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QA Lead - mobile apps

Discipline:
Mobile, Technology, Quality Assurance
Business unit:
Enterprise Services
Location:
Sydney
Employment type:
Full-time Permanent

About the Company

Outware Mobile are award-winning developers of apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows devices. Our experienced team of developers work with organisations of all sizes to produce apps that are innovative and easy-to-use, delivered on-time and on-budget. Founded and run by developers, we strive for technical excellence and understand how to make great software. This is why we are Australia's premier mobile app development team.

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and proactive QA Team Lead to join our team. 

You will work with our QA, Development and UX teams and ensure that all app releases are thoroughly tested before release to clients. You'll need an eye for detail and be process oriented.

Responsibilities

  • Provide overall site leadership being a Quality Assurance SME to both Internal teams and enterprise clients
  • Devise, architect, propose automation/manual test solutions to various mobile/web/api projects
  • Provide thought leadership in the areas of Testing/Test Automation to our enterprise clients and assist in realisation of the solutions
  • Co-ordinate test team resourcing and work effectively with project managers and stakeholders
  • Contribute to overall Test Strategy and devise well-structured and organised test plans and summaries
  • Recruit, nurture, develop career plans and progression for the QA team
  • Strategic headcount planning, realisation of higher resource utilisation, overall QA team alignment to the vision and mission of the organisation
  • Become proficient with Outware Mobile’s agile processes for producing quality software

Required Skills

  • Subject matter expert in test automation, tools and testing processes
  • Team Coordinator/Test Lead/Test manager experience
  • Experience in preparation of Test Plans, Test Summary Reports, regular progress reports.
  • Experience in working in Agile team and knowledge about reviewing and writing acceptance scenarios
  • Experience with different Defect Tracking tools : Jira, Quality Centre etc
  • Automation testing experience with knowledge of any scripting language like Java/JavaScript/Python etc is desirable on Mobile/Web platforms
  • Experience with BDD tools such as Serenity and/or Cucumber
  • Understanding of version control and management systems
  • Experience in working with known continuous integration and continuous delivery platforms (Bamboo, Jenkins)
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs and services
  • Understanding of Cloud based device labs - such as Xamarin, AWS Device Farm
  • Extensive experience in a QA & Testing domain
  • Passionate about Software Quality and testing best practices
  • Excellent people management skills & collaborative attitude
  • Experience delivering projects in fast paced digital, web or IT industries
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work at high speed, multi-task, and manage multiple projects at once
  • Friendly, passionate, professional, self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic and a pleasure to be around

Benefits of working at Outware

  • Improve and develop your mobile skills on high profile and important projects
  • Be part of a creative and passionate team that loves technology
  • Be supported by friendly and experienced colleagues that can help you progress your career
  • Regular Company wide hackathons, Lunch and Learn sessions, ‘Back to Base’ days for teams working onsite with clients and quarterly social events
  • Join a team that is committed to being a great place to work

Please note - You must be a permanent resident or have appropriate work rights in Australia to be considered.  Strictly no agencies.

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