Quality Control Team Lead

Start date:  Immediately or after 30 days’ notice period.

Contract type:  permanent

Location:  Zagreb.

Travel: Requires occasional travel to customer sites in Europe / EMEA and our regional offices.

What’s great about this opportunity?

  • Join the new research and development team and have a start-up experience with a benefit of working in a well-established IT company
  • Give your contribution in developing new product that aims to be the top of its kind
  • Bring your best practices on board and set high standards for the team

Your challenge

GDi Quality Assurance team is at the core of company software development process, directly reporting to GDi Head of Delivery and Engineering. Quality assurance team is responsible for all software testing activities, both in product development streams, as well as implementation and integration streams.

GDi testing principles are applied during the process of testing and the following is applicable to the test environment:

  • Focused on meeting business objectives, cost efficiency and quality
  • Procedures are adjusted for any stream test team
  • Processes are defined in detail but flexible with the possibility of change if necessary
  • Environment and the data simulate the production environment as much as possible
  • A value measurable activity that can always be repeated
  • Divided into different stages, each with clearly defined goals and clear input-output criteria

We are looking for a Quality Control Team Lead who is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of Quality Assurance team as well as participating as an active member of the team. Quality Control Team Lead will be expected to lead by example, organize and improve quality assurance processes, prepare reports for superiors, manage required test resources per different projects and handle escalations.

Job description:

  • Act as key contact for testing activities within GDi software development and implementation, their plan, coordination, preparation, management and their execution. Defines the test and release strategies (documents) with the general scope, procedures, sequences, key release decisions and/or proposals, test and release schedule, possible test and release risks and mitigation plans, and prerequisites of test and release process in detail.
  • Defines needed test and test environment resources. Manages and plans Quality Assurance Team members’ (resources) allocation, usability, and establishes knowledge build up and transfer within the Quality Assurance Team. Manages test and release time plan, activity prioritization and alignment with other projects and streams.
  • Based on gathered information and reviewed materials creates the test plans for integration testing, user acceptance testing, performance and load and stress testing. Plans general and gives support to software development and implementation projects when planning components testing, detailed test scenarios, test cases and test data, test scope, amount and quality. Reviews and approves testing documents, project documentation and test cases.
  • Defines, ensures and plans test environment deployment, efficiency and usability. Defines and establishes test automation and manages test automatization activities.
  • Maintains defect tracking tool for all defects discovered during different phases of testing process
  • Maintains test reports separately for each release in different testing phases
  • Ensures test cases are created by the tester and executed within the time planned
  • Creates test report advising on go or no-go deployment action for the major release
  • Responsible for establishing and implementing ISO standards
  • Participates in the creation of internal DevOps procedures and ensures its lifelong implementation

About you:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related technology sciences
  • Proven people management and leadership skills
  • At least 4 years of proven experience in Quality Control role (or similar)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to work effectively and provide feedback to customers, senior level managers and vendors
  • Very good technical understanding of software development processes, experience in Azure DevOps or Jira
  • Proficiency in English language, fluent oral and written communication with clients worldwide
  • Initiative and collaboration skills to achieve business goals, strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to multi-task efficiently under time pressure

Few more reasons to apply

  • International and professional business environment and team work.

  • Opportunity for continuous development and learning through internal seminars, educations and conferences.
  • Potential to grow within a dynamic team, in a company expanding globally.
How to apply?

Send us your application letter and CV in PDF format, with subject:

“Quality Control Team Lead”

Please send application to jobs@gdi.net

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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