QA Lead – Manual & Automation

Join our dynamic team to steer our technological voyage as we scale our flagship SaaS product, actively used by millions every month.

We are in search of a seasoned QA Lead to play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality, reliability, and performance of our product. You’ll lead a talented team of manual and automated testers. Your expertise will guide our product to excellence, ensuring a seamless experience for our users.

Requirements

Testing Strategy & Implementation:

  • Define, establish and document manual and automated QA processes and policies.
  • Research, define and implement test strategies suitable for a fast-paced SaaS environment.
  • Deep understanding of the product with the aim of anticipating different outcomes related to the development process and proactively establishing testing policies to validate these changes.
  • Oversee and collaborate with the testing teams during the creation and execution of detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases.
  • Collaborate with the product and development teams to ensure alignment on quality benchmarks.
  • Ensure KPI s on application speed, stability and security
  • Ensure QA Kpi’s are systematically reached and surpassed

Leadership & Team Management:

  • Lead, mentor, and grow a team of manual and automated testers.
  • Assign tasks, monitor workload, and ensure timely completion of testing cycles.
  • Conduct performance reviews, facilitate training, and assist in hiring new team members.

Automated Testing:

  • Champion and oversee the implementation and maintenance of test automation frameworks like playwright.
  • Integrate QA processes with CI/CD pipelines, ensuring automated tests run during deployments.
  • Monitor automated tests, analysing failures, and ensuring timely bug fixes.

Manual Testing Oversight:

  • Direct manual testing efforts, ensuring all features are thoroughly tested.
  • Ensure that the team effectively logs, tracks, and communicates defects.
  • Foster an environment where testers actively discuss challenges and collaborate on solutions.

Stakeholder Communication:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for all QA matters.
  • Regularly update stakeholders on QA progress, risks, and results.
  • Participate in release decisions, providing insights from a quality perspective.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Analyze metrics, feedback, and market trends to continuously improve testing strategies.
  • Drive innovations in QA tools, processes, and best practices.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • You must possess one of the following certificates: CMST, CMSQ, CTAL-TM, CTEL-TM-MTT, CTEL-TM-OTM, CTEL-TM-SM
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in software quality assurance
  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience as a QA lead or similar role, preferably in a SaaS company.
  • Hands-on experience with both manual and automated testing.
  • Familiarity with automation tools such as Selenium, Appium, JUnit, TestNG, or similar.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools and processes.
  • Proficiency in QA methodologies, tools, and best practices.

Key Skills:

  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Deep understanding of scripting languages Typescript and JS
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities.
  • Familiarity with SaaS-specific challenges and cloud technologies.
  • Understanding of system architectures (apis, servers, components, coms, auths, etc)
  • Understanding of practical application of different automation test scenarios (frontend/webapp testing techniques)
  • Understanding of js and typescript
  • Obsessive attention to pixel perfectness, UI, UX etc…

Benefits

Stable and Rewarding Career Path

  • Secure a long-term, full-time position where your expertise will be valued and nurtured.

Generous Leave Entitlement

  • Enjoy a substantial allowance of 22 paid annual leave days to recharge and spend quality time with loved ones.

Engagement with Industry Leaders

  • Seize the opportunity to work on high-profile projects with international brands, leaving a significant footprint in products experienced by millions of users monthly.

Work-Life Harmony

  • Take advantage of flexible working hours, allowing you to balance professional commitments with personal well-being.
  • Thrive in a remote working environment with the option to work from the comfort of your home, fostering a harmonious work-life balance.

Personal and Professional Development

  • Elevate your career through company-sponsored upskilling, enhancing both your personal and professional growth through continuous learning opportunities.