Pearson Principal Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Responsibilities and domain understanding should cover all needs of Six (6) teams and working with Global teams
Adhere to company and departmental standards and guidelines.
Should support & monitor initiatives to achieve organization objectives. Suggest corrective actions
Own & Help to manage overall Pearson Lanka testing requirements including down time testing, All hands testing Chaos testing and Release Train Automation test execution.
Keep a track and monitor the Pearson Lanka and SQE department goals and make sure those goals are adhered by the teams. Escalate to leadership when required. Own and drive teams achieving goals within the initiative. Helping the leadership create organization level goals and identifying ways and methods to achieve them.
Support the Pearson Lanka SQE interview and Recruitment process. Active involvement and making decisions in the Pearson Lanka SQE interview and Recruitment process.
Drive and implement QE Technical direction suggestions
Awareness of release process, all SQE artifacts, Tools and methodologies in the organization
Provide necessary tools, technology and methods to understand requirement better
Support and guide teams to understand technical documentation, business work flows when there is a issue or doubts
Support teams by designing test cases and reviewing them as and when required. Drive the team to use best practises, tools method and test approaches to meet the testing purpose.
Review test strategies and drive teams towards right scope and quality
Suggest technical Solutions for test automation
Ability to understand, troubleshoot and differentiate defects and requirement without a doubt as and when required
Should be able to give technical direction and advice on defect severity and priority
Responsible for On time delivery and timely escalations/update of risks, issues, status and exemptions to leadership
Should have the good knowledge and able to support and troubleshoot any difficulties in executing automation and performance scripts
Should drive the technical needs to support product roadmaps and project needs
Should analyse test results to determine the quality and testing needs
Identify and recommend automation and performance tools, architecture, framework and technologies required for the team and organization.
Knowledge of DB IDEs used
Good knowledge of Development technology and tools used
Effective communication with the team, leadership, internal and external customers covering all aspects of team needs.
Good Knowledge of agile development practice and QA activities in the organization
Support to improve the QE process and drive team to adhere
Mandatory to own and drive a initiative
Effectively participate in training organized by team/Organization and ability self-learn on domain and tools. Identify training requirements by skill gap analysis for the teams and escalate through initiative leadership
Ability conduct training on domain/skill area
Maintain high team morale while working with other departments collaborative manner
Should be able to take over unplanned tasks when required. Make sure unplanned activities are managed and minimized
Actively involved in team events and organizing events
Mentor and manage the SQE Team on delivery and carrier expectations - Give constructive timely feedback to the reportees and follow-up feedback for better improvements
Own and complete successfully any other duties as assigned by the reporting manager
BSc in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent professional qualification.
2 years in the Asst. QA Manager Designation.
Thorough knowledge on Software Quality Assurance and testing.
Good knowledge of software development, the software development lifecycle and awareness of the industry trends.
Excellent Analytical, Problem solving and decision making skills.
Ability to self-learn and grasp the knowledge quickly.
Good knowledge in Object oriented concepts and simple SQL Queries and DB tools
Good Knowledge in at least one software development tool
Ability to express and articulate the subject clearly & accurately
Ability to carry the right information & right people
Should have an aptitude in reconciling business requirements with testing requirements with help of other stakeholders.
Should have good understanding on Test Management, automation and performance tools and should be able to learn and adapt to new tools.
Excellent knowledge and experience in practice Agile/Scrum.
Should have good time management skills and optimistic attitude.
Should have leadership, coordination, presentation, estimation and evaluation skills.
Ability to lead multiple teams at a given time.
Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo
Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900
Organization: Technology & Operations
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Sep 5, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1809151
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.