Associate - Projects
Cognizant
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
18h ago

Qualification :

Bachelors in engineering or equivalent

Responsibility :

Knowledge Transition :

  • Understand and analyze business requirements based on the review of documents (functional specifications document, technical specification documents etc) as received from client / onsite.
  • Participate in KT calls to understand the requirements.
  • Conduct reverse KT with the client / onsite or share the document detailing out the requirement or application / domain knowledge to ensure understanding on the same.
  • Prepare and share query log (tracker) to track queries.
  • Followup to ensure resolution of queries as documented in the query log.
  • Organize KT sessions for new team members.
  • Conduct training on tools (like ETL tools etc) as applicable.
  • Seek signoff from the client team.
  • Test Requirement Study :

  • Participate in the requirement walkthrough session conducted by Sr Test Analyst and identify the gaps in the requirement, Seek clarification on requirements from the Test Architect if required.
  • Seek clarification on requirement and update the clarification tracker with the same.
  • Identify the preliminary test data requirements.
  • Provide inputs to the test lead / sr test analyst on the scope of testing, analyst effort estimate for the total volume of work, requirement analysis and clarification, test approach etc.
  • Test Planning :

  • Only for select projects (Simple and Small sized where there is need for 2 team members offshore to support the assignment).
  • Document the test plan based on the understanding of test strategy (covering project details, items under scope, items not of scope, type of testing, assumptions, dependencies, risks foreseen, entry / exit criteria) for each cycle.
  • Seek signoff on the test plan from the client.
  • Provide inputs for test plan creation including number of test scenarios and test cases used for estimation of the test cycles / schedule, dependencies etcin addition to the other dependencies from various teams like environment availability , third party interfaces and test data etc.
  • Provide inputs to the test lead / sr test analyst on test tool evaluation if required.
  • Test Design :

  • Identify testable scenarios and create test scenario document.
  • Track resolutions through query log.
  • Seek review from the senior test analyst / test lead at offshore.
  • Update the requirements traceability matrix with test scenarios.
  • Seek sign off from client on test scenarios.
  • Based on sign off, identify test cases and test data.
  • Map the requirements to the test scenarios and test cases in QC.
  • Share test data requests / requirement with the test data management team.
  • Test Development :

  • Based on signed off test scenarios, identify test data.
  • Create test cases based on the understanding of the requirements and ensure the test coverage.
  • If using Quality Centre (Test Management Tool), ensure follow up on the processes and rules to be followed during developments.
  • If using Excel, the test cases are written in such a manner that they can be uploaded on to QC for ease in reuse.
  • Create / Update the RTM if applicable and Query log with test cases and test data.
  • Modify the existing regression scenarios based on the impact of change.
  • Test Execution and Closure :

  • Conduct smoke testing to ensure system readiness for testing.
  • Execute automation test scripts / manual test cases post the same.
  • Record and maintain testing evidences and track execution status of assigned test cases.
  • Share findings with the Senior Test Analyst.
  • Identify defects and log failures.
  • Track defects (defect log as generated from the QC tool) to closure.
  • Participate in the defect triages to gather evidence for defect identification on periodic basis for defect prioritization and fix.
  • Retest the defect and update the status.
  • Conduct acceptance testing, if required.
  • Track defect metrics to ensure testing effectiveness as generated by QC tool.
  • Track # of test cases executed as part of the daily tracker to ensure productivity.
  • Provide deployment and post production support if required.
  • Identify the test suite for execution, if required.
  • Provide inputs to Sr Test Analyst for test summary report.
  • Audit :

  • Participate in audit at various stages to check for adherence to Cognizant processes and guidelines.
  • Knowledge Management :

  • Create / Update Knowledge Repository / artefacts based on project / customer needs inclusive of business / application levels requirements details in WIKI.
  • HP ALM
  • Manual Testing
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