Test Lead

A prominent local financial institution is looking for a highly motivated, energetic and skilled candidate to fill the role of a Test Lead

Main Duties

  • Leading the test activities from planning to implementation
  • Determine the need for creating and managing the different test plans (Master Plan &/or Detailed Test Plan)
  • Conducting High Level Test Assessment (HLE) in preparation for business case submission.
  • Preparing test plan (s) and obtaining the requisite approvals
  • Designing, constructing and documenting traceability matrices

Responsibilities

  • Performing an assessment of risks related to testing for the project  and developing a test strategy and plan to mitigate the risks
  • Tracking test progress including variances and providing regular status reports to the Test Manager or Project Manager
  • Escalating testing related issues as required to the Test Manager, Business and Project Management
  • Preparing and delivering the Test Completion report to the Business and Project Management upon completion of testing for review and approval.
  • Managing the test team through the completion of their activities

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Tester or similar role
  • Experience with software testing life cycle (STLC)
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus
  • Working knowledge of test management software (e.g. qTest, Zephyr) and SQL
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong team player with a great attitude
  • Flexibility and willingness to go beyond the call of duty (a go getter)

Minimum Experience Required

  • For Freshers: 6 Months Training in Well Known Institute or Min 6 Months Work Experience Internship (Preferred) or A recognized certification in Testing.
  • For Experienced: Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience in a company in a specific domain. A recognized certification in Testing is a big plus.

Academic Requirements

  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

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