QA Test Lead

documentation, QA Manager, QA Lead, QA Testing
Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Data Based Development Systems is hiring a QA Test Lead


A QA Test Lead is needed at our Farmington, CT customer. The QA Test Lead position will help define scenarios, review/validate test plans, point out additional tests/scenarios that should be executed, as well as validate that the resulting test plans and results are appropriately documented. This Lead will manage 6 offshore testers and work with project teams to identify, plan and execute testing. Includes creation of test plans and assurance that the appropriate items are addressed. The QA Lead will need to manage multiple projects at the same time, some quite large, and provide metrics around testing as needed Understanding of HP Quality Center is a plus, must understand all aspects of QA testing. QA leadership role a plus. This is a hands-on role.


Responsibilities include:


    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of testing methodologies, tools, processes and lifecycle to enhance testing strategy and approach
    • Create test plans and test case documents
    • Manage a team of 6 off shore testers
    • Review requirements, use cases, technical specifications and other documentation to gain a thorough understanding of the programs and processes to be verified
    • Develop checklists to support testing activities (e.g., Testing Readiness, Exit Criteria, user set up)
    • Identify and create test data
    • Manage the daily QA defect call. Aligning severity, documenting target fix dates and resolving open questions
    • Triage defects to determine if a system issue an then subsequently coordinate with system developers to communicate test results and resolve defects.
  • Create traceability matrices and test results reports
  • Create testing metrics and reports for project management in order to assess stability and status of all testing activities
  • Support QA testing as needed


Skills Required:


  • 4+ years managing/executing QA testing
  • Using quality test tools such as HP Quality Center.
  • Experience in a large corporate environment understanding full project cycle testing with multiple developers and user groups.
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Ability to Manager off shore resources
  • Attention to detail is required
  • Ability to manager multiple projects
  • Strong communication skills - verbal, written, listening and presentation.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities




Please send compensation expectations/requirements and a MS Word or PDF version of your resume. No relocation/expense money provided. Candidates must be able to pass a background check, type 40 WPM, and must be able to work at a computer in a seated or stationary position for an hour at a time.


US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. However, we are unable to sponsor H1B or utilize 3rd party candidates at this time.


Data Based Development Systems is a continually growing and successful IT consulting firm in Glastonbury, CT that has been servicing Fortune 100 businesses for over 30 years. Our clients offer an attractive work environment and the opportunity to work with state of the art technology. We offer competitive compensation and the opportunity to work with the latest technologies.

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Glastonbury, CT, 06033

Dice Id : 10119750
Position Id : 5940166
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