Lead QA Engineer

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Willis Towers Watson
The Requirements * Prior experience leading and managing a QA team is required * Proven experience designing and implementing testing strategies, formal test plans and test cases to ensure the deliver
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

We are looking for someone who is passionate about quality. You will be responsible for providing direction in standards, personnel management, and testing quality. You need to have a strong understanding of quality assurance best practices and processes to ensure a quality delivery and lead the team to do the same.

Employment-based non-immigration visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

The Role

Lead a team of QA Engineers and Automation Engineers

  • Mentor teammates to enable process, practice, and individual improvement

  • Owning the QA framework, end-to-end test coverage, and their integration

  • Find opportunities to improve and optimize quality and throughput with quality assurance metrics

  • Ensure creation, maintenance, and execution test strategies, test plans and test scripts

  • Collaborate with the development teams to ensure efficient utilization of technology and team resources

  • Lead test execution and creation of scripts as per test plans, and coordination of the test executions according to plan.

  • Determines the root cause and analyze multiple alternatives, risks, and benefits for a range of potential solutions.

  • Estimate and assign QA needs for projects

  • Verify that features and bug fixes are working and meet development standards.

  • Ensure compliance with testing best practices and standards

  • Coordinate end-to-end testing with external channel/domain QA teams

  • Lead regular retrospectives with the QA team to facilitate continuous process improvement

The Requirements

  • Prior experience leading and managing a QA team is required

  • Proven experience designing and implementing testing strategies, formal test plans and test cases to ensure the delivery of quality software applications

  • Strong knowledge in creating scalable Enterprise Test Automation Frameworks and Performance and Load Testing Frameworks

  • Bachelor s degree in Information Technology or related field required

  • 7+ years of manual testing experience in an agile environment

  • 3+ Experience in automation testing with Selenium WebDriver and Continuous Integration

  • 3+ years of Java, Java-Script, XML, HTML

  • Significant experience Defect Tracking tools such as Jira and TestRail

  • Experience working on Pegasystems or similar BPM suite is a plus but not required

Personal Attributes

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Creative Problem Solver, someone who can analyze a situation and propose solutions to problems

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), and be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management as well as a diverse technical team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a high degree of empathy and emotional intelligence

  • Equal passion for strategic thinking and detailed analysis & planning.

  • Effective time management, organization and prioritizing skills

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple deliverables to meet deadlines

  • Continuous improvement mentality with an ability to evaluate processes, seek out and implement internal or external best practices
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability

Company Information

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at careers.willistowerswatson.com.
Dice Id : RTX112172
Position Id : 19000579

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