Senior Software Test Engineer (SDET) Job @ Microsoft

Job Category: Technical Service and IT
Location: Hyderabad, IN
Job ID: 850966-122765
Division: IT

This Job is eligible for the following work arrangements :Flex Time
Job Description:
Job Title: Sr. SDET
Primary Job Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Participates and provides critical feedback during requirements, functional and technical specification walkthroughs. 2. Responsible for driving long-term group quality strategy to complement the overall business and IT strategies. Communicates strategies, methodology and tools to work group members, project teams, program management, and customer groups. 3. End to end ownership and accountability on Functionality, Integration, System, Regression, Performance, and maybe Unit Testing for the application assigned. 4. Drives the implementation of continuous improvement activities including new tools and automation. Monitors progress towards business goals/service level agreements and adjusts assignments as necessary. Responsible for ensuring each reported problem/question is resolved by the group in a timely manner and tracked according to process standards. 5. Create Test Plan and get sign off from stake holders consisting of the following, In Scope, Out of Scope, Schedule, resources, Traceability matrix, Security Testing, Risk Management, exit criteria, non-functional requirements, E2E testing etc. Able to articulate the test strategy and review it with DEV and PM to get their feedback and approval. Prepares test estimates and project schedules 6. Records and tracks defects uncovered during the execution of tests accurately and in timely manner, debugging to find root cause, validation of the resolved ones and closing it. 7. Utilizing appropriate automation tools, writing automation scripts, identify process enhancements wherever necessary to be able to continuously improve test effectiveness and productivity. 8. Demonstrating good collaboration with project team to ensure the business goals are met. 9. Proactively escalates issues, problems, status to the Leads and alerts/communicates with team on items of impact. 10. Ability to work on multiple simultaneous projects and mentor junior team members in the team. 11. Able to demonstrate expertise/leadership by sharing best practices, tools, white papers etc. that would enhance the value we deliver to our customers. 12. Drive engineering excellence across organization through tools and test processes.

Must have Skill-Set:
Strong functional and automated testing, test strategy and planning, writing detailed test cases based on user scenarios and deep technical knowledge. Candidate should demonstrate expertise with Transact-SQL (T-SQL), Stored Procedures, Triggers, Replication, DTS, Query tuning and optimization and other advanced SQL Server features to implement distributed and partitioned databases.
Experience with Data-warehousing, Reporting and/or Business Intelligence Applications.
Ability to understand business and functional requirements and translate them into test scenarios/cases
Usage of automation/performance tools and able to write end to end automation scripts. Experience in designing and developing automation frameworks. § Knowledge of various software development life cycles and how testing in performed in it.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills § Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent problem resolution, judgment and decision making skills
Technical Skills .Net experience Previous experience in Microsoft-related project engagements Experience on SSIS/ SSAS/SSRS and OLAP Informatica Experience
Job Segments: Engineer, Software Engineer, Program Manager, Risk Management, Developer, Engineering, Management, Finance, Technology


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