QA Lead Engineer
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 10/16/2020

Job Description

Title: QA Lead Engineer
Pay: DOE
Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Length: Long Term Contract + possible yearly extension and/or hire
Benefits: Available

Job Summary:

Client is working on a comprehensive modernization initiative to replace our legacy systems, referred to as the  Information Management System (USIMS).  Working for the Client is a rare opportunity to use a combination of the latest technologies, best-of-breed software packages and custom development to deploy a refreshed code base and associated reporting applications and reports.   

We are looking for a QA Lead Engineer who will be responsible for leading the debugging of software products using manual and automated tests to develop, apply, and maintain high quality standards.  The QA Lead Engineer will develop, modify, and execute software tests plans as well as analyze and write test standards and procedures. This role is expected to maintain documentation and recommend any corrective action needed and will partner closely with software teams in an Agile/Scrum environment.


  • Closely partner with the Architects and Software Engineers at the onset of a project to develop product requirements, test specifications, and build test frameworks and cases to rigorously test product functionality
  • Perform analysis on applications/stories, write manual and/or automated tests and execute on test suites. Identify system or architecture limitations from analysis of performance test results
  • Create automation frameworks and automated test suites and be responsible for cross-component testing
  • Lead the effort toward complete automation
  • Identify system or architecture limitations from analysis of performance test results
  • Review and provide input on the accuracy, clarity, and testability of requirements; ask questions to improve software design
  • Proactively work with cross-functional teams to build and maintain good business relationships that help drive ideas and solutions
  • Apply Agile concepts and work collaboratively and closely with Software Engineers in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Train and mentor new/junior teammates and drive best practice across the team
  • Evaluate business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions
  • Effectively communicate insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management
  • Ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements
  • Identify, implement, and apply best practices as the “go to” person on the team
  • Define how the work should be done; provide intelligent alternatives to the status quo; sells and drive ideas; take ownership of issues to work effectively inside and outside of the team to influence and drive results.


  • Bachelor's Degree with 8-10 years of experience
  • QA Engineering Experience
  • Web Application Testing Framework Experience
  • Automated Build Tool Experience
  • Git Source Control Experience
  • Agile/Scrum Environment Experience
  • Ability to Work Independently
  • Prior Experience with TDD
  • Software Development Life Cycle Methodologies Understanding
  • Communication Skills
  • Flexibility in Adapting to Changing Conditions
  • Strong Team Player

Job Snapshot

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Founded in 1999 as a woman- and minority-owned IT staffing organization, Ronin Staffing has grown into a full-service staffing search firm that recruits and places qualified and quality candidates with expertise in a wide range of areas, including Engineering, Aerospace, Administration, Accounting/Financing, to name a few. We offer contract-only, contract-to-hire or direct-hire services to our clients and our contractors alike.

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