Testing Lead - Abinitio

QA - Senior Engineer - P03

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Limited supervision. No instructions needed on routine work and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments.

• Embraces change and successfully leads non associates for projects

• Manages and leads test strategies across projects.

• Proactively identifies and works through project obstacles

• Removing impediments; assists coworkers with removing impediments if needed

• Identifies needs and builds/recommends automation where needed

• Proactively builds strong relationships across IT and business teams

• Successfully ensures sufficient test coverage for all projects; typically able to manage complex to very complex projects

• Complete understanding of many applications (including the architecture) that is being tested/ supported; able to communicate and train when need

Supplemental Sub Function Responsibilities:

• Able to represent the application as a business user; understands the 'why' for project requirements and knows in detail how the applications are used

• Able to perform test execution on all tests if needed, across different applications

• Actively recommends and implements process improvements for supported projects

• Provides as a 'risk owner'; communicates and provides risk documentation throughout the project lifecycle that advises the project teams of potential risk areas and helps identify mitigation steps for the risk areas.

• Remains educated/ informed on the full suite of testing tools ,processes and artifacts that are available; e.g. Industry Certification

• At times may need to give constructive feedback to other testers both formally and informally during projects

• Able to manage through ambiguity; contribute to solutions/projects that are not well defined

• Key project participant in all phases of the project; actively provided inputs in SDLC


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

• Very strong technical analysis and test strategy development

• Greater than average knowledge in Agile and Waterfall methodologies;successful experience in at least one

• Leader in developing the teams with quality / testing techniques

• Experience with test automation; ability to describe different methods and know where automation applies and/or doesn't fit

Supplemental Sub Function Qualifications

• Strong use of MS office and test management systems

• Demonstrated success at mitigating most risks while proactively escalating issues with possible solutions

• Proactively identifies issues across the team and implements improvements, manages ambiguity very successfully

• Demonstrated success in delivering on-time with quality

• Proven ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and processes

• Ability to communicate to all levels of leadership

Key attributes

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


• Abinitio Tool - Expert Level

• UNIX - Expert Level

• SQL - Expert Level

• ETL tool testing experience - Expert Level

• DB2 database and Data stage ETL tool - Expert 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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