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QA Team Lead - Sustaining

We are looking for a QA Team Lead to lead our fast paced agile sustaining QA Team. The ideal candidate has solid experience in automated and manual testing, with a strong interest in Network Design and Protocols and a passion for delivering high quality products. They have a proven track record of applying a methodical approach to problem solving.

The successful candidate will Lead BlueCat Sustaining QA Team, working together to deliver exciting new functionality in our industry leading products. As well as contributing by defining tests, performing hands on testing and writing automated test cases, you will be expected to provide and seek feedback to ensure our products exceed the expectations of our customers and partners. You will be coordinating your efforts with other scrum teams working on the same products, refining and validating user stories (requirements) from a wide group of stakeholders, including Engineering, Services, Support, Product Management and customers.



  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with TCP/IP networking is a MUST;
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on QA testing experience in enterprise products is required.
  • Minimum 2 years as QA team lead experience, managing manual and automated QA testers.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent verbal/written communication, organization, leadership skills, and trouble-shooting skills
  • A deadline driven approach, strong attention to detail, and ability to work in a collaborative team environment with minimal supervision, a proactive problem solving skills.
  • Experience in managing offshore QA team is a strong asset.
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks/tools like JUnit, NUnit is a must.
  • Experience with Networking Protocols such as DNS, DHCP, FTP, NTP, Radius, RTP, SSH, SNMP
  • Strong background in setting up and configuring Linux systems.
  • Programming experience with Java, Perl, C, Python and exposure to Linux/Unix and shell scripting is considered is a key asset.
  • Knowledge of Application servers (e.g. Tomcat, Weblogic, WebSphere, JBoss) and SQL (e.g. PostgreSQL , Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL) is a strong asset.


  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in computer science or engineering
  • Networking certificates like Cisco CCNA or CCNP would be considered a key advantage.
  • Formal training/certification in QA methodologies and practice would be considered an asset.

IP Address Management, DNS and DHCP Solutions