QA Team Leader

San Francisco, CA, USA

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of over 24,000 people with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION


You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a QA Team Leader. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

Our ideal candidate is a technical consultant able to assist in the scoping, definition, and execution of the complex tasks of automation testing. As a QA Leader, you will set up and manage effective communication among the customer's business users, development team, and mid-size offshore QA team, analyze the requirements and translate them into the test cases; look for opportunities to improve the test coverage for both manual and automated tests; reduce time-to-market by improving the testing process and overall product quality. In addition, you will be accountable for crafting test strategies, test plans, test cases, and defect tracking.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with customer engineers and stakeholders for achieving common goals and team integration;
  • Lead a team of several QA Engineers (both manual and automation testers);
  • Be hands on lead contributor to cross-project automation framework;
  • Drive adoption and adaption of new automation and new QA processes;
  • Work with clients to define high-level quality deliverables;
  • Create and maintain extensive testing framework, both for manual and automated test cases;
  • Identify, analyze, and document problems, review software documentation, plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates;
  • Examine, validate, and test large-scale software development and deployment projects;
  • Create the overall test strategy and test plans for testing software applications including performance, automation, localization, and internationalization;
  • Coordinate test strategy with project managers and others;
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems;
  • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks.

Requirements

  • Highly skilled with Automation Testing;
  • Go-to person for the team when it’s time for front-end and back-end (Java) web application testing;
  • Intermediate to advanced in terms of your SQL, XML/Web Services and Linux knowledge;
  • Right at home in an Agile environment;
  • Comfortable and experienced in Jira;
  • Team player with excellent communication skills who learns quickly.

Nice to have

  • Experience as a Leader;
  • Mobile testing experience;
  • Experience in ATG/eCommerce.