Lead Quality Engineer - IHM at Discover
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TITLE: Lead Quality Engineer
DUTIES: DFS Corporate Services LLC seeks Lead Quality Engineer in Riverwoods, IL, to devise the test objectives, organizational test policies, test strategies, and test plans for the project from the outset of the project, in collaboration with other stakeholders and management. Plan, monitor, and control 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 manage 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 them 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. As test execution approaches, make sure the test environment is put into place before test execution and managed during test execution. Schedule tests for execution and then 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, for example: Weekly team meeting, etc. Hold frequent status check meetings with the team, and communicate by means of chat or emails, etc. Track and report upon testing activities, including testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines, etc. Attend the 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 and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or a related field of study and four (4) years of experience in the job offered or related occupation: working in a DevOps or Agile development team; performing manual and functional automation testing with tools, including Cucumber BDD and Selenium; conducting performance testing with JMeter; utilizing Jenkins CI/CD to build and deploy test pipelines; utilizing Microservices Architecture technologies, including Kafka, Cassandra (NoSQL db), Kubernetes, Docker, Kibana, Grafanna, and Chronograf; utilizing DevOps tools, including Github, JIRA, and Jenkins; and utilizing API development and testing using REST Assurance Framework.
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