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Lead Software Quality Engineer

Company: National Grid USA
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

About us Join National Grid's digital transformation! -We are digital creators, continuous learners and daring innovators. -We leverage digital innovative ways to create products and catalyze the transformation of National Grid's business units into more agile and digitally native organizations in our shared purpose of bringing energy to life. Come and join us on this incredible journey, - We want to find a highly motivated individual keen to join a dynamic and fast paced organization going through crucial transformation. If you yearn to be innovative and contribute new ideas and play a critical part in the US IT Global Solutions Delivery organization, we want to hear from you! What you'll do As a Lead Software Quality Engineer for one of our critical business units, you'll manage key functions of Quality Engineering, including the following responsibilities:

  • Drive -the Software Quality Engineering efforts across unit, module, system, and user acceptance testing.
  • Provide -expert oversight, mentoring team members and leading quality initiatives in large development efforts.
  • Lead offshore Quality Assurance teams.
  • Design and implement -test framework including automation in a fast-paced Agile development environment, using the latest software development and test methodologies.
  • Represent QA teams and participate in planning and execution using agile methodologies such as SCRUM and serve as a key driver to improve product quality. -
  • Set the vision for Automation preferably with Cypress & Selenium.
  • Work with multiple teams, define QA tasks with priorities, and help team members to fulfill them. -
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision. -
  • Participate in all sprint activities including, daily scrums, grooming/sizing, planning, requirements gathering, story writing, and solution design sessions - Waht you'll need
    • Lots of enthusiasm!
    • 8 -to 10 -years experience in software/quality automation engineering
    • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) -
    • Hands-on Automation FW & scripting experience is a 'Must-Have'
    • Experience gathering requirements, asking the right questions and, if needed, diving into prod usage (front end /backend) to get answers. -
    • Experience pulling together a workload model, based on infrastructure sizing.
    • Experience creating Automation scripts and run tests using tools like Selenium web driver,
    • Experience using system tools or APM tools such as Dynatrace & New relic.
    • and hands-on experience querying database.
    • Leadership & Stakeholder relationship management skills.
    • Experience leading a team of resources and working with vendor partners. It would be awesome if you had
      • Utility experience.
      • Automation & Performance expertise.
      • Testing knowledge of middleware technology and associated testing tools.
      • Production Performance experience.
      • technologies experience. What you'll get
        • Consistent growth potential through company leadership programs
        • Competitive compensation package including robust benefits with a yearly bonus -
        • Numerous wellness programs
        • A multitude of company-endorsed community programs to participate in More Information Are you the right fit for this exciting role? You want to learn more about the position and National Grid's ambitious Digital Transformation? Then let's chat! Apply directly or reach out to me at - #LI-CL1 #LI-HYBRID At National Grid, we keep the lights on and homes warm. But it's so much more than that. We keep people connected and society moving. This is no easy feat, and it takes all of us. But National Grid supplies us with the environment to make it happen. As we generate momentum in the energy transition for all, we don't plan on leaving any of our customers in the dark. But we aren't looking for external recognition - we already what we do is vital. We're building a clean, fair and affordable energy future. Salary $106,000 - $130,000 a year Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ("DOT") covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company's testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions. This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience. National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. ---We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

Keywords: National Grid USA, Cambridge , Lead Software Quality Engineer, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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