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SFDC Tester at Cognizant in Hartford, Connecticut

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Test Lead



Bachelors in science , engineering or equivalent



Project Proposal:

• Gather requirements from the Business Analyst to understand the project, skill sets required.

• Analyze time required on the assignment and the # of resources to be deployed based on an initial estimation as created by the Test Analyst.

• Gather review inputs on resourcing and estimation from test manager.

• Create case studies to highlight experience / credentials which feed into the proposals.


Knowledge Transition and Technical Guidance:

• Understand the highlevel requirements through review of documents (eg Component Design Document/ Requirements document).

• Document the understanding as part of the reverse KT.

• Seek signoff from the client.

• Partner with the Business Analyst to provide suggestions on the requirements to drive clarity based on experience in earlier projects.

• Update/Review KT documents created by Test Analyst.

• Seek review of updated documents from relevant stakeholders.

• Understand the critical business flow in terms of resource load, volume of data etc.

• Conduct feasibility study to identify tools /methodologies /frameworks to meet the client's requirements.

• Design estimates based on the analysis of the requirements and inputs from the test analyst.


Test Requirements Study:

• Understand and analyze the requirements (through review of requirement document) to identify the testable requirements.

• Prioritize the requirements based on the time required.

• Review/create the requirement traceability matrix.

• Create requirement query tracker (or clarification document) to track any clarification.

• Identify gaps in the requirements and take actions to close the same.

• Prepare highlevel flow documents.

• Organize and drive the requirement walkthrough session.

• Prepare/Review the flow diagrams.

• Reach out to Technology team if required.

• Seek clarification on the requirements from the customer.

• Perform Proof of concepts or evaluate different tools if required.



  • 5 to 6  testing experience

  • Functional testing experience on Salesforce CRM application is mandatory

  • Knowledge in Test Documentation/Test Processes - Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases, RTM, defect management etc.

  • Prior experience in client interfacing role.

  • Good communication skills – Written & Verbal

  • Should have good Analytical and Troubleshooting skills

  • Experienced in Agile – SCRUM



Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 HP ALM PL2 Required
2 Selenium PL2 Desired
3 Eclipse PL2 Desired


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.