Automation Testing Services Head

ABC Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Bangalore
  • 24-40 lakh
  • 14-20 years
  • Views
  • 15 Jul 2017

  • Testing - Software

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Years of Experience 16+ yrs
Job Description & Details of KRA, Desired Experience and Additional Skills
Key Results Area:
• Plan, manage and Lead the Automation Testing Practices for Test Engineering Services unit at Mindtree
• Direct and Lead the COE/Lab in building new accelerators, IPs, and solutions in the Test Automation space
• Should provide support in thought leadership, evangelization of new testing techniques, transformational support and enterprise strategies on automation frameworks, tools and techniques
• Define and agree the prioritized road-map for development of the automation Engineering and automation capability
• Support the successful delivery of large programs undertaken by testing Serviceline through effective demand management, fulfilment, facilitation, tracking and reporting for automation engineering skills
• Assist Practice & Delivery managers and teams on the best use of skilled FTE, disciplines and approaches and act as the first point of contact for Automation testing services delivery & operational queries within testing serviceline
• Has responsibility for achieving, tracking & ensuring compliance for key Unit performance indicators (KPI) agreed in FY Biz plans for specialized COE
• Develop positive relationships with Delivery & Practice stakeholders, Teams and to enable training, skilling of automation testing needs in the unit
• Support Global Testing Serviceline Delivery Head, IG Test Service Delivery Partners in identifying the right specialists, transformation idea, accelerators, forecast to Fulfilment, based on emerging business or technical opportunities and challenges
• Act as a reference point for technical queries, thought leadership and an advocate for best practices in test automation engineering
• Share lessons learned and best practices across programs, building relationships with stakeholders

Desired Experience :
• Should have managed or lead automation delivery workforce or Practice / COE in automation for a unit of size 500 to 800 + FTE and around 30-50 Mn USD P&L
• Good Knowledge and complete overview of Specialized Services skills automation and fair understanding of specialized automation test engineering needs in other areas like digital or data or enterprise products
• Should have hands on experience in Dev, White box testing or Quality Engineering methodology, Agile, Dev Ops
• Hands on experience in Automation, BDD or TDD or any large enterprise projects from an integration specialist role or Test Automation Architect role
• Implementing a range of tools, including open source and cloud based (JUnit, NUnit) Selenium, QTP, API & Web services automation, RPA etc
• Experience or thought leadership on Machine Learning, AI and BoT based automation
• Experience to build working relationships with both internal resources, partner and client organizations
• Strong technical testing background with experience working with cloud based services
• Establish and deliver a roadmap outlining how good practice and breakthrough practices may be used to benefit internal and client-specific delivery
• Should have developed key tech solutions, written white papers and participated in Analyst calls or events promoting the automation engineering aspects of software testing
• Should have supported / handled providing fulfilment needs for large automation CoE, factory , large on/offshore delivery engagements and understands TCoE, Test factory models or must have program managed one large testing services account from deal closure, transition, setup to steady state
• Leadership experience in automation and test engineering
Additional skills:
• Self-motivated with excellent communication, reporting and interpersonal skills, strong analytical skills, project management skills desired
• Previous experience working with dev ops functions
• Senior stakeholder management - influenced at C level
• Should have led Test Automation Architects or built an automation practice or CoE from grounds up
• Strong application development background in Java or C++
• Experience of working in a multi-vendor ecosystem and geographically distributed teams in offshore/offsite/onsite model.

Job Posted By

Manjunathan K
Senior Consultant

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ABC Consultants Pvt. Ltd.