Test Lead- Mainframe

  • Not Specified
  • Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cognizant Switzerland
  • 22 Jun 17

Test Lead- Mainframe Basel, Switzerland Type: Permanent role    As an IT consulting company we are looking for software test leads, who are flexible to work on different projects and who are not afraid of changes and can adapt to them easily. We will be

Test Lead- Mainframe





Basel, Switzerland
Type: Permanent role 

 

As an IT consulting company we are looking for software test leads, who are flexible to work on different projects and who are not afraid of changes and can adapt to them easily. We will be there to help you to achieve your goals with continuous professional development plan and regular career discussions.





Responsibilities of the job:



  • Acting as a technical test lead, sometimes in multiple projects 

  • Responsible for the delivery of assigned module/ components /phases of a project.

  • Status reporting 

  • Guiding the development team, hands-on testing duties as well

  • Estimation, planning and execution with specific focus on requirement analysis and design 

  • Knowledge transfer and arriving at SLAs for steady state

  • Depending on the project setup can be responsible for people Management, including goal setting and providing performance feedback



Required skills for the job:



  • Minimum 3-4 years experience in a similar role as a Test Lead

  • Minimum 3 years experience with Mainframes: Mainframe utilities, JCL, CICS, DB2

  • Several years of professional experience in Testing and Quality Engineering

  • Experience in HP-QC and/or ALM 12

  • Experience with Web services, soap UI and UFT

  • Performance testing experience would be an advantage

  • Ability to handle multiple projects

  • Excellent client management and communication skills in English, German is an advantage

Our typical recruitment process involves 3-4 phone/video interviews (technical and business related topics) and 2 face to face interviews in Zürich/Basel- we reimburse the cost of your travel. This process can be flexible based on the project needs. 




Please visit our career site to find out more about our colleagues, benefits at Cognizant Switzerland: http://cognizantcareers.eu/ch_en




Check out the employee testimonial video of Georgia, who works for us as a Test Analyst in Zürich: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dr0413dKBAY

What do we offer for Testing Professionals in Switzerland?
Being part of the Swiss Quality Engineering & Assurance practice, you will tap into the vast pool of experience on software testing and quality assurance. Cognizant gives you the opportunity to bring all our exiting tooling, innovations and assets to our clients and help developing these together with our clients.
You will work on exciting projects with our customers, taking the essential role of advising our clients on the quality of the software being tested. Additionally, you will work with our clients to pro-actively advise them how to accelerate and improve the testing process.
 
Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centres worldwide and approximately 217,700 employees as of March 31, 2015, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com or follow us on Twitter: @Cognizant.