Manage multiple projects at the same time by co-ordinating with off-shore and on-shore teams.
Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones.
Prepare / update the metrics, dashboards, test documents at the end of a phase or at the completion of project.
Ensure that all agreed SLA's are adhered to, taking full responsibility for implementing test automation frameworks within agreed timescales.
Attend regular calls with Project managers and stake holders to update the status and identify the areas that need improvement.
Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes for testing as per standards defined by Tryzens.
Attend the regular client call and discuss the weekly status with the client.
Keep track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project.
Identify Training requirements of the team and forward it to the Delivery Director/HR.(Technical and Soft skills).
Check / Review the Test Cases documents.
Keep Agile Team members and line manager regularly informed of progress on testing, and of any risk to meeting release timelines or quality standards.
Maintain flexible working hours and be prepared to work outside of normal working hours as necessary and without request in order to achieve project deadlines.
Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan.
Conduct sessions on those topics which you feel worthy to be shared to the team. You may utilize your spare time for this activity.
Mentor and guide Test Analysts to develop automation testing competency.
Review various reports prepared by Test engineers.
Mentor the team members on developing the aspirations and goals for career development.
Identify failures to meet quality standards through testing; assessing issue severity and escalating as appropriate, maintaining ownership of it and follow-up till resolution.
Get in depth knowledge in Magento, Magento 2, Hybris and Demandware to support and provide necessary clarification on the work flows and processes.
Complete ownership on the quality of the deliverables (Test deliverables, Test Documents, Test Cases, Automation scripts, closure reports etc.) on projects assigned to the test lead
Ensure complete adherence to the schedule, quality and effort for assigned projects.
Proactively raise any issues identified including delays, increased effort, utilisation issues of team members etc.
Provide explanations on any misses to the agreed objectives and ensure continuous improvement. Ensure that all agree SLA's are adhered to, taking full responsibility for implementing test automation frameworks within agreed timescales.
Required Skills and attitude
Atleast 10 years of experience in QA with expertise in manual/automation testing.
Experience of implementing and maintaining test automation frameworks such as Data-driven or Keyword-driven or Hybrid framework.
Experience with automated testing tools such Selenium Web driver.
Sound understanding of complex multi-tier system architecture.
Competency in java scripting.
Experience in the use of Page Object Design Patterns.
Previous experience of any test management system, bug/issue tracking system.
Proven understanding of SDLC.
Understanding and application of Agile QA practices.
Understanding of relational databases and ability to write SQL.
Excellent communication skills are essential; fluent, articulate, good use of language to put ideas across in a clear and concise manner.