IT & software development

Software QA Lead - Europe (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

About us: 

Advisera is a leading online provider of compliance products for small businesses – we cover GDPR, MDR, AS9100, IATF 16949, ISO 27001, ISO 9001, and other major ISO standards. We sell the products globally, and the main markets are North America, Europe, and Australia. The company was founded 10 years ago, and from the very beginning we have operated remotely; in fact, all our staff works from home.

The compliance market is growing rapidly as more and more industry standards and regulations are published – because of their complexity, it is challenging for smaller companies to implement them without expert help.

Our mission is to make complex frameworks easy to understand and simple to use. During these 10 years, we have pushed this principle to perfection – our clients find our products straightforward to understand and use, which sets us apart from our competitors.


About the role:

We are looking for an experienced Head of QA to join our team on a remote full-time basis (work from home). 


The QA Lead will be responsible for QA and Test for our local products and customer deliveries, in addition to ensuring all development tasks meet quality criteria through test planning, test execution, quality assurance, and issue tracking.


Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee all test plan creation, test plan execution, and ongoing maintenance for all testing efforts.

  • Provide leadership in all activities related to the quality of software including both functional and non-functional, manual, and automation.

  • Perform software testing and coordinate with the software test team, to ensure each release meets well-defined quality standards.

  • Document software defects in an issues tracking system and proactively communicate issues with developers and other project team members. 

  • Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment.

  • Provide timelines and project status for all department activities.

  • Closely collaborate with software engineering and take an active role in the software development lifecycle.

  • Develop and report key performance indicators (KPIs) metrics for the software QA process.

  • Works with direct reports and colleagues to meet established target dates and deliverables under changing conditions

  • Provides guidance and mentoring to develop and train team members on testing.

Skills & Requirements:

  • +5 years of experience in a similar role.

  • Have strong technical skills, both functional and non-functional, manual and automation.

  • Experience testing web-based applications and web services

  • Hands-on experience with software QA tools and processes.

  • Deep understanding of web security technologies.

Competencies:

  • Excellent communications skills.

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving.

  • Excellent team player.

  • Good time-management.

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