Lead QA Engineer

Join our team as a Lead QA Engineer, where you’ll spearhead QA efforts, ensure quality gates are met, and optimize Reporting to Head of QA, you will bring your expertise in automation and software testing to drive continuous improvement. Apply now and be a key player in ensuring top-notch quality in our products. 

Malta * Full-time

Duties and responsibilities

  • Monitor and participate in scrum team effort to ensure that all quality gates and guidelines are met in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with the TPOs and developers on a day-to-day basis to ensure all necessary QA tasks are conducted 
  • Delegate work in an effective manner to optimise QA capacity while asserting consistently high quality and coverage
  • Ensure QA sprint goals are met without compromise and provide knowledge transfer sessions prior to a release
  • Provide release assistance by recording test runs and providing pre-release sign off
  • Assist with the identification of team efficiency improvements via automation or other means
  • Execute tests and use test management tools to record test runs and communicate test results
  • Report, prioritise, and triage defects in a structured and effective manner using issue tracking software
  • Liaise with the automation team for any tests that are ideal candidates for automation 
  • Employ a quality first mindset and collaborate with the QA team to improve test coverage and team effectiveness
  • Any additional duties which will be assigned by the Head of the team

Required knowledge, skills and experience

  • University degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in lead roles, ideally within QA
  • Organised and methodical towards approaching complex tasks and improving processes
  • Strong knowledge of RESTful API Web Services and testing clients such as Postman
  • Basic proficiency in an OOP language will be considered a major asset
  • Clear understanding of software testing concepts at system integration and e2e levels
  • Experience with Bash and versioning tools such as Git
  • Ability to access and traverse application logs to perform detailed root cause analysis
  • Strong communication skills and approachable personality
  • Experience with issue tracking tools such as Jira and test tracking tools such as Testrail or Xray
  • Knowledge of payments and/or banking experience will be considered a major asset

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