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Quality Assurance Test Team Lead - 3DJJ8 in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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Quality Assurance Test Team Lead

Buffalo, NY



Manage the activities of Quality Assurance Test Teams for one or more domains: Mainframe, Web, Client Server applications. Assist in developing and implementing short and long-term strategic direction for the department. Act as project test lead on enterprise strategic projects and major business projects as required.

Position Responsibilities:
Act in a team leader capacity for Domain specific (Mainframe, Web, or Client Server) Test Resources, Services, and Processes.  Manage Quality Assurance testing projects and activities.  Oversee the Test Leads and performs the Test Lead role as required.  Assist Test Leads in scheduling and obtaining on/offshore resources.

Work closely with project IT leads in developing test plans, strategies, resource estimates and scheduling, timelines, and overall responsibility for meeting test related project deliverables.

Assist in developing and implementing short and long term strategic direction for the department.

Keep abreast of Information Technology and Bank Objectives to ensure team is strategically work on projects that most benefit the bank.

Promote collaborative application life cycle development and adherence to Technology and Corporate Standards, Project Management Methodology (PMM), Systems Development Methodology (SDM), and Sarbane Oxley compliance.

Evaluate and provide Recommendations for Test Tools and QA Test Process Improvements.

Develop QA Testing Strategy, Test Program, and Training Programs for assigned application domain.

Exercise supervisory authority over staff with respect to staffing, hiring, performance management, salary recommendations, employee development, and termination.

The QA Test Lead role will perform an integral role the overall Central Technology Systems Development Life Cycle providing test expertise and standardized test processes.  The Test Lead will be assigned to ESP and Major BAU projects to help oversee and/or manage testing components to ensure overall effectiveness and quality applications.

Ensures test processes are defined and adhered to within Project Management and Systems Develop Methodologies.

Manage QA Test Leads and provides oversight of internal and external project test resources ensuring PMM, SDM, and Standardized Test Processes are being followed.  Provide strategic and tactical input to test program and standardizations. Provides ongoing guidance, direction, and performance appraisal of team members.

Minimum Qualifications Required:
Bachelor's degree, in lieu of degree, four years' relevant computer science / testing experience.

Minimum seven years' experience in distributed and / or mainframe software development life cycle methodologies, application technologies, and test processes.

Good understanding of System Development Life Cycle.
Strong understanding of Technology Application Architectures/Languages.
Good understanding of System Development Life Cycle.
Strong understanding of Technology Application Architectures/Languages.


Ideal Qualifications Preferred

Release Management

Experience running Triage calls


About M&T

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