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Updated 2024-07-12
Activated 2024-07-11

Assistant Software QA Manager - Insurance

  • Employer
  • Senior Level
Company Name

Ahead Group

Job Type
Ahead Group
IT (PC, Web, Unix) - QA/Quality Control/Testing Engineer
Industry Insurance
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Description Role Summary:

We are seeking a Test Lead (Bilingual) for our team in Japan. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications below. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications but have sufficient experience and talent.



- Collaborate with the test manager in estimating the testing effort
needed for new developments and functional enhancements.
- Participate in daily stand-up meetings and defect triage calls.
- Work with different teams for defect management.
- Provide leadership and guidance to the test team on best practices,
mentoring, and supporting development of team members with
training and growth plans.
- Manage resources effectively to ensure utilization is maximized,
aligned to plan, budget, and timeframes.
- Identify slippage and develop strategies to recover; own and resolve
issues around the technical solution delivered into the business test
- Ensure that all test phases have appropriate entry/exit criteria,
monitor achievement of these criteria, and obtain sign-off prior to
Go Live.
- Implement a well-structured approach to test defect management
and incident reporting.
- Track and prepare reports of testing activities such as test results,
test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their
status, performance baselines, etc.


- Define, design, and deliver all testing work, including Functional
Testing, System Integration Testing, Regression, and support User
Acceptance Testing.
- Document queries and defects and provide adequate data to allow
rapid resolution.
- Review testing requirements for change requests, assessing the
impact on test plans and schedules.
- Improve and maintain an automation framework.
- Create both manual and automated test scripts.
- Ensure configuration management of all Testware artifacts
produced and traceability of the tests to the test basis.
- Drive standards and best practices in QA and Testing, championing
the adoption of continuous quality improvement through automation.

Skills & Experience (Must Have):

- Broad knowledge of software development lifecycle
(waterfall/agile), cloud technologies, functional and non-functional
test methodologies.
- Deep knowledge of test automation framework and manual test.
- Knowledge and experience in Performance testing, API testing, and
cross-browser testing.
- Relevant and demonstrable experience of managing relationships
with business and external stakeholders.
- A proven track record in delivering on time.
- Test management and defect management tools.

Skills & Experience (Nice to Have):

- An understanding of Insurance Domain.
Company Info n/a
English Level Fluent (TOEIC 865-)
Japanese Level Fluent(JLPT Level 1 or N1)
Salary JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 9000K - JPY 12000K   

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