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Software Engineer (Application testing), Route to Market

Unilever

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Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Job Title - Software Engineer (Application testing), Route to Market

Location - UniOps Bangalore

ABOUT UNILEVER:

Be part of the world’s most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We promote innovation, big and small, to make our business win and grow; and we believe in business as a force for good. Unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas and disrupt processes; use your energy to make this happen. Our brilliant business leaders and colleagues provide mentorship and inspiration, so you can be at your best. Every day, nine out of ten Indian households use our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life – giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future.

Every individual here can bring their purpose to life through their work. Join us and you’ll be surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers. Among them, you’ll channel your purpose, bring fresh ideas to the table, and simply be you. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we’ll work to help you become a better you.

ABOUT UNIOPS:

Unilever Operations (UniOps) is the global technology and operations engine of Unilever offering business services, technology, and enterprise solutions. UniOps serves over 190 locations and through a network of specialized service lines and partners delivers insights and innovations, user experiences and end-to-end seamless delivery making Unilever Purpose Led and Future Fit.

MAIN JOB PURPOSE:

HUL has been a pioneer in the FMCG space for many decades now. One of the key differentiating factors which keeps it ahead of the curve is its investment in technology. With this role, the individual stands a chance to be in the driver’s seat to use technology to drive sales, while building a robust understanding of the consumer goods space. The technology we design, build and deploy here, gives HUL the cutting edge to go to market with best-in-class products.

This position plays a pivotal role in strategy, design, delivery, and optimization of the CD platform, in close partnership with business and global teams. This is the best role at the intersection of business and technology and to understand product management. The Senior Analytics Engineer is a critical member of the data team.

Overview:

We are seeking an experienced Testing Lead with a minimum of 8 years of expertise in software testing and quality assurance preferably having experience in core billing modules. The ideal candidate will lead our testing team, ensuring the delivery of high-quality software solutions by implementing effective testing strategies and processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Team Management:

Provide leadership to the testing team, guiding and mentoring team members.

Foster a collaborative and results-oriented team culture, promoting continuous learning and skill development.

  • Test Strategy and Planning:

Develop and implement comprehensive test strategies and plans based on project requirements and timelines.

Collaborate with project managers and development teams to ensure testing milestones align with project goals.

  • Test Execution:

Oversee the execution of test plans, including functional, regression, integration, and performance testing.

Ensure that testing activities are completed on time and within scope.

  • Test Automation:

Lead the design and implementation of test automation frameworks and scripts.

Identify opportunities for test automation to improve efficiency and test coverage.

  • Defect Management:

Implement effective defect tracking and management processes.

Collaborate with development teams to ensure timely resolution of defects and issues.

  • Quality Assurance Processes:

Establish and enforce quality assurance processes and standards.

Conduct regular reviews of testing processes to identify areas for improvement.

  • Test Metrics and Reporting:

Define and track key testing metrics to measure the effectiveness of testing processes.

Provide regular status reports to stakeholders on testing progress and results.

  • Collaboration and Communication:

Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, business analysts, and project managers.

Communicate effectively with stakeholders to manage expectations and address concerns.

  • Continuous Learning:

Stay updated on industry best practices, emerging testing tools, and technologies.

Provide training and guidance to team members on new testing methodologies.

Requirements:

  • Education: achelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.

  • Experience: Minimum of 8 years of hands-on experience in software testing, with a focus on both manual and automated testing.

Proven experience in a leadership or managerial role within a testing team.

  • Technical Skills: Strong understanding of testing methodologies, tools, and best practices.

Proficiency in test automation tools such as Selenium, JUnit, TestNG, or similar.

  • Leadership Skills:Excellent leadership and team management skills.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Problem Solving: Analytical mindset with the ability to identify and solve complex testing challenges.

Proven track record of implementing effective testing strategies.

  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing priorities and technologies.

Willingness to stay updated on the latest developments in testing and quality assurance.

If you are an experienced Testing Lead with a passion for ensuring software quality and leading testing teams, we invite you to apply and contribute to our organization's commitment to delivering high-quality software solutions.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge data projects.

  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.

  • Chance to make a real impact on the company's bottom line.

Trusted Partner:

  • Operationally manage the on-ground partnership with business leads and CD excellence teams

  • Own the core technology platform and ensure right fit technology outcomes

  • Enable low cost quick POCs to establish business case with CD excellence teams

Technology Ownership:

  • Manage delivery IT projects for all channels of sales through improvement programs

  • Support design of architecture in partnership with internal & external architects.

  • Ensure Agile & Devops practices are leveraged and adopted across programs

  • Manage support operations and improvements journey for HUL customers

Integration with different streams, global teams, and external partners:

  • Engagement with product partners & service providers to bring outside-in view

  • Vendor management across various vendors to manage talents and technologies at the best cost

Governance & People:

  • Manage a very large team of internal and external team members; ensure well-being, development & motivation, while ensuring delivery of CRs and BAU operations of the assigned areas

  • Manage the IT budget including adherence to forecast, optimization & compliance

  • Ensure proper governance structure is followed across all stakeholders

Key Requirements:

  • Proficiency in aspects of product management which help translate business priorities into product innovations.

  • Proficient in stakeholder management across functions including senior leaders

  • Ability to handle E2E project journey including business value delivery

  • Strong business acumen to arrive at relevant solutions

  • Ability to manage delivery through partners

  • People Management skill for managing large teams as well as stakeholders

  • Execution excellence and application support understanding

  • Project Management, understanding of Devops & Agile

Understanding of platforms & technologies used in retail ecosystem.

At HUL, we believe that every individual irrespective of their race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, nationality, caste, disability or marital status can bring their purpose to life. So apply to us, to unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas and disrupt processes; use your energy to make the world a better place. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we’ll work to help you become a better you!

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