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Quality Assurance Consultant

Bengaluru, KA
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Guides and directs project and/or product teams to deliver high quality applications, systems and data. Manages the quality and testing efforts to ensure completion of quality assurance deliverables, adherence to quality and product development processes and standards, and drives on-time software releases. Supports efforts to track and maintain schedules and determine resource requirements, including staffing and software tools. Responsible for establishing and adhering to QA processes and ensuring that clear up-to-date QA documentation exists. Contributes to the software development standards and enforces adherence to those standards. Well-versed in software development lifecycle and confident in making recommendations for process improvements.Duties Provides vision of the Quality Assurance function for the project at hand. Builds a strong team to increase the effectiveness and efficiencyover time. Works with Project Manager, SMEs and Solution Architect to ensurethat the Quality Assurance is integrated into the product/project teams. Ensures that the Quality Assurance team adapts to changingtechnologies and development approaches. Drives the implementation of automated software tools to increase thespeed and efficiency of the Quality Control function. Creates test plans for the project including schedule, test strategy, riskmitigation strategy and resource leveling. Develops and reports key performance statistics. Seeks better solutions via process improvement. Work with QA engineers and project teams to mentor them in the area of testing bestpractices and methodologies Provides day-to-day supervision and direction to selected QA team(s). Teams may be near-shore or off-shore.Skills / Qualifications BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent education/experience. Effective communication and report writing skills. Good negotiation skills with customer-oriented attitude. Good leadership capabilities to lead projects to successful completion. Must have demonstrable leadership ability with testing teams of 3-6people. Excellent analytical abilities to grasp the key points from complicateddetails. Must have 4-5 years of client/server and web based applications testingin a Windows environment. Must have strong experience and background in QA processes development and implementation of documented process includingautomated and manual test processes, test case design, functional, integration, system and regression testing, entrance and exit criteria,metrics, reporting and status. Must have strong experience and background leading off-shoreresources. Must be familiar with the Software Development Lifecycle. Experiencewith the Microsoft Solutions Framework and agile development methodologies a preferred. In order to lead the project teams inestablishing processes that support Agile development frameworks such as SCRUM Must have experience in leading QA team iterative development SDLC. Demonstrate the ability to establish processes that support agiledevelopment frameworks such as SCRUM. Development experience in preferred.
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering) | BCA (Computer Application)

Experience: 4-5


Application Programming | Project Leader/ Project Manager | Quality Assurance/Testing | Software Engineer
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