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Lead Test Engineer

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Brief description :

Experience: 6 - 8 years

Job Location: Technopark (Trivandrum) and Infopark (Kochi)

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop test strategy and test plans for the sprint teams.
  • Mentor Test Engineers and share knowledge to make sure the team members meet technical qualifications required for their position.
  • Co-ordinate the test strategy and plan with the Sr. Test Manager.
  • Coach junior staff, by helping them to make decisions, solve problems, manage meetings and set goals, provides feedback on testing-related tasks, delegate and assign testing responsibilities.
  •  Identify and resolve the project risks in testing team.
  • Assist in recruiting new staff, conducting interviews and evaluate potential candidates.
  • Participate in developing and reviewing the test policies for organization.
  • Oversees quality review of various applications.    
  •  Ability to act as a liaison between QA and development teams.
  •  Defining the scope of testing within the context of every release and every software testing level or cycle.
  •  Participate & contribute effectively in sprint planning, daily stand up, sprint review and retrospective meetings.
  • Ensure that tests are planned, carried out and reported thoroughly in a professional manner
Test Lead Requirements:
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent) 
  •  6 -8 years of proven experience in manual testing out of which at least 5+ years in Agile.
  •  Test Lead exposure for a minimum of two projects.
  • Predominant exposure in Manual Testing Methodologies (hands-on Agile exposure is considered)
  • Expert in web based application and API testing.
  • Independent Player and must have excellent Communication skills.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of software test design and testing methodologies.
  •  Knowledge of at least one database management system. (SQL Server).
  •  Working knowledge of any Test Management tool like DevOps, JIRA is must.
  •  Project Management skills (real-time exposure for a project is considered).
  • Good organizational skills and detail-oriented mindset.

Preferred skills

  • Work experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Agile and Software Testing Certifications are preferred.