Tuesday, 3 June 2014

QA Lead Job Vacancy at Information Systems Associates FZE in Sharjah, UAE

Job Title:    QA Lead
Job Location:     Sharjah
Employer:    Information Systems Associates FZE

About ISA
ISA (Information Systems Associates) is a premier in the field of Information Technology providing best-of-breed technology solutions for the global travel and aviation industry since 2005. We offer a wide range of tailor-made aviation technology solutions which cater every aspect of the organization. We have proven our expertise and proficiency over the years and have attracted scores of prestigious clients around the world. We are headquartered in Sharjah, UAE with a Research & Development center the technology power house in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Since making our debut with AccelAero, a modern online reservation system, we have strongly evolved adopting cutting edge technology to meet the ever-growing demands of the aviation sector today.

Today, ISA, has a wide range of products which are catered to the Airline, Airport, Travel and Tourism sectors, we take great pride in saying that we have made remarkable progress since our inception, reaching many milestones along the way, as well as setting ambitious plans for our future. ISA has had a consistent growth over the years recording profits annually since its inception.

Job Duties:
  •     Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met.
  •     Act as key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources, keep project teams updated with test status at regular intervals.
  •     Establish and evolve formal QA processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices.
  •     Assigning work to QA Engineers, lead and mentor QA team members.
  •     Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated).
  •     Manages the activities of the unit quality assurance functions.
  •     Develops quality standards for company products, oversees the development and execution of software test plans and analysis of test results.
  •     Oversees and defines the process of test data collection and management.
  •     Manages the software environments containing and the processes defining automated testing.
  •     Assures efficient operation of the function including roadmap/resource planning, definition and use of test plans, definition and use of test automation.
  •     Keep the test team updated with happenings across different work streams.
  •     Understand Test Automation concepts and be able to guide the team as needed.
  •     Working with development team to perform root-cause analysis and preliminary problem diagnosis.
  •     Running cross-platform testing, verifying the load, scalability, and performance requirements has been met.
  •     Ensures patch releases are tested and working well.
  •     Gives QA Sign off for releases.
  •     Communicating security test results to technical team, Account Managers and working collaboratively to resolve security issues.
  •     Ensure that processes and procedures involving QA are documented, kept up to date and are being following appropriately.
  •     Review and revise acceptance criteria to guarantee they are fit for purpose once fulfilled.
  •     KPI setting in conjunction with the Head of Technology.

Job Requirements:
Knowledge and Skills:

  •     Knowledge of developing and implementing system test plans and unit test scripts for software testing.
  •     Knowledge and experience with various test tools (both automated and manual), as well as experience in developing comprehensive test suites utilizing both existing and new test collateral. 
  • Experience with tools such as Quality Center, jira, Selenium, Quick Test Pro, jUnit, Concordion and FitNesse is strongly desired.
  •     Hold communication skills, written and verbal; ability to lead and direct multiple projects simultaneously; ability to delegate work to subordinate or less experienced team members; proven leadership ability.

Education and Experience:
    Bachelor degree in IT and 7 years’ experience in software testing with 4 years as lead / supervisory role.

How to Apply:
Please forward Your Resume to:
Email:  careers@isa.ae