Test Lead (Scrum) at Cognizant in Glastonbury, Connecticut

Posted in Information Technology 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

1. Owning the quality of any deliverables including new features and enhancements
2. Working closely with the scrum master and product owner in understanding the product backlog
3. Developing and executing test plans for program increments

4. Planning the effort for the QA team for each sprint

5. Providing testing effort during planning poker

6. Developing and executing test cases

7. Taking ownership of the QA deliverables and the QA team 

Key Skills and Requirements:
1. Strong background and at least 8+ years of experience in Testing

2. At least 3+ years of experience in leading a team
3. Strong knowledge of agile software development methodology (Scrum) and QA's role in it. Having any agile certification is a plus
4. Expertise in Test management and Agile tools like JIRA/ADO
5. Strong knowledge in STLC 
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills

7. Strong experience in insurance domain. Exposure to commercial insurance will be a plus

Technical Skills

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


Domain Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Personal Auto NA Required
2 Personal Umbrella NA Required


* 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.