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IT Automation QA Lead - Remote - Madison

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years) - Expert / Leadership (9+ years)
  • IT & Cybersecurity
  • Madison

AI generated summary

  • You must have 7+ years QA experience with skills in TOSCA, Selenium, Java/C#, Webservices, SQL, CI/CD, Git, Agile. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering required. Azure DevOps knowledge preferred.
  • You will lead automation test teams, design test cases, and ensure automated testing for continuous integration. Develop project scope, oversee test planning and execution, track project status and budget, and communicate project obstacles and resolutions. Coordinate with various stakeholders and develop key metrics for the QA team.


  • 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


  • 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


What are the responsibilities of the QA Automation IT Lead in this role?

The QA Automation IT Lead is responsible for managing the activities of QA Consultants, Specialists, Analysts, contractors, RyderTemp, and interns within the team to ensure projects are delivered within established commitments and meet quality, performance, and specification standards.

What is the essential function of the QA Automation IT Lead in this position?

The essential functions of the QA Automation IT Lead include ensuring adherence to Ryder's QA methodology, creating test data, test cases, and test execution for applications, providing test automation guidance, coordinating and managing QA projects and testers, and performing and leading tests of software to ensure proper operation.

What qualifications are needed to be successful in this role?

Successful candidates for the QA Automation IT Lead position should have a strong understanding of QA methodologies, experience in creating test data and test cases, proficiency with test automation tools, and the ability to coordinate and manage QA projects and a team of testers. Strong communication and leadership skills are also important.

What is the level of autonomy for the QA Automation IT Lead in this remote position?

The QA Automation IT Lead will work under general direction and will be responsible for establishing project priorities, managing QA activities, and ensuring quality, performance, and conformance with specifications on projects within 1 or more vertical markets.

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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