Experience and Qualifications:
B.E./B.Tech/MBA/M.C.A/Any other bachelor’s Degree.
At least 5+years of experience in Automation testing including the automation tools-Selenium (Selenium Web Driver), TestNg, Eclipse, and preparation of automation test framework, Test Complete.
Experience in testing web based applications and automating web services.
Hands on experience in building functional test automation suites for end user applications.
Hands on experience to manage the requirement traceability with the test cases.
Proven record of achievements in testing teams.
Knowledge of Agile software development life-cycle methodologies.
Essential Skills / Experience:
Understanding of automation test principles.
Strong automation concepts and proven experience on multiple automation tools preferably Selenium / Test Complete.
Strong SQL skills.
Hands on experience in Version Control Software: SVN / GIT / Clear case etc.
Project and Build Tools: Maven, ANT, Sonar Qube, Eclipse IDE, Jenkins,
Thorough understanding of test principles such as unit, smoke, functional (black box/white box), user acceptance and usability testing.
Must have worked as an established individual contributor and implemented best test practices in a complex technical environment.
A proven background and track record of working in a testing environment within financial services and preferably in Pensions.
Candidate must be familiar software testing techniques, test methodologies, test automation tools and frameworks
Good knowledge of software development methodologies including agile model.
Ability to understand functional specifications and design appropriate acceptance tests.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with different levels of stakeholders in application delivery, QA and business groups
Ability to estimate and present ROI calculation for automation initiatives.
Ability to accurately log defects, escalate issues and risks and provide accurate management reporting.
Experience of working in tight deadlines in a mature ‘time-boxed’ testing environment
Be able to demonstrate consistent and good judgement of assessing severity of issues.