QA Engineer
Nielsen Brandbank
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
4d ago
source : Linkedin

Job Description

  • Supports the Test Manager in the smooth and efficient running of the Testing Team
  • Coaches the team on best practice and supports the team in the execution of their role.
  • Deputises for Team Manager during periods of absence. Performs Test Analyst duties within Scrum Team.
  • Responsibilities

  • Supports the Test & Release Manager on a daily basis regarding strategic Test and IT Release decisions and planning.
  • Analyses areas of weakness within the test team and works with the Test & Release Manager to mitigate their risk
  • Deputises for Test & Release Manager during absence periods and is a focal point for team concerns.
  • Performs Test Analyst activities and acts as a lead for Testers across the Scrum teams within the assigned domain.
  • Creates and documents test plans, scenarios and scripts for validation by Developers and Scrum Master.
  • Creates automation scripts for use in Regression testing.
  • Executes testing scripts in all IT environments, tracking and reporting progress in line with Test Team and Nielsen Brandbank IT guidelines.
  • Identifies new and existing defects / bugs and measures these in line with agreed metrics.
  • Reports on and works with Developers on solutions and remedial work.
  • Plays an active role in the welfare of the test team, supporting peers and colleagues when required and taking the lead in test team discussions.
  • Where appropriate, provide line management of a small team of Test Analysts, in line with organisation policies and processes, including, but not limited to, performance review / management, administration and coaching and mentoring
  • About You

    You are a highly motivated individual, with proven track record of delivering testing to a high standard and on schedule.

    A leader who can guide the team and work alongside them as well to achieve results. You should be ready to take ownership of the work and responsibly when things don’t go as planned.

    Role Requirements

  • Must have experience in a Senior Test Analyst role and SDLC
  • Must have experience of Agile and Waterfall project methodologies
  • Have an up to date knowledge of test tools such as JIRA for Epic, Story and Defect classification, management and reporting.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prepared to lead by positive example and motivate and engage others within the test team.
  • Is a proactive and constructive member of the test team, taking ownership of resolving issues and risks
  • Preferred SEB / ISTQB qualification or equivalent
  • Preferred Test Automation experience
  • Preferred in-depth knowledge of some or all of the Brandbank application estate and processes
  • Preferred experience of other roles in the Software Delivery Life Cycle
  • Willingness to travel internationally if required
  • About NielsenIQ

    Additional Information

    NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide.

    We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers / fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow.

    Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge.

    We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population.

    For more information, visit www.niq.com .

    NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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