What's your new role about?
We are seeking an experienced QA Team Lead to oversee a production team of ~5 junior testers responsible for testing both web and mobile applications. The QA Team Lead will play a vital role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our software products in the live production environment. The ideal candidate should have strong leadership abilities, excellent technical expertise in software testing, and hands-on experience with testing tools like Chrome Dev Tools, Xcode, Android Studio, as well as proficiency in using Jira, Xray or TestRail for test management.
- Provide leadership and guidance to a team of ~5 junior QA testers in testing web and mobile applications in the production environment.
- Set clear expectations, assign tasks, and manage workloads to ensure timely and high-quality deliverables.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, project managers, and business stakeholders, to understand requirements, define test plans, and ensure adequate test coverage.
- Review and analyze requirements, specifications, and technical design documents to provide feedback and identify potential risks
- Conduct and participate in test case creation, execution, and defect tracking activities to ensure comprehensive testing coverage
- Mentor and coach junior testers, providing guidance on best practices, testing techniques, and professional development.
- Utilize testing tools such as Chrome Dev Tools, Xcode, Android Studio to troubleshoot and investigate issues encountered during testing.
- Employ Jira, Xray or TestRail for test management, test case management, and defect tracking.
- Monitor testing progress, track key metrics, and generate reports to communicate project status and highlight areas for improvement.
- Identify opportunities for process improvements, test automation, and efficiency enhancements within the production testing team
- Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software testing to drive continuous learning and improvement within the team.
- Proven experience, at least 5 years as a QA Engineer or Senior QA Tester, including experience in testing web and mobile applications.
- Strong knowledge of software testing methodologies, techniques, and tools
- Previous experience leading or managing a team of QA testers is highly desirable.
- Hands-on experience with testing tools like Chrome Dev Tools, Xcode, Android Studio
- Proficiency in using Jira, Xray, or TestRail for test management, test case management, and defect tracking.
- Advantageous to have experience in writing tests for automation and familiarity with automation frameworks and tools.
- Solid understanding of the full software development lifecycle and Agile methodologies
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
- Ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
- ISTQB or other relevant certifications in software testing are a plus.
- If you are passionate about leading a team, driving quality initiatives, and ensuring the success of our web and mobile applications in the live production environment, we would love to hear from you.
Here's a little more about us…
At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So, if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be.
As part of our team,you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
DAZN VALUES – THE ‘HOW’ IN WHAT WE DO:
AMBITIOUS – people who want to make a big impact and drive DAZN forward.
INVENTIVE – people with bright ideas who deliver great new experiences for our customers – and improvements for our business. People who come up with better, simpler ways of doing things.
PASSIONATE – people who are proud of our product, our content and our business – and love to shout about it. People who love what they do and show commitment every day.
BRAVE – people who take difficult decisions to help us focus on improving DAZN, our performance and our results.
SUPPORTIVE – people who know that we achieve more as a team than as individuals. People value inclusion and look out for each other, helping their colleagues enjoy their work and develop their careers. People who consider others before making decisions.
At DAZN, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that values equality and diversity, where everyone can contribute and have their voices heard. This means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities.
Everyone has the opportunity to make change and impact our DEI journey by joining our ERGs: Proud@DAZN, Women@DAZN, Disability@DAZN and ParentZone.
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
We look forward to hearing from you.