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Software Quality Assurance Team Lead

Vantage Point Logistics is looking for a QA Team Lead to join our growing team! As a QA Team Lead at VPL, you will play an important role in the development of our industry-leading technology products.

Who We Are

VPL is a leader in delivering supply chain technology and solutions to the healthcare market. With years of experience, the continuous development of leading-edge technology and proactive account management, we are transforming their supply chain making it smarter, easier and better.  Recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies, we are poised to develop even more innovative technology solutions providing transparency and savings across the ever-expanding continuum of patient care. If you’re looking for insight, innovation and transformation, consider joining the team that’s always ahead of the curve, VPL.

What You’ll Do

  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders including senior business and engineering leadership
  • Lead and mentor team members and operate in both a team and individual environment
  • Develop and maintain standards, tools, techniques and processes applicable to testing/automation and documentation required of the quality assurance team. This would include contributing to application/solution development lifecycle process improvements as well as processes and documentation.
  • Review user stories/business requirements/functional specifications and develop test estimates, create, review and maintain testing strategy and plans across various projects
  • Create, review, and maintain test cases to ensure proper test coverage for all projects and to identify efficiencies in test execution
  • Execute test cases using appropriate tool and defect management processes
  • Analyze impact to existing regression/automation suites and work with quality analysts/automation developers to ensure appropriate test cases are updated based on impact analysis
  • Develop processes, documentation, methodologies and testing techniques to establish VPL’s quality assurance practice
  • Provide leadership and management including delegation, tracking, mentoring, and coaching to QA team members. Create, update and review status reports with stakeholders
  • Identify risks and mitigation strategies
  • Develop long-term strategies for improved automation and quality processes and system functionality
  • Maintain expert-level knowledge of multiple applications, application integrations, and QA methodologies and serve as a mentor to other QA team members
  • Measure effectiveness and seek to continually improve the quality of processes
  • Act as an ambassador and liaison for Technology Services. Develop relationships with internal and external customers by being proactive, displaying a high level of knowledge of the business and by providing innovative business solutions
  • Drive prioritization conversations, document risk scores and negotiate with stakeholder business partners and solution providers

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Jira or equivalent tools for test case management and defect management
  • Minimum of five years leading quality assurance teams including planning, estimating, and executing testing for large, complex multi-tier applications
  • Expert-level understanding of, and competency in, creating comprehensive test plans, test cases, resource plans, capacity plans, test schedules, and other quality assurance work products
  • Strong knowledge on software quality assurance methodologies, software testing best practices and quality metrics
  • Experience with performance and automated testing tools
  • Team player attitude with commitment to promoting and fostering teamwork
  • Focus on delivering accurate, high-quality assignments and projects
  • Organizational skills with capability to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent projects or initiatives
  • Leadership skills including the ability to mentor and lead group of QA analysts
  • Ability to understand existing business processes and suggest improvements where necessary
  • Ability to multi-task across multiple large, cross-functional, complex projects and/or initiatives, understanding priority and competing needs with minimal direction from management
  • Superlative verbal and written communication skills, people skills, negotiation, coordination, planning, presentation skills, facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute in metrics-driven continuous improvement initiatives
  • Experience with facilitating meaningful conversations with business and IT stakeholders, and building consensus

Bonus Points

  • Software-as-a-Service experience

What’s In It For You

  • Join a fast-growing company where your contributions make a difference
  • Become part of an experienced entrepreneurial team
  • Ability to impact company culture

Benefits

  • Best-in-class compensation package
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health and wellness reimbursement program
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Casual work environment
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Located in a beautiful office in Columbus

Interested candidates only, no recruiters please.


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