MentorMate / МенторМейт
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QA Lead
Plovdiv, Ruse, Sofia, Varna, Veliko Tarnovo
full-time

QA Lead

Plovdiv, Ruse, Sofia, Varna, Veliko Tarnovo full-time

About us

A custom development company, MentorMate is a design and software powerhouse with mature and established practices in Enterprise Web & Mobile Development, Human-Centered Design, Cloud & DevOps. We are looking to hire a QA Lead

We are looking for a motivated individual with expert QA skills, leadership potential, and a desire to step into a key role in one of the biggest software engineering organizations in Europe. This is a unique career opportunity to become a Leader of your QA team while building upon 20 years of delivery excellence and collaborating with the most capable Technical Leadership Teams in Bulgaria.

Together with focusing on the project outcome and client satisfaction, your primary role will be to lead a team of QAs in alignment with the values and business goals of the company. You will be responsible for the career growth of your team members and the development of their professional expertise and will support our hiring and retention efforts.

As a top engineering employer, run by engineers, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, people-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay and benefits, advancement opportunities, and flexible working models.

Responsibilities

Team leading responsibilities

- Coach individuals in terms of process, personal and technical development
- Encourage the growth of all direct reports through skill development and goal setting
- Mentor staff, measure performance, and complete regular performance reviews
- Be involved in the department hiring process. Interview and assess candidates to find the best fit for the company
- Be part of the department’s leadership team and contribute to department initiatives and optimizations

Project and client responsibilities

- Play a hands-on role in the definition and implementation of effective and efficient testing processes, documentation, tools, and testing methodologies
- Provide leadership for more than one software development project and assist with guidance and help when needed
- Provide technical guidance to the test team to ensure test activities are performed according to the developed test strategy and test plan
- Conduct documentation reviews on more than one software development project to ensure successful project release
- Develop test strategies and test plans for effective and efficient testing practice
- Define and implement roles, responsibilities, and deliverable expectations for all team members
- Lead systems integration testing, end to end testing, user testing, and regression test activities across all supported applications
- Apply quality standards and initiate improvements
- Build strong client relationships
- Proactively prevent risks and consult the clients on best approaches

Requirements and necessary skills

- Previous experience in a leadership role will be considered as a strong advantage
- 4+ years of hands-on experience with full application life cycle testing
- Strong leadership skills and ability to inspire others
- Excellent people skills – a demonstrated ability to work with both technical and non-technical individuals, both in gathering information and communicating direction and status
- Experience in planning and executing tasks to meet deadlines, while promoting a positive work environment
- Аbility to lead and work in a collaborative, cross-functional, international team environment
- Willingness to seek wаys to improve processes for increased agility and quality
- Highly skilled in developing and executing manual test suites
- Expert knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and QA processes
- Experience with using Agile Management tools to track and manage user stories/tasks/defects
- Adheres to development standards and best practices
- Excellent spoken and written English

We offer

What we offer

Career Development
- Professional growth in a global company
- Meaningful enterprise projects
- Latest technologies to choose from
- Work side-by-side with top engineers
- Challenging problems to solve
- A career path with regular salary increases
- Individual learning budget
- Internal technical and soft skills trainings
- Leadership program
- Business English classes

Work & Life Balance
- Remote or hybrid working model
- Five offices in Bulgaria to work from
- Additional paid time off for loyal employees
- Regular team gatherings
- Employee Referral program
- Gamification incentive program
- Diverse working environment
- State-of-the-art offices
- Internal communities of interest
- Charity and volunteer activities
- Metro Station next to the office (Sofia)
- MentorBikes to use

Flexible Benefits
- Additional health and dental insurance
- Investment savings account plan
- Additional voluntary pension insurance
- Different types of insurances to choose from
- Covered transport expenses
- Parking (Sofia)
- Multisport card
- Qualified electronic signature

Contact Information

Phone: (+359) 2 862 2632

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