QA Team Lead

at Mendeley Ltd in London

QA Team Lead at Mendeley you will drive the quality interests of the company, coach and empower a fantastic team, and help build the automated systems which help ensure preventative bug-catching tests are in place.

Responsibilities
Leading and coaching the QA & Support team
Guide the QA & Support strategy for Mendeley
Ensuring that automated and manual tests are being executed as efficiently as possible
What you'll be doing
Planning and executing a sustainable QA strategy
Taking a hands-on approach on building and ensuring that automated test systems are running smoothly
Coordinating testing and code quality for all development teams
Leading and developing the skills of the QA & Support team
Evangelizing testing best-practice across all technical teams
Maintaining and extending Continuous Integration systems and practices
Testing web, desktop and mobile applications using web and native technologies
What you should bring
Proven team lead experience
Ability to plan & estimate roadmaps
A good understanding of Git
Able to write bash & batch scripts
Intermediate or higher level of a scripting language such as Ruby or Python
A decent understanding of C++, PHP, or Java
Professional experience with test automation either from development or QA
A strong understanding of continuous integration systems such as Jenkins
Experience using bug-tracking software such as Jira, Trac, or Bugzilla
Experience working with Windows, Mac, and Linux
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
A good understanding of the software development process, with a proactive approach to learn new systems and troubleshoot problems
Experience with xUnit testing frameworks in at least one language
Experience with BDD frameworks such as Watir or Cucumber (desirable)
Experience with Selenium based testing tools
Experience working within an Agile development environment
Experience with Virtualisation technologies such as VirtualBox
A pragmatic, can-do approach and collaborative emphasis
Experience with RDBMS setup, especially MySQL
Experience with testing of mobile products: iOS/Android (desirable)

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Published at 21 Aug 2012
Expires on 05 Mar 2013
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