Meet our Team
We represent Hitachi Vantara to enterprise clients across industries, establishing business relationships to understand customer challenges so that we can deliver profitable business for Hitachi products, services and solutions. We collaborate as a team and cross-functionally to ensure the success of our customers; success that is celebrated and shared. Our solutions bring value to every line of business and we need people like you to build those deep relationships and to passionately articulate our value proposition.
What you'll be doing
• Primary responsibility of this role is to lead the QA team in test automation strategy development, planning and execution of the test processes. • The Automation lead is a hands-on Testing/QA role using Selenium Grid • Experience in handling distributed teams and work closely with the customer to understand the priorities and create the testing plans • Establish and ensure adherence to standards for Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Design, Test Execution, User Acceptance Testing and Defects Management processes for Onshore and Offshore teams • Collaborate with Client for staffing new automation development requirements and mitigating any automation risks • Lead daily sync ups with Onshore / Offshore team members for any project / process / people issues and resolve impediments on time • Key activities include automating test execution and evaluating results. • Working with an Agile development team as a primary contributor to development, integration, and deployment of automated system tests, ensuring quality, reliability, usability, and performance of new features. • Participating in agile best practices and ceremonies, including use case development, story writing, grooming, and story pointing daily stand-ups, demos and retrospectives. • Selenium Grid is the core skill.
• Define and implement automation test processes, strategies, and approaches for complex test requirements • Define test assessment strategies for project requirements. • Hands on Experience in designing various Automation Framework • Lead and mentor a team of 2-3 automation engineers; Responsible for their productivity. • Facilitate automated testing, regression testing, UI, and API testing for all new features for desktop application, browser, and mobile testing environments • Participate in defect analysis to understand issues and potential root cause and implement action plans to address larger issues, ensuring they don't repeat • Execute test cases in the automated environment • Participate in the creation of effective, reusable test scripts • Execute tests per the plan and perform analysis of test results, including preparing reports • Debug complex test code • Take direction on process improvements in the procedures and methodologies for automated testing • Review output to determine if the test results fulfill the established requirements and, if necessary, notify the responsible programmers of errors, omissions, and inconsistencies in the programs and/or documentation • Attend test procedure walk-throughs • Maintain documentation of test scripts • Validate program logic and verify system flow within the test code • Learn and implement new testing procedures and advanced tools • Ensure software quality assurance follow standard operating procedure
What You Bring To The Team- Skills & Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field. • 8+ years of Application Testing experience • Experience in preparing Test Planning, Test Strategy, Effort Estimation, Defect Management, Metrics, Test Automation Plan • Knowledge and understanding of GUI designs, load or stress testing, Designing test suites using various kinds of automation tools, including Selenium Grid (Critical Skill) and Zephyr, LoadRunner and jmeter • knowledge of development including coding, basic SQL knowledge to extract data for tests, XML, general web development skills, and web services • Advanced understanding of technology (i.e. OS layer, database layer, application layer, network, etc.) • Understanding of Agile testing methodologies, DevOps • Knowledge of how functions will work differently on different browsers and devices • Ability to both take direction and work independently in owning projects • Great verbal and written communication skills • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule
As required by the equal pay and transparency acts, the expected base salary for this position is:
$82k-$117k + Bonus+ Benefits
The expected pay is determined based on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, depth of experience in the practice area. Employees are eligible to participate in Hitachi Vantara's bonus/variable/commission pay programs, where applicable, and are subject to the program's conditions and restrictions.
Hitachi Consulting offers excellent benefits and career growth to all employees!
Hitachi Vantara is part of the Global Hitachi family. We balance innovation with an open, friendly culture and the backing of a long-established parent company, known for its ethical reputation. We guide customers from what's now to what's next by unlocking the value of their data and applications to solve their digital challenges, achieving outcomes that benefit both business and society.
Our people are our biggest asset, they drive our innovation advantage as we strive to offer a flexible and collaborative workplace where they can thrive. Diversity of thought is welcomed, and our employee base is represented by several active Employee Resource Group communities. We offer industry leading benefits packages (flexible working, generous pension and private healthcare) and promote a creative and inclusive culture. If driving real change gives you a sense of pride and you are passionate about powering social good, we'd love to hear from you.
We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours, and flexible arrangements. Get in touch with us to explore how we might be able to accommodate your specific needs.
We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. With Japanese roots going back over 100 years, our culture is founded on the values of our parent company expressed as the Hitachi Spirit:
Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge