Lead Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

To effectively lead and manage the Quality Assurance team:
a) Develop and drive continuous improvements for quality assurance function processes and procedures that include; risk analysis, test planning, monitoring and control, issue management and reporting.
b) Collaborate with the CTO to define testing standards and strategies for the team in influencing our technology platform for the better by having a solid business understanding.
c) Coordinate and manage technical releases to production with the product engineering team by being a great team player and contributor to the larger team while adhering to company values.
d) Manage quality assurance engineers in the team in work performance and deliverables.
e) Develop the careers of QA team members to be able to work independently by coaching, 1:1 learning and performance appraisal
f) Collaborate with the larger team for department wide initiatives on people, organization or processes improvement.

To achieve strong technical excellence in the work done for the Quality Assurance function:
a) Manage GoGet’s quality assurance processes, procedures, efficiency and documentation by having the knowledge of QA testing stages; functional, integration, performance and load.
b) Mature knowledge of internet networking concepts and principles, able to test REST APIs using Postman or similar tools.
c) Work closely with the product and tech team to learn more about business and technical knowledge.
d) Manage, investigate and prioritize bug reports to coordinate bug fixes with the development teams
e) Able to communicate with software engineers and straddle the challenges of delivery time and quality.
f) Prepare and organize high quality testing and test management by:
i) thorough regression testing,
ii) estimating, prioritizing, planning, and coordinating testing activities,
iii) understanding feature requirements and user story,
iv) automated testing by using coded/codeless automated testing tools,
v) testing in different environments including web and mobile,
vi) perform automated testing by using coded/codeless automated testing tools, to ensure all critical processes are covered and tested.

Requirements:

● At least four years of QA experience in manual and automated software testing
● Experienced with Postman or any equivalent back-end testing tool
● Experience in integrating automation test framework as part of CI process
● Willingness to work in an agile working environment
● Strong communication skills – Presenting insights and recommendations to the team

Note: Interested Candidates can send CVs to: valerie.atkinson@vawso.com

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