Pearson C1.1 Manager - Quality Assurance in Chennai, India

C1.1 Manager - Quality Assurance

Description

Pearsonis the world's leading education company. From pre-school to high school, early learning to professional certification, our curriculum materials, multimedia learning tools and testing programs help to educate millions of people worldwide - more than any other private enterprise. Learn more at www.pearson.com (Global Website)

PearsonIndia provides end-to-end education solutions in the space of K-12 (schools), Higher Education and Professional segment with a focus on technological innovations. For more information logon to www.pearson.co.in (India Website)

Pearsonopens up a world of opportunities in education by offering effective, accessible and personalised learning for all kinds of people, in every walk of life. We are proud of the work we do because we believe learning helps people flourish. We combine our global reach with local knowledge and create world-class, integrated education solutions designed to meet individual learning needs. We aim for a judicious combination of contextualized learning and technology from across the world to ensure better learning outcomes. >Job Duties/ Responsibilities

ØLeading Testing teams hands-on Technically

ØProvide mentoring to the team and provide guidance and support in using processes and tools.

ØDrive and Deliver software products on-time with high quality; using agile/Devops and customer focused quality practices throughout project work.

ØMust take responsibility for quality of products/release.

ØDefine and utilize metrics and reports to manage quality efforts.

ØDrive high quality standards and practices through education, training, suggesting and trying new approaches to quality.

ØHelp to define the strategic direction and roadmap for quality and testing throughout the SDLC.

ØResponsible for working closely with development manager to provide overall quality measurements for products being tested.

ØCollaborate with other teams within the Quality organization as well as cross functionality with other key stakeholders in Development, Product Management, and Project Management Office.

ØHigh degree of matrix management and ability to influence others.

ØMust keep current on new technologies and make recommendations on future direction as it relates to quality as well as apply latest techniques and industry information as appropriate

ØParticipate in project-wide reviews of requirements, system architecture, and detailed design documents.

ØExpert in in designing Test Strategy covering Functional and Non-Functional Aspects like Performance, Security, Accessibility and compatibility etc

ØIntegrate the test suites into the test management system and custom test harnesses.

ØThe ability to participate effectively in estimation, planning, cost-of-quality, and quality risk analysis is desired.

ØAbility to develop and monitor project schedules & timelines to identify; meet critical milestones and ability to deliver

ØFocus on solutions – identify and analyze the problems and challenges, show initiative and is proactive.

ØFunctional testing (both manual and automation) and Defect Reporting

ØConduct defects review meetings with development teams

ØPerform other tasks as may be required from the business from time to time

Automation

ØEstablish Automation frameworks, standards, methodology and principles

ØReview new requirements for multiple projects and come up with set of recommendations on what needs to be automated

ØReview all existing applications and establish an action plan on how to build an automation framework and automation regression repository for all active projects.

ØAnalyze user requirements, functional specification and automation test plan for assigned projects.

ØCreate high standard scripts with less maintenance

ØBuilding automation scripts repository and reporting mechanism around it to report execution status and statistics.

ØExperience in Creation of automation estimate, schedule and project plan

ØExperience in Keyword or data driven, Hybrid and other frameworks

ØImplement the strategy via developing, coding and executing test case and test script frameworks using Selenium.

Mobile Testing

ØManual and Automation Testing on Mobile Platforms

ØSetting up Best practices for Mobile Testing and developing mobile Test Strategy

ØExperience in testing multiple operating system platforms (Windows, iOS, Android)

Other Areas

ØLead con collaborate with vendor teams for expected business outcomes

ØHelp create/update work order and POs for new and existing contracts

ØHelp update the Intranet site (NEO) for QE updates from time to time

ØWork diligently on project spend and keeping track of invoices

Skills/ Knowledge

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelors degreein Computer Science, Information Technology or related fields

  • At minimum 10 years professional experience in testing.

  • At minimum 6 years Automation implementation on web and mobile Applications, hands-on experience

  • 6 years of direct people/team management experience

  • Hands-on Technical expert

  • Works well independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Fluency in software quality methodology and tools as well as understanding of software development.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft, Java, and Web technologies

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment preferred

  • Key skills include the ability to organize and motivate a team, analyze and resolve risks, execute a project plan and communicate status accurately.

  • Problem solving/trouble-shooting and an ability to come up with creative solutions to impossible-to-solve problems

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure delivery oriented team environment

  • Good command in programming

  • Proficiency in performing Return on Investment of Test Automation, Test Automation feasibility study and Automation Tool Evaluation.

  • Ability to introduce and improve Quality practices that ensure zero defects

Experience Levels

  • Overall 10 years’ experience on web and mobile Applications

  • 6 years of Automation experience using Selenium

  • 6 years of Team management experience

Education/ Background

Any graduate and above.

Statement of Other Duties

This document describes the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.

Qualifications

Pearsonis the world's leading education company. From pre-school to high school, early learning to professional certification, our curriculum materials, multimedia learning tools and testing programs help to educate millions of people worldwide - more than any other private enterprise. Learn more at www.pearson.com (Global Website)

PearsonIndia provides end-to-end education solutions in the space of K-12 (schools), Higher Education and Professional segment with a focus on technological innovations. For more information logon to www.pearson.co.in (India Website)

Pearsonopens up a world of opportunities in education by offering effective, accessible and personalised learning for all kinds of people, in every walk of life. We are proud of the work we do because we believe learning helps people flourish. We combine our global reach with local knowledge and create world-class, integrated education solutions designed to meet individual learning needs. We aim for a judicious combination of contextualized learning and technology from across the world to ensure better learning outcomes. >Job Duties/ Responsibilities

ØLeading Testing teams hands-on Technically

ØProvide mentoring to the team and provide guidance and support in using processes and tools.

ØDrive and Deliver software products on-time with high quality; using agile/Devops and customer focused quality practices throughout project work.

ØMust take responsibility for quality of products/release.

ØDefine and utilize metrics and reports to manage quality efforts.

ØDrive high quality standards and practices through education, training, suggesting and trying new approaches to quality.

ØHelp to define the strategic direction and roadmap for quality and testing throughout the SDLC.

ØResponsible for working closely with development manager to provide overall quality measurements for products being tested.

ØCollaborate with other teams within the Quality organization as well as cross functionality with other key stakeholders in Development, Product Management, and Project Management Office.

ØHigh degree of matrix management and ability to influence others.

ØMust keep current on new technologies and make recommendations on future direction as it relates to quality as well as apply latest techniques and industry information as appropriate

ØParticipate in project-wide reviews of requirements, system architecture, and detailed design documents.

ØExpert in in designing Test Strategy covering Functional and Non-Functional Aspects like Performance, Security, Accessibility and compatibility etc

ØIntegrate the test suites into the test management system and custom test harnesses.

ØThe ability to participate effectively in estimation, planning, cost-of-quality, and quality risk analysis is desired.

ØAbility to develop and monitor project schedules & timelines to identify; meet critical milestones and ability to deliver

ØFocus on solutions – identify and analyze the problems and challenges, show initiative and is proactive.

ØFunctional testing (both manual and automation) and Defect Reporting

ØConduct defects review meetings with development teams

ØPerform other tasks as may be required from the business from time to time

Automation

ØEstablish Automation frameworks, standards, methodology and principles

ØReview new requirements for multiple projects and come up with set of recommendations on what needs to be automated

ØReview all existing applications and establish an action plan on how to build an automation framework and automation regression repository for all active projects.

ØAnalyze user requirements, functional specification and automation test plan for assigned projects.

ØCreate high standard scripts with less maintenance

ØBuilding automation scripts repository and reporting mechanism around it to report execution status and statistics.

ØExperience in Creation of automation estimate, schedule and project plan

ØExperience in Keyword or data driven, Hybrid and other frameworks

ØImplement the strategy via developing, coding and executing test case and test script frameworks using Selenium.

Mobile Testing

ØManual and Automation Testing on Mobile Platforms

ØSetting up Best practices for Mobile Testing and developing mobile Test Strategy

ØExperience in testing multiple operating system platforms (Windows, iOS, Android)

Other Areas

ØLead con collaborate with vendor teams for expected business outcomes

ØHelp create/update work order and POs for new and existing contracts

ØHelp update the Intranet site (NEO) for QE updates from time to time

ØWork diligently on project spend and keeping track of invoices

Skills/ Knowledge

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelors degreein Computer Science, Information Technology or related fields

  • At minimum 10 years professional experience in testing.

  • At minimum 6 years Automation implementation on web and mobile Applications, hands-on experience

  • 6 years of direct people/team management experience

  • Hands-on Technical expert

  • Works well independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Fluency in software quality methodology and tools as well as understanding of software development.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft, Java, and Web technologies

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment preferred

  • Key skills include the ability to organize and motivate a team, analyze and resolve risks, execute a project plan and communicate status accurately.

  • Problem solving/trouble-shooting and an ability to come up with creative solutions to impossible-to-solve problems

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure delivery oriented team environment

  • Good command in programming

  • Proficiency in performing Return on Investment of Test Automation, Test Automation feasibility study and Automation Tool Evaluation.

  • Ability to introduce and improve Quality practices that ensure zero defects

Experience Levels

  • Overall 10 years’ experience on web and mobile Applications

  • 6 years of Automation experience using Selenium

  • 6 years of Team management experience

Education/ Background

Any graduate and above.

Statement of Other Duties

This document describes the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.

Primary Location: IN-TN-Chennai

Work Locations: IN-Chennai-Sholinganallur Village Plot No. 01, SBD-2, 7F, Sholinganallur Village Tambaram Taluk, Kancheepuram District Chennai

Job: Engineering

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 1, 2018

Job Unposting: Oct 31, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1813058

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.