Lead Quality Assurance Engineer

Prudential - Sunnyvale, CA (30+ days ago)3.9


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The QA Lead will oversee the execution and coordination of day-to-day and scheduled tasks of scrum team. This is a 'hands-on role. The person who will succeed in this role will have an excellent work ethic and be a flexible self-starter who can ramp up with new processes/technologies quickly and adapt to a growing and evolving team. This person should be able to demonstrate strong logical and creative problem solving abilities, good oral and written communication, and excellent analytical skills. To lead effectively, the *QA* Lead will have to be a team player and be able to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment.

Roles & Responsibilities :
Developing Quality Management plans and test strategy for each sprint/release, review test plans and conduct peer reviews of plans & test cases.

Working with Product owners to ensure business requirements are adequate & ensure test cases are developed according to standards ' for both manual and automated.

Providing test estimates to Scrum Masters, Development leads in preparation of the delivery timelines for Sprint/Release

Update Quality Tools with requirement traceability, test cases, test sets and defects according to QA standards & report status on the QA review report.

Hands on test creation and execution of user stories (Smoke, Functional Integration, Regression testing) and logging defects

Engage Product owners and Development Leads in defect resolution & Lead defect review calls. Coordinate tasks with Newark resources

Participate on continuous improvement efforts within the QA organization & Research and evaluate new testing technologies and tools.

Assisting Testing COE units for Non functional QA phases (Performance, Security, Accessibility)

Accountable for ensuring that NF phases testing aligns with overall project test strategy with in defined quality standards.

Provide guidance around QA strategies, proactive governance, and risk management for overall quality delivery of platform applications. Working collaboratively across scrums teams and testing team for our partner BUs to ensure success by applying best practice principals, and techniques.

Automate testing and integrate with CI/CD pipelines.

Self Development and Training

Qualifications

B S. /B.A. or M.A. /M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
7+ years overall experience for the execution and control of all aspects of testing and comprehensive regression testing before any changes are released to the Production environment.
Expertise in Web based and Mobile testing, knowledge of J2EE applications testing
Experience with testing RESTful micro-services architecture on the cloud and SQL queries for RDBMS
Closely works with Business teams to ensure that all core business requirements are satisfied, new business needs are proactively supported and new functionality are delivered with an exceptional quality.
Support the entire delivery effort during all project stages, ensuring that in areas of assigned responsibility milestones and related sign-offs are achieved on a timely basis and in accordance with current project plan
Tenacity; ability to work through problems and reach win-win solutions.
Solid understanding of software quality management principles (tracking, analyzing, reporting, problem resolution and training).
Big picture orientation with the ability to work at the detail level when needed
Working with external vendors and offshore teams to ensure high quality products are delivered
Good working knowledge of test automation processes, concepts, and tools such as Selenium, TestNG, Jmeter, FitNesse, Postman.
Experience with multiple development methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, and Hybrid) & different tools (HP-ALM, JIRA, Confluence )

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Salesforce Automation Testing
Experience with Rest API automation.
Experience with Galen is preferred.
Experience with Postman Tool.
Experience with Protractor,Cucumber and Typescripting.
Experience with developing and executing fast test scripts that are easily reusable and maintainable.
Prior working experience with Jenkins, Load/Performance Tools, and integrating into CI/CD pipelines a plus.
Motivated and driven to continuously improve and learn by trying new test automation tools, processes, or methodologies.
Robust familiarity with Open Source tools
Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.