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.
Pontefract is a historic market town in the Wakefield District of West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 (or Great North Road) and the M62 motorway. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is one of the five towns in the metropolitan borough of the City of Wakefield and had a population of 30,881 at the 2011 Census. Pontefract's motto is Post mortem patris pro filio, Latin for "After the death of the father, support the son", a reference to the English Civil War Royalist sympathies. Pontefract lies in close proximity to the A1 and the M62. Bus transport is provided by Arriva Yorkshire, the main hub in the town for this being Pontefract bus station. The town has direct rail connections with Leeds, Wakefield, Goole, Castleford, York and Sheffield from the town's three railway stations; Pontefract Monkhill, Pontefract Tanshelf and Pontefract Baghill. The closest airports are Leeds Bradford and Doncaster Sheffield.