Manager 2, Product Development

at  in  Bangalore, India | Posted on 1 September, 2015
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Position Summary
Experienced Test Manger assigned to design, develop, troubleshoot and debug complex mobile applications, resolving issues in innovative and practical ways. Involved with planning and prioritization of design and development activities to resolve a wide range of issues. Ability to multitask; works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel. Takes initiative to plan and execute own work assignments.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in effectively performing the following activities:

  • Responsible for testing of products across OS platforms (e.g. iOS and Android) for various features.
  • Scope of work may include both manual and automated test activities.
  • Perform exploratory testing and Ability to troubleshoot a problem based of incident reports, assisting dev to reproduce the incidents.
  • Should be passionate, owner, excellent team player and ability to mentor other members.
  • Is familiar with, and follows, prescribed software engineering and test processes and procedures.
  • Maintains thorough and accurate documentation of work and communication and feedback of technical issues to developers and test leadership
  • Identify, isolate and report product defects and recommend corrective actions where possible
  • Should be a team player with excellent attitude towards owning the work
  • Good understanding of testing methodologies and concepts.
  • Hands on experience in analyzing & recreating the problems in the products
  • Should have Strong Analytical skills to identify the root cause & Problem solving ideas are required.
  • Hands-on skills on Java and Objective-C or any other programming language is an added advantage.

Qualification & Requirements

In the Development Cycle, the Test Manager should be capable of performing the following responsibilities:

  • Review the team’s development, automation, and test plans and ensure complete planning, specifically for components whose different aspects are covered by different teams
  • Ensure schedules conform to global milestones and coordinate changes to schedules when milestones change
  • Identify technical risks and work with teams to resolve or mitigate them
  • Assure dev-test pairing are conducted properly
  • Assure the bug tracking setup (components, features, etc) is deterministic and ideal for the closedown
  • Proactively look for and investigate inefficiencies within the development cycle and help to resolve
  • Identify release vehicles and delivery strategies
  • Create and communicate processes for each deliverable within the Closedown
  • Be able to understand the morale of the team, frustrations, and challenges, and react empathetically while still achieving results

In the Closedown Cycle, the Test Manager should be capable of performing the following responsibilities:

  • Track global teams progress towards relevant product milestones through daily status, weekly status, trends meetings, and other mechanisms
  • Identify teams impacted by new goals and assure acceptance and coverage by those teams or rejection as necessary
  • Look for and investigate inefficiencies within the closedown and help to resolve
  • Provide technical status on high-profile issues when they are identified
  • Attend all related DAT meetings to identify project risks and issues and communicate them to the DAT team and the release managers
  • Communicate status of project and appropriate intervals
  • Assure appropriate Build strategies are in place

Scope of Work at Test Manager:

  • Works on diverse issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation identifiable multiple variable factors. Exercises solid independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • In addition to hands-on technical development activities, provides guidance in the analysis and conceptual architecture and design of proposed projects.
  • Works with Product Management in determining feasibility of proposed projects and the overall plan for implementation.
  • Operates as Subject Matter Expert and overall owner of release.
  • Contacts pertain to matters often involving coordination among groups.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments.

Requirements (Education, Certification, Training, Experience)

  • Minimum of 9-10+ years of directly related work experience with atleast 1-2 year as a manager.
  • Atleast 2 years of testing Android/ iOS experience
  • Atleast 2-6 years of Network Protocol Testing experience
  • Strong testing experience in TCP/IP, HTTP.SSL
  • Must have been involved with at least two commercially available products on Android or iOS
  • Strong understanding of Security concepts around mobility domain.
  • Strong communicator that is capable of collaborating across multiple geography’s.

Good to have:

  • Experience with working across multiple Geo’s.
  • Understanding of Mobile Application frameworks.
  • Understanding of IOS/Android SDK.
  • Experience with using version control repositories such Perforce.
  • Solid understanding of Apple’s User Interface Guidelines.
  • Experience with Agile development.
  • Proficiency in IOS/Android development tools.
  • Solid understanding of IOS/Android Application development process.
  • Experience with using version control repositories such Perforce.
  • Solid understanding of Networking Technologies.
  • Experience in using performance optimization tools is also a plus.
  • Experience in small form factor User interface Design is a plus
  • Familiarity with Virtualization is a plus.



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