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TITLE: Lead Quality Engineer
DUTIES: DFS Corporate Services LLC seeks Lead Quality Engineer in Riverwoods, IL to plan, monitor, and control of testing activities and tasks. Provide input into the estimation of the testing effort. Prepare the software test plan. Analyze requirements during the requirements analysis phase of projects. Keep track of the requirements from the project and manages Change of Scope (COS). Schedule the project effort in conjunction with the PMO. Check for timely delivery of project milestones. Arrange the hardware and software requirement for the test setup. Escalate the issues about project requirements (Software, Hardware, Resources) to Project Manager / Test Manager. Identify training requirements and forward it to the Project Manager (Technical and Soft skills). Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes and procedures for testing as per established standards defined by the organization. Lead, guide, and monitor the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases, test procedures, and test suites. Ensure content and structure of all testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained. Assign tasks to all testing team members and ensure that all of them have sufficient work in the project. Act as the single point of contact between Development and Testers for iterations, testing, and deployment activities. Review system, integration and User Acceptance Tests prepared by testers. Ensure proper configuration management of the test artifacts produced and traceability of the tests to the requirements. Recognize when test automation is appropriate and, if it is, plan the effort, select the tools, and ensure training of the team. Ensure the test environment is put into place before test execution and managed during test execution. Schedule the tests for execution and monitor, measure, control, and report on the test progress, the product quality status, and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions. Prepare the agendas for meetings, including weekly team meeting. Hold frequent status check meetings with the team, communicating by means of chat and emails. Track and report upon testing activities, including testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, and performance baselines. Attend regular test team meetings. Send the status report (Daily, Weekly etc.) to the Test Manager. Review reports prepared by Testers. Assist in the timely resolution of quality/test challenges at the team level providing guidance, training, technical support and where necessary mentoring individuals. Promote a risk-aware culture to ensure efficient and effective risk& compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field of study and four (4) years of experience in the job offered or related occupation: utilizing quality methodologies, including driving teams to ensure proper testing practices and procedures; performing automation testing and enabling it across value streams; performing people coaching and leadership in quality to help drive process improvements in testing along with ensuring code is of quality and stability; coordinating and working with multiple scrum teams to test common features within a singular integrated environment; analyzing issues and assembling teams to resolve, including those found in integrated test environments and production; and utilizing Java, Cucumber, Selenium WebDriver, Postman, Jenkins, SQL Developer, and GitBash.
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