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Lead Software Quality Engineer Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

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Lead Software Quality Engineer Description

Job #: 57629


We are looking for a highly-motivated Lead Software Quality Engineer in Ho Chi Minh City to develop our Vietnam quality team. We have many upcoming opportunities with global brand-name clients for high-profile projects that require someone with excellent technical delivery skills and management capabilities. This role is highly flexible; your overall goal is to ensure the quality of software delivered by the team, from the start to finish of the project. You will need to apply manual and automated techniques to the whole software development lifecycle.

EPAM Systems, Inc. (EPAM) is a global product development, digital platform engineering, and digital and product design agency headquartered in the US. EPAM has been named 5 times in Forbes’ 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies. Vietnam is the most recent location in which EPAM has established an office. This is your opportunity to join an organization in start-up mode with plans to (at least) double in size every 2-3 years. We are looking for excellent employees that want to see a similar growth in their careers.

We Value

Value the individuals – We encourage and motivate people to grow. We perceive our people as a source of our success;
Strive for excellence – We strive for the highest standards of excellence and continuously learn. We take pride in our engineering and accomplishments;
Act as a team – We treat one another with respect and encourage the best ideas to come from anywhere within the organization. We value our diversity;
Focus on Customers – We build long term customer relationships, as we strive to always understand our customers' business and needs;
Act with integrity – We operate legally, honestly and ethically. We take responsibility for our actions.


  • Advise on and execute all levels of testing (System, Integration, Regression) through manual and automated means
  • Self-managing and leading; perform any tasks without supervision. Takes testing responsibility for a subsystem or a whole project. Delegates all levels of test execution, including automation, to team members and manages closely to ensure productivity and accuracy
  • Analyze user stories and requirements for validity and feasibility
  • Lead on the design and development of automation testing scripts
  • Detect and track software defects and inconsistencies and ensure consistency within the team
  • Apply quality engineering principals throughout the Agile product lifecycle
  • Client-facing; participate in phone conferences; be interviewed by customers; be involved in customer workshops and presentations
  • Take a leading role within the office to build, develop and promote the skills of the quality team through training, coaching, recruitment, technical interviewing and public speaking
  • Evaluate, improve and develop test methods and tools
  • Lead the direction and strategies of test tools in the team
  • Manage small to medium projects or sub-projects within the team from start to finish
  • Use judgment and experience to assist the team with decisions and overcome challenges related to daily activities
  • Understand, assess and improve current processes and procedures
  • Follow all applicable development processes and methodologies. These may be part of internal policies, applicable international standards, applicable regulatory requirements and/or specific team processes


  • At least 5 years of Software Testing and Test Automation experience, dealing with complex technical issues/tasks
  • Test Automation in at least one of software development language and related platform: Java, .NET, JavaScript, Python, etc
  • Able to establish, follow and enhance test automation process from scratch without supervision
  • Experience of working with Microservices and at least 2 application interfaces i.e. Web UI, Mobile UI, Desktop UI, DB
  • University degree in Software Engineering, Software Quality or equivalent
  • At least 2 years Software Engineering experience (in the fields of Software Testing, Test Automation, DevOps Automation and Software Development)
  • Basic understanding of networking and IT infrastructure
  • Skilled with cross-functional thinking and problem solving
  • Understand System end-to-end, Embedded Software, Mobile Application design, implementation and deployment
  • Understand or exposure to fixed-time delivery process and execution
  • Upper intermediate (CEFR B2) or higher level of spoken and written English

Nice to have

  • Experience working in Financial sector
  • Familiarity with other automation tools such as UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism,
  • Ability to communicate in Russian, Mandarin or Japanese

We offer

  • Unique opportunity to work for challenging projects in a multinational team
  • An extremely international working approach; expect to work with clients, trainers, managers from locations all over in Asia, Europe and the US
  • No typical day: you will have the opportunity to be involved in tech talks, training, prototyping, design as well as software development
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • 10 days paid sick leave
  • 19 days paid vacation
  • 13th month salary as standard
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews
  • Free English classes and unlimited self-service trainings
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Friendly team and creative atmosphere
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Corporate and social events

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of EPAM Systems Inc., are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

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