automation execution manager in chennai

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job details

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location
chennai, tamil nadu
job category
Information Technology
job type
permanent
reference number
161335
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job description

About Company :
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses,
Comcast Cable and NBC Universal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBC Universal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.


To know more about Comcast India, please visit : http://ourclients.randstad.in/comcast/home  

skills

We have an exciting role for a QA Manager 1 Test Execution on Comcast’s Consumer Products Test team within the Premises Technology – Comcast India organization. Our team works closely with our internal and external development partners to develop and conduct quality certification tests on Comcast’s video customer premises equipment (CPE) products.  Efforts within the Consumer Products Test team help ensure a world-class customer experience for the millions of Comcast customers on our X1 platform applications and more!We are looking for a highly motivated technical person who will help drive change and help others to constantly come up with better solutions to evaluate product quality, performance and the customer experience; as well as make suggestion for improvements. We are looking for someone who does not just know how to solve problems, but who helps define the problems and direction, creates value, and pioneers new frontiers in Quality Assurance.The QA Mgr 1 Test Execution will be responsible for overseeing the test execution activities in the various functional test areas support the QA test/certification of Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) video products.  Using significant levels of available test automation, the QA Mgr 2 will oversee and support fast-paced testing of video products and ensure that test programs are delivered at high quality, on-schedule, on-budget and successfully deployed to the field.  This individual will manage project teams, oversee the development of test strategies, and designing quality assurance practices. Will be responsible for driving the test execution team in the deployment manual/automation solutions to the fast-paced devops paradigm, quickly tailoring solutions to help identify, reproduce, and triage lab/field defects.  Able to establish and maintain product test standards, procedures and methods to enable seamless and efficient hardware/software product releases.  Drives his/her teams to Integrate knowledge of business and functional priorities. Drives senior member of the team to act as a key contributor in a complex and crucial environment.Core Responsibilities● Work in a fast-paced organization which supports the testing of Xfinity X1 video/RDK software product releases● Provide coordination and leadership over department projects and activities● Support and assist in leading teams which are embedded with devops partners and external technology vendor teams● Assist in developing and maintaining department standards, methods, and procedures for testing of embedded video products● Partner with test automation teams in identifying optimal tooling frameworks and applications, assuring maximum automation return-on-investment● Assist in selecting, developing, and evaluating personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function● Assist in developing and maintaining performance metrics; develops and maintains strategy for customer experience validation● Assist in developing and managing departmental budgets and staffing● Experience in leading large, agile test organizations operating in the devops model● Assist in driving agile/devops teams in the area of continuous improvement, installing metrics to measure departmental performance● Familiarity with modern software development/test tooling and applications (Java, Python, ALM, Jira, Rally, EKL, Zephyr, Splunk)● Familiar with advanced video test automation frameworks and industry trends● Strong written and verbal communications skills; able to effectively present to varied audiences● Assist with departmental estimating and scheduling; assist in maintaining department budgets and schedules● Experience in Agile/Scrum methodology ideally in a fast-paced devops environment● Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary● 

qualification

Other duties and responsibilities as assignedExpertise/Technical Skills (Preferred)
Windows, Linux; HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, Webservices
Java, C#, Microsoft SQL server, MySql; Tomcat, JBoss, Javascript, Python, Perl, Apache, Maven, Log4j, Junit, CVS, SVN, HPQC, Code Collaborator, Fish Eye, Zephyr, Sonar Education and Work Experience

 BS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
 10+ years of experience in QA, preferred experience in project leadership role
 Preferred advanced degree in computer science or related field with 5+ years of relevant experience