Job Description :
Role: Principal Test Engineer (15-20yrs exp)
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Duration: 2.5 years Project (No Remote option)

* Email me ram[@]brilliantinfotech[.]com or reach *

Interview: Phone + Skype

The Principal Test Engineer reports to Enterprise Quality (EQ) Assurance Manager.
This role is responsible for supporting testing compliance checks for IT development projects, infrastructure changes and for routine maintenance releases. This individual will participate in conducting QA governance audit of our Enterprise Quality standards and processes and will help to institutionalize our IT Quality & Testing Standards

The Principal Test Engineer will assist EQ Manager in the development of the testing and quality standards, educating teams on the quality standards, conducting governance checks. This role will also be responsible for assisting the stakeholders with correcting the identified non-compliance issues to ensure that we maintain high quality and high availability production system and services.

The Principal Test Engineer will oversee multiple projects or teams of subject matter experts, will develop and strengthen internal/external relationships, establish cross-team partnerships to deliver on quality goals, maintain business continuity, and align enterprise releases to IT business objectives.

Role and Responsibilities:
Participates in Project kickoff, project audit meetings according to planned dates with all responsible stakeholders from all the project phases
Assist Enterprise Quality (EQ) Manager in conducting QA Compliance checks for IT development projects, infrastructure changes and for routine maintenance releases
Reviews and analyzes project deliverables and metrics regarding prescribed quality gate scorecards.
Responsible for the verification across all project stages, ensuring work is of high quality and completed in a full and accurate manner.
Assists Quality Governance Manager in delivering Compliance scorecard and audit results to the relevant stakeholders after each audit.
Identify, collect, manage required data for measured SLAs and other project related metrics
Assist teams with correcting the identified non-compliance issues to ensure that we maintain high quality and high availability production system and services by providing necessary guidance and coaching.
Supporting project teams in developing status metrics and JIRA dashboards as needed
Support the EQ Manager with creating audit scorecard and non-compliance report along with collecting evidence
Assist EQ Manager in collecting and reporting compliance and quality metrics trending reports monthly.
Utilize compliance and quality metrics to drive quality standard improvements as part of the regular continuous improvement efforts.

Must Have:
Minimum of 8 years of experience in Software Testing/Quality Assurance and 5 years as Test Lead
Excellent knowledge of Software Testing, Quality Assurance, Governance, and Test Engineering
Deep knowledge of structured software testing, agile concept, test engineering and quality assurance.
Hands on experience with supporting test teams
Knowledge of IEEE, ISO and/or ISTQB testing standards.
Knowledge of Jira and Test Management tools

Nice to have:
Hands on experience with the test maturity assessments.
Knowledge of test automation tools and performance testing tools
History of being a skilled governance analyst with previous maturity assessment capabilities to assist in the evaluation of enterprise test maturity is preferable
Experience with continuous improvement and root cause analysis techniques.
Six Sigma experience is a plus.