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Director, Head of Automated Functional Test Engineering SDET Lead-Hybrid

Company: Citi
Location: Rosedale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Testing Senior Group Manager manages multiple teams through other managers. In-depth understanding of how own sub-function contributes to achieving the objectives of the function. A good understanding of the industry, direct competitors' products and services, is also necessary in order to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business. Requires thorough understanding of strategic direction of the function within the relevant part of the business, combined with a solid conceptual/practical grounding in both the function and/or area of expertise and related subject areas. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Some external communication/negotiation may be necessary. Responsible for executing functional strategy in area managed. Determines approach to implementing functional strategy. Accountable for end results, budgeting, planning, policy formulation and contribution to future strategy of the area(s). Impact reflects size of team managed, strategic influence on the business and interaction with other functions or businesses. Full management responsibility for multiple teams, including management of people, budget and planning, to include duties such as performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations and budget approval. May be doing involved or responsible for diverse (cross-discipline) activities. Typically, a direct report to a C16 role and function as an intergral member of the functional leadership team within a country/site location, job family, or line of business.Responsibilities:

  • Manages the testing functional area and carries responsibility for the Testing Group. They impact the business by exercising control over sizeable resources budget, policy formulation and planning and by significant contribution to the future strategy of applications support.
  • Determines approach to implementing Testing strategy. Responsible for executing Testing strategy in area managed.
  • Structures the team to ensure greatest impact, efficient use of resource and alignment to business structures as possible. Sets a clear vision for the team around roles and responsibilities.
  • Management responsibility for a team or multiple teams, including management of people, budget and planning, performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations and budget approval.
  • Ensures that IT organization is defining and implementing its Testing and Control plans to meet business strategy and goals.
  • Involved with a variety of broad based and complex issues that require complex judgments based on sophisticated analytical thought.
  • Drives innovative testing strategies that support technological changes.
  • Exhibits in-depth understanding of concepts and procedures within own are and basic knowledge of these elements in other areas.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of how the IT function integrates within the overall organization and of direct competitors' products and services.
  • Impacts IT testing through planning, finances/budget, end results and setting policies.
  • Requires developed communication skills to negotiate with others at a senior level.
  • Requires communication with external parties.
  • Performs other duties and functions as assigned.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.Qualifications:
    • 15+ years Technology Leadership experience
    • 10+ years experience with programming and scripting skills
    • 10+ years in OOO design
    • 8+ years experience creating automation frameworks and tools to support test automation
    • 5+ years experience with Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis
    • 5+ years experience in data-warehouse testing, microservices application testing
    • 5+ years experience in Programming Languages: Java, Python, Bash
    • 3+ years experience with at least one cloud provider solution, preferably AWS
    • 3+ years QA experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools
    • Good Analytical skills
    • Experience working closely with development and business teams
    • Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment
    • Expertise in standard software testing methodology, e.g. component testing, integration testing, e2e testing, code reviews, design documentation
    • Desire to automate everything and reduce the time required to manually test products
    • Experience in integrating testing artifacts with CI/CD pipeline
    • Managed end to end design, development and testing for Data warehouse programs by defining technical requirements, planning and code releases and driving defect management life cycle
    • Created project plans and schedule to ensure successful delivery of programs
    • Led a team of Data Engineers and Quality analysts
    • Designed and developed Data warehouse testing architecture solutions, identified opportunities for process improvements and recommended system modifications
    • Performed trend and statistical analysis in data sets and developed algorithms to get data insights for the enterprise and helped the firm to respond regulatory enquiries
    • Developed data validation solutions to ensure data integrity to avoid bad quality data impacting downstream systems
    • Performed POC on various technologies to find cost effective and optimized solutions to Data warehouse applications
    • Automate testing of ETL development. Perform data validations, transformed data integrity via automated tests.
    • Setting up automated test systems to build full stack testing suites fit into CI/CD pipeline
    • Research new or better alternate automated testing solutions to keep pace with the evolving requirementsEducation:
      • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred and managerial experience or equal work experience Jersey City Salary Range: $170,000.00 - $300,000.00 USD Annual - Job Family Group: Technology - Job Family:Technology Quality Time Type: Full time Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi .View the " EEO is the Law " poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement .View the EEO Policy Statement .View the Pay Transparency Posting - Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

Keywords: Citi, New York , Director, Head of Automated Functional Test Engineering SDET Lead-Hybrid, Executive , Rosedale, New York

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