Lead QA Engineer (Automation)

Ho Chi Minh city 14 October 2019

NAB, Australia's largest business bank, is partnering with PYCOGroup to launch the #1 Technology Development Center in Ho Chi Minh City. We're seeking a 'hands-on' Lead Quality Assurance Engineer to build quality testing practices and mindset across our Agile engineering teams in Vietnam.

Our quality strategy is two-fold, quality through high coverage of automation rather than manual testing, and whole team quality ownership through the education of developers to test their features to production quality standards. As a Lead Quality Assurance Engineer, you'll be responsible for managing other quality engineers and ensuring teams adopt the quality strategy in their ways of working.

What will you be responsible for?

  • Manage the quality practices and mindset across two or more Agile teams, dealing with both automation and exploratory testing in terms of quality assurance;

  • Propose Test strategies for projects, and conduct workshops with internal & external stakeholders;

  • Apply and adjust testing processes to ensure quality in a fully Agile SDLC;

  • Define Test Plans (Test strategy and Test logistics) and applying Testing methodologies and techniques to design test cases and prepare test data;

  • Create test strategy and approach, setting-up testing tools and testing frameworks that can be used inside teams or cross-teams;

  • Apply Test monitoring and controls, including managing test effort and bug leaks;

  • Perform Test evaluation and make quality reports for each delivery (making the decision "go"/"no-go");

  • Drive an Automation first approach for Unit, System and Integrated System testing across the development team, and contribute to platform integration and performance tests to play a key role in driving product quality to keep users satisfied;

  • Solve defects, driving investigations into problems and correction actions relating to recurring problems;

  • Code automated tests for the Feature, System and Integrated Systems Testing Phases;

  • Problem-solving, solution design automation and innovating using Quality Engineering practices;

  • Contribute to Agile practices and Automation for stories in sprint delivery, CI/CD pipeline design, and build and maintenance, to support Quality Engineering practices;

  • Create and review solution documentation and assist with the development and rectification when required;

  • Conduct testing training to empower Software Engineers to a level of sufficient testing skills.

What you must possess?

Experience with the following or similar technologies:

  • Solid programming experience in Java and JavaScript / Typescript

  • QTest, TestRail, Zephr, JIRA, Confluence

  • PACT, Postman, SoapUI, REST Assured, TestNG,

  • Selenium, JMeter, Loadrunner, Gatling,  iTKO Lisa

  • Jenkins CI/CD, GitHub, SonarQube, Gradle, JFrog

  • Exposure to AWS and cloud-native architecture (preferred)

Required experience:

  • Excellent English communication skills (both verbal & written) with experience working across countries;

  • 7+ years' experience in the design and execution of Manual & Automation testing with a minimum of:

    • 5+ years of hands-on experience in Automation - Web/Mobile & API testing.

    • 3+ years of hands-on experience in leading & training Quality Engineering Practices across multiple teams.

  • People leadership and coaching of Quality Engineers from junior to senior QAs;

  • Able to create testing proposals (Test strategies, estimation, automation test solutions, performance test solution, etc.);

  • Good at reading and understanding of Functional and Non-functional requirements, and provide feedback and enrich requirements efficiently;

  • Solid knowledge of testing methodologies and techniques: Functional, Non-Functional, back-box and exploratory testing;

  • Experience in strategic development and implementation of Quality Engineering solutions (Automation Frameworks, Performance Validation);

  • Experience in coaching integrated teams including Software Engineers to ensure systems are designed for reliability, performance, and testability;

  • Expert in Automation; using with CI/CD methodologies and DevOps would be preferable;

  • University degree in IT field or equivalent industry experience;

  • ISTQB – Certified (preferred);

  • Experience in the Banking or Financial Services industry (preferred).

Here at the NAB team, we don’t just offer you a job, we offer you your future. Here’s your chance to get your hands on…

  • The latest AWS and micro-services technologies
  • The finest IT tools to raise your potential to even greater heights
  • The power to deliver truly awesome financial products
  • Professional training and certification programs
  • English training with a native English teacher
  • Great team building activities and benefits
  • Private health care program, extended to family members
  • Business trips and on-boarding in Australia

About NAB

NAB is Australia's largest business bank and has been around for 160 years helping small, medium and large businesses with their money. Today, NAB has more than 30,000 people, serving 9,000,000 customers at more than 900 locations in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

NAB has funded some of the most important infrastructures in communities – including schools, hospitals, and roads. And do it in a way that’s responsible, inclusive and innovative.


PYCOGROUP is a digital consulting and software development company, a global team of passionate consultants and engineers who deliver result-driven digital solutions since 1999. PYCO offers 360° digital expertise and services through onsite consulting and distributed development solutions. It is also recognized as the #1  BOT ( Build, Operate, Transfer) specialist in Vietnam where it has been building teams and development centers for its partners for more than 15 years.



Do you recognize yourself in this role? And, are you willing to shape the future of the digital world with us?

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Please send an email to nab-rec@pycogroup.com



The offered candidates will have opportunities to receive a sign-on bonus up to VND 150,000,000

(Joining date & working commitment terms will be applied)



For more information please contact nab-rec@pycogroup.com