Search Jobs

Hold CTRL to choose multiple sectors (up to 3)


Hold CTRL to choose multiple sectors (up to 3)

QA Lead job in Kidlington

  • Show me jobs like this one
  • More jobs from this recruiter
  • Email this job to a friend
  • Print this job
Job Ref:  204802531
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Kidlington
Post Code:  OX5
Salary:  £350 - £425/day
18/10/2016 02:20
Daily paying agency are seeking a strong QA Lead, to work for a leading bluechip company in Oxfordshire, with solid experience in setting up the QA functions for technical projects, with good Agile experience in ensuring high quality stories and team approaches to QA.
You will join the WebSphere Replacement Project team. This project will refresh underlying technology, currently built on WebSphere with a cloud based solution based on JBOSS, Activiti and Fuse. The primary purpose of the application is to manage the enrichment, storage and distribution of metadata associated with scientific, medical and engineering journals in the form of Citation abstract references and indexes records.

The contract is 6 months initially, however likely to extend as the project is due to run until the end of 2017

Key Responsibilities -

- Set up QA strategy - covering unit testing, automated regression testing, non-functional testing and UAT
- Set up the QA disciplines within the project, working with the Project Manager, Product Owner and development teams to ensure a high quality approach to development.
- Develop a defect management approach - liaising with the BAU team in charge of the live system
- Lead the Automated Regression activities to ensure the new system meets the overall functional needs of the product owner and matches the behaviour of the current system.
- Set up and lead the testing of the non-functional requirements (performance, stress, resilience, load etc), advise on tools and third party requirements
- Work with the development teams and oversee the approach and discipline for unit testing, test driven development and agile quality practices
- Set up and lead the User Acceptance Testing for all releases
- Work with the Product Owners and Business Analysts to ensure stories are high quality and have clear and testable acceptance criteria
- Train new testers and set up systematic coaching framework
- Communicate clearly about status, problems and ideas with other developers, managers, users and stakeholders,
- Set up key reporting metrics/KPIs to allow overall quality assessment of the product and project, provide regular reporting and updates to the Project Manager
- Maintain quality documentation where appropriate

Required skills -

- Experience of setting up a QA function for a multi-million dollar technical project
- Degree or combination of relevant education and experience
- 5 years+ experience of automated testing - regression testing with Cucumber
- Good experience of setting up and running non functional testing - performance, data quality, security etc
- Good Agile story writing experience
- Good understanding of the agile principles, iterative development and the software development lifecycle.
- Tools & techniques for the practical application of automated testing, non-functional testing, and QA
- Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
- Minimum of 5years experience of software development projects

Required technical skills -

- Jira administration
- TDD and BDD
- Automated testing - Cucumber
- Performance and load testing tools and practices
- Jenkins

Desirable technical skills -

- Technical background with Java knowledge, Activiti, JBoss, cloud based systems

If you have the skills and experience please apply today
Copyright © Rengineeringjobs.com Job Board 2011  | Powered by JobMount Job Board Software