Lead - QA Automation

Basic Accountability:

Accountable for all of the Quality Assurance deliverables including thoughtful development of test strategies, test scenarios and test cases for all phases of testing. Builds and/ or recommends appropriate test automation where needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Embraces change and successfully leads non associates for each project

• Successfully leads test strategies and test efforts across many projects. Able to independently work through project obstacles and remove impediments; assists coworkers with removing impediments as needed

• Strong collaboration with development; proactively builds solid relationships across the rest of IT and business teams; ability to influence large decisions

• Successfully ensures sufficient test coverage and high quality for all projects; typically complex to very complex

Supplemental Sub Function Responsibilities:

• Very deep and broad understanding of many applications (including the architecture) ; able to communicate and train when needed

• Deep understanding how business / end users utilize the system and able to represent their views in project meetings

• Able to perform test execution on all types of tests; analyzes defects and failed test cases and able to determine root cause and manage the defects to closure

• Actively recommends and implements process improvements for supported projects and provides value to others across the testing organization

• Provides as a 'risk owner'; communicates and provides documentation throughout the project lifecycle that advises the project teams of potential risk areas

• Strong understanding of industry testing tools , leading practices that are available; make recommendations to management e.g. Industry Certification

• Strong leader; champion of quality; delivering messages to improve across development, business and management

• Key project participant in all phases of the project; actively provides input to SDLC

Qualifications:

• Excellent technical expertise; solid understanding of coding practices ( .Net, Java , Abinitio and/ or database management a plus)

• Successfully lead quality assurance of large complex projects and/or programs

• Very strong technical analysis and test strategy development

• Waterfall methodologies; successful experience in at least one

• Experience with developing and executing test automation

Supplemental Sub Function Qualifications

• Proven ability to lead innovating and implementing quality / testing techniques across multiple areas

• Strong use of MS office and Test management systems

• Demonstrated success at mitigating most risks and influencing teams to improve quality outside of your specific domain

• Proactively identifies issues across teams and implements improvements

• Proven ability to manage through ambiguity very successfully; ability to successfully deliver with limited direction

• Demonstrated success in delivering on-time with quality

• Proven ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and ability to make a positive impact on anything new in a very short time period

• Ability to clearly communicate with all levels of leadership

• Challenges ideas and/or processes that are not quality focused

Key attributes

• Good judgment, teamwork, problem solving, communication, results driven, focused, leadership, drives change, thinks of integrated approaches, innovation.

Skills:

• Robot Framework - Advance Level

• Selenium - Advance Level

• SQL - Advance Level

Primary Location: Chennai

Organization: Global Technology - Application Development (GT App Dev)

Schedule / Shift: Regular / Standard

Job Type: Full-time day job


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