QA Lead

Chennai, India
Full Time

We are looking for a QA lead responsible for managing the overall test strategies of software as part of a quality team. This role is responsible for taking up leads for the product quality reviews of various applications and includes creating test plans and strategize in partnership with developers, operations engineers, and project managers to check conformance to the system requirements.

Primary responsibilities

  • Reviews client requirement and provides feedback
  • Responsible for creating test plans and strategy
  • Reviews and re-evaluates the test strategy to adjust for new information, changing risks, shifting priorities, and schedules
  • Reviews the testing of software features and performs quality review of various applications
  • Review project schedules and prioritizes the work and accesses the risks and team strengths and assignment of resources across projects
  • Controls implementation and execution of functional, regression, and acceptance tests
  • Assists in test environment setup, test automation, and exploratory testing
  • Reviews the creation and maintenance of test data and test documentation
  • Provides suitable solutions for issues/errors based on the understanding of the system and client business processes
  • Leads/mentors Test Engineers and shares knowledge to make sure QA staff meets technical qualifications required for their positions
  • Works with clients in evaluating and implementing new technologies and offer strategies for new opportunities
  • Assists in formulating QA standards and best practices, organizational policies and processes and strategic plans
  • Assists management in setting the direction for quality assurance within the organization
  • Assists in recruiting new staff, conducting interviews and evaluate potential candidates


  • B.Tech / BE / ME / M.Tech Information Technology / Computer Science
  • 6+ Years of experience in relevant field
  • Expertise in developing database, functional and regression test suites along with test planning and execution

Preferred skills and knowledge

  • Ability to understand and create test plans from specifications or verbal communications
  • Experience in an automated testing application such as Selenium, Cucumber, TestComplete/ Cross Browser Testing
  • Demonstrated experience testing large web applications
  • Have attention to detail and take ownership of work
  • Experience working in an Agile environment such as Jira/ X-Ray
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle and best practices
  • Ability to communicate technical aspects to people with non-IT background
  • Ability to ensure that solutions developed by technical teams fit the business needs
  • Good communication and social skills

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