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Job Title: Principal Test Manager

Location: Pune

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Risk and Control Objective

Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

Working Flexibly

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.

If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.


A Principal Test Manager is responsible for E2E Test Delivery of various programs including defining test strategy, automation approach, day to day test progress management.

What will you be doing?

  • Develop and implement a QA strategy inclusive of people, process and technology that will drive higher quality and efficiency

  • Develop and establish best practices for Product Quality assurance and Process assurance including Test Automation

  • Work with product management, engineering, operations, release management and business stakeholders to understand software requirements. Help shape, estimate and plan testing needs, resourcing, and generate release plans

  • Create unit, component, acceptance, integration, load, security, scalability, usability and platform tests and oversee execution by the appropriate QA resources

  • Ability to manage all SDLC test artefacts including Test Strategy, Test Plans, Test Scenarios, and Defect Logs

  • Participate in sprint planning and effectively help improve planning & release management process

  • Monitor teams' work completion rate, automation coverage, defect rates & density, cycle times and other quality assurance KPIs.

  • Advise and contribute to the enhancement of the test automation framework, coverage, skills

  • Understand quality and timeline risks and make process improvement recommendations to the team, management and business stakeholders.

  • Develop Standards and Procedures to Determine Product Quality and Release Readiness

  • Ability and willingness to take a hands-on execution role where required to support client needs and team development

  • Highly organized with an ability to work under tight deadlines and shifting priorities

  • Ability to communicate analytical and technical concepts with confidence and in an easy-to-understand fashion

What we’re looking for:

  • BE/B-Tech with minimum of 12-15 years’ experience relevant work experience, including development and/or test automation experience with a degree in Computer Science or Applied Computer Science.

  • Define Test Strategy & Risk management for multiple projects / programs

  • As full stack tester and automation lead, should have experience of working across all application layers and is familiar of the functionalities.

  • Test automation strategy implementation. Expertise in DevOps- CI/CD. Expertise in test automation (functional and unit/integration level - tools like junit, TestNG, Webdriver, SOAPUI, Parasoft, Selenium, Cucumber etc.)

  • Hands on experience on writing Code / Automated Tests and understand overall automation framework

  • Demonstrated expertise in Object Oriented Programming

  • Strong technical background with detail driven and excellent problem solving abilities

  • Good product and testing acumen

  • Proven track record for agile, test-driven development, behavior driven development, continuous integration, and automated testing

  • Good at art of questioning and critical thinking

  • Aptitude to learn tools/apps/processes/domains

  • Ability to articulate thoughts spoken/written with global teams

  • Knowledge of testing terminologies, processes and tools

  • Participate in tasks at org level like training/social activities to promote BTS/Barclays culture

  • Should have excellent conflict management skills and generate trust and respect in team

  • Knowledge on IVR, Contact Centre Applications, Chat Bots will be added advantage

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Expertise in test automation - Selenium - Java, HP UFT, Python, C#

  • Expertise in testNG, Cucumber, Gherkin

  • DevOps Tool set – Git, Nexus. Jenkins/ Team city

  • Expertise of Database concepts, SQL / advanced SQL

  • Working Knowledge Unix, Linux - shell scripting

  • Expertise in test management tools like JIRA, Agile central, HP QC

  • Expertise of web services including testing methodologies - REST, SOAP
    Tools like SOAP UI, Postman etc..

  • Expertise in SV concepts, methodologies

  • Knowledge of cloud technologies, preferably AWS certification

Where will you be working?


Be More at Barclays

At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.

Purpose, Values and Mindset

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.


We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.


We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.


We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.


We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.


Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.


Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.


Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

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