Lead QA Engineer

Location Paris
Discipline: Software Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Emily Martin

Contact email: emily@digitalsourcinggroup.com
Job ref: 34660
Published: 20 days ago

A technology start-up focused on solving the increasing data challenges created by the continued growth of private markets, private equity, venture capital, real estate, and others, is looking for a talented QA Squad Lead to join and manage a dynamic Quality Assurance squad. As the Lead QA Engineer, you will play a crucial role in project planning, defining testing strategies, and overseeing the execution of testing activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze and discuss requirements, ensuring a unified approach to quality.

  • Estimate complexity and assign sub-tasks to squad members, effectively managing resources.

  • Report progress on key milestones, providing regular updates to product leads and the head of QA.

  • Analyze bugs and errors found during testing, documenting results for the software development team.

  • Recommend improvements to enhance user experience and conduct quality assurance against pre-defined specifications.

  • Act as the escalation point for complex product issues, actively participating in issue resolution.

  • Track key performance indicators for the team, ensuring testing efficiency and the delivery of high-quality software.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of hands-on QA experience, including some experience in a lead QA role.

  • Proficiency in computer technology and understanding of automation processes.

  • Strong understanding of backend and frontend systems, such as Java, Angular, SQL, JSON, and Rest API.

  • Proficient knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes, including Postman and Shell.

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development framework.

  • Familiarity with test case management tools, such as TestRail.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently in a team environment and delegate appropriate tasks to squad members.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge technology solutions. You will be part of a team that utilizes artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to automate the extraction of critical data from unstructured and semi-structured documents, simplifying workflows for private market participants.