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Testing function to be led by QA Lead/Quality Architect in order to promote overall quality improvement; required to oversee a group of skilled testing professionals, internal and external.


  • Create and improve QA procedures to make sure to implement best practices that are at the forefront of the industry.
  • Ensure that quality objectives are tracked and met by supervising all facets of IT quality assurance by defining metrics and creating new tools and procedures.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for any QA-related release issues and coordinate with QA personnel both within and externally.
  • Guide and instruct QA team members, spot process holes and resource-poor regions.
  • Define and carry out common QA procedures for diverse projects.
  • Identify the technology stack needed to support different QA processes. Lead or assist in the execution of tests.
  • Keep the team focused on delivering products with the highest standards of quality on schedule.

Required skills

  • 10 or more years of QA experience.
  • Testing expertise for backend and web applications.
  • Working knowledge of various QA tasks on mid- to large-scale projects.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of test execution and test management. previous practical experience.
  • Project waterfall and agile experience.
  • Knowledge of test automation techniques and test procedures.
  • Expertise in converting QA requirements into business needs.
  • Having experience with security testing is a plus.
  • Japanese and English bilingual.
  • Knowledge in:
  • Understanding of common test tools, such as Zephyr, Selenium, Appium, and LoadRunner (Performance center).
  • Understanding of security testing software like Veracode or equivalent.
  • Understanding of API testing and related software like SoapUI and Ready API.
  • Tools for unit testing, such as Jest, NUnit, MUnit, Junit, and Enzyme.
  • Understanding of SonarQube or other static code analysis and unit test coverage tools.
  • Understanding and familiarity with CICD pipelines would be beneficial.

*Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in Japan at the time of applying.

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to direct a group of seasoned test management and execution team members (onsite and offshore).
  • The ability to specify test plans and testing capabilities.
  • The capacity to integrate test strategy, planning, and execution with business and IT teams.
  • The ability to specify test automation framework and approach.
  • The ability to deduce metrics from test results and suggest actions.

About our client
Leading multi-line insurance, our client, provides customer service in both local and international markets.
It has around 60,000 employees and operates in more than 210 countries and territories, offering a wide variety of life and property insurance products and services.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Jakub Ohkado
Jakub Ohkado
  • Consultant | IT Recruitment