QA Lead

Lead - Full time
  • Test Automation

Client : Blue Prism

Industry : Software Development

As the pioneer and market leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Blue Prism is the trusted, secure choice for Intelligent Automation available on-premises, in the cloud, or as an integrated solution in a hybrid cloud environment. Blue Prism offers the connected-RPA Platform, an advanced technology ecosystem that puts the power of accessible, advanced cognitive technologies in the hands of operational leaders.

At Blue Prism, we have users in over 150 countries in more than 1,800 businesses, including Fortune 500 and public sector organizations, that are creating value with new ways of working, unlocking efficiencies, and returning millions of hours of work back into their businesses. Our Digital Workforce is smart, secure and accessible to all; freeing up humans to re-imagine work.


Blue Prism is a market leader in the Intelligent Automation and Robotic Process Automation domain with more than 1000 employees worldwide. In line with the expansion of their new Development Centre in Lisbon, we are looking for an experienced and passionate QA Lead to join the pioneer team in Lisbon, Portugal. If this is something you're interested in doing, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Lisbon, Portugal


• Continuous improvement both as part of a team and individually, looking to lead initiative to enhance test practices and drive quality
• Be passionate about quality and take ownership for the quality of our product in all aspects
• Be adaptable in various testing methodologies & practices, and tools that complement the software quality process
• Working in an agile environment and adaptable to changing circumstances in a fast-paced environment
• Leadership of the functional test team working in sprint
• Support the ongoing appraisal and development of team members
• Work around dynamic sprint teams to establish an understanding of deliverables, drive quality requirements and ensure that these are met
• Support the design and implementation of test processes and procedures to ensure continual improvements to agile delivery methodology
• Review, feedback and manage the quality deliverables of the functional test team
• Assist in continually enhancing and scaling the test strategy
• Provide leadership and mentoring to other team members
• Strong assessment and effort estimation skills with respect to team deliverables and particularly QA aspects
• Work closely alongside product managers, developers, etc. to ensure the quality of all requirements are suitably met whilst delivered on-time and to-specification
• Maintenance and continuous enhancement of automated test collateral in an ever-evolving product environment


Technical Requirements:
• Experience working with Development and QA environments
• Hands on automation experience and strong conceptual knowledge of automation frameworks
• Experience managing QA teams
• Design of key testing artefacts such as test plans, schedules, entry and exit reports
• Strong background leading testing within an agile environment, supporting in-sprint testing
• Ability to manage own workload and support management of team workloads
• Experience appraising and developing team members
• Passion and drive for test automation and associated toolsets
• Experience with hiring and recruitment processes

Good-to have:

• • Experience designing API testing using tools such as SOAP UI and Postman
• First-hand experience working with a Specflow test framework in C#
• Able to interpret and work with XML/JSON
• Experience in working with teams using TDD / BDD methodology
• Strong Stakeholder management skills
• Experience in interview and recruitment
• Experience working with Kanban/SCRUM Agile methodologies
• Experience working with virtual machines and associated configuration
• Software Testing certification e.g. ISTQB or equivalent

Soft skills:
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Your key skill will be the management of QA professionals in supporting their professional development and day to day activities
• An ambitious team player who strives for technical excellence and continuous improvement amongst dynamic sprint teams


• BS/BA degree in computer science, engineering or related discipline OR Relevant years of experience in required skills