Software Tester IV


On Site
USD 50.00 - 55.00 per hour
Full Time


Localization QA
Attention to detail
Quality assurance
Test plans
Problem solving
Project management
Software development
Mobile applications
Version control
Internationalization and localization
Integrated circuit
Electronic commerce

Job Details

Job Description:
  • Job Title: Senior Localization Quality Assurance (LQA) Lead (Contract)
  • Location: San Jose, CA (Partial Onsite)
  • Job Type: Contract
Job Summary:
  • Client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior LQA Lead to join our Localization team.
  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading multiple localization quality assurance projects, ensuring the highest quality of localized content for our diverse customer base.
  • This role requires a blend of technical and interpersonal skills, a passion for quality, and the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Mentor and coach LQA Leads, fostering their professional growth and development in quality assurance practices.
  • Lead and run multiple LQA projects, prioritizing tasks and managing interdependencies.
  • Plan and be responsible for the execution of LQA projects, from small to large-scale initiatives. Provide oversight of active team projects.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers and automation specialists, to define testing requirements and execute test plans.
  • Work closely with external test vendors to communicate requirements and assess performance.
  • Provide regular updates to management, highlighting any issues or risks.
  • Analyze metrics to identify areas needing additional testing and create detailed quality reports.
  • Use JIRA for tracking LQA activities and progress.
  • Triage and follow up on bugs, ensuring resolution.
  • Participate in cross-domain meetings and initiatives as a representative of the LQA or L10n team.
  • Suggest and implement improvements to LQA processes and tools.
  • Chip in to sprint planning and product backlog maintenance, occasionally assuming scrum master responsibilities.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for features and tasks.
  • Train and support other LQA Leads as necessary.
Job Requirements:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and superior organizational abilities.
  • Proven ability to work independently and efficiently, managing multiple priorities.
  • Strong collaboration skills and experience working with cross-company teams.
  • A proactive approach to independent problem-solving and project management.
  • Experience with multilingual projects and familiarity with localization standards.
  • Knowledge of software development cycles and scheduling flexibility for international collaboration.
  • Experience with CAT tools (XTM preferred) and multilingual proficiency is advantageous.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment, supporting internal and external customers.
  • Experience working on multi-language projects in an Agile environment.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in QE/QA/LQA roles.
  • Proficiency in testing web and mobile applications.
  • Experience with Selenium, JavaScript, Python, and scripting automation tasks.
  • Proficient in using JIRA and GitHub for project management and version control.
  • Experience with Automation frameworks (eg. BrowserStack, Appium) is a plus.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
  • At Client, we're more than a global ecommerce leader - we're changing the way the world shops and sells.
  • Our platform empowers millions of buyers and sellers in more than 190 markets around the world.
  • We're committed to pushing boundaries and leaving our mark as we reinvent the future of ecommerce for enthusiasts.
  • Our customers are our compass, authenticity thrives, bold ideas are welcome, and everyone can bring their unique selves to work - every day.
  • We're in this together, sustaining the future of our customers, our company, and our planet.
  • Join a team of passionate thinkers, innovators, and dreamers - and help us connect people and build communities to create economic opportunity for all.
Pay Range: $50 - $55/hr on W2

The specific compensation for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role as well as the cost of labor in the market; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. Our full-time consultants have access to benefits including medical, dental, vision and 401K contributions as well as any other PTO, sick leave, and other benefits mandated by appliable state or localities where you reside or work.

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