QA test lead Analyst

Shrijitech - Pittsburgh, PA (30+ days ago)


Testing PMO Lead provides direction and guidance for a wide array of activities associated with Testing to ensure that standard processes are followed across line of business. Provide testing support and thought leadership to ensure overall testing objectives are achieved. Manages and oversees the end to end testing activities such as Test estimation, test planning, issue / risk identification and tracking, reporting. Testing PMO Lead is responsible for developing testing processes, standards and supporting the delivery/application teams through the implementation process. The Testing SME will also assist the Test Program Manager in planning and scheduling of various activities such design, development of test scripts, execution and reporting the status.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and build testing processes, standards and templates for the project
  • Provide support to delivery/application teams for estimation and analysis
  • Coordinate planning and execution of activities such as design, development and execution of automation and performance tests.
  • Works within the project team and test team to address issues and report status
  • Tracks and reports progress of activities
  • Schedules and facilitates meetings/discussions with the application teams for planning and addressing any queries or issues
  • Decision making opportunities in the areas of functional test coverage, metrics analysis and quality assessment
  • Collates data and prepares reports for program / executive reporting
  • Evaluation/selection of appropriate tests, testing methods, etc., leveraging technical expertise to make independent decisions
  • Manage the flow of information throughout the effort and provides visibility to executives and stakeholders
  • Provide metrics to gauge the efficacy and effectiveness of the testing delivery. Govern the program to ensure the strategy is implemented as envisioned
  • Provide the mechanism to collaborate on knowledge, best practices, innovations across the program

Specific Job Knowledge & Experience Requirements

  • Strong knowledge and expertise of testing processes, techniques, methodologies across manual, automated testing and performance testing
  • Responsibilities require analysis of variety of complex options, and ability to make independent decisions on unique or varied matters related to testing
  • Experience with Configuration Management principles and tools
  • Proven experience with Test Management and Defect Management Tool usage and configuration
  • Demonstrated understanding of Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills. Good troubleshooting skills. Strong attention to detail required
  • Identification, development and utilization of metrics for decision support
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Mentoring skills and experience desired

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in business management or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred. 6 - 10 years of related Test Management and project management experience required, experience with technology or financial services industry is a plus.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • testing: 8 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • Pittsburgh, PA (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)