Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society – what we call a double bottom line. Only Hitachi Vantara combines 100+ years of experience in operational technology (OT) and 60+ years in IT to unlock the power of data from your business, your people and your machines. We help enterprises store, enrich, activate and monetize data for better customer experiences, new revenue streams and lower business costs
QA Test Engineer - Global services
The role is responsible for performing Global Delivery Services for Hitachi Vantara customers, as defined in a Statement of Work, in a rewarding and flexible environment. The role performs the assigned tasks, whilst building a customer's confidence in Hitachi Vantara’s service delivery capability.
The role is responsible for a smooth transition from implementation to operations. The QA Test Engineer is an experienced professional, with a full understanding of practice specialization. They exercise independent judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Perform innovative Delivery Services for Hitachi Vantara customers, as defined in a Statement of Work as identified by your manager, or as assigned by a Project Manager
Responsible for translating user stories into automated and repeatable test cases within a devops environment to improve solution product quality and collaborating cross functionally to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
Provide status information to Project Managers task status and completion estimates, making strong strategic decisions, based on the most relevant factors available that drive effectiveness and value to the bottom line
Provide deliverables and dynamic presentations defined in the Statement of Work
Work with the Project Manager closely to validate whether the Project completion expectations have been met, making the Project Manager aware of any deviations from the Statement of Work and highlighting when a customer requests an activity or deliverable that may be beyond the Statement of Work
Participate in strategic project review sessions to share materials or lessons-learned
Identify opportunities to gain additional skills through working collaboratively with other members of the team, demonstrating an accountability for keeping own performance on track and ensuring that your skills remain at the forefront of your subject matter expertise
Create detailed technical designs from high level solution designs, based on the strategic analysis of the customer’s environment and requirements
Work closely with the internal project team and customers to implement the technical solution, building mutual support and understanding with colleagues and customers
Provide guidance to local teams or 3rd party partners to implement the technical solution
Provide technical subject matter expertise to troubleshoot implementation, operational, connectivity and network issues, providing rational business cases and arguments to persuade upwardly and with peers
Broad technical consultancy and service delivery experience.
Extensive experience within Hitachi technologies or a similar competitor or organisation
Experience working in an agile environment and using agile tools such as Jira and git as well as creation of test suites as user stories and producing end of sprint test completion reports.
Experience of the testing lifecycle and test automation within a devops environment using CI/CD tools
Degree or equivalent education or experience
Establishing personal impact: Projecting personal confidence, expertise and passion when interacting with customers, vendors and employees at all levels in the organisation
Proactive Delivery: Demonstrate accountability by keeping performance on track. Must be a problem solver who is able to work independently; organized and strong attention to detail
Rational persuasion: Providing rational business cases and arguments to persuade upwardly and with peers
Team working: Building mutual support and understanding with colleagues
Aligning self: Autonomously aligning personal contribution to the goals and priorities of the team and business
High quality decision making: Making strong judgments based on the most relevant factors available that drive effectiveness and value to the bottom line
Making Improvements: Simplifying, improving and supporting innovation in order to increase efficiency, effectiveness and customer success
Owning your own Development: Develop skills and work proactively with your manager to attend prescribed training, as defined in the training schedule, demonstrating strong commitment to personal learning and development
A willingness to work a flexible schedule and willingness to travel
Must be an excellent communicator. Must have excellent skills with English and be able to explain complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner (additional languages preferred)
Rating of ability on the various skill areas, within Quickbase
Compliance with time and expense reporting guidelines
Willingness of Project Managers, Engagement Managers and Sales personnel to include the consultant in future projects
Usage of published Delivery Service Office methods, tools, and systems
Billable and Utilisation percentage as a function of time-reporting
Stakeholder Management skills; Clearly and effectively communicates with customers and ensures that customers understand and have visibility of activities and deliverables as required, demonstrating company values in all customer interactions
Escalation Management; knows when to escalate, to defer and enable decision making and action
Reliability; acts an ambassador of Hitachi both on customer sites and within Global Delivery
Great careers start with innovation and here at Hitachi Vantara, our promise is to deliver insights that power smarter businesses and inspire social innovation solutions for a healthier, safer future. The key to our innovation is our people -- our culture values respect, diversity, and collaboration. Join our Hitachi family and together, let’s lead the way to extraordinary!
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.