Lead Quality Assurance Analyst / Test Manager

Location: Kansas City, MO
Date Posted: 03-14-2018
Lead Quality Assurance Analyst / Test Manager

Full Time/Direct-Hire

Salary:  $90K - $120K

Location:  Kansas City 

Must enjoy working on teams that move quickly and know that it is the job of a QA Lead/Test Manager to speak up at any point in the process and will also provide hands-on leadership for a growing Quality Assurance team.  This resource will coach other Quality Assurance Analysts and help them develop skills, understand that the best managers serve their teams, removing roadblocks and giving individual contributors autonomy and ownership. 
Must have significant prior success as an individual QA Analyst contributor; experience working cross-functionally with groups like Software Developers, Product Managers, and Country Managers; able to champion quality practices within a team or within the organization; strong ability to onboard and coach Quality Assurance Analysts, help them improve their skills, and grow their careers; extensive experience with all phases of software testing including test planning, functional testing, and regression testing.
  • Take ownership of the QA team and own processes 
  • Create test plans
  • Formulation and implementation of Software Testing strategies
  • Resource management (allocation, monitoring, motivating etc)
  • Preparation/review of test plans
  • Preparation/review of test reports
  • Training and Mentoring
Essential Skills:
  • Advanced knowledge of Software Testing theories and practices
  • Advanced knowledge of computers
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Leadership
  • Patience
Desired Skills:
  • Programming knowledge [This depends on whether a Black Box or a White Box testing methodology is used]
  • Regression testing experience

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