Citi Senior Test Manager VP Automation and Performance in Pune, India

  • Primary Location: India,Maharashtra,Pune

  • Education: Master's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Variable

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 18075629


Job Purpose:

  • ISG is seeking to hire a Sr. Test Manager for the QA department with 12-15 years of experience. We are looking for a highly motivated Testing professional with strategic mind-set which is forward looking, transforms and ready to own the quality of mission critical software. The individual will assist in strengthening Test Governance model and have specific ownership of the functional Testing activities

  • The individual will partner with development, business and support teams to build an understanding of the varied and complex business functionality supported by the financial systems

Job Background/context:

  • The position is based in Pune, India and is required to review the day to day delivery work, ensuring a robust process implementation, identifying project/program delivery risks and work on risk mitigation

  • Candidate will lead the team to bring the ownership and accountability

  • Identify gaps and propose Strategy to transform the team to next level

  • Principally operate at high integrity and drive the positive culture within team

  • Applies skills and knowledge of the testing to develop solutions to meet client and business needs

  • The candidate will work with complex and variable issues with multiple stakeholders across geographies

  • Requires good analytical skills in order to filter, prioritize and validate potentially complex material from multiple sources

  • Is self-motivated individual and creative thinker

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and drive the Automation and Performance strategy with a culture of innovation without impacting BAU

  • Design the framework, approach and provide the cost effective solutions to the customers

  • Ensure teams following the processes and standards

  • Plan and Estimate to further manager and drive the work effectively

  • Regular monitoring and reporting for KPIs and Metrics

  • Manage the Vendor teams to ensure the smooth and timely delivery

  • Should be able to conduct tool evaluation and provide recommendations

  • Ability to achieve extreme automation in CI/CD environment/Devops

  • Responsible for ensuring clear and timely communication of project status and issues to Test management team

  • The candidate needs to be well-versed with appium, selenium and automation framework. Ability to understand functional complexity and have innovative outlook to outline test automation framework. Ability to build robust single click solution which can integrate with any automation tool viz. qtp or selenium and fits into a bigger picture for end to end across testing life cycle

The successful candidate will also face the following challenges:

  • This challenging role will require the candidate to be involved in the full project lifecycle, to ensure that new developments provide the anticipated functionality, and to ensure current functionality is unaffected

  • The production of metrics surrounding the quality of software, trend analysis of the underlying causes, and implementation of remedial actions

  • The role provides opportunity to work on a range of projects, normally with several tasks ongoing at any one time. The work will provide the candidate with numerous chances to deliver concrete business benefits

Skills Required:

  • Must have hands on experience on Selenium and worked with other tools like TFS, Jetkins, Protractor

  • Preferred understanding of mobile automation using Appium

  • Must have experience in building different framework

  • Knowledge on DevOPs tools – TeamCity, uDeploy is recommended

  • Knowledge on other scripting languages – Perl/Shell scripting is preferred

  • Java knowledge is MUST and Python good to have

  • Knowledge of various environmental elements as they relate to testing (i.e. networking, hardware, software, mid-tier, etc.), and the ability to effectively assist with troubleshooting as needed

  • Must have exposure on backend/middleware technologies and not just UI automation

  • Ability to work independently with little direction, team oriented, results-driven environment

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision, adapting quickly to new technologies

  • A high level of oral and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with senior managers, colleagues and other stakeholders

  • Ability to work under pressure and think clearly in challenging situations in a logical manner

  • Good analytical and Problem solving skills


  • Selenium, Java, Appium

  • Java, any other scripting language like Javascript/Perl/Shell

  • DevOps tools and concepts– TeamCity, uDeploy, Jira etc

  • Automation frameworks

  • Estimation techniques



  • B.Tech. in Computer Science or related fields or equivalent


  • Knowledge of industry standard Testing processes

  • Self-motivated individual and creative thinker who will take ownership and accountability

  • Knowledge of Testing lifecycle and methodologies

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