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Tech Lead – QA
Posted on 11/27/2022
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Information, Quality Assurance or related discipline preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in software quality testing, preferably with web-based applications
  • Proficiency in use of JIRA or a similar test management tool
  • Knowledge of various automation tools
  • Impeccable communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Complete understanding of SDLC
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Past leadership experience preferred
  • Establish and evolve formal QA processes, ensuring the team is using industry accepted best practices
  • Act as a key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources
  • Lead and mentor QA analysts as well as manage outside contract testers
  • Strong interpersonal skills - both verbal and written communication
  • Participate in the testing of applications and processes. Collaborate with the development team and stakeholders to ensure testable Application is estimated and developed
  • Review products, processes and systems on an ongoing basis to determine where improvements can be made. Complies/enforces standards and regularly participates in process improvement activities
  • Responsible for ensuring continual quality improvement within the organization
  • Actively engage in organizing and managing the testing by developing and executing test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated)
  • Should be able to identify risks and create plans to mitigate it
  • Should be able to resolve inter team and intra team conflicts
  • Report progress, plans, and problems to QA Manager, upper management and other involved parties
  • Should be detail oriented and organized and able to track multiple aspects of a project simultaneously
  • Identify test conditions for epics and user stories and administer the test plans, scenarios and cases used in testing based on business requirements, technical specifications and/or product knowledge to ensure proper functionality and that the process aligns with the overall corporate life-cycle
  • Participate in planning activities, such as user story creation, point estimation, expected testing tasks while paying particular attention to testability
  • Represent quality principles and processes within assigned product teams. Research and recommend continuous process improvement ideas to management
  • Document and disseminate test results, release notes and troubleshooting guides needed for field support
  • Maintain proficiency with existing technologies and develop skills with new technologies
  • Build and share product knowledge within the project and QA team and consistently represent quality activities and processes

201-500 employees

Security & compliance automation platform
Company Overview
Drata's mission is to restore trust across the internet. Drata helps thousands of companies streamline compliance for SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, GDPR, custom frameworks, and many more through continuous, automated control monitoring and evidence collection.
  • Health benefits
  • Learning enrichment stipends
  • Flexible PTO
  • Work from home stipend
  • 401k
  • Parental leave
Company Core Values
  • Built on trust
  • Act with integrity
  • Customer obsessive
  • Competitive fire
  • Diversity
  • Automation first