Quality Assurance Lead

Princeton University
August 31, 2025
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Quality Assurance Lead

Requisition # 2023-17467

Date Posted 12 hours ago(7/26/2023 10:31 AM)


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This position is responsible for developing a quality assurance testing strategy and leading the quality testing review of software applications. The QA Lead will be responsible for the selection of test automation and manual testing tools.

Duties include working closely with the Custom Solutions and Integration development team, business analyst and business partners for the development and execution of test cases as well as the creation of automation processes.

The QA Lead is expected to oversee all aspects of quality assurance including establishing metrics, staying abreast of industry best-practices and developing new tools and processes to ensure quality standards are created and goals are met.

The QA Lead will be a hands-on tester responsible for writing test cases, executing a test strategy and implementing it.

The QA Lead will work under the supervision of the Custom Solutions and Integrations' Director.

This is a 2-year, FT benefits-eligible term position.

  • Analyzing the teams' applications and existing technical processes in order to recommend testing strategy and tool/s.
  • Creating and owning formal QA processes and updating them so that industry-accepted best practices are used.
  • Establishing QA metrics and reporting.
  • Creating and owning the end-to-end QA test strategy inclusive of test documentation, test data and tools.
  • Setting the direction for quality assurance within the CSI organization.
  • Overseeing projects and prioritizing Quality Assurance tasks in conjunction with CSI projects.
  • Creating job descriptions for the two Quality Assurance Engineers.
  • Hiring the Quality Assurance Engineers and getting them onboarded.
  • Management of the Quality Assurance Engineers.
  • When provided access to personal, proprietary and/or otherwise confidential data, maintain such data in the strictest confidence and follows procedures to ensure the privacy, security and proper use of data.
  • Proactively participate in the user story review process for the purpose of generating functional test cases.
  • Generate test plans and document test cases.
  • Create and own reusable test data. Responsible for keeping the test date up to date.
  • Develop test case automations and execute tests.
  • Conduct manual and automated testing in alignment with project sprint cycles.
  • Identify, report, track, and verify defects.
  • Communicate defects in priority order to the development team.
  • Manage the monitoring and tracking of the defect cycle until timely resolution.
  • Report test execution results.
  • Orchestrate User Acceptance Testing and production releases.
  • Support the Tech Lead in all Quality Assurance matters.
  • Qualifications

    Essential Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Creating repeatable and maintainable automated test suites.
  • Developing and managing QA tools.
  • Testing various applications, services and user interfaces.
  • Test driven development.
  • Software development lifecycle and best practices pertaining to quality assurance.
  • With project methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall.
  • In various defect management techniques and systems.
  • Acting as a liaison between the QA and development teams.
  • Detail oriented and receptive to giving and receiving direct feedback.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills with the ability to juggle projects and priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in diverse teams and customers.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks with a wide degree of creativity.
  • Ability to offer alternative approaches to achieve customer goals.
  • Education : Bachelor's degree and/or 7+ years of work experience
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in SonarQube, Jira
  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps, Java, Javascript, Typescript, Jenkins Maven, Junit, Jest, SQL, Relational Databases, Oracle, Python, Web Accessibility, Web, HTTP, REST, HTML, CSS
  • Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

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