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Lead Manual QA Engineer for Ciklum Digital

India Remote

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On behalf of Ciklum Digital, Ciklum is looking for a Lead Manual QA Engineer to join our team on a full-time basis.

We are looking for a talented, passionate developer who is interested in working for a growing, dynamic technology business, where building great software is fundamental to the company’s success.

This is an opportunity to work for a progressive forward thinking company that will allow you to grow your career and advance your skills whilst having some fun and working with some great people along the way.

About Quality Engineering Team:

Quality Engineering Center of Excellence is an international award-winning Quality Engineering department that has rapidly evolved over the past 7 years to become a mature Quality Engineering service provider with 500+ professionals working in 7 main directions: QA Consulting and Management, DevOps, Manual, Automation, Support, Performance, Cyber Security.

Our main principles are:

  • People are over processes and hierarchy
  • Flat and open collaboration/communication increases creativity and brings more value to business
  • Investing in people and innovations ensures your future
  • Reuse and share your experience – Develop best practices, publicize and follow them

Quality Engineering is an optimal environment for your professional involvement and growth.


  • Test management and QA processes:
    • Test Strategy defining and preparation according to project and product specifics, define quality gates
    • Setup QA processes, approaches, frameworks, tools, and team composition from scratch
    • Ongoing monitoring and improving or setting-up QA processes for different projects/products
    • Requirements analysis and processing
    • Estimation of the testing activities on a projectprogram level
    • Test reporting on Quality level to key stakeholders
    • Test risks management
    • Define and track required quality metrics
    • QA Estimation, Testing Methodology Implementation, Agile QA Process Management
  • People and team management
    • Participate in hiring interviewing process
    • Onboarding of a new team members
    • Grading of QA team members
    • QA team member People management
    • Mentoring QA team members, build and support their professional development
    • Defining team structure and seniority pyramyd


  • 6+ years professional experience in QA area
  • 2+ years of leading experience at least 5 people
  • Proven experience to setup core QA processes from scratch
  • Excellent knowledge of different testing methods, techniques and types
  • Deep understanding of core Test Automation principles, role of Test Automation in Quality process – what to automate, when to automate
  • Knowledge of testing specifics for different application types – web, backend, mobile, embedded, high load, SaaS, etc.)
  • Experience with different business domains (Fintech, Retail, Automotive, eCommerce, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of development processes, approaches, infrastructure and tools
  • Agile/Scrum experience
  • Upper-intermediate or fluent English level
  • Risk management
  • Hands-on working experience with Web-based and Backend projects
  • Good knowledge in complex SQL queries, working experience with NoSQL Database
  • Good experience in working with REST andor SOAP APIs
  • Understanding of HTML/CSS
  • Advanced Jira skills to setup dashboards, collect metrics, setup workflows

Personal skills

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good team player, motivated to solve complex tasks
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

What's in it for you

  • Close cooperation with client
  • Constant flow of new projects
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks
  • Ability to influence project technologies
  • Projects from scratch
  • Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills
  • European management style
  • Continuous self-improvement

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