QA Lead Engineer

Posted 07 March 2023
Salary €450 - €550 per day + Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineSoftware Engineering
Contact NameEnrique Cabanas Rodriguez

Job description

QA Lead

Start Date: Mid-April2023 (negotiable)

Contract Length: 6 Months + Extension or permanent offer

Location: 2-3 days on-site Dublin - 2-3 days remote - Amazing Office in the city center!

Pay: 450€ - 550€ per day

I am working with a leading Fintech company that is looking for a QA Lead to join their Global team in their center of excellence in Dublin.

If you are a very experienced QA Specialist that is looking to join one of the most interesting projects in Ireland please apply for this position right now and let's chat about it.

Ideally, we are looking for someone that would be able to start this project by the Mid-April 2023, however, we can accommodate a reasonable notice period.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with your skillset to be part of a project with international exposure.


The QA Lead Engineer is an important position within the MGU technology team, acting as a key team member ensuring the quality of our software and systems. You will work to ensure a high degree of accuracy and quality during testing activities related to the development lifecycle including functional testing, smoke tests, regressions, bug hunts, performance testing as well as support end-user UAT. As a QA Lead you will work hands-on performing a mix of manual and automated testing, from UI/UX to backend systems as well as providing leadership and direction to other teams members. You will be operating in a Microsoft tech stack environment with a mix of on-prem and cloud (Azure) hosting.


  • Execute the full QA lifecycle (gathering requirements and acceptance criteria, creating test scripts, test execution, test case management, supporting UAT, documentation, reporting, test tool management)
  • Collect and report quality metrics from test execution and inform stakeholders about risk and impact
  • Work with developers and business stakeholders as needed to design and align on specific testing strategies for features being developed
  • Create comprehensive test plans; execute and automate them as appropriate. Maintain and contribute to the expansion of existing test frameworks and find ways to improve the current toolset
  • Find defects and provide help to the team to understand any erroneous behaviour of the application under test
  • Support our infrastructure team in troubleshooting or addressing issues with applications and dev/test environments
  • Work closely and collaboratively with software development teams on functional, performance and security testing
  • Formulate test scripts, test procedures and documentation which could be re-useable by other team members
  • Investigating, evaluating and making recommendations for improvements to current and new software
  • You act as a quality expert for your team, providing direction on appropriate QA testing to improve our systems


  • ISTQB certification preferred
  • Fluent Agile/Scrum
  • Solid understanding of test methodologies, test frameworks and database query skills, with a focus on PQL software
  • Familiar with testing in a Microsoft environment
  • Experience with test automation tools such as Specflow desirable