MSAS 1 ? VP / Sr. Manager ? Automation Lead
Position Name ? VP / Sr Manager ? QA Automation Lead
Location ? India
Building ? Bangalore / Mumbai
Position Category ? Information Technology
Position Level ? Sr Manager / Vice President
Department ? Wealth Management Technology
Education ? Bachelors Degree
Experience ? 10+ Years
QA Automation Test Manager.
This role is responsible for establishing and implementing Automation strategy across all applications supported by Investment Products & Services IT within Wealth Management.
Candidate should have knowledge on automation practices suited for UI / UX, Backend (batch / DB), Web Services, and API changes.
He / She should be able to shift automation left ? earlier in the SDLC and partner with the Development teams to implement continuous integration.
He / She will manage automation resources, set deliverable, milestones, guidelines and monitor progression.
The candidate should also partner with Architecture and Core Automation teams to evaluate tools, leverage synergy and implement best practices.
Candidate will be responsible for defining and implementing an Automation Strategy across all applications supported by Wealth Management QA.
The automation strategy should include the following :
Definition of Framework for Front-End / Back-End / Web Services layers
Use industry defined standards and best practices
Selection of tools which account for the various application
technologies in use(.Net, Java, Flash etc..)
Ease of maintenance for updates
Integration with Development build tools
Time to market executions
Generation of quality metrics to measure ROI, regression defects etc?
Direct the activities of onshore and offshore testing teams
Partner with various teams ? functional, core automation, tooling teams
to develop synergy and collaboration
Demonstrate expertise in automation strategy and planning ? for both UI and Backend
Expertise in coding using one or more various languages - ex : .Net, Java
Strong knowledge of test harness frameworks and coding best practices
Demonstrate expertise in automation framework development with continuous improvements and reusability in mind
Experience with Web services testing
Test Complete, Protractor, QTP, UFT, JUnit and setting up frameworks and understanding
10+ years of experience in leading Automation Team across multiple vendors and across large number of applications
Strong programming skill on .Net or Java platform
Experience building back-end automated test harnesses
Experience in Message-based testing using XML family including XML, XPATH, XSLT and SOAP.
Knowledge of Websphere, MQ Series or similar products
Strong team and task management skills
Exposure to Agile, TDD, BDD