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IT Automation QA Lead - Remote - Des Moines

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

AI generated summary

  • You should have 7+ years of QA testing experience, knowledge in test automation tools like Tricentis TOSCA and Selenium, proficiency in Java/C#/JavaScript, SQL, CI/CD, Git, Agile, and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Technology. Experience with Azure DevOps preferred.
  • You will lead automation test teams, design test cases, enable automated testing in CI/CD, evaluate technical feasibility of testing solutions, manage QA project scope, budget, milestones, and resources, coordinate testing efforts, track project status and budget, anticipate and address obstacles, communicate project status, liaise with stakeholders, develop procedures and metrics for the QA team, and perform other assigned duties.

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 essential functions of the IT Automation QA Lead role?

The essential functions of the IT Automation QA Lead role include adhering to the Ryder QA methodology on all projects, creating test data, test cases, and test execution for applications, managing QA projects and testers, and providing guidance on test automation, security testing, and performance testing.

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

Key responsibilities of the IT Automation QA Lead include ensuring compliance with standards and procedures for project documentation, defining overall releases and infrastructure, training team members on QA methodology, researching and implementing QA tools, developing QA estimation tools, and providing leadership with project management tools and techniques.

What level of experience is required for the IT Automation QA Lead role?

The IT Automation QA Lead role requires experience in managing QA projects, creating test cases and test data, and providing guidance on test automation, security testing, and performance testing. Strong knowledge of QA methodology, tools, and processes is also necessary for this role.

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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