QA Lead

Advantage Tech is looking for a QA Lead for our Kansas City, MO Client.


Responsible for the smooth running of the Quality Assurance function. The successful candidate will take a technical lead role on major projects as well as fulfilling the general management function of direct reports.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks:
•       Take ownership, responsibility and accountability for the delivery of the QA component of complex IT projects throughout the product development lifecycle.
•       Provide technical leadership and oversight to members of the QA project team for projects to which you are assigned the lead role.
•       Prepare and oversee the generation of key project documents such as Estimates, schedules, test cases and Test Strategy plans.
•       Provide Status reports to Portfolio manager, PM for all aspects of the project for QA ownership of tasks.
•       Highlight risk, communicate options and assess impact to obstacles and decisions necessary.  Escalate as necessary.
•       Exhibits sound and accurate judgment, displays willingness to make decisions and presents results to direct reports and peers.  Supports and explains reasoning for decisions and includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
•       Work collaboratively with other disciplines to resolve quality issues
•       Work collaboratively with other disciplines for a successful implementation of projects.
•       Work with the business and UAT in ensuring the testing strategy meets the business requirements through walk-throughs and in collaboration during test execution.
•       Four years IT experience within a software quality assurance or software development environment.
•        Advanced computing skills, strong mathematical/troubleshooting skills.
•       Experienced in system, integration and user acceptance structured testing.
•       Exposure to Web technologies, mainframe and test automation
•       Organized and analytical approach to problem solving. Self-motivated, Team player, a driver,
•        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•       Understanding of QA principles, methodologies
•       Understanding of Quality Center/ALM
•       Knowledge of Test Automation tools


Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm.  We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our clients.  Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally.  Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set timeframes; that’s precisely what we provide them.  We go even further.  Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

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