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As a Principal Software Quality Engineer, you will be accountable for defining and driving the Quality Engineering team through the full life cycle of development, including reviewing requirements and specifications, quality master test plans, design, review and execution
You will be part of an agile team, take on complex problems and design and Automate.
Work independently on specialized assignments within the context of project/functional deliverables
You will also interface with program managers, development and QA teams situated in various geo-graphical locations to ensure the quality and integrity of Platform products
Typically, you would have had 8+years of experience architecting and building Test frameworks based on JUnit
Lead the day-to-day activities of the Quality Engineering team by defining, implementing and maintaining a coherent, progressive testing strategy
Define test strategies and test case plans for Quality Engineering testing activities in concert with development and program management efforts
Develop and execute automation testing strategy and processes.
hands-on experience designing, implementing and maintaining quality assurance systems including test automation, test harnesses, and test plan repositories.
Drive and manage the bug triage process, represent Quality Engineering in project meetings to ensure efficient testing and bug fixing process, and be an effective advocate for the Quality Engineering group
Report on status of product quality to development and product teams via rigorous execution of detailed test plans/cases and accurate reporting of test cases executed, bugs discovered, bugs fixed, etc.
What it takes:
Bachelors/Master Degree in Computer Science or related field.
8+ years of Software Quality Engineering experience and a proven track record of delivering high quality enterprise products.
Extensive Programming knowledge in Java/JUnit and writing automation scripts.
Experience in working with windows/Unix operating system like AIX/Solaris/HP-UX and RDMBS like Oracle/DB2/Sybase etc.
Deep background in functional, performance, security and Integration testing of enterprise server products.
Solid knowledge of QE automation tools and technologies e.g. Code Coverage/profiling tools.
Visionary / thought leader regarding QE and operational excellence
Great verbal and written communication skills.