Quality Assurance Lead or Test Lead ICL-881

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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 11/17/2016

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description:

Title: Quality Assurance Lead or Test Lead ICL-881

JobID: 881

Location: Atlanta, GA

Description: Quality Assurance Lead or Test Lead ICL-881

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in Atlanta, GA is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Lead or Test Lead. We value bright, intellectually curious, growth oriented professionals and provide a work environment that allows work / life balance and opportunity for growth. GTRI employee about 2000 employees working in 8 labs across 14 locations with a main campus in Atlanta, Ga.

This opportunity is with our Information and Communications Laboratory (ICL).

Information and Communications Laboratory (ICL). ICL conducts research that solves complex problems in areas of computer science, information technology, communications, networking, and socio-technical systems. ICL addresses work in the future of communications, the future of information, better experiences with communications and experience. To learn more about ICL, please visit http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/icl


Job Description

Do you enjoy working on solutions that impact people and their families*

Are you great at solving tough problems with innovative solutions*

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance/Test Lead to ensure the quality and on-time delivery of software that is used in the field with current users. The candidate will have regular interactions with technologists, management, project management, developers, and other technical leads throughout the period of performance.

Our team members are collaborative and supportive, which makes our environment a pleasant place to work. We are located on Georgia Tech s campus in Tech Square: an area that merges industry, academia, start-ups, and research institutions. Our team is looking for smart, innovative, strong team members to join an established program of developers, designers, testers, and documentation experts.

This is a full-time, permanent position available, starting immediately. The primary work assignment would be as the lead quality assurance/tester.


-Design and creation of test conditions and test cases ensuring traceability to use cases.

-Assist in implementation and configuration of test environments and tools.

-Ability to communicate effectively with technologists, management, project management, developers, and other technical leads throughout the period of performance.

-Lead conduct of test sequencing, test execution, defect management, results & metrics reporting.

-Handle and decide on action of escalating issues and risks from test team.

-Ability to perform as part of a high performing team.

-Flexibility, adaptability and ability to deal continuously with ambiguous situations

Supervisory Responsibilities

Responsible for managing and mentoring a small team of testers; assists with task and project estimation; establishes and refines testing standards, guidelines, and practices



-BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a comparable degree with a minimum of 6 years relevant technical and business work experience as Quality Assurance Tester.

-Interest in pursing MS degree or continued education


-6 years of experience in defining test cases, executing test scripts, and providing user training and support.

-Knowledge of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile.

-Knowledge of Business and Quality Assurance Processes.

-Solid oral and written communication skills. Solid Presentation Skills.

-Experience with automation and performance tools


-Working knowledge and experience with debuggers, profilers, and installers

-Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and OO design

-Strong problem solving skills

-Strong planning, communication, and troubleshooting skills

-Motivation to contribute to an impactful solution


-Candidate must be a US citizen capable of holding a Top Secret DoD Security clearance. An active clearance is a major plus.


The Georgia Tech Research Institute has been recognized as one of Atlanta s Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle 4 of the last 5 years. GTRI is a great place for intellectually curious, world class technology oriented engineering and scientific talent to work. Our projects are challenging, expanding and cutting edge applied research. In addition we offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, professional growth, freedom for approved outside consulting, and a defined career growth strategy.

GTRI employee over 950 world class engineers and scientists. We recruit talent from such diverse areas as: Cyber Security Jobs, Big Data Jobs and Data Intelligence Jobs, Computer Science Jobs, Software Engineering Jobs, High Performance Computing Jobs ( HPC Jobs ), Hardware Design Jobs, Embedded System Design Jobs, Communication Systems Design Jobs, High Speed Networks Jobs, Electromagnetics Jobs ( EM Jobs ) including Radar Systems Jobs, Antenna Design Jobs, Electronic Warfare Jobs( EW Jobs ), Sensor Design Jobs, Intelligent Systems Jobs, Systems Engineering Jobs and others.

For more info on GTRI http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/