Experience and skill set
Coordinate test issues across projects, feasibility study and prototyping of new features and technologies in the area of testing/test tools.
Test Automation strategy using MSAA is a must. Strong expertise in the area of Test Automation for all kinds of test (Unit, Module, Integration and System test).
Evaluate and review test methods and concepts (e.g. at critical project milestones); ensure product/project's operational development qualities like stability; maintain ability, performance, extensibility and integrity.
Review and provide inputs towards test concept preparation and integration strategies.
Participate in requirement/feature specification and ensure product & process quality as per customer requirements and defined software development guidelines together with Project Manager and (Lead) Engineer - Quality / Senior Quality Manager as well as Lead Engineer - Validation & Verification
Awareness of the trends in the testing domain area internally and externally, make them available for team members and support their development.
Coach and guide employees in testing domain
Knowledge / Competencies
10+ years of total experience with at least 5 years as Test Architect for a big Product / Project.
He / She should be able to provide a test strategy, plan and execute them for Products / Projects of high complexity and ensure effective validation and verification.
Plan, execute and track test activities within projects of high complexity and relevance adhering to timeline, quality and features. Create test documentations in projects including impact testing, test strategy decisions and reasoning.
Good knowledge in Microsoft technologies like .NET / C# / C++ / Scripting / COM /DCOM etc.
Tools knowledge: Good working knowledge in Memory profilers / Appsight / Perfomance analysis tools etc.
Good working expertise in Nunit / Ncover / Winrunner / Boost and other mocking frameworks like pex & moles etc.
Proactive, self motivated, Result oriented, Good communication skills Preferred Inter-Personnel Skills /
Able to work in a team, and able to resolve ambiguous technical scenarios