Solutions QA Lead

Full Time
Bellville, Cape Town, Century City, Durbanville, Northern Suburbs, Western Cape
Posted 6 months ago

The Solutions QA Lead has a strong passion for software engineering processes and practises, applied to a quality assurance role. The role requires strategic leadership and quality expertise that can be applied across the entire Xceptor solutions portfolio, and the individual is ultimately responsible for the overall solution portfolio quality. The individual must have a proven track record of instilling a QA mindset across highly collaborative Agile teams.

At Xceptor, our QA Group is our “champion of quality” and each member provides a QA voice amongst our teams. We value pragmatism and curiosity. Feedback loops are encouraged, and knowledge sharing is key in driving quality across our solutions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES

  • Overall quality and reliability of solutions and supporting assets
  • Ensure processes and technology in place to enable solution teams to improve quality and reliability of software
  • Establish governance processes for collaborating with other teams across business
  • Establish strategies and plans with the wider solutions teams to systematically improve the quality of our software and prevent any issues that do make it to live code from happening again
  • Define, uphold, measure and report on the quality & reliability of our solutions across the business and driving continuous improvement
  • Work closely with stakeholders to ensure that each new solution release continues to improve the quality and reliability of our software
  • Build and maintain a broad network of contacts across the business to understand the impact our software has to our customers and to the business
  • Observe metrics and behavioural data
  • Line manage the quality consultants, setting goals and objectives to drive towards quality improvement of our solutions and best practices in our teams
  • Conduct regular one to one sessions with quality consultants and nurture their career paths and training requirements
  • Ensure we future plan for quality resourcing needs, review candidate CVs and conduct interviews

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience gained within a leadership Software Quality Assurance role with a level of test automation experience
  • Experience providing direction, advocating, and coaching teams about QA best practices
  • Strong academic background, a degree in a STEM subject discipline would be beneficial
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Vocal communicator, who can respectably challenge the status-quo
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Strong technical skillset

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to R888,296.00 per year

Job Features

Job CategoryInformation Technology

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