Singapore Press Holdings - Lead QA Engineer

Location: Singapore
Business sector: Cloud Technology
Job reference: 484575
Published: almost 2 years ago
The SPHTech team is looking to hire an experienced Senior / Lead QA Engineer to support the project / product team to ensure and meet the software quality including performance requirements.
You will be required to support planning and structuring the foundation of quality assurance by establishing processes, best practises and implementing tools to guarantee the quality of applications.
SPH Media Trust is incorporated as a public company limited by guarantee. The mission of SPH Media Trust is to be the trusted source of news on Singapore and Asia, to represent the communities that make up Singapore, and to connect them to the world. It has several business segments in the media industry, including the publishing of newspapers, magazines, and books in both print and digital editions. It also owns and operates other businesses including radio stations and outdoor media.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Support the QA Manager and project team to ensure test objectives, test strategies and test plans are in place in collaboration with vendors and internal stakeholders.
  • Ensure test creations and test executions are done as per requirements and within planned timelines; Constantly clarify requirements by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure traceability of test cases against test requirements.
  • Support the QA Manager and project team to monitor, measure, control and report on the test progress, quality status and test results by adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions.
  • Ensure all defects logged in JIRA and other recommended tools to track & retest defects till closure.
  • Support the QA Manager and project team to ensure test summary and defect reports are generated and are available as needed.
  • Represent the QA function by actively participating in necessary planning and briefing sessions, daily stand-ups, vendor engagement and retrospective meetings to provide updates and highlight issues / blockers if any.
  • Implement improvements to QA methodologies and strategies to increase test efficiency (productivity) and effectiveness within the project and recommend to the wider organisation.
  • Support the QA Manager and project team to generate necessary QA KPI / metrics for PMO and management reporting.
  • Support the QA Manager and project team to raise awareness, adoption and integration of QA process and automation in software development life cycle.
  • Strive to achieve efficient test coverage
  • Support the QA Manager and project team to cultivate, disseminate, and enforce functional and technical policies, procedures and quality assurance best practises.
  • Support UAT in collaboration with users and relevant stakeholders.

Skills You'll Need

  • 5 to 8 yrs of experience in the testing domain.
  • High level of attention to detail and help raise the overall test maturity of the organisation.
  • Have experience working in large scale testing projects
  • Must have experience working in testing Financial/Accounting systems (SAP, Cognos etc) and possess knowledge in financial and accounting principles like account reconciliation, financial consolidation, budgeting, planning etc (OR) Must have experience testing Enterprise HRMS like Workdays, Success Factors, Oracle etc
  • Good to have skills:
    • Project/Test Management tools such as qTest, JIRA, Confluence and related.
    • Web and Mobile test automation frameworks / tools (Selenium, Appium, TOSCA or similar).
  • Good experience in SDLC practises in Agile / Waterfall.
  • Good knowledge of test methodologies and approaches.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess good stakeholder management and vendor management.