27 days old

Sr. QA Lead

Kelly Services
Minneapolis, MN 55405
**Kelly IT is hiring a Sr. QA Lead for a 12+ month project in Minneapolis, MN. For consideration, please email your updated resume to the recruiter at and reference Job ID 3586024**

**Sr. QA Lead**

**Rate: DOE (Range $73.30 - $84.69 On W2)**

**Duration: 12 months possibility for extension or perm**

**Minneapolis, MN will start remote then hybrid onsite/remote in Fall**

**Position Purpose:**

+ Accountable for driving quality and champion defect prevention/early defect detection and for maximizing test coverage and using business analysis, test design & test optimization techniques to optimize testing activities for the USWM ISL ( Integrated Services Layer) & CWM GIS (Global Integrated Services) Agile Teams. Responsible for developing and executing test plans for ecosystem/program/large projects (might assume planning execution accountability with consumer-side applications).

+ This is a hands-on technical testing role that will define industry-standard API Quality Engineering processes across several global Agile API development teams.

**Key Accountabilities:**

+ Responsible for leading technical test effort and coaching junior resources

+ For Nonfunctional: Responsible for driving the correct nonfunctional test activities in projects/programs

+ Responsible for managing project test activities and aligning to internal Quality Engineering practices

+ Partner across IT and with assigned business lines to plan functional and nonfunctional testing activities

+ Responsible for managing project resources and vendor coordination

+ Effectively communicates and builds rapport with team members, stakeholders and business partners using a variety of techniques and collaboration from initiation to close

+ Resolves conflicts/issues and escalates others as appropriate

+ Responsible for developing project/program test plans and strategies with a focus on optimized coverage for assigned programs/projects through the application lifecycle and managing end to end quality project activities

+ Responsible for maximizing automation for all project deliverables (functional/non-functional testing depending on role)

+ Responsible for following defined processes and tools and alignment with overall QE strategy and framework

**Tech-stack for the role:**

+ API testing methodologies & tools such ReadyAPI and/or Postman; HP-ALM; Contract-based testing framework development; JAVA; Websphere; MS SQL Server; IBM DB2.

+ Candidate should have experience with an industry-standard API testing tool ( ReadyAPI and/or Postman); utilized HP-ALM for test case/automation script management; can write/execute SQL queries to post & retrieve data and is proficient in reading Java code to help identify defects during static code reviews. The Candidate should be familiar with Websphere in order to login to the Admin counsel in read-only mode to identify defect root cause.

+ Ideally, this candidate would have established a contract-based testing framework in an industry-standard tool such as PACT.

**Knowledge and Experience:**

**Must-have Skills/Experiences and/or Education, certifications, qualifications, designations:**

+ Minimum 7 years of experience designing test cases with a focus on optimized test design techniques with automated testing in a variety of environments (cloud, distributed and mainframe, business workflows and services/APIs, databases)

+ Excellent communication skills and effective negotiation skills

+ Ability to influence teams to manage technical changes (process, tools, etc.) within program/project/ecosystem

+ Knowledge of methodologies, frameworks and best practices (Agile and Iterative Waterfall etc.)

+ Computer Engineering, Computer Science, related (technical) degree/diploma

+ Hands-on programming experience (e.g., Java, C, SQL DB querying)

+ Bachelors Degree, ISTQB Foundation & Agile Certifications

**Nice-to-have Skills/Experience and/or Education, certifications, qualifications, designations:**

+ Experience reviewing artefacts including code reviews (application and test automation scripts)

+ Masters Degree & QE/PMP Certifications

**Soft Skills:**

+ Prior experience working in an off-shore model; comfortable communicating via WebEx Online Mtgs and WebEx teams. This is a globally distributed team and even when return-to-premise is invoked, many team members will participate in team meetings via collaboration tools.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-27

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