Generac Power Systems

  • Software QA Test Lead

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 months ago(11/5/2018 2:23 PM)
    RemMont - Remote Monitoring
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry!  Our Corporate Headquarters in Waukesha, WI, is seeking a Software QA Test Lead to join our Remote Monitoring team.


    The Lead Software QA  is responsible to lead a team of QA testers through the testing process for iPhone, Android and web apps that will enable IoT devices. This position is expected to insure the quality of the entire software application and total product by leading your team through the process of ensuring overall product quality, and certifying the product for release after it passes your stringent review. The QA test function will be included throughout the development process, from design to production not only after development is complete. The position is expected to be well versed in test automation (Selenium), exploratory testing, web and mobile technologies. closely with the product architect and software development leads but you will be responsible for delivering test cases and test results contained within a defined sprint, drive; continuous integration/build and automated testing that aligns with agile development best practices for you team.


    • Leads a team of software testers through design and execution of test plans for the assigned project.
    • Maintains standard processes for capturing software defects in the defect tracking system.
    • Builds and enforces consistent testing processes throughout the team.
    • Operates and maintains test networks and environments.
    • Creates consistent frameworks and patterns for the creation of application test plans based on software requirements and technical specifications.
    • Create meaningful error handling procedures for application code.
    • Create queries, scripts, web pages and other test artifacts.
    • Participate in application planning meetings.
    • Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business requirements and system goals to identify and resolve systems issues.
    • Ensure compatibility and interoperability of the product API with external API consumers.
    • Maintain technical expertise in emerging trends focused on testing best practices and tools.
    • Establish best practice for product test.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Business or equivalent experience in the computer science function within a similar working environment.
    • Minimum 7 years’ experience in commercial software development in one or more of the following roles: Testing Analyst, Automation Testing Specialist, Systems Analyst or equivalent.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Testing - HTML5, MQTT, Message Queues, Web Services, Android and iOS devices and websites.
    • Previous experience testing in high volume transaction systems.
    • Experience building Load and performance testing environments.
    • Knowledge of Mobile and Web Security best practices.
    • Experience working cross-functionally and with a global team.

    Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.


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