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Randstad Lead QA Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Lead QA Engineer

job details:

  • location:Denver, CO

  • salary:$80,000 - $110,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, September 8, 2020

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:797713

job description

Lead QA Engineer

job summary:

The Lead QA Engineer is a quality engineering subject matter expert and technical expert who mentors and leads other software quality assurance team members. The QA Lead will help implement quality initiatives approved by the QA Director as well as implement organizational initiatives as set forth by leadership. The QA Lead must monitor employees to ensure that employees follow defined standards, troubleshoot issues, resolve questions regarding usage of QA tools and appropriately apply test rigors to verify quality deliverables resulting no/few Production issues and on schedule delivery. The ideal candidate will also have experience defining target QA metrics, establishing efficient means to capture source data, review/report resulting metrics, identify trends and propose improvement initiatives.

location: Denver, Colorado

job type: Permanent

salary: $80,000 - 110,000 per year

work hours: 9am to 6pm

education: Bachelors



  • Gain an in-depth understanding of both the technical and functional aspects of the business applications and product functionality to lead in the development, implementation, and evaluation of test strategies.

  • Analyze documented requirements to ensure accuracy and completeness as well as testability, compatibility, performance/load, reliability, accessibility, non-functional requirements, etc).

  • Formulate and document test plans, test cases and test summary reports/metrics.

  • Lead hands on test execution (both manual and automated) for GUI (web, client/server, mobile - Android & iOS), API, database, performance/load, compatibility, usability, accessibility and reliability.

  • Adhere and ensure compliance with company and quality standards/best practices.

  • Identify, document and facilitate the resolution/troubleshooting/recreating of defects.

  • Manage test environment including test data creation, configuration management and deployment coordination.

  • Drive quality and lead the implementation of company automated test frameworks and solutions within assigned agile team as well as the greater organization.

  • Define, manage and meet project schedules; prioritize and work multiple tasks across multiple projects.

  • Define target QA metrics, establish efficient means to capture source data, review/report resulting metrics, identify trends and propose improvement initiatives.

  • Mentor team members.

  • Operate with a sense of urgency and quality driven.

  • Work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision as well as part of a Team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment including likely process and technology changes.

  • Must be detail oriented yet able to also keep in mind the big picture.


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 8 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Quality Assurance (8 years of experience is required)

  • Automated QA Testing (5 years of experience is required)

  • API (6 years of experience is required)

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