QA Automation Lead

Seeking seasoned QA leaders proficient in test planning, test case designing and test execution; coordination with onsite clients and consultants as well as mentoring junior team members.Requirement:

  • In depth knowledge of Test Planning and Test Strategy
  • Team management and mentoring experience
  • Responsible for designing and building the automated test frameworks, for use in the software testing life cycle
  • Responsible for script execution, test execution, defect management and test status reporting
  • Hands-on experience of automated Web services testing via SOAP UI/Parasoft/Postman or similar tools.
  • Proven experience developing automated test systems and scripts beyond record and playback. Specifically, developing reusable functions, adding control flow logic, loops etc. using automation tools like Selenium, Web Driver, Watir, Test Complete etc.
  • Develop and enhance the automation framework to improve productivity of SDETs
  • Relevant experience in test planning and requirement analysis (FRS document, User Stories, Test plan, Test strategy)
  • Experience with automated code quality analysis tools like SonarQube
  • Experience with build automation using Jenkins, Hudson, Codeship, Grunt, Gulp etc. or similar tools and integration of automated tests in the build process
  • Hands-on programming experience in one or more programming languages like Java, PHP, Ruby, Objective-C, C#, C++
  • Ideally hands-on programming experience with scripting languages like Perl, Python etc
  • Experience writing clean, working code that is commented and documented well
  • Proven ability to understand technical specifications and analyze log files
  • Experience of source control systems and configuration management
  • Experience using SQL with regard to writing and understanding queries and procedures, and building automated data tests
  • Strong experience in development and maintenance of Test Automation Framework
  • Experience in white box testing, grey box testing and unit testing GUI and APIs
  • Strong understanding of Agile development methodolog


  • Take on leadership responsibilities and influence the direction of the automation effort , and its schedule and prioritization
  • Assume ownership of build management process and integrate automated tests and other code quality improvement tools to ensure that code drops to QA are of the highest quality
  • Establish and evolve formal QA processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices
  • Collaborate and lead other SDET colleagues to accomplish all daily QA tasks on-time with a high level of quality
  • Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and identifying/developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met
  • Lead and mentor SDET team members, as well as manage outside contract testers
  • Document and facilitate communication and troubleshooting of issues, bugs, changes
  • Conduct daily touch base meetings with SDETs
  • Participate in hiring of skilled SDET team members
  • Provide department specific orientation and training for new hires
  • Maintain open communication with internal teams
  • Assist with project kickoffs and requirements/specs gathering to ensure requirements are clear, precise and verifiable

Experience: 8+ years of hands-on QA Automation experience with experience leading a team of at least 4 members.
Qualification: Bachelor’s degree or higher – in Computer Science or similar
Job Location: New Delhi

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