QA Leads UK Based (Oracle Retail)

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Area:
United Kingdom
Location:
London
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
29/11/2019
Recruiter:
Expleo
Job Ref:
2019-4473

Overview

The position is based in Reading and we are seeking enthusiastic and driven QA Leads to join our quality service offering. You will have responsibility for leading test consultants through the process of reviewing and implementing the new methodologies & tools throughout the client project. In addition, you will provide mentoring, leadership and direction to other team members, as well as ensuring the quality of the team’s output is of a consistently high standard and ensuring regularly updates to the Test Manager

The candidate will be highly professional, self-motivated, have excellent communication and problem solving skills, and have the ability to effectively manage stakeholders. You will be part of a high performance team and will have the opportunity to excel and grow your career delivering quality at a fast pace.

Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility will be to lead a QA team, and gather information from business stakeholders to verify and prioritise a set of business requirements to Expleo standard and quality
  • Prepare, execute and document test cases based on Business & Functional Requirements to ensure thorough testing of requirements in a fast paced environment
  • Work with clients to analyse existing or new processes and systems in order to provide high quality advice and deliverables
  • Work attentively with the Expleo testing services (functional, automated and performance) to deliver a seamless overall quality service
  • Capable of working closely with the clients’ Technical Architects and Developers and be able to ‘translate’ the business requirements to functional requirements for these teams
  • Ensure that the scope of a design iteration doesn't vary unless authorised by the Business Stakeholders
  • Reporting issues to management where these could have an impact on a major deadline
  • Experience working in a team-orientated, collaborative environment, mentoring less experienced analysts and motivating others to provide innovative solutions for team improvement
  • Review test cases written by peers to ensure that all requirements are covered in test case documentation
  • Re-testing bugs to confirm that they have been corrected
  • Review, mentor and assign tasks to junior QA staff
  • Any other duties, which may be assigned by the Project Lead / Quality Manager
  • Bring a quality focus to product releases
  • Have a customer mind-set and eye for detail with applications under test

Qualifications

  • A degree-level qualification in a Computer Science discipline
  • ISTQB certification
  • Non-functional testing Experience within telecommunications or finance industries advantageous

 

Skills

  • Demonstrable experience in a Test lead position as well as 3 years’ experience testing across a variety of environments and industries.
  • Scoping and creating functional and non-functional test plans and test data, maintaining the integrity of the test environment
  • Test estimation and test planning experience essential
  • Quality focused with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to schedule tasks to manage time and project priorities
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Ability to influence Stakeholders
  • Proven ability to challenge conventional thought and offer unique perspectives and ideas
  • Proven ability to deliver high profile activities to tight timescales
  • Proven success in both fostering and contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, with a drive and commitment to delivery
  • Excellent analytical problem determination and solving skills
  • Excellent time management and the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Experience working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Strong relationship management

Benefits

  • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and ours peers through good times and set backs
  • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects
  • Expleo Academy - enables you to acquire and develop the right skills by delivering a suite of accredited training courses
  • Competitive company benefits such as medical and dental insurance, pension, life assurance, employee wellbeing programme, sports and social events, birthday hampers and much more!
  • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo

Contact Details:
Expleo
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Contact: Tessa James

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