AstraZeneca Hiring Senior Test Engineer

Location: Chennai
Experience: 4 to 6 years
Role: Tester
Skills: Test Automation Strategy

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and technical testing expertise and services to project teams working on the development, implementation, maintenance, and improvement of Information Services solutions and designs.
  • Provides technical leadership to SDC associate test engineers and contractors when appropriate on the implementation of good test practices and software quality assurance principals.
  • Implements test plans and strategies for solutions developed in-house (including functionality, integrity and stress testing; test matrices; and definition of test methodologies).
  • Ensure that testing approaches and tools are appropriate based on the combination of cloud-based and in-house platforms and software development.
  • Responsible for the development and execution of manual and automated test cases and scripts.
  • Responsible for managing the test data corresponding to the testing approach applied.
  • Assist in defining the AstraZeneca’s testing methodologies and quality control standards.
  • Create and execute upgrade test plans.
  • Troubleshoot defects and manage defect tracking and resolution processes so that a consistent, documented process is used and followed.
  • Fully document any unexpected anomalies or defects identified in testing with the instruction of how to recreate each.
  • Maintain well-organized records of test results and generate a historical analysis of test results.
  • Ensure that defects and requirement variances are being appropriately communicated to development for correction.
  • Work with technical resources to discuss and troubleshoot issues.
  • Manage and execute testing approaches including System, Functional, Integration, Regression and Performance testing.
  • Perform effective version control management in all aspects of documentation/script output.
  • Liaise with analysts, developers and business domain experts to better understand requirements and produce effective test scripts and concept of software features.

Mandatory Skills:

  • Degree level education in computer science or similar
  • Prior testing experience in an Information Services/Information Technology environment with good business acumen
  • Experience of working within a quality and compliance environment and application of policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • A good understanding of the software development process
  • Good writing skills (for documenting the process)
  • Good communications and consultancy skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language
  • Working knowledge of GxP and Validation principles

Desired Skills:

  • Adobe Experience Management
  • Veeva CRM
  • JIRA
  • Rest Client
  • Salesforce technology experience
  • Experience of working in Sales & Marketing Portfolio preferably in Life Sciences Industry
  • Experience working in a globally distributed team
  • Good commercial awareness and understanding of the external market
  • Demonstrate initiative, strong customer orientation, and cross-cultural working
  • Testing Experience in Cloud-Based Environments (Risk-Based)
  • Testing Certification
  • Good commercial awareness and understanding of the external market
  • Demonstrate initiative, strong customer orientation, and cross-cultural working
  • Development of Global Performance Testing Plans