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Quality Assurance Lead

Employer
Spotlight
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Manager/ Lead QA Engineer

Spotlight is the leading technology solution provider for casting and auditioning in the entertainment industry. Our software is used by thousands of casting directors in Hollywood and other places across the world on a daily basis to cast major productions such as James Bond, Game of Thrones and Star Wars. More than 1.2 million performers have used Spotlight to schedule 14 million auditions since 2002.

We're looking for a talented Manager/Lead QA Engineer to help us to bring the quality of our products to a new level.

Responsibilities;

  • Establish and evolve formal QA processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices.
  • Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and developing new processes to ensure quality goals are met.
  • Lead, Manage, mentor QA Engineers (working in three different timezone), assign work, review results, and plan out daily tasks/tests
  • Act as a key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources.
  • Own the automation framework and introduce continuous testing methodology as part of the delivery pipeline
  • Hands-on development to automate sprint level user stories, smoke and regression test cases execute them as part of the continuous testing process
  • Develop and execute test cases, plans, and procedures
  • Coach other QA Engineers to use the right automation tools and framework and review their work
  • Work with Developers and Product Owners to test features and efficiencies
  • Participate in architecture reviews and feature/user story elaboration when needed
  • Plan test cases and execution for user stories before sprint cycle starts
  • Work with Scrum Manager, Lead Developer, and Project Manager to optimize the the testing process that helps to improve developer and product quality
  • Test both Front end UI and Backend services
  • Test web applications over various browsers and devices
  • Verify API responses and Database to perform thorough end to end testing
  • Occasionally test scalability through load and stress testing


Requirements

  • Good written and verbal communication skills (strong English)
  • 8+ years of experience in Quality Assurance
  • 4+ years of experience as a QA Automation Engineer
  • 2+ years of experience in managing QA team of 8+ Engineers spread across multiple time zones (GMT, IST, PST)
  • In-depth experience of QA tools and methodologies related to various components of analytics software, including functionality, infrastructure, performance, scalability, integrations, and user interface
  • Experience with CucumberJS, Karate, WebdriverIO, Mocha, Chai, and other JS-based testing frameworks, as well as an understanding of common design patterns in test automation such as Page objects, Singleton, Builders
  • Strong knowledge in continuous testing and experience in integrating automation scripts in CI/CD pipeline
  • Worked in a fast phase environment where code is developed, tested and deployed to production on a daily basis
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