Lead Software Quality Assurance Engineer

at Piktochart in Malaysia : Penang

Are you all about ensuring the speed and quality of software? Piktochart is looking for an experienced and passionate Lead Software Quality Assurance Engineer who can lead and mentor a team of developers and product managers towards identifying unambiguous software requirements, then developing and executing strategies to get that software into customers’ hands in an efficient and high-quality fashion.

What will you be working on?

  • Participate in the review and definition of requirements specifications to ensure function, performance, reliability, scalability, testability, usability, and security and compliance.
  • Develop test plans, testing resource requirements, and overall scheduling of testing activity
  • Educate developers and QA engineers on various aspects of QA, – thought process, test coverage priorities, risk analyses, actual testing code, etc.
  • Responsible for developing manual and automated test cases and configurations needed to meet testing of business requirements
  • Executes test cases/scripts to ensure delivery of quality software applications
  • Monitors and tracks resolution of defects, coordinating with engineers in order to prevent, report, and resolve
  • Designs, monitors, and analyzes quality assurance metrics such as debug, debug counts, test results, and test status
  • This “rebel with a cause” looks beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities


What will you need to succeed?

  • Be a clear communicator (written and verbal) – to ensure ability to write test plans and test cases. To communicate bugs to developers and other stakeholders
  • Have a creative mind – to continuously think out of the box and determine realistic edge test cases that others might not think of
  • Able to identify test cases and tie them to varying levels of risk from the business perspective
  • 3-5 years experience in Software Quality Assurance
  • At least 3+ years experience in web programming
  • Know how to deal with rapid and agile development/push to production
  • (Bonus) Experience working with web testing automation tools and frameworks like RSpec, Capybara, Selenium, Cucumber, QUnit, etc.

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Published on 21-05-2015
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