Solution Architect

Pune, India

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Solution Architect for our Pune office to make the team even stronger.

Project technologies and tools

  • Java/J2EE;
  • Selenium;
  • JUnit, Web Services and API Testing;
  • GIT/SVN;
  • JBehave/Cucumber;
  • Soap UI/Pro;
  • Spring framework;
  • REST, JSON and XML;
  • Eclipse IDE;
  • Jenkins/Bamboo;
  • BDD and/or TDD;
  • Agile.

Responsibilities

  • Be accountable for overall project delivery;
  • Be accountable for overall Quality Plan and automation test strategy;
  • Be accountable for quality of automation scripts;
  • Ensure end-to-end product quality including defect management and oversight;
  • Be responsible for status reporting and metrics creation;
  • Lead technical discussions with the client and the team;
  • Escalate issues discovered during the testing phase;
  • Define and implement the best engineering practices to provide quality delivery and high productivity;
  • Ensure that the work is delivered on time, with quality and within budget.

Requirements

  • 10-15 years of experience in a similar position;
  • Experience in establishing and setting up processes, best practices and communication plan;
  • Experience in Facilitating/Driving Release Backlogs management, and Release Plans/Project schedule;
  • Experience in estimation and good hold on planning and coordinating resources for all phases of the project;
  • Experience in conducting reviews to ensure the team follows established best practices, coding standards and processes;
  • Experience in recommending the improvements to the quality of test cases;
  • Prior experience in developing high quality test strategies and test execution – specific focus on cross browser, cross layer and cross device testing;
  • Experience in configuring or using Rally (experience in creating backlog, dashboards and test scenarios);
  • Experience working on the automation or enterprise level projects playing the role of a Technical Delivery Leader;
  • Experience using GIT/SVN. GIT is preferred;
  • Hands-on experience in developing test scripts and performing automated and manual exploratory testing to ensure software meets business and security requirements and established practices;
  • Experience in mentoring new team members on domain and technology;
  • Experience in both Unit and Integration testing tools. Firm knowledge and hands-on software architecture skills; experience working closely with developers to build test automation, test infrastructure;
  • Experience in implementing BDD and/or TDD based solutions;
  • Experience in automation frameworks using the following technologies: Java, JUnit, Selenium, JBehave/Cucumber, Soap UI/Pro, Spring framework, REST, JSON and XML, Eclipse IDE, etc;
  • Exposure to Continuous integration and delivery concepts is desirable;
  • Experience in integrating test automation scripts with Continuous integration (Jenkins/Bamboo);
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experience working on financial services projects;
  • Good working experience in Agile/Scrum Methodology (SAFe experience will be greatly helpful) to ensure Agile principles and approaches are implemented as intended.

We offer

  • Opportunity to work on technical challenges that may impact across geographies;
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online university, knowledge sharing opportunities globally, learning opportunities through external certifications;
  • Opportunity to share your ideas on international platforms;
  • Sponsored Tech Talks & Hackathons;
  • Possibility to relocate to any EPAM office for short and long-term projects;
  • Focused individual development;
  • Benefit package:
    • Health benefits;
    • Retirement benefits;
    • Paid time off;
    • Flexible benefits.
  • Forums to explore beyond work passion (CSR, photography, painting, sports, etc.).