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Manager - Quality Assurance Technical Lead

Chennai, TN
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1. Providing Technical Leadership as the Manager - Quality Assurance Technical Lead, ChennaiPartnering with onsite vendor QA management to develop an on-going relationship based on maximizing the velocity and quality of the work being performed by our strategic partners.Understanding the QA workflow and how to get work done.Closely monitoring and suggesting improvements that can maximize the velocity and throughput.Stepping in to facilitate and resolve blocking issues during the testing cycle whether they are software or environmental based.Highlighting improvement opportunitiesListening to vendors for opportunities for the company's change processes to increase velocity and quality and help implement the changes. 2. Establishing strong relationship with QA leadership to ensure there is full alignment with the offshore teams activitiesBecoming knowledgeable and staying current with the company supported applications.Being fully aware of the company portfolio and project goals, key milestones and current status for budget and delivery dates.Being fully aware of all project issues, risks and blocking defectsEnsuring complete alignment of the teams work and communicating and the present areas of opportunities to increase velocity and qualityDetermining and proposing recommendations and adjustments to project delivery throughout the life of an initiative.Augmenting and influencing current QA testing methodologies, concepts, processes, and documentationDriving the analysis of the system optimization opportunities and scalability goals, as well as the associated resolutionAssisting with removing obstacles around on boarding3. Removing barriers/blocks impacting QA and ensuring quality assurance resources are fully utilized in a constant stream of work4. Facilitating and accelerating the velocity of our QA delivery partners by delivering real time guidance, issue resolution and closely assessing their performance5. Representing a specific suite of applications with a dotted line reporting relationship to the QA DirectorDesired Candidate Profile1. Post Graduate Degree in Science, Engineering or Computers with a minimum 5 years of domestic experience and 8 - 10 years of overall experience in QA2. Should have the following IT skills Extensive experience with QA testing tools and processes.Manual and automated testing experience in a variety of environments such as web, client-server, mobile, etc.Experience planning and designing tests around stated and implicit requirements, and executing manual test cases.Experience with creation of automated tests using test frameworks (e.g. Selenium, java code, JavaScript) or, where needed, using custom code.Experience with both Agile and Waterfall SDLCKnowledge in the use of project management and other SDLC methodologies and tools. 3. Should have the following Soft skillsStrong leadership discipline to effectively manage in a highly matrixed environmentAbility to quickly earn the trust of vendors and key stakeholdersAbility to mobilize and motivate teams towards a common vision and common set of objectivesAbility to set direction and approach of the team membersAbility to resolve conflict (striving for win-win outcomes)Ability to deliver tough messages with graceAbility to execute with limited information and ambiguityAbility to deal with cultural challengesAdvanced influencing skills.Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure.Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally.Strong presentation skills.Ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives.Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. EducationUG - Engineering, B.Tech, Computer Application, Electronics EngineeringPG - Management Specialising in Information Technology, M.Tech
Degree: ME/ M.Tech./ MS (Engg/ Sciences)

Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 8-10


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