Q/A Lead

  • Engineering
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Q/A Lead

Job description

About Neocles

Neocles is a digital innovation company with big customers. We build and run selling and purchasing technology for the fashion industry, delivering disruptive value to our client. The company was founded in 2014 and is growing.

What you'll do 

  • Be the Subject Matter Expert for Quality Assurance within Neocles
  • Define and maintain the testing strategy for Neocles
  • Engage with our customers on joint testing and strategy
  • Own and maintain the QA environments
  • Engage in sprint grooming to estimate the QA effort for features and bugs
  • Define the standards and engage in disaster recovery and business continuity testing
  • Engage with the Security Architect to ensure that our security posture is maintained through security testing and vulnerability assessments
  • Educate and guide the team on best practices in QA
  • Manage the QA team
  • Perform manual QA where required
  • Construct the manual test plans to be passed to the Test Automation Engineer
  • Ensure that test performance is tracked over time to confirm alignment to strategy



  • You believe, like we do, in the pursuit of excellence and through that pursuit the rapid improvement of yourself and the company
  • You hold the idea that work is a place where you can grow as a person and fulfil your potential
  • You can demonstrate a sense of personal accountability and you have a track record for doing the difficult, right things
  • You want to work with people who care for your development as you care for theirs
  • You strive to reach the goal, working with others to iterate on methods as you pursue the goal
  • You have an energy to insist on solving the problems you identify and that others identify
  • You believe that reality can be understood and the challenges of reality can be solved


  • You apply Pareto's 80/20 rule to all tasks
  • You enjoy the accuracy of your work
  • You relish the pursuit of excellence through your work 
  • You have always been able to break the applications you were testing
  • You enjoy learning about industry challenges such as the fashion industry where we find ourselves

Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of relevant Software QA experience testing complex applications
  • Strong understanding of Web, Mobile and API testing and technologies
  • Experience in continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Knowledge of IT process improvement and various software QA standards
  • Expertise in both manual and automated testing
  • SQL 
  • Verbal, written, communication, analytical, presentation and reporting skills

What we offer 

  • A competitive salary
  • A company pension
  • A professional environment
  • Amsterdam based office
  • International team (7 nationalities) 
  • Healthy breakfast & lunch