Lead QA Engineer (100% Remote)

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Job Description

Qualifications:
Job Title: Lead QA Engineer Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field. Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 7+ years of work experience in a related job discipline.Advanced degree in computer science,mathematics, statistics, engineering, or a relevant quantitative field preferred. 4+ years of professional QA experience in testing activities for all phases of the testing lifecycle in an agile environment.1+ years of team lead experience as a software engineer or QA engineer Experience with unit testing, test case development and management, test automations, and performance/load testing. Experience with modern testing solutions such as Cucumber, Selenium, LoadRunner, JMeter, Locust, etc. Proficiency in one or more modern programming languages such as Pyhton, C, C++, Java, Javascript, or Go.Version control experience. Experience with large scale cloud applications (in OpenStack or AWS or Google Cloud Platform). Unix/Linux programming or system administration experience.CI/CD experience. Experience in an Agile Scrum environment.
Responsibilities:
The Lead QA Automation Engineer in the Center for Translational Data Science will work with cloud computing infrastructure based on OpenStack and AWS to lead all aspects of quality assurance and manage a QA team. In this role, you will lead end to end testing for large-scale data intensive systems. You will join a cross functional team dedicated to building biomedical data commons in support of data-driven cancer research. Our work lies at the intersection of cutting edge research and production systems, both in terms of the bioinformatics and the computer science principles being utilized. The data commons we are building offer some of the world's largest collections of biomedical data for scientific research and discovery. The Lead QA Automation Engineer will lead the QA team by providing technical authority and oversight for all aspects for our software and system quality. You will work hands-on at a high technical level with a main focus on QA automation. The Lead QA Automation Engineer will also be solving big quality challenges, coaching team members and influencing other teams and managers the art of quality testing and automation. You will also work with the technical leadership team to define and implement long-term vision of quality features for the entire ecosystem including hybrid cloud platforms, systems orchestration, API development, data analytics, and user interfaces. Responsible for defining and implementing the project Software Quality Assurance Plan, overall testing strategy, and execution of the test automation process. Develop and add automated functional, regression, and performance tests in existing test framework. Help define, build and maintain CI/CD and grow automation infrastructure. Responsible for leading testing activities required for the product to be compliant with technical specifications and policy requirements. Lead and contribute to efforts for test functionalities prior to each release on each tier (QA, Stage and Production)and oversee triage of defects and assist in defect investigation and escalation. 1) Leads in the development of new systems, features, and tools. Solves complex problems and identifies opportunities for technical improvement and performance optimization. Reviews and tests code to ensure appropriate standards are met.2) Utilizes in-depth technical knowledge of existing and emerging technologies, including public cloud offerings from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.3) Acts as a technical consultant and resource for faculty research, teaching, and/or administrative projects.4) Leads or coordinates teams or projects for activities relating to software support and/or development.5) Performs other related work as needed.

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