qa lead in Kuala Lumpur

wei yung chin, randstad
job type
RM 10,000 - RM 15,000 per month
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job details

kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
information technology
job type
working hours
RM 10,000 - RM 15,000 per month
5 years
reference number
wei yung chin, randstad
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job description

about the company:

Our client mission is to become the largest lead generator for e-commerce in South East Asia. With more than 1000 partners on our platform, 150 employees, and 30M monthly page views they are very well setup to achieve this goal still this year.

With a superstar, internationally-sourced management team, combining experience from BCG, Microsoft, Zalora, Apple, IBM and other world-class organizations, with local talent and insights from the 7 countries they are operating in regionally, our client is well positioned for continued success and they want you to be a part of it!

about the role:

Our client is looking for a Quality Assurance Team Lead who can drive cultural change in an engineering team of 25 people, growing to twice the size in 2 years from now. Are you passionate about pixels and performance in markets like Indonesia, where slow mobile connections and smartphones are still predominant? Are you passionate about data quality in a big data environment with a product catalogue of 500m SKUs?

Then you are the right person to drive their quality improvements, creating world class automation for regression and feature testing, develop and drive a high-level test strategy, as well as take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy. Your work will closely integrate with and extend their Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery capabilities.

job scope and responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for development of test strategies and creation of appropriate test harnesses, in order to transform all teams towards a Continuous Integration & Delivery model
  • Collaborate closely with business and development teams to build the product vision and requirements and understand how all elements of our platform work together
  • Recruit and manage an interdisciplinary team of testers, evaluate their performance and develop their careers to their full potential.
  • Develop QA approaches and oversee the creation and execution of test plans, monitoring and reporting on test execution and key quality metrics.
  • Show initiative and leadership by ensuring the development teams are adopting and implementing the test strategies in an agile and cross-functional environment.
  • Foster and environment of knowledge sharing, identify knowledge gaps and silos, conflicts in the team and take full ownership of the well-being and morale of the team
  • Coach, lead, develop and motivate your people to create a passionate can-do culture.
  • In collaboration with the VP Engineering, set and drive the vision for quality processes and ensure we are perceived as thought leader in the South East Asian market

job requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related subject.
  • 5+ years of industry experience, including at least three years of hands-on testing and two years as a manager.
  • Expected to be versed in best of bread software industry engineering and lifecycle practices such as TDD, CI, CD, BDD etc.
  • Led an agile approach in a multi-national and interdisciplinary team before, holds at least one official certificate from the SCRUM alliance.
  • Experienced but hands-on manager with a track-record of building an organization and ensure it performs.
  • Strong people management skills, with a proven ability to hire, nurture and grow talented personnel.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to track multiple test environments and executions simultaneously and to be able to synthesize the results.
  • A team player that knows how to work closely with development and product teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings.
  • Creative problem-solving skills, business acumen and effective interpersonal and communication skills.

benefits and culture:

  • Freedom to own and drive your own goals, directly impacting success and growth of the business
  • Opportunity to experience the tipping point of today's hottest emerging markets and industry
  • Exposure to a world-class management team with diverse backgrounds and boundless ambitions
  • Accelerate your career advancement, supported by a start-up in it's hyper growth phase
  • Highly affordable andfun lifestylein a tropical metropolis in the heart of SE Asia
  • Experience Asia's diverse cultures with talent and experts from more than 25 nationalities
  • Flexible working environment, where results matter more than face-time with your manager
  • Gain deep technical knowledge about what drives eCommerce conversions

how to apply:

Interested candidate can click on the appropriate link for CV submission. Alternatively, you could contact Wei Yung at +603-2036 7557 for a confidential discussion.


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no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree