Testing Lead - Abinitio

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


• 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.


• Abinitio Tool - Advance Level
• UNIX - Advance Level
• SQL - Advance Level
• ETL tool testing experience - Advance Level
• DB2 database and Data stage ETL tool - 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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