Job Opening:  Test Architect

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 Test Architect
Job Description
 

    Work closely with the product development team to understand requirements, specifications and develop a test plan/strategy.
    Develop hands-on expertise with the product for a strong understanding of various functional components and leverage that expertise to translate the test plan to test cases covering all feature/functionality.
    Work closely with product management to understand customer requirements and deployment scenarios.
    Work directly with customers to ensure successful deployment of the product in customer environments.
    Work closely with the product development team to understand development roadmap and work out release test planning accordingly.
    Leverage breadth and depth of product knowledge to help develop product documentation and training curriculum.
    Mentor and coach junior members of the test team on product knowledge and test methodologies.
    Create test plans and produce test reports based on execution of test plans.
    Establish and manage  test processes using test management tools that cover defect tracking and test case execution.
 

Desired Profile
 

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related discipline with 3+ years of experience in testing products with at least  2 years related to networking.
    Strong analytical test design and technical problem solving skills.
    Familiarity with SDLC, software engineering/QA processes and methdologies.
    Experience with test management tools covering defect management, test case management/tracking and project management tools.
    Experience developing, managing and automating white-box test harnesses and test cases.
    Experience in scripting with expertise in at least one of the following languages viz., Perl/Python/PHP/TCL.
    Linux administration skills such as configuration and management of services, firewalls, shell scripting and database administration
    Familiarity with deployment scenarios for networking devices  L23 switches, routers, firewalls, L47 devices.
    Working knowledge of network protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP
    Understanding of FTP, HTTP and SSL is desirable
    Understanding of deployment of applications and the underlying protocols is desirable.
    Hands-on experience in troublshooting network issues, for example, experience with capturing and analysing network packet traces to identify root cause.
Looking for an experienced Lead Test Architect with strong testing, quality methodology skills and automation experience. The Test Architect will be responsible for driving the testing and quality efforts for a new product focused on application performance management. A candidate for this position must be able to work in a fast paced environment with a clear focus and understanding of project milestones.

Experience
 3-5 yrs
Industry type
 
Role
 Test Architect
Functional Area
 Testing
Education
 Bachelors Degree in Computers
Compensation
 As per norms
Location
 Chennai
Keywords
 Test Architect
Contact
 Nirmala
Telephone
 0427-6500385
Email
 nirmala.kn@venpastaffing.com
Job posted
 2013-02-21
Reference
 w0234
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