Associate - Projects

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, in
Company: Cognizant
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-07-23 22:14:38

Not Applicable

Qualification :

Bachelors in science , engineering or equivalent

Responsibility :

Knowledge Transition :

  • Understand and analyze business requirements based on the review of documents (functional specifications document, technical specification documents etc) as received from client / onsite.
  • Participate in KT calls to understand the requirements.
  • Conduct reverse KT with the client / onsite or share the understanding document detailing out the requirement or application/domain knowledge to ensure understanding on the same.
  • Prepare and share query log (tracker) to track queries.
  • Followup to ensure resolution of queries as documented in the query log.
  • Seek signoff from the client.
  • Test Requirements Study :

  • Participate in the requirement walkthrough session conducted by Sr Test Analyst and identify the gaps in the requirement, Seek clarification on requirements from the Test Lead if required.
  • Seek clarification on requirement and update the clarification tracker with the same.
  • Identify the preliminary test data requirements.
  • Provide inputs to the test manager/test lead on the scope of testing, analyst effort estimate for the total volume of work, requirement analysis and clarification, test approach etc.
  • Test Planning :

  • Provide inputs for test plan creation including number of test scenarios and test cases used for estimation of the test cycles /schedule, dependencies etcin addition to the other dependencies from various teams like environment availability , third party interfaces and test data etc.
  • Provide inputs to the Test Lead/ Sr Test Analyst on test tool evaluation if required.
  • Conduct POC to analyze the feasibility of the tool / approach and share the findings with the lead to finalize the approach.
  • Test Design :

  • Identify testable scenarios (test scenario document).
  • Track resolutions through query log.
  • Seek review from Sr Test Analyst/ Test Lead at offshore.
  • Post changes seek sign off from the BA (~SME Role).
  • Create / update the Requirements traceability matrix with test scenarios.
  • Identify test cases for automation and seek sign off from customer.
  • Partner with the Sr Test Analyst to design test data requests/requirement and share the same with the test lead.
  • Design SQL scripts.
  • Seek review inputs on the test scenarios.
  • Seek sign off on test cases and upload them in QC.
  • Gather information from the stakeholders on ETL data mapping documents, ETL design documents and create SQL scripts basis review of the documents, Design automated script to execute the test cases.
  • Test Development :

  • Based on signed off test scenarios, identify test data.
  • Create test cases based on the understanding of the requirements.
  • If using Quality Centre (Test Management Tool), ensure follow up on the processes and rules to be followed during developments.
  • If using Excel, the test cases are written in such a manner that they can be uploaded on to QC for ease in reuse.
  • Create/Update the RTM if applicable and Query log with test cases and test data.
  • Modify the existing regression scenarios based on the impact of changes.
  • Test Execution/Functional Testing :

  • Conduct smoke testing to ensure system readiness for testing.
  • Execute automation test scripts/manual test cases post the same.
  • Record and maintain testing evidences and track execution status of assigned test cases.
  • Share findings with the Senior Test Analyst.
  • Identify defects and log failures.
  • Track defects (defect log as generated from the QC tool) to closure.
  • Participate in the defect triages to gather evidence for defect identification on periodic basis for defect prioritization and fix.
  • Retest the defect and update the status.
  • Conduct acceptance testing, if required.
  • Track # of test cases executed as part of the daily tracker to ensure productivity.
  • Provide deployment and post production support if required.
  • Provide inputs to Sr Test Analyst on the test cases execution for test summary report.
  • Identify the test suite for execution, if required.
  • Track defect metrics to ensure testing effectiveness as generated by QC tool.
  • Production Support QA / Production Validation :

  • Partner with the Sr Test Analyst to identify the known issues and track it in the known issue tracker.
  • Conduct training for the new users if required.
  • Participate in knowledge transition from incumbent or development stakeholders.
  • Conduct regression testing to approve production fix release etc.
  • Delivery Management :

  • Provide inputs on the test execution metrics to the Test Lead.
  • Knowledge Management :

  • Create/Update Knowledge Repository /artifacts based on project/customer needs inclusive of business/ application levels requirements details in WIKI.
  • Must Have Skills

  • ETL Validation
  • Amazon Redshift
  • SQL Scripting
  • Good To Have Skills

  • HP ALM
  • SAS
  • Clinical
  • Employee Status : Full Time Employee

    Shift : Day Job

    Travel : No

    Job Posting : May 04 2021

    About Cognizant

    Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.

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