QA Lead/Manager (NW Austin, TX)

QA Lead/Manager

NW Austin, TX

The Lead/Manager is a strong leader that will manage quality assurance projects in an Agile Environment to ensure company QA best practices/standards/tests are carried out by the QA Team.  


  • Defines/Tracks/Documents/Communicates project test risks/results/problems/status, and defect analysis
    • locates deviations from performance standards
    • solely authors test plans to lower risks/identity issues
    • leads implementation, development, and publishing
    • defines QA metrics (defect densities, open defect counts, etc.)
  • Evaluates data and writes analytical reports:
    • feedback to QA Team after regular Agile Development meetings
    • regular test status reports
    • Test Cases
    • Requirement Analysis
  • Determines Agile environment project estimations
  • Continuously maintains Client product areas with all operating environments and architecture
  • Improves SDLC & QA processes with Management
  • Contributes expertise throughout requirements/design stages concerning:
    • functionality
    • usability
    • testability


  • Expert Quality Assurance best practices:  methodology/process/deliverables (5-7 years)
  • QA Analyst Team Management
  • Oracle, SQL Server, Microsoft Test Manager, Quality Center, Test Director, Rational, etc.
  • Expert Testing:
    • multi-tiered web based systems
    • complex data-driven applications
    • Microsoft technologies:  NET framework, C#, IIS and SQL Server
    • Product Detail-oriented Testing
    • GUI and Backend Testing
    • SOA applications (preferred)
  • Troubleshooting to resolve testing issues
  • Test Automation (QTP, Load Runner, etc.) and Management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and strong teamwork relationships
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (preferred)
  • Programming with .NET, Java, C#, etc. (preferred)
  • Microsoft Test Manager (preferred)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 or Test Manager Automation (preferred)
  • Selenium Automation (preferred)
  • Security testing (preferred)
  • Testing:  CSQE, CSTE, CSQA or equivalent (preferred)
  • Financial Applications (preferred)