• senior testing analyst Jobs in Pune,India - 23780026

  • Cognizant
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  • 6 - 10 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Bachelors in science , engineering or equivalent

Gather requirements from the Business Analyst to understand the project, skill sets required
Analyze time required on the assignment and the # of resources to be deployed based on an initial estimation as created by the Test Analyst
Gather review inputs on resourcing and estimation from test manager
Create case studies to highlight experience / credentials which feed into the proposals

Knowledge Transition and Technical Guidance

Understand the highlevel requirements through review of documents (eg Component Design Document/ Requirements document)
Document the understanding as part of the reverse KT
Seek signoff from the client
Partner with the Business Analyst to provide suggestions on the requirements to drive clarity based on experience in earlier projects
Update/Review KT documents created by Test Analyst
Seek review of updated documents from relevant stakeholders
Understand the critical business flow in terms of resource load, volume of data etc
Conduct feasibility study to identify tools /methodologies /frameworks to meet the clients requirements
Design estimates based on the analysis of the requirements and inputs from the test analyst

Test Requirements Study

Understand and analyze the requirements (through review of requirement document) to identify the testable requirements
Prioritize the requirements based on the time required
Review/create the requirement traceability matrix
Create requirement query tracker (or clarification document) to track any clarification
Identify gaps in the requirements and take actions to close the same
Prepare highlevel flow documents
Organize and drive the requirement walkthrough session
Prepare/Review the flow diagrams
Reach out to Technology team if required
Seek clarification on the requirements from the customer
Perform Proof of concepts or evaluate different tools if required

Test Strategy & Test Planning

Provide inputs to the test lead to create test strategy (that includes release date, types of testing, scope of the project, detail explanation of particular release, RAID Risk, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies etc)
Gather inputs from the client (eg Types of testing, Development teams, Client managers etc)
Prepare test plan covering timelines, resource (Man /Machine) deployment (How it will be tested)
Seek signoff on the test plan
Identify specific entry and exit criteria
Provide Test Environment Requests
Identify need for test automation along with Test Lead

Test Design & Test Development

Identify the test scenarios based on the understanding of systems, interfaces and application
Identify end to end business critical scenarios
Create/Review the test scenarios (created by the Test Analyst) and RTM
Design estimates (time /effort) based on the requirements analysis
In case of critical technology, create test scripts and seek review inputs from the test lead
Identify and validate test scenarios for automation
Create automation test scripts
Share created test scripts with test lead for review
Conduct pilot automation test run to validate the test scripts
Validate the test environment set up
Participate in customer review meetings and seek sign off by customer on the review comments
Based on the changes in the requirement, identify regression scenario and the impacted areas on need basis
If required, provide Test Case walkthrough and seek customer sign off inclusive of Prioritization of Test cases, Optimization options

Test Execution & Closure

Test the defect and update the status, if required
Conduct root cause analysis of the defects logged
Prepare Test summary Report and share the same for review/ Review the test results/test reports submitted by the test analyst
Capture lessons learnt and the best practices adopted
Identify the time and cost saving made due to the best practices adopted
If requested, participate in release management to share impact of production dates
Periodically generate metrics based on the audience
Review metrics to identify areas for process optimization
Conduct dry run/smoke testing to ensure scripts readiness
Execute the scripts
Monitor appropriate server monitoring counters (eg CPU utilization, memory utilization etc)
Perform high level/Sanity testing to ensure testing is intact
Participate in the defect triages to gather evidence for defect identification on periodic basis for defect prioritization and fix
Conduct acceptance testing, if required
Track defect metrics to ensure testing effectiveness as generated by QC tool
Track # of test cases executed as part of the daily tracker to ensure productivity
Provide automation/white box and other NFR status to Test Lead

Knowledge Management

Maintain knowledge management portals and create knowledge artefacts (eg collaterals, reusable assets) to drive knowledge management
Capture and document the business/ application levels requirements details in WIKI that can be used for induction of new members to the project teams
Conduct KT for new team members
Organize boot camp for new joinees

Audit and Maintenance and Support

Participate in audit at various stages to check for adherence to the CTS processes or guidelines (sometimes client specific)
Upload the project specific information in portal (eg Cognizant 20/sharepoint portal
Specific to PACE Validate recommendations by conducting reassessment post a certain period to check whether required results are met or not

Project & Stakeholder Management

Track resource availability based on the criticality of the project
Take corrective steps to ensure project health
Assess the technical skills of the resources
Provide requisite training
Seek additional resources from test manager, if needed
Identify and track the risks along with the mitigation for closure
Prepare status reports (task planned for the current & next week, tasks accomplished, action items
analysis resource workload etc)
Share information on the project health through weekly calls with client
Participate in a monthly governance meeting (Progress on each application, Utilization Report, Types of defects, Value add provided by the team, Improvements in the form of artefact creation, productivity etc)
Track and Monitor metrics (productivity, effort deviation, schedule deviation etc) to Cognizant 20
Proficiency LevelGeneric ReferencePL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill,

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Industry : IT - Software
Salary : Not Disclosed
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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