Job title: Engineering Lead – Automation

Company: Barclays

Job description: Job Title: Engineering Lead – Automation Location: Pune About Barclays Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group. Risk and Control Objective Take ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do. Working Flexibly We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs Hybrid Working Structured hybrid role: At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business. Introduction: o Define and Execute the Test Strategy / Policy across CLM Engineering team o Drive the Testing delivery in all phases like CIT, SIT, UAT, OAT, VPT & other applicable Functional / Non-Functional testing phases o Define & Implement the Automation Test Strategy o Define Test Environment & Test Data strategy o Define and implement best practices with respect to Processes, Tools & Technologies o Single Point of Contact for CLM Engineering Team with respect to everything related to Testing o Act as the innovation champion and drive the transformation agenda o Keep PBWM Leadership informed on key Quality Metrics o Provide Leadership & Mentorship to the testing team What will you be doing o Help setup the testing team and get to performing stage o Define Testing Policy / Strategy that can be followed across CLM and replicated in other areas in PBWM o Define and track overall testing delivery plan inline with overall program level plans o People Leadership o Setup and Run Testing Community of Practice, promote collaboration and identify Synergies across PBWM o Define the Testing Delivery Approach that would be conducive for a Scaled Agile Delivery Model o Define and help implement the Automation Test Strategy o Provide view on As Is and To be State and drive transformation agenda based on that o Define Non-Functional Testing Strategy and help Left – Shift these phases o Drive hiring of appropriate talent to build the team o Communicate Leadership vision to team and define priorities accordingly o Drive setting up a Test Environment Dashboard and automated Monitoring mechanism o Define and implement Service Virtualization and other mocking frameworks o Implement Test Data Virtualization solutions to reduce dependencies on test beds / shared DBs etc. o Regularly communicate key quality metrics / trends , success stories / Good Outcomes etc. with wider team o Regularly conduct and drive Show & Tells with wider PBWM colleagues o Help setup and drive working groups across testing communities to identify and implement the latest and greatest technologies in CLM o Help remove impediments that team is facing in day to day work o Help define and drive the L&D plan for the testing team What we’re looking for: o Domain background of Banking /BFSI industry having minimum 12 years of experience in Testing o Knowledge of various automation frameworks with prior experience in designing and working on frameworks o Awareness of banking applications o Clear and concise written and verbal communication o Experience in leading a large team o Experience in application of version control tools o Active contributor to open-source tools towards Automation / Quality Engineering o Good at art of questioning and critical thinking. Be lights-on in adverse situations to be able to come up with solution/workaround to align with the end objective (technical/operational) o Aptitude to learn tools/apps/processes/domains o Ability to articulate thoughts spoken/written with global teams o Conform to established best practices and any appropriate test automation standards o Should have excellent conflict management skills and generate trust and respect in team o Educational Qualification: BE (CS or any relevant stream) o Experience in writing Test Strategies, plans , roadmaps etc. o knowledge of RDBMS & No SQL DBs o Experience in Data Mining and Data Analysis o Well versed with test fundamentals and test process. o Working knowledge micro services architecture and cloud hosted applications o Should have exposure of framework creation and working experience of karate framework. o Knowledge of JAVA, Gradle, Maven, extent reporting, BDD, Cucumber, Jenkin, GIT, team city. o Working Knowledge of Service Virtualization & Data Virtualization Tools o Working Knowledge of JIRA o Strong technical background with detail driven and excellent problem-solving abilities o Experience in implementation of TDD / BDD based frameworks , CI/ CD Pipelines, parallel testing , remote testing etc. o Experience in Accessibility Testing Tools and Resilience Testing etc. o Experience in Non Functional Testing – VPT, OAT etc. Skills that will help you in the role: o Strong experience in Agile with experience working in Agile Scrum methodology. Some Agile certification is preferred. o Certification: ISTQB/CSTE / CSQA o Experience in any AI Tools for testing Where will you be working Pune Be More at Barclays At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are. Interested and want to know more about Barclays Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details. Purpose, Values and Mindset We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term. Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Respect We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone’s contribution. Integrity We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do. Service We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do. Excellence We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference. Stewardship We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them. Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive. Empower Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure. Challenge Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints. Drive Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

Location: Pune, Maharashtra

Job date: Sat, 16 Mar 2024 23:31:59 GMT