Lead QA


$100,000 - $115,000
Full Time
No Travel Required


QA Lead
Financial Industry experience
Test Automation
Swift Messages
ALM or Jira

Job Details

QA Lead

Location: Hoboken, NJ (hybrid), Local Candidates only

Full time

MDMS is recruiting for a QA Lead for an international bank in Hoboken, NJ. you will be responsible for testing the bank's software applications, and other projects focused on driving business growth, technology transformation, and re-architecture initiatives. You will lead a team of quality assurance specialists, and will work with IT Project Managers and Business Users across the bank to drive QA initiatives. Please note that this is a hybrid role, based in Hoboken, NJ. Prior experience in the banking or financial sector is a plus.


  • Plan and execute QA testing for a portfolio of applications across the bank.
  • Work with business teams, project managers, release management teams, and development teams to drive technology transformation efforts.
  • Lead and mentor other team members (including offshore consultants) and participate in knowledge transfers.
  • Review Business and Functional Requirements, Technical Design Documents, Release Notes, and Impact Documents.
  • Create, review, and approve Test Plans, Requirements Traceability Matrix, Test Scenarios/Cases, Test Summary Reports.
  • Create daily and weekly test progress summary reports.
  • Propose Hardware & Software upgrades for QA Tools or necessary improvement methods.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance testing efficiency and drive test automation.
  • Perform data staging and verification by creating SQL queries and utilizing tools such as SQL Server Management Studio.
  • Perform cross-browser testing.


  • Bachelor s in Computer Science, Business, IT, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in Software Quality Assurance.
  • 2+ years of Team Lead or Management experience.
  • Prior experience working in a bank or large financial firm.
  • Experience testing SWIFT messages.
  • Strong knowledge of the QA life cycle, and experience with test and defect management tools such as ALM Quality Center and JIRA.
  • Working knowledge of test automation and performance tools such as UFT, Selenium and Jmeter.
  • Experience with testing web-based applications, report generation and content validation.
  • Hands on experience with building SQL queries for test validations and data staging.
  • Testing experience in cloud-based environments is a plus.
  • Testing experience in Agile environments is a plus.
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