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Test Lead

Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Test Lead

  • Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
• 英語と日本語による優れたコミュニケーションスキル
• 日本語ネイティブで、日本語のタイポグラフィを熟知している
• Adobe クリエイティブアプリケーション(特にInDesign)の経験と知識
• ローカライズされたソフトウェアの、日本語固有の機能に重点を置いた機能テストを実施および主導する能力
• ソフトウェアの機能テストにおいて、チームをリードしてテストを実施した経験
• 外部委託なども含む広範なテストチームにおいて、テストタスクを調整する能力

Role & Responsibilities
  • Main point of contact for client and will work with client to define & prioritize Japanese software testing requirements
  • Provide technical & linguistic feedback/suggestions to client for Japanese test plans. When necessary, modify or create test scripts to effectively cover Japan-specific use cases
  • Create schedules for work based on client defined milestones, and then work to achieve those goals
  • Manage test team and projects to ensure requirements are met. Ensure quality, accuracy and timeliness of testing deliverables. Proactively solve problems as they arise.
  • Provide regular status updates and efficient communication to client and internal stakeholders
  • Define & monitor KPIs for said testing projects
  • Risk planning
  • Guide the development of test team. Provide feedback on progress and professional growth to team members as well as management.
  • Capable to work from home when required, including setting up SW for testing at home if required (hardware and some support provided by company)


Required Skills
  • Strong communication skills in English (both verbal & written)
  • Native Japanese speaker, with mastery of Japanese typography
  • Ability to clearly communicate Japanese-specific concepts and requirements to the client (and internal stakeholders).
  • Capability to act as a professional client interface, representing the technical and strategic interests of the company to the client
  • Strong knowledge of creative design applications (with emphasis on desktop publishing / graphic design applications such as Adobe InDesign)
  • Solid understanding of software testing standards/methodologies and software development cycle
  • Experience performing and leading functional testing of localized software with emphasis on Japanese-specific features and functionality
  • Experience creating schedules for work based on client defined milestones, and then working to achieve those goals
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Ability to coordinate testing work with wider testing team (including teams located in other locations/countries/time zones)
  • High level of organizational skill with the ability to prioritize multiple requests while always meeting client deadlines

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