Lead, QA - EMEA

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1076 CM

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Lead to execute continuous QA strategy for Under Armour eCommerce iOs, Android and web applications, as well as for end-to-end landscape in EMEA region. As a part of EMEA IT team, you will be responsible for actively adapting QA Methodology in the region and instilling that Quality Assurance starts at the beginning of a project or product lifecycle with the cross functional teams.  

As the EMEA QA lead, and a member of the Global QA Team, you will work closely with Global Delivery team, Engineering, Product Managers, and other business stakeholders to coordinate the delivery of digital products and features for UA eCommerce platforms. For this role, the QA Lead will perform manual and technical testing with the Under Armour development teams. They will lead QA for projects, features, and coordinate Automation testing execution for a feature or project’s testing cadence.  The QA Lead will also contribute to requirement analysis, test design, and functional requirement verification. Furthermore, they will contribute to API testing, backend testing, data analytics testing, and UI/UX testing, where applicable. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

•    You will take ownership of leading the quality of an assigned project and its features
•    You participate in multiple cross functional product development teams responsible for building the Regional (and partially Global) digital consumer experiences as the QA Lead
•    You ensure backend functionality and new user-facing features are thoroughly tested before release to minimize bugs (UI and UX analysis and testing)
•    You assist assigned Delivery Lead with creating project resource estimates, metrics to track completion phase
•    You create defect, defect prevention, development efficiency and quality reports
•    You perform a thorough test planning (API, backend, Data Analytics) for a portfolio of application projects (cross-platform development, separate feature projects)
•    You advocate the QA best practices and have an automation mindset to assist shaping our practices in the region for the future
•    You partner closely with cross-functional teams (Product, Design, Engineering, Delivery, etc.), to proactively identify and manage QA dependencies, scope, and acceptance criteria
•    You deeply understand user flows in the apps and website
•    You work closely with production team to help prioritize risk management and testing across products and platforms
•    You verify functional testing and work closely with the key technical analysts & business stakeholders
•    You take an initiative to chase down answers and actively participate in Agile ceremonies, including Daily Stand-Ups, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, and Sprint Reviews and Demos for your teams
•    You coordinate keeping project artifacts up to date in UA business systems like Confluence and JIRA
•    You escalate issues and impacts to delivery timelines and work proactively with teams to remove barriers to project execution

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

Not obligatory / nice to have tools knowledge:
•    MySQL DB testing 
•    GitHub and Bitbucket
•    Postman
•    Jenkins CI
•    Omniture & Adobe Target
•    Data Layer Tagging / Tealium
•    CoreMedia
•    Node.js & Selenium WebDriverIO
•    JavaScript
•    SAP
•    GraphQL
•    Kubernetes
•    AWS
•    Charles Proxy
•    TestRail or similar test case management tools
•    A/B Testing Support
•    Progressive Web Applications

Education And / Or Experience

•    3+ years of experience as a QA Engineer, working within a cross-functional team
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
•    Hands-on experience with JIRA or Confluence 
•    Experience in Ecommerce on Wed or Native Mobile, preferably Salesforce Commerce Cloud
•    Basic knowledge of agile principles and scrum processes
•    Proficiency in performing root cause, change impact and risk-based test analysis 
•    Coordinate with third party vendors and remote teams so your team can deliver against commitments

Other Requirements

Behavioral Attributes of Ideal Candidate: include but are not limited to the following:


  • Team Player. Loves being part of a team, both leading and serving; demonstrated deep commitment to colleagues; highly effective in a matrix environment
  • Humble & Hungry.  Confidence without arrogance; driven to continually “up their game" regardless of prior successes
  • Unparalleled Integrity.  In good times and bad, lives the UA Way; takes ownership for mistakes; delivers tough messages directly; doesn’t “back-channel”
  • Action Oriented.  "Can do" and "does do" attitude; authentically engaged with people and situations
  • Accountable.  Commits to stretch goals and delivers; holds self and team to highest performance standards
  • “Gets” Under Armour.  Passionately embraces the challenge and effort to keep UA unique; committed to go the extra mile to build/protect the brand




Under Armour is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage qualified diverse candidates to apply. Under Armour does not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected category. 


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