Opinov8 is a technology service provider, with an Opinion in Innovation, we engage with our clients at any stage in their product engineering and innovation goals, with solutions being mainly collaborative and outcome-driven. We are driven by delivering value, for our clients, through technological innovation.
We are a young energetic and dynamically agile company and the team behind Opinov8 are software industry veterans. We are ambitious on our own and on our client’s behalf and we do not look at a client engagement as a project, we are in it to help our clients build sustainable products, platforms, and businesses.
Our core values and what we look for in our Opinov8rs:
You are Collaborative - which is a key component to being successful in distributed environments.
You are Innovative - it is a requirement that we innovate, as individuals and as a company.
Be Adventurous - courageous people are adventurous, we are hiring and nurturing this quality.
Always Respectful - remember if you don’t respect others they will not respect you.
Inherently Intelligent - it goes without saying we are all intelligent in our own way.
Ultimately Responsible - being responsible is a core personality trait that is needed for us and our clients’ success and ultimately a happy work environment.
- Define the QA strategy and approach for all the company’s projects and be ultimately responsible for ensuring project quality.
-Provide regular direction, mentoring, and coaching to QA team members, ensuring the success of the team’s manual and automation efforts.
-Keep ownership of QA environments across all projects/products.
-To focus The QA Practice Lead is hands-on from a technical point of view but has a strong focus on strategy and processes.
-Working closely with the DevOps practice to define the optimal solution for each platform.
-Oversee the delivery and maintenance of automated scenarios and frameworks based on industry best practices
-Provide expertise throughout the entire project/product development life cycle with a strong sense of quality ownership making sure that quality is baked in from the start.
-Development of the QA strategy, methodology, discipline and framework. Driving and improving the QA team in areas of automated testing and agile testing.
-Provide technical expertise in Test Automation, Testing Methodologies, Testing Processes, Tools and Techniques across the project.
-If needed leading and directing the existing QA team.
-Technical expertise in Test Automation and Quality Assurance.
-Ensuring that all development tasks meet quality criteria through test planning, test execution, quality assurance and issue tracking.
-Ensuring that the development teams adhere to the principles, guidelines and best practices of the QA strategy as defined.
-Continuous QA improvements including use of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, test automation.
-Monitoring of all the QA activities, test results, leaked defects, root cause analysis and identifying areas of improvement. Implement steps required to improve the processes.
-Gather and present testing metrics and testing activities for the project and to key project stakeholders.
-Ensure the proper use of available tools to gain the maximum benefit of the QA effort. This includes testing tools for functional, performance, automation, etc.
-Security and network penetration testing with the DevOps practice
-QA Management experience across multiple projects, offshore and in-house.
-Must have a proven track record of building QA teams, managing the function and direction of the qa teams.
-Be a strong leader with experience in implementing and shaping the company’s qa processes and strategies.
-Have strong technical skills, both functional and non-functional, manual and automation, ideally in a continuous delivery environment.
-Strong communication skills with all the key stakeholders to ensure QA vision is understood and implemented correctly.
-Advocate of Quality Assurance, Continuous Improvement and industry recognized Best Practices.
-Excellent knowledge of Risk Management, Risk Identification and Risked Based Testing.
-Experience managing testing departments or a testing functions, managing large and complex activities and processes.
-Flexible with the ability to and work under pressure.
-Proactive, strong minded, quick thinker and assertive.
-Able to motivate a team, recognize good talent and bring out the best out of each individual.
-A mature and professional individual who is self-motivated and enthusiastic.
-Excellent communicator, influencing skills and negotiation skills to get management buy-in on ideas and concepts.
-Able to communicate with all levels of management and peers within the organization.
-Building and maintaining relationships.
-The ability to priorities work and tasks under pressure.
-Ability to handle conflict effectively.
-Ability to build, implement and direct quality assurance principles and maintain quality of delivery.