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Test Lead

Pune, Maharashtra

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Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Key information

Date live Oct. 05, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90300938

Job description

Job Title: Test Lead
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

Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

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.

•    Stakeholder management & project management for multiple projects at a time
•    Complete hands-on in ETL/ Data ware house testing using Hadoop, Informatica & Ab-Initio
•    Drive project requirement analysis for Risk domain projects
•    Review & preparation of Test ware - estimates, scenarios, cases, data
•    Entire test cycle management – Test execution tracking, Defect reporting and tracking
•    Demonstrate implementation of process, strategy and/or testing improvement/efficiencies

What will you be doing?

1. Knowledge and Skill
a)    Understanding of Big Data deliveries 
b)    Participate in requirement analysis and static testing
c)    Participate in test estimations for project
d)    Create test cases/ scripts/ charters/ data sheets/ sample data
e)    Escalate issues to TM/PTM as appropriate
f)    Provide guidance to other team members on technology/domain/application queries
g)    Demonstrate an improvement in business and/or system knowledge in your relevant program line
h)    3-4 years of experience in software testing with at least 2 years in test delivery management
i)    Strong knowledge and hands on experience in Data concepts, ETL (Ab-Initio, Informatica), Data Warehousing , Hadoop, RDBMS with exposure to Unix, Mainframes
j)    Good Understanding of automation frameworks, tools and techniques, UNIX/LINUX OS

2. Communication
a)    Stakeholder management & overall project management for 2-3 project at a time
b)    The test analyst is expected to document all testing details in a testing tool and Follow agreed guidelines.
c)    New functionality is to be documented and shared with the larger testing team so 
              that all are aware of any new changes to system behaviour and functionality
d)    Send out daily/weekly progress reports. Ensure that test case execution and defect statuses are reported in a clear and concise form in daily/weekly progress reports
e)    Choose and effectively use the most appropriate form of communication (face to face, AV, phone, bChat and email) with all stakeholders

3. Supervision
a)     Provide guidance to other team members on technology/domain/application queries
b)    Demonstrate implementation of process, strategy and/or testing improvement/efficiencies
c)    Demonstrate an improvement in business and/or system knowledge in your relevant program line

What we’re looking for:

1.    S/w engineer
2.    ETL Test background with hands on
3.    Bigdata test exposure & hands on
4.    Hands on in Hadoop Test
5.    Test management experience

Skills that will help you in the role:

Exposure to ETL testing and End to End testing
Drive for results & Problem Solving, Logical, analytical approach to problem solving
Flexible approach and ability to work under pressure
Consistent internal customer focus in a demanding environment

Where will you be working?


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 for more details.

Our Values

Purpose and Values 
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.

We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.

We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.

We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.

We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.

We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our flexible working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.

What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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