QA Engineering Lead for Fintech

Your mission is to lead a Fintech QA team and serve as a central point of contact team-wide. You are a coordinator of business needs and technical capabilities contained in your team. You augment your reports, help them grow and prosper. You make decisions that impact the features of your reports and yourself, removing blockers where needed.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • You are responsible that your team delivers high-quality work.
  • You maintain a strong relationship with your reports, assuming responsibility for their personal development in technical and soft skills.
  • You are responsible for the general well-being of all team members.
  • You action their concerns to the best of your ability, escalating when required.
  • You determine the hiring requirements and promotion plans of your team. You participate in the hiring process.
  • You help your team prioritize the incoming requests, distributing work amongst team members, and assuring that their tasks are well defined and productive.
  • You help your team members make technical decisions and involve technical experts when these decisions involve higher scopes. You share your technical expertise regularly.
  • You are involved in QA tribe-wide decisions and help to create goals, strategy and plan for your team.
  • You will manage up to 3 QA Engineers at any given time, including performance reviews and personal development plans
  • Other must have qualities:

  • strong experience of testing high performance, high availability production systems
  • proven experience delivering and managing test automation projects
  • understanding of Agile methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban
  • experience with Python testing frameworks
  • experience with performance testing tools – Locust, JMeter
  • assist the QA Manager in the identification of process improvements
  • excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • ability to identify and communicate any project risks in advance, identifying solutions to mitigate them
  • university degree (IT, technical or business background)
  • ability to build strong relationships with senior stakeholders
Why does it rock to be at Kiwi.com?

Do, fail, learn – repeat! We understand that individual mistakes happen and if there’s a reason to fail we try to do that fast. Plus we apply measures to not fail as a group, team, etc.
We decide which cutting-edge technologies are appropriate for the task.
We love contributing and using Open Source. In fact, our whole design system is Open Source.
We visit and speak at conferences and technological events worldwide.
We code at hackathons and other competitions. And we organize them too.
We support the local technological community.
We use our work time wisely, with a friendly vacation policy and work schedule.
We also like to party and hang out together.
Dogs, kids and parties are welcome in our offices.
We also enjoy common benefits, such as flexible hours, 6 weeks of holiday, sick days, flight vouchers, gym subscription, fresh fruit and coffee…
Possibility to access our Phantom Stock scheme (depending on seniority and internal regulations).
Besides a fair salary, we can also look forward to quarterly bonuses dependent on overall company performance.

Our values
Expect the best of others and believe in the power of the team.
Be open and involve others.
Be curious and always look for opportunities.

Kiwi.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Denisa RecruiterRecruitment CoordinatorDenisa Nováková

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LocationBrno, Czech Republic

TeamDevs

Employment typeFull-time

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