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.
Leighton Buzzard is a market town in Bedfordshire, England, near the Chiltern Hills and lying between Aylesbury, Tring, Dunstable and Milton Keynes. Located 36 miles northwest from Central London, the town is linked to the capital by the Grand Union Canal and the West Coast Main Line to London Euston. Situated on the River Ouzel, in the southwest of the county and close to the Buckinghamshire border, it adjoins Linslade and the name Leighton Linslade is sometimes used to refer to the combination of the two towns; parts of this article also apply to Linslade as well as Leedon. For local government purposes, the town is part of the Central Bedfordshire district and is administered jointly with Linslade as the civil parish of Leighton-Linslade. Leighton Buzzard has undergone significant growth in recent years, and is now a significant commuter town within the London commuter belt, listed as the 32nd largest commuter town according to the 2011 census. Since 2011, it is likely that this trend has continued due to good transport links.