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Quality Assurance Lead | Johannesburg

Job Description

Quality Assurance Lead | Johannesburg

We are currently recruiting for an Quality Assurance Lead to work on a 12-month contract for a financial institution, based in Johannesburg.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Test Implementation in accordance with the agreed Quality Assurance principles and standards in order to manage the Product risk and inter-dependencies during the Product Life cycle.
  • Ensure alignment across Business Analysis, Development, Quality Assurance and Environment to optimise the testing efficiencies across the Product delivery stack.
  • Mentor the Engineers within the team to improve their technical capabilities.
  • Liaise with Stakeholders across Group Technology to build a network that will align to nWoW.
  • Facilitate the daily stand-up where necessary and manage the issues raised by the Software Quality & Test Engineers and remove any blockers.
  • Communicate the Product risk to the Product Owner, Scrum Master & Chapter Lead and highlight any mitigating factors.
  • Facilitate the handover of QA deliverables for all testing phases.
  • Work with the Enterprise Quality Assurance Chapter Lead on the metrics and reporting to communicate testing status.
  • Maintain knowledge of the system and interface testing principles and processes, including testing, reporting, case management, results management.

Required Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in the following:
    • Agile Concepts, Development, Estimation, Prioritisation and Planning
    • Java Development with J2EE and/or Springboot knowledge
    • Testing principles and processes
  • Experience and exposure of tools like Cucumber, Jbehave, Selenium, Appium, Soap UI, Jira (Basic to Intermediate)
  • Soap and RESTFUL services
  • Kanban Development
  • Agile XP

Please apply as soon as possible if you feel you meet all the necessary requirements.