The QA Lead establishes metrics, mentors team members and manages outside resources, as well as developing test programs.
The Skills Required
You will need:
- Ability to work to tight deadlines
- Problem solver
- Communication skills
- Calm and clear headed under pressure
- Thinks in terms of the business
- Deals with ambiguity well
- Abstract thinking
Experience is key in this industry, a Test lead is usually required to have at least 3+ years of QA or related experience with a B.S. degree in Information Technology or Computer Science.