Solution Architect – QA & Automation

Synopsis

Softnautics is looking for an experienced Solution Architect to create solution responses to customer/in-house requirements in the domain of QA & Automation. This professional will propose/advise correct technical solutions to potential opportunities in the domain after evaluating various software architecture options, technologies, and impacts. Also, will work closely with Marketing requirements, converting the same to technical requirements for internal projects, training & ramp-up of the team. This customer-facing and communicative professional will technically drive team of 7-10 Engineers, help in pre-sales activities and recruitment for the group to achieve next level competency in the domain. A person who can efficiently work in cross-functional Team environment is desired for successful execution of assignments.

Experience

8 – 12 Years

Responsibilities

  • Technically Leading team of 7-10 Engineers for PoCs (Internal Projects) Or Customer Requirements
  • Lead one or multiple projects/assignments simultaneously
  • Convert Marketing requirements to technical requirements & define Internal PoC (Proof Of Concept) Projects
  • Define training, ramp-up plan & execution plan for internal projects (PoCs) to enhance skills & competency in the new technology domains
  • Discuss, identify and propose the correct business solutions and advise on the software architecture options, technologies, their impacts and decisions to internal & customer projects
  • Generate RFI responses to Marketing/Customer Requirements
  • Design, Documentation (SRS, Design, Feasibility Report, etc.), Project Planning and Execution
  • Help determine skill & resource requirement, Effort Estimation & timeline for meeting customer requirement
  • Help determine technical Risk, issues & mitigation options/plans
  • Resolve technical & design conflicts/issues; provide technical leadership to the implementation team
  • Talk to Sales/Business Development/Customer to understand upcoming business and technical requirements
  • Mentor development team members and technical senior staff
  • Customer Communication – Requirement Freezing, Weekly Calls, Deliverables, etc

Person Specification

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ Years of experience technically leading the team
  • Sound knowledge in any of the following industries: Embedded, IoT, Automotive, Cloud
  • Provide expertise in testing using the Agile & Waterfall methodologies and frameworks
  • 5 or more years in a Lead QA or Architect role leading a small to medium team
  • 5 or more years of experience in complex integrated systems testing and validation across multiple capabilities
  • Knowledge of any cloud architecture will be an added advantage: AWS, Azure
  • Collaboratively design and develop an end-to-end Automation frameworks with CI/CD environment
  • Good understanding of Various Technologies involved in the solution
  • Scripting Frameworks

Python (preferred), Perl, Bash

  • DevOps

Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker, GitLAB

  • Automation Frameworks

RobotTestFramework, PyTest, GoogleTest Framework

  • Hands-On experience with Cross Team Functioning for Continues integration and deployment
  • Non-Technical Skills:
  • Positive Learning Attitude
  • Logical Reasoning/Analytical Skills
  • Debugging/Problem Solving Skills
  • Short Learning Curve
  • Self-Motivated
  • Documentation, Effort Estimation, Project Planning, Presentation