access to online educational training courses, learning materials & books
Work environment - excellent work conditions with friendly environment, recognized strong team spirit, and fun and quality recreation time
Social benefit package - life insurance, food vouchers, additional health insurance, corporate discounts, Multisport card, and a Share options scheme
Work-life balance - 25 days paid vacation and 3 additional paid days for participation in Social responsibility events

Software Development, Testing / QA, Problem solving, Analytical skills, leadership, Organizational Skills, deligation skills, mentoring, coaching, management skills

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