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QA Lead

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Location:

Cape Town, Western Cape 

Salary:

R50,000.00 per month

Posted:

23-02-2021
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Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
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Job Description:

QA Lead required in Cape Town. 10 Years’ experience in QA with at least 2 years in a Lead role. Testing Management Qualification. Ranorex experience beneficial. Broad experience in Software Testing, DevOps and .Net is required.
 
Key Responsibilities:
QA Leadership
  • Sign-off on the final release readiness for product and component releases in order to provide customers, stakeholders, and executives with assurance that the product suite is released to the best possible quality standards 
  • Establish Quality Assurance discipline as an integral component of the Software Development Lifecycle and report on measurable quality improvements
  • Mentorship and team enablement approach
  • Defect management       
  • Testing effectiveness measurement
  • Test Scope determination
  • Be the primary contact for all matters related to QA
  • Set the product quality strategy and plan, and then measure and report on the effective execution thereof 
  • Define the key measures for software and product quality and report on these at every sprint and release
  • Develop, publish, and maintain a QA roadmap of tooling and process improvement and ensure the team is aligned
Process and tooling
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Plan, manage, and measure the Quality Assurance discipline (QA) so that we can be confident that our QA team operates like an industry leading quality assurance team 
  • Identify the correct tools and QA process, and ensure cadence with the Software Development team’s agile practices 
  • Preparation and review of test plans
  • Monitor all QA activity, test results, defect rates and areas of improvement
  • Bearing continuous improvement in mind, constantly review the quality process and drive further efficiencies and improvements 
  • Utilize all quality and testing tools optimally, including balancing automation versus manual testing 
Continuous Improvement
  • Demonstrate the value that quality processes add through a metric-driven approach 
  • Champion the value and benefits of quality to the business and other senior managers through regular communication and knowledge-sharing 
  • Keep up to date on knowledge of latest QA techniques and trends
Coaching and Mentoring
  • Work with the QA team to develop personal development and training plans and provide opportunity for learning (report on this annually) 
  • Mentoring and coaching to QA team members, ensuring the success of the team’s manual and automation testing
 
Requirements:
  • Matric, Relevant Tertiary Qualification would be preferential
  • 10 years’ experience in the Full Software Quality Assurance Lifecycle
  • 2 years’ experience in a Management/Team Leadership role - Building and managing QA teams, able to recognise and bring out the best in the team
  • QA related Test management certification i.e. ISTQB Testing Management
  • Demonstrable experience in manual and automated QA, ideally in a continuous delivery environment
  • Experience of modern QA automation and monitoring tools
  • Functional and non-functional testing experience
  • Microsoft .Net Experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills, dealing with all levels of management and peers within an organisation
  • Working with stakeholders to ensure QA vision is understood and implemented correctly
  • Experience of working with teams following an agile methodology
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Leading QA team experience
  • Agile Experience
  • DevOps experience
  • Someone with a passion for technology and testing
  • A self-motivated team player
  • The right attitude, above everything else
  • Someone that will fit our culture and support our values
  • Ranorex experience beneficial
 
The company offers very competitive salaries.
Only apply if you have the relevant experience!
 
If you have what is required, then please apply with your comprehensive CV and a skills matrix.

Job Category:

Information Technology, IT Software Tester

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Bellville, WC, South Africa

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QA Lead

col-narrow-left   

Location:

Cape Town, Western Cape 

Salary:

R50,000.00 per month

Posted:

23-02-2021
col-narrow-right   

Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
col-wide   

Job Description:

QA Lead required in Cape Town. 10 Years’ experience in QA with at least 2 years in a Lead role. Testing Management Qualification. Ranorex experience beneficial. Broad experience in Software Testing, DevOps and .Net is required.
 
Key Responsibilities:
QA Leadership
  • Sign-off on the final release readiness for product and component releases in order to provide customers, stakeholders, and executives with assurance that the product suite is released to the best possible quality standards 
  • Establish Quality Assurance discipline as an integral component of the Software Development Lifecycle and report on measurable quality improvements
  • Mentorship and team enablement approach
  • Defect management       
  • Testing effectiveness measurement
  • Test Scope determination
  • Be the primary contact for all matters related to QA
  • Set the product quality strategy and plan, and then measure and report on the effective execution thereof 
  • Define the key measures for software and product quality and report on these at every sprint and release
  • Develop, publish, and maintain a QA roadmap of tooling and process improvement and ensure the team is aligned
Process and tooling
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Plan, manage, and measure the Quality Assurance discipline (QA) so that we can be confident that our QA team operates like an industry leading quality assurance team 
  • Identify the correct tools and QA process, and ensure cadence with the Software Development team’s agile practices 
  • Preparation and review of test plans
  • Monitor all QA activity, test results, defect rates and areas of improvement
  • Bearing continuous improvement in mind, constantly review the quality process and drive further efficiencies and improvements 
  • Utilize all quality and testing tools optimally, including balancing automation versus manual testing 
Continuous Improvement
  • Demonstrate the value that quality processes add through a metric-driven approach 
  • Champion the value and benefits of quality to the business and other senior managers through regular communication and knowledge-sharing 
  • Keep up to date on knowledge of latest QA techniques and trends
Coaching and Mentoring
  • Work with the QA team to develop personal development and training plans and provide opportunity for learning (report on this annually) 
  • Mentoring and coaching to QA team members, ensuring the success of the team’s manual and automation testing
 
Requirements:
  • Matric, Relevant Tertiary Qualification would be preferential
  • 10 years’ experience in the Full Software Quality Assurance Lifecycle
  • 2 years’ experience in a Management/Team Leadership role - Building and managing QA teams, able to recognise and bring out the best in the team
  • QA related Test management certification i.e. ISTQB Testing Management
  • Demonstrable experience in manual and automated QA, ideally in a continuous delivery environment
  • Experience of modern QA automation and monitoring tools
  • Functional and non-functional testing experience
  • Microsoft .Net Experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills, dealing with all levels of management and peers within an organisation
  • Working with stakeholders to ensure QA vision is understood and implemented correctly
  • Experience of working with teams following an agile methodology
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Leading QA team experience
  • Agile Experience
  • DevOps experience
  • Someone with a passion for technology and testing
  • A self-motivated team player
  • The right attitude, above everything else
  • Someone that will fit our culture and support our values
  • Ranorex experience beneficial
 
The company offers very competitive salaries.
Only apply if you have the relevant experience!
 
If you have what is required, then please apply with your comprehensive CV and a skills matrix.

Job Category:

Information Technology, IT Software Tester

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