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Job Description

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.

Roles/Responsibilities

  • 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.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Jakub Ohkado
Jakub Ohkado
  • Consultant | IT Recruitment