Quality Assurance Lead
Location: Chicago, IL


Job Description

Solstice is looking for a Quality Assurance Lead to join our dynamic and growing firm. The Quality Assurance Lead will perform a variety of job responsibilities related to testing digital applications across multiple platforms. This is a hands on QA role that is perfect for someone looking to take the next step in their career and establish themselves as a thought leader in the QA field.

What you can look forward to:

  • Overseeing the QA efforts for the project by outlining the testing plan, process, deliverables, and staffing needs
  • Ensuring QA is completed in an efficient and timely manner
  • Interfacing with the client with respect to functional and UAT testing
  • Reporting testing progress and metrics
  • Test troubleshooting
  • Setting up Rally and reporting knowledge
  • Being a servant leader to QA Team, serving people first
  • Providing testing direction to the team, ensuring the project team embraces executional precision
  • Helping to keep up team morale and maintaining a positive attitude during adversity
  • Working closely with the scrum masters to provide status updates
  • Managing or working with client side testers
  • Ensuring the test plan and execution metrics are in place
  • Presenting relevant QA and testing topics at internal Solstice events or meetups
  • Mentoring and coaching new QA testers

About You:

  • Passionate about BDD and TDD
  • Highly motivated self starter; a team player who works well on cross functional teams
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to portray information in a logical and well organized manner
  • Proven record of developing strong, positive relationships with the software development team, especially developers and business analysts
  • Experience with both manual and auomated testing
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to the client solution and deliverables
  • Experience with Agile Project Management is a strong plus; namely Scrum
  • Experience in a Business Analyst or QA role for mobile applications a plus (i.e. Android, iOS)
  • Proven ability to focus on value based testing and coverage with a dedication to delivery and time estimates
  • Creative, solutions-oriented tester that focuses on testing coverage in the most effective and efficient way possible
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Excellent communication skills



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