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IT Automation QA Lead - Remote - Austin

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior (5-8 years) - Expert / Leadership (9+ years)
  • IT & Cybersecurity
  • Austin
    Remote

AI generated summary

  • You must have 7+ years of QA experience, strong knowledge of automation tools like Tricentis TOSCA and Selenium, expertise in Java/C#, Agile methodology, and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering. Azure DevOps knowledge is a plus.
  • You will lead automation test teams, define test strategy, design tests, execute tests, and ensure quality standards are met. Telecommute as needed, coordinate testing efforts, track project status and budget, and communicate with stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Knowledge:
  • Experience in Quality Assurance, process and procedure experience with Test Plans and Test Scripts
  • PC proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Hands on experience in Tricentis TOSCA, Java/C#, Selenium, Appium, Webservices/API automation, SQL, CI/CD Integration, Git, Agile
  • Knowledge on Visual Testing, Accessibility testing – preferred
  • Experience in Quality Assurance, process and procedure experience with Test Plans and Test Scripts
  • PC proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Hands on experience in C#/Javascript/ Java, Jmeter/Blazemeter/Performancecenter/Neoload/LoadRunner, HTTP protocols, Webservices/SOAP & REST, CICD with Cloud computing, APM Tools, ORACLE/SQL, Git, Agile
  • Knowledge on Azure DevOps - preferred
  • Education:
  • Bachelor's degree Computer Science/Engineering/Technology.
  • Experience:
  • Seven (7) years or more experience Quality Assurance software testing

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that design for automated tests includes:
  • Code reusability, Parameterization, Robustness (Automation code does not break easily with changes in application and/or data). Scalability and flexibility, Reduce the number of maintenance points
  • Lead automation test teams to define test strategy, involve in architect test automation best practices, design tests, create test cases and execute tests
  • Enable automated testing in the context of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CICD)
  • Evaluate technical feasibility of testing solutions/designs in wide range of technology platforms.
  • Additional Responsibilities:
  • Development of project scope of work for Quality Assurance
  • Quality Assurance Project Plan & Budget Development
  • Establishing appropriate project milestones
  • Managing the allocation of resources to ensure delivery of results
  • Prepares and gives presentations related to QA activities to business users and project team
  • Gather project requirements and specifications from vendors, project managers and end-users
  • Oversee project test planning and execution
  • Coordinating all testing efforts including the setup and use of testing environment
  • Participates, as required, in a hands-on role, contributing with his/her technical/functional expertise
  • Ensuring that projects adhere to established quality standards and measurements
  • Tracking project status and ensuring that projects adhere to proposed schedule
  • Tracking project budget and ensuring that projects adhere to proposed budget
  • Re-establishing milestones if necessary due to project scope changes
  • Communicating project status to all appropriate and interested parties
  • Anticipating and addressing project obstacles
  • Issue Resolution/Escalation
  • Telecommute effectively as needed and as directed by manager
  • Ensuring that appropriate documentation has been completed and distributed to operations, configuration management, and business users before deployment
  • Recognizing and communicating individual and team contributions
  • Attend project test phase metrics review and approves migration to production environment
  • Coordinates and participates in post-implementation reviews
  • Liaison with application or customer verticals, project management team’s on a regular basis to ensure that upcoming projects are planned
  • Plan, develop and execute new process and procedures for test team
  • Plan, develop and execute key metrics for the QA team
  • Plan, develop and execute monthly dashboards and presentations
  • Performs other duties as assigned

FAQs

What are the key responsibilities of the IT Automation QA Lead?

The key responsibilities of the IT Automation QA Lead include ensuring adherence to Ryder's QA methodology on all projects, reviewing and revising quality assurance objectives and processes, defining overall releases and engineering infrastructure, training team members on QA methodology, and developing and maintaining QA estimation tools.

What tasks does the IT Automation QA Lead perform?

The IT Automation QA Lead creates test data, test cases, and test execution for applications, documents and resolves complex problems, reports progress on problem resolution to management, devises improvements to current procedures, develops models for organization improvements, and provides guidance on test automation, security testing, and performance testing.

How does the IT Automation QA Lead manage QA projects?

The IT Automation QA Lead staffs, coordinates, and manages all QA projects, as well as a group of QA Testers. They provide guidance to testers in the QA team, perform and lead tests of software to ensure proper operation, and act as a subject matter expert in assigned areas.

What qualifications are required for the IT Automation QA Lead role?

The IT Automation QA Lead should have experience in quality assurance, test automation, and performance testing. They should be knowledgeable in QA methodologies, project management tools, and testing tools. Strong leadership skills and the ability to manage a team of testers are also required.

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Transportation
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1933
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) is a leading logistics and transportation company. It provides supply chain, dedicated transportation, and commercial fleet management solutions, including full service leasing, rental, and maintenance, used vehicle sales, professional drivers, transportation services, freight brokerage, warehousing and distribution, e-commerce fulfillment, and last mile delivery services, to some of the world’s most-recognized brands. Ryder provides services throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. In addition, Ryder manages nearly 260,000 commercial vehicles and operates approximately 300 warehouses encompassing more than 95 million square feet. Ryder is regularly recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, technology-driven innovations, commercial vehicle maintenance, environmentally friendly solutions, corporate social responsibility, world-class safety and security programs, military veteran recruitment initiatives, and the hiring of a diverse workforce