Lead AQA Java Engineer (#1543)

Work type:
Technical Level:
Job Category:
Quality Control
Largest student transportation provider

N-iX is looking for a skilled AQA Lead to join the team. 

About the project:

Our customer is the leading school transportation provider in North America, being the owner of more than a half of all yellow school buses in the United States. Every day, the company completes 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined and delivers reliable, quality services for 1,100 school districts. 

N-iX has built a successful cooperation with the client delivering a range of complex initiatives. As a result, N-iX has been selected as a strategic long-term partner to drive the digital transformation on an enterprise level, fully remodeling the technology landscape for 55,000 employees and millions of people across North America. 


  • Define and enforce QA standards, methodologies, and best practices across the Program;
  • Take ownership of Product quality, report status, and quality metrics to the client;
  • Set up the AQA process from scratch;
  • Lead the planning and execution of testing activities for multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Cooperate with Program Manager, Enterprise Architect, Product Manager, and other team managers to maximize the value of implementation;
  • Review and analyze requirements, specifications, and technical design documents, providing timely feedback;
  • Prioritize and plan testing activities across multiple teams;
  • Supervise key milestones and artifacts delivery in line with the business and technology objectives;
  • Present key achievements, cooperate with client’s stakeholders (managers, SMEs) on the implementation process 


  • Excellent knowledge of test automation with solid knowledge and experience in one of the programming languages (JAVA, Javascript, Python), and one more language at a clip;
  • Experience and understanding of the Test Management process;
  • Experience with end-to-end testing frameworks like Selenium, Cypress, Protractor, Jasmine, etc;
  • Solid understanding of software development lifecycle, agile methodologies, and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices
  • Experience in setting processes from scratch (inc. Framework and CI process);
  • Experience working with scalable multi-stream projects and providing consolidated reporting to C-level management;
  • Experience with API testing frameworks like Rest Assured, RestSharp, etc;
  • Experience in team leading and coaching (team of 15+ AQA);
  • Experience in planning and estimation (10+ projects);
  • Fluent English (B2 as a minimum);
  • Excellent communication skills, including presentation and knowledge sharing experience 

Nice to have:

  • Experience with performance testing;
  • Experience with Data projects;
  • Open US Visa 

We offer:

  • Flexible working format - remote, office-based or flexible
  • A competitive salary and good compensation package
  • Personalized career growth
  • Professional development tools (mentorship program, tech talks and trainings, centers of excellence, and more)
  • Active tech communities with regular knowledge sharing
  • Education reimbursement
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • Corporate events and team buildings
  • Other location-specific benefits