We are looking for a Sr QA lead for one of our direct clients at Hartford, CT location. Locals preferred as there will be a face to face interview.
are seeking an experienced and motivated Quality Assurance Test Lead who will
act as Test Team Lead for projects focused on the Business Insurance Data
Warehouse within the Shared Business Intelligence Systems organization. The
position requires QA Project Management skills along with the ability to
understand Business Requirements, Data Warehousing, and formalized detailed QA
Test Matrix reporting.
The ideal candidate will have strong leadership abilities, SDLC experience,
resource management, presentation skills, and strong knowledge of Data
Warehousing, COGNOS, and formalized Quality Assurance practices.
5+ years of Test Case Development
5+ years of Test Case Execution
5+ years Relational Database/SQL experience
3+ years as a Quality Assurance Test Lead with leading testing efforts and
managing onsite and offshore resource
3+ years H.P tools experience (Quality Center, QTP)
3+ years of QA estimation for test case development and execution
3+ years of Data Warehouse experience
2+ years of Mainframe experience
Experience working in a matrixed organization
Having P&C Insurance experience is a plus
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with peers, partners, and
Ability to develop and present Quality Assurance concepts to a business
audience is desired
Ability to gather and manage risk, issues and dependencies associated to
overall QA deliverables
A detail-oriented person, who is a self starter, outgoing and strong team
Extensive experience developing complex SQL queries
Understanding and experience with the systems development life cycle (SDLC)
Strong commitment to high quality work and timely deliverables
Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
Quality Assurance Project Planning
The Quality Assurance Test Lead works closely with Business Analyst, System
Analyst, and Developers to understand Requirements and Technical Design
documents. The Test Lead will facilitate quality assurance reviews of
requirements and detailed designs. Develop Test Strategy and Test plan
documents along with detailed estimates that tie into the overall project plan.
Conduct off shore review and clarifications for all QA project documentation. Manage
on shore and off shore testers and daily work plans. Identify
system/integration Test Conditions across portfolios and work with test team to
develop/review detailed test cases. The Test Lead should be able to
design/identify test cases with the focus to leverage existing automation
tools. Work closely with test automation resources in identifying functional
automated framework and approach. Build and maintain traceability matrix within
Quality Center test management tool. The Test Lead will facilitate meetings for
test case development and data identification, test case execution, defect
triage and attend Stakeholder level status meetings. Test Lead should be able
to keep track of estimated verses actual work efforts and mitigate or apply
techniques to improve efficiency for any variance; be conscientious of project
budget impacts as part of making decisions.
The Test Lead demonstrates expert knowledge of business applications and
processes. Possess strong knowledge of methods and techniques used for
data-oriented validation of complex systems. Has knowledge of sound technical
design concepts and awareness of potential pitfalls.
Problem Solving & Decision Making:
Demonstrates advanced ability to plan test efforts, evaluate test results, and
resolve problems. Communicates test results to project team in a clear and
comprehensive manner to aid in resolution. Recognizes and analyzes problems
with above average complexity.
Builds relationships with peers to achieve objectives. Balances team and
individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others views.
Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interest.
processes -- 3+ Yrs
testing -- 5+ Yrs
Testing -- 3+ Yrs.
-- 5+ Yrs