COMPANY 

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, PA and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather for Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network.

Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally.

SUMMARY 

The Mobile Quality Engineer (QE) Lead provides support to Mobile QE Manager and is responsible for the testing activities associated with AccuWeather's mobile applications while striving to deliver the best experience for AccuWeather users. Responsibilities include ensuring test plan, test cases design, execution, defect management are executed and delivered in alignment with internal policies and procedures.

This position may work at any of the AccuWeather's offices in New York City or State College, Pennsylvania, but candidates who plan to work remotely in North America will also be considered.  
  

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Responsible for day-to-day supervision of core releases through functional and automation
  • Coach and mentor testing team while ensuring team mandate is met and complaint to internal AccuWeather practices and standards
  • Collaborate with core team members from Development, Product, Design while maintaining healthy relationships
  • Drive the creation of QE knowledge base for artifacts and how to guide in conjunction with AccuWeather's Technical Writer
  • Develop detailed test plan outlines scope and testing approach for AccuWeather release roadmap
  • Proactively identifying data dependencies and risks impacting release and testing timelines
  • Review, provide feedback and approval on Mobile QE test cases
  • Under guidance of Mobile QE Manager, provide constructive feedback on testing methodologies, tooling and resource hiring
  • Track and report consolidated test dashboards outlining key metrics and KPI’s for Mobile QE Manager
  • Hands-on testing with Mobile and Tablet devices for functional, UI/UX, Integration, User Acceptance, Analytics, System logs, End-to-End
  • Infrequently travel to AccuWeather’s offices in New York City, Montreal and State College, Pennsylvania, after the pandemic is anticipated
  • Other duties as assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/Experience:
    • University or College Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science/Engineering
    • 3 or more years of solid experience leading a diverse and distributed resources models
    • 6 or more years of testing experience within the capacity of Mobile Quality Assurance

  • General/Technical Skills:
    • Solid understanding of test processes and methodology
    • In-depth knowledge of SDLC, requirement analysis and test management practices
    • Working knowledge on different test, defect and requirement management tools
    • Hands on experience working with Mobile devices for testing.
    • Architecture and hands on knowledge of in-sprint test automation using Selenium, Appium or equivalent and an understanding of best coding practices.
    • Experience with CI/CD and related techniques and tools
    • Proficient in MS Office
    • Should be self-initiator and able to work with minimum supervision
    • Excellent analytical and communication skills

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here and its supplement here. The pay transparency policy is available here. 

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to human.resources@accuweather.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. 

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