IBM QA Lead in MOSCOW, Russia

Job Description

We are currently looking for an individual to fill the role of QA lead.

The successful candidate will work as part of team for blockchain-backed system, based on Hyperledger Fabric, he/she is responsible for quality and test related process execution with high impact to the business. Conduct Root Cause Analysis and identify and implement process improvements. Assess quality and test process maturity level and assist in defining strategy to implement best practices The QA lead is responsible for leading and supporting testers in an agile environment, also he/she is responsible for coordinating providing guidance and oversight on testing standards and processes, including assisting with code reviews. Testing can be manual or automated (Selenium will utilized ). QA lead must be familiar with the Agile Methodology as well demonstrate hands on experience with Selenium automation concepts and tools.

The QA lead determines the test strategy and oversees all testing activities, including unit testing, integration testing, user acceptance testing, as well as post-production maintenance releases and regression testing. The Senior Quality Engineer is responsible for the performance, load and stress testing strategy, implementation and execution. Coordinate the documentation of test execution results and report quality metrics to internal and external management. Establish and maintain bidirectional requirements traceability to test cases.


  • Ability to lead and direct others.

  • Ability to handle and manage competing priorities.

  • Ability to drive and meet deadlines

  • 3+ years of QA Lead experience

  • 2+ years of experience with test runners/frameworks (Cucumber, Junit, TestNG, Mocha, Jasmine)

  • 2+ years of experience with CI tools (Jenkins, Team City, GitLab)

  • 1+ years of experience with Selenium Grid

  • 1+ years of experience testing web services (manual or automation)

  • 1+ years of working in an Agile/Scrum methodology

  • 1+ years of using Jira for defect tracking

  • Very strong communication and collaboration skills

  • English: Basic knowledge

  • Russian: as Native


  • General familiarity with blockchain platforms Hyperledger Fabric is preferrable

  • Experience with container technologies: Docker, Kubernetes

  • Familiarity with performance testing approaches and tool sets

  • English: Fluent

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


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