Test Engineer Lead Job Description

Test Engineer Lead Job Description

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Test engineer lead provides validation support by applying manufacturing quality tools including, but not limited to: PFMEA, QAS, control plans, process verification/validation plans, Cp-Cpk, SPC and process data analysis.

Test Engineer Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Be hands-on with experience developing automated test code
Help define the quality culture of a growing and successful team
Build software that helps other developers build better software
Review product design from a quality assurance standpoint and provide meaningful feedback
Work within Agile and Waterfall environments
Ensure that a high Test Coverage is achieved
Create high quality test artifacts such as Test Plans, Test Specifications, Defect Tickets, Reports
Sign-off on all end-of-sprint releases
Defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets developmental tests
Technical leadership in the design and implementation of the test automation strategy for multiple product development teams

Test Engineer Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Test Engineer Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISTQB, FAA, QA, PMP, ISEB, IAT, IAM, NI, SSL, TEMP

Education for Test Engineer Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the test engineer lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Education, Technical, Information Systems, Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Communication

Skills for Test Engineer Lead

Desired skills for test engineer lead include:

Healthcare payer business claims processing and benefit configuration
Cp/Cpk and correlation analysis
Data analysis/interpretation GR&R
Production control processes
Quality Center
Automation testing tools
CSS
Capital markets
Experience with Web UI frameworks - Angular
How to use the Rational product suite to support testing initiatives

Desired experience for test engineer lead includes:

BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering with 5 to 12 years working experience as a Test/SQA engineer for network router or switch products
3+ years of experience in carrier grade platform testing
3+ years of experience testing on a Router/Switch
Excellent debugging abilities and attention to detail
Good working experience with networking test equipment like IXIA / Spirent
Demonstrate proficiency in a programming language preferably scripting languages such as Perl or Shell,TCL/TK, python

Test Engineer Lead Examples

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Test Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a test engineer lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for test engineer lead
  • Ensures workcells operate with a high level of efficiency and integrity
  • Manages and supports the development, implementation and administration of company, plant, and departmental policies and procedures
  • Researches, develops and implements workcell systems and support
  • Compiles and documents data necessary to analyze performance and makes recommendations for changes in the test process
  • Plans test strategies with test engineers and customers
  • Works with Business Unit Management, Workcell Management, and other functional leads/supervisors to ensure that operational and business requirements are met
  • Participates in departmental and plant initiatives
  • Support creation, deployment and maintenance of test suite across multiple environments
  • Design manual and automated test cases and test scripts for user stories
  • Assume responsibility for the automated FQT test station
Qualifications for test engineer lead
  • Strong verbal, written, presentation, and organizational skills required
  • Industry Quality Certification
  • Background in software engineering and is seasoned in software quality best practices
  • Very strong analytical/technical background and experience with software development methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to work on work on highly complex projects under extremely tight timelines
  • Must have working knowledge of RDBMS concepts, SQL, Oracle or SQL Server
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Test Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a test engineer lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for test engineer lead
  • Demonstrated experience with facilitating the development of new and improved tools for automating system testing on embedded systems, including ways to simulate aircraft inputs
  • Demonstrated ability to train and lead new verification engineers
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment and is driven
  • Provides leadership, influences and negotiates with stakeholders on architectural issues, limitations, and opportunities
  • Advocate for test priorities in daily scrum meetings and sprint planning
  • Configure and maintain production-like test environments
  • Participate in code reviews (Java)
  • Design and execute complex troubleshooting and debugging tasks
  • Mentor and guide other members of our growing Quality Engineering team
  • Leverage a combination of solid in-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance, solid understanding of the knowledge of object oriented design principles while creating deliverables
Qualifications for test engineer lead
  • Competence in presenting complex strategies and project intricacies to both external internal stakeholders
  • Strong customer facing skills and executive presence
  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Computer Science or engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or relevant area or equivalent experience
  • Uses excellent communication skills the ability to be inquisitive and collective in thinking to work with other disciplines and collaborate on ideas and thoughts in resolving complex problems
  • At least 7 years of hands-on experience in direct execution of major efforts in the application of a number of techniques to demonstrate that a prototype system, program, project, or activity performs in the intended operational environment in accordance with the objectives outlined in the original design and in accordance with system specifications
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Test Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a test engineer lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for test engineer lead
  • Use of GPIB, LXI, Serial (RS232 and RS485) and USB test instruments communication
  • Establishment of Test process Instructions, procedures, formats, drawings & preventive maintenance manuals as per the ISO 9001 Standards
  • Strong in creation of standards and ensuring compliances
  • Conducting Repeatability & Reliability(GR&R) study, Process Capability (Cpk) analysis on the Test Stations prior releasing to the production Line
  • Working as a team member of the Test Engineering group, to ensure and define the acceptance criteria for new testing conditions and applications for our Worldwide testing Labs
  • Leading projects and executing work in support of the Test Engineering strategy to improve the capability of the global test facilities including test equipment, data quality and test productivity
  • Developing global standards for test procedures / work instructions to provide reliable, consistent data and continually improve test methods with new procedures and equipment
  • Assisting the Worldwide Labs, ensuring effectiveness of tests by monitoring test methods for adherence to good testing principles
  • Assisting the UK the different World Wide Labs with day to day problem solving
  • Supporting product development teams with specialist knowledge in test methodologies and the review/execution of test plans
Qualifications for test engineer lead
  • Being a great teamplayer
  • Being a coach leader
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in team leadership
  • Knowledge in C# software development
  • Knowledge in object-oriented software development
  • Basic knowledge of embedded software development
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Test Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a test engineer lead. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for test engineer lead
  • Support test personnel during certification programs by liaising with agency witnesses
  • Support design teams, marketing, manufacturing and other stakeholders requesting certification information by reviewing standards and contacting certification agencies if necessary to obtain and compile the requested information, then clearly and concisely communicating this information to the stakeholders
  • Lead assigned global projects including initiation, coordination, planning and implementation to achieve planned results on cost and timing
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of all appropriate agency performance global standards (UL, CSA, IEC, NEMA, ) pertaining to ICD products
  • Accountable for meeting quality targets of NPD (new product development) and sustaining engineering programs
  • Work collaboratively with R&D, program, factory and marketing teams to develop the test, quality plans to create cost-effective test strategy
  • Responsible for quality and test processes including issue tracking system, reporting methods for issue closure rates, and weekly reports
  • Work with out-source, ODM/OEM suppliers as needed to gain buy-in to test strategies and procedures, to enforce good processes at the suppliers, and to develop good teamwork and information sharing
  • Responsible and accountable for product testing activities for all printer products
  • Apply industry standards for printer performance, reliability and print quality testing across our product test plans
Qualifications for test engineer lead
  • 9 to 12 years’ experience, with at least 6 years’ of supervisory experience
  • Basic electrical engineering skills including schematic review, circuit theory and circuit design
  • Experience with electronic equipment such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, signal generators/analyzers
  • High-level programming languages such as C, Visual Basic, Labview
  • Design/analysis software such as AutoCAD, Valor, Fabmaster, OrCAD
  • Data collection systems and reporting (SQL)
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Test Engineer Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a test engineer lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for test engineer lead
  • Work with Sports QA Engineers Locally and Offshore on the implementation and delivery of tests
  • Assess and identify gaps in testing/quality and offer potential solutions to the team
  • Automation testing unit tests, API interface, integration testing and automated scripting
  • Add instrumentation and reporting tools to measure code coverage
  • Conduct manual tests as needed
  • Work with DSS stakeholders, O&M staff, and users to gather requirements that address user functionality
  • Develop test cases and documentation to verify the requirements
  • Researches Performance, Availability and Capacity Management technologies and tools
  • Collaborate with Customer & supplier on test related activities
  • Setup Test equipment & stations
Qualifications for test engineer lead
  • 5 or more years of experience in software testing and test automation
  • 3 or more years leading test teams in completion of manual and automated functional, regression, and performance testing of application builds in an agile environment
  • Experience developing regression and functional test plans and test strategies
  • Experience developing regression and functional test cases, executing tests, documenting test results
  • Experience performing 508 Compliance testing and analyzing results
  • Solid understanding of software quality concepts, processes, methodologies and tools

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