QA Lead

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    Fort Lauderdale

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    6 days ago

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a QA Lead for an opportunity with a client located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.


  • Participate in the entire product development cycle and get clear understanding of all features in software and provide feedback
  • Adapt to rapid deployment cycles and changes in testing patterns
  • Perform exploratory testing to understand the feature and how it is implemented
  • Find additional or unexpected behavior and refine and define additional test cases for the feature
  • Develop, publish, implement and maintain test cases
  • Perform performance, scalability, security, and usability testing to ensue non-functional requirements are also met
  • Identify differences between established standards and user applications and suggest modifications to conform to standards
  • Conduct compatibility tests with various systems and software
  • Recommend program improvements or corrections to developers
  • Create and maintain qualitative and quantitative metrics
  • Develop and execute manual functional and regression test cases
  • Analyzes, tracks, and reports on application issue and maintains documentation on project issues and defect metrics
  • Maintain a team player approach to co-workers
  • Maintain a professional manner at all times
  • Demonstrate good customer service skills at all times
  • Perform regression, integration, system, stress and performance QA testing
  • Oversee documentation and test case feedback to developers
  • Responsible for compliance with all federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations affecting Company
  • Responsible for participating in quality assurance, compliance and in-service and continuing education activities as requested by Company
  • Responsible for performing other duties and responsibilities as required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • 6+ years of experience as a QA engineer with Strong automation experience
  • Needs to have Web Services Testing/API testing/Back-End testing experience
  • Must be able to show strong QA characteristics at all levels
  • Requirements gathering, test methodology, execution, release
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidate will need to represent QA in agile teams
  • Must have excellent SQL skills for backend testing
  • Experience in planning, documenting, and reviewing test cases/suites
  • Experience with manual and automated functional and regression testing
  • Must have the ability to work independently
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to translate (interpret/examine) requirements and troubleshoot issues
  • Significant experience testing cross browser web applications
  • Excellent culture fit and ability to collaborate with the team

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with the SEI-CMM (Capability Maturity Model), SDLC (System Development Life Cycle), Agile Development Methodologies
  • Experience in generating, monitoring, updating and reporting software discrepancies
  • Proficient in MS Suite (Word, Excel, Project, Access, and PowerPoint) and have strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft SQL Server technologies, familiar with Microsoft .NET technologies
  • Windows 2003 Server, MS Office, Visio, SQL, Bugzilla and PVCS (bug tracking tools)

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.