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Head of Quality- (Feb'17)

This is you!

  • Minimum 12+ yrs. of experience in software testing for frontend, backend, regression, integration and system testing of applications using exploratory testing methods and automation tools like Selenium.
  • You have a fantastic knowledge of Java, Selenium (Web Driver or RC) or any other automation tool.
  • You have fantastic knowledge of Appium or other similar mobile testing tools
  • Responsible for defining QA strategy, approach and execution in development projects.
  • Responsible for Leading and directing the QA team.
  • Provide leadership and technical expertise within Test Automation and Quality Assurance.
  • Be accountable for the test automation projects, mentor, and provide leadership to the QA automation developers and managers.
  • Participate in interviews, induction, training and performance evaluation of all QA team roles.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise within the field of Quality Assurance and Testing.
  • Ensuring that the development teams adhere to the principles, guidelines and best practices of the QA strategy as defined.
  • Focus on continuous QA improvements including usage of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, test automation.
  • Building and maintenance of quality standards as well as enforcing technical and testing standards.
  • Monitoring of all the QA activities, test results, leaked defects, root cause analysis and identifying areas of improvement. Implement steps required to improve the processes.
  • Gather and present testing metrics and testing activities for the projects to key stakeholders.
  • Ensure the proper usage of available tools to gain the maximum benefit of the QA effort. This includes testing tools for functional, performance, automation, etc.
  • Be an escalation point for all matters related to testing and quality assurance and operate as a primary point of contact for the QA teams.
  • Direct the development of the QA strategy, methodology, discipline and framework. Driving and improving the QA team in areas of automated testing and agile testing.
  • Provide technical expertise in Test Automation, Testing Methodologies, Testing Processes, Tools and Techniques across the teams.
  • Work with QA managers, Development managers and the Software Development Director to develop and execute QA strategies to meet and exceed department and corporate quality goals.

And This Is Us

  • We're a young, growing Web Team of 150+ within a 55,000 strong, multi billion leading retail and hospitality conglomerate.
  • We're headquartered in Dubai, UAE and Bangalore, India
  • Our Group's nearly 40+ years old and we're 6
  • We're dead serious about design and the UX -- they always go first
  • We've become a lot better at Product -- Product Strategy, Product Design, Product • Management, Product Engineering and Product Marketing -- and still working at it
  • We've already redesigned 13 websites for our Group
  • Our online retail business website LandmarkShops.com just completed its 2 years.
  • Our newer divisions include Operations, Warehouse, Merchandising, Content
  • Management, Copywriting, Photography, Finance and HR
  • Our salaries are competitive while our benefits are some of the best in the industry
  • We have an awesome open-plan office with plenty of natural light and lofty ceilings
  • We're 99% Mac and 1% Windows (it's all about balance)
  • We have a PlayStation, Table Tennis and Pool Table, with competitive players to Match

About Our Group

  • The Landmark Group, founded in 1973, has a diverse portfolio of retail and hospitality brands. It has successfully grown into one of the largest and most successful retail conglomerates in the MENA region with an entrepreneurial culture focused on delivering exceptional value
  • The Group employs over 55,000 people, and operates over 2,400 outlets across 21 countries in the Middle East, North Africa and India region.
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