Manage a team of 8-12 members in QA
Manage & deliver the release(s) to production with acceptable quality standards
Identify & highlight any risks to relevant stakeholders early in the game
Strong Stakeholder negotiation, both internal & external
High availability for sorting any critical/burning production issues
Identify training needs of the team members on upskilling
Mentors junior team-members
Identify the functional & non-functional testing needs for features going into production
Identify & get the automation done efficiently
Ensure test cycles are timely completed
Analyze data around testing and propose process changes to bring in efficiency in testing
Desired Skills and Experience:
Strong Communication and Interpersonal skills
Strong Analytical and problem-solving ability
Planning and project management skills
Persistence and the ability to influence others
Ability to lead and motivate a team
Strategic approach to work
8-12 years hands-on experience testing including on saas based applications
String understanding of client-server architecture
Knowledge of Test management tools JIRA, QC etc.
Good Knowledge of SQL.
Experience on build deployments with & without CI/CD tools
Attention to detail
An understanding and appreciation of other people's work disciplines, such as engineering and science.
Good to Have Skills:
Experience in Performance testing, accessibility testing, security testing is a plus.
Past automation experience is a plus
Web Services Testing/Backend testing: SOAP UI, POSTMAN is a plus
Cloud migration Experience (AWS, Google, Azure) is a plus
Working experience on Unix is a plus