QA Lead

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    Fort Lauderdale

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    17 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, execute and maintain functional/Regression test cases/ Suites, test plan and test strategy.
  • Perform performance, scalability, security, and usability testing to ensue non-functional requirements are also met
  • Create, maintain and report qualitative and quantitative metrics and communicate necessary risk to manager and project leads on timely fashioned
  • Analyzes, tracks, and reports on application issue and maintains documentation on project issues and defect metrics
  • Maintain a team player approach to co-workers and maintain a professional manner at all times
  • Demonstrate good customer service skills at all times
  • Actively participate in requirement review, Design review, test case coverage review, estimation, test plan review , test case reviews, Production planning reviews, defect reviews
  • Provide technical guidance to QA team and be bridge for QA between developments, BA, App Support and PM when needed
  • Lead multiple QA projects with hands on testing activities and by reviewing testing activates of offshore team
  • Track team progress using Jira Dashboard. Create and maintenance Dashboard for Project work
  • Oversee the testing and implementation of all information systems, databases, patches, and environments ensuring no products are delivered without Quality Assurance oversight
  • Ensure appropriate version control of systems is in place. Ability to troubleshoot environmental issues for API, Web Application related deployments
  • Promote Quality Assurance best practices by staying abreast of promising and proven methods and techniques
  • Utilize knowledge and experience to constantly improve new and existing systems in Information Services
  • Enforce White box testing via code review for Complex Systems
  • Conduct training and establish communication to project teams, IT and software developers to ensure consistency and compliance with QA testing procedures
  • Assist in documenting, and improving Company Quality Assurance testing standards, tools, procedures, and guidelines while considering manual testing, automated testing and framework based testing options
  • Ensure that server information, Application information, System integration diagrams, application access level and procedures to get the access are up to date in SharePoint portal
  • Have strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and able to resolve any technical conflicts


  • Education and/or Experience: Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • MS in Computer is Plus
  • 6+ years of experience as a QA engineer with Strong automation experience
  • Development Experience is big plus
  • 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, is comfortable reaching out across teams as needed for clarification, etc. (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
  • Experience in Banking or eComerce IT testing

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodology
  • Working knowledge of virtual machine environments
  • Exposure to and understanding of XML, JSON, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with other automation test tools such as Selenium, SoapUI, or other

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.