Philips Architect - Test in Bangalore, India

  • 12-14 years experience in testing with focus on enterprise server-side test architectures

  • Provides Technical Leadership and Strategic Direction to the system integration test team

  • Responsible for Test Strategy formulation

  • Helps Formulate & Develop effective Test Architecture per organizational needs

  • Technically responsible for all the Testing performed

  • Foremost Technical Authority and is responsible for the overall Quality of deliverables across all parameters, both functional and non-functional including performance, security, usability, etc.

  • Expected to pro-actively analyze current processes and practices and suggest/ drive improvements. Also, defines processes as needed

  • Has wide-reaching scope, impact and influence extending beyond the confines of the TO and spans across the entire product organization

  • Acts as the counter part to the development architect

  • Involved in driving organization-wide Quality Process initiatives and their implementation to ensure Quality of deliverables

  • Maintains a “big and complete” picture view of the product, its dependencies, organizational goals, technology arena, etc. and helps guide & direct the functioning of the testing community appropriately

  • Influences the product organization's future direction, strategy and planning

  • Collaborates effectively & on an on-going basis with all constituents involved in product development & release activity including development, testing, technical publications, marketing, program management and other entities to ensure execution & deliverables per plan

  • Involved in customer engagements and provides customer facing organizations with necessary technical product support in making presentations, demos, pocs, etc. Also, receives and analyzes existing customer feedback to identify gaps as well as work with deployment / sustaining organizations as needed. Customer engagement activity also spans alpha / beta trial opportunities and acts as a liaison with customers and partners while ensuring Test strategy is aligned appropriately

  • Suports the design & development of the Test Automation framework / harness and any in-house tools required.

  • Understands Business requirements and works with the development architect to translate requirements into solution architecture designs. Reviews requirements and seeks clarity as required, participates in product design reviews and works with the development architect and development team to make any design improvements and refinement as needed. Also helps incorporate Testability requirements into design

  • Analyzes competitive products and technologies and makes appropriate suggestions (may use demos, pocs) to influence product / technology direction

  • Involved in hiring activities and mentoring of team members

  • Pro-actively seeks to make continuous improvements to Test coverage, execution and automation

  • Is results oriented and has a high degree of accountability, commitment and responsibility. The expectation is that involving a TA in a project is a guarantee of obtaining positive outcomes

  • 12-14 years experience in testing with focus on enterprise server-side test architectures

  • Provides Technical Leadership and Strategic Direction to the system integration test team

  • Responsible for Test Strategy formulation

  • Helps Formulate & Develop effective Test Architecture per organizational needs

  • Technically responsible for all the Testing performed

  • Foremost Technical Authority and is responsible for the overall Quality of deliverables across all parameters, both functional and non-functional including performance, security, usability, etc.

  • Expected to pro-actively analyze current processes and practices and suggest/ drive improvements. Also, defines processes as needed

  • Has wide-reaching scope, impact and influence extending beyond the confines of the TO and spans across the entire product organization

  • Acts as the counter part to the development architect

  • Involved in driving organization-wide Quality Process initiatives and their implementation to ensure Quality of deliverables

  • Maintains a “big and complete” picture view of the product, its dependencies, organizational goals, technology arena, etc. and helps guide & direct the functioning of the testing community appropriately

  • Influences the product organization's future direction, strategy and planning

  • Collaborates effectively & on an on-going basis with all constituents involved in product development & release activity including development, testing, technical publications, marketing, program management and other entities to ensure execution & deliverables per plan

  • Involved in customer engagements and provides customer facing organizations with necessary technical product support in making presentations, demos, pocs, etc. Also, receives and analyzes existing customer feedback to identify gaps as well as work with deployment / sustaining organizations as needed. Customer engagement activity also spans alpha / beta trial opportunities and acts as a liaison with customers and partners while ensuring Test strategy is aligned appropriately

  • Suports the design & development of the Test Automation framework / harness and any in-house tools required.

  • Understands Business requirements and works with the development architect to translate requirements into solution architecture designs. Reviews requirements and seeks clarity as required, participates in product design reviews and works with the development architect and development team to make any design improvements and refinement as needed. Also helps incorporate Testability requirements into design

  • Analyzes competitive products and technologies and makes appropriate suggestions (may use demos, pocs) to influence product / technology direction

  • Involved in hiring activities and mentoring of team members

  • Pro-actively seeks to make continuous improvements to Test coverage, execution and automation

  • Is results oriented and has a high degree of accountability, commitment and responsibility. The expectation is that involving a TA in a project is a guarantee of obtaining positive outcomes