Tech Lead

Tech Lead

NielsenIQ | Chennai, TN, IN

Posted 6 days ago

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Job Description

Tech Lead - Chennai & Pune


  • Responsible for the Product Quality of Major features & Minor Releases
  • Understand requirements and scope
  • Identify inconsistencies and gaps in requirements and communicate with Product Owner
  • Serve as a Quality Assurance Engineer on teams that will execute projects from beginning to end, including working with product management, gathering requirements, brainstorming solutions, testing final applications
  • Maintain knowledge of the architecture of the platform and product features
  • Maintain complete functional knowledge of the product
  • Create and execute manual functional test cases
  • Identify test cases for automation & discuss most efficient type of automation for identified cases
  • Design, Create and Execute automated functional test cases
  • Design, Create and Execute automated non functional test cases (performance, Resiliency, Guardrails, Backwards compatibility)
  • Log defects and co-ordinate with developers to resolve them
  • Setup and maintain test data
  • Provide end-user perspective for feature under test
  • Work closely with other teams for cross functional requirements and collaboration
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Address areas of improvements in the automation framework and workflows
  • Identify and implement QA processes in support of providing quality products
  • Educate new hires and team members on application, tools, technologies, processes
  • Follow community best practices and team SDLC guidelines

Expected competencies

  • Accountable - Always executes at a high level regardless of undertaking
  • Analytical - Examines multiple sources of information to assess problems/opportunities
  • Creative - Explores multiple, different, new and unfamiliar approaches as potential solutions
  • Customer Focused - Listens and asks questions to understand customer needs and evaluate situation
  • Collaborative - Openly and proactively shares perspectives and challenges ideas
  • Communication skills - Effective oral and written communication
  • Detail Oriented
  • Learning business and technical subject matter
  • Shows initiative
  • In-team influencing ability
  • Cultivates initiative in team mates


  • 10+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Strong fundamentals in front and back-end object-oriented programming, including proficiency in Javascript and React
  • Experience designing and developing front-end UIs
  • Familiarity integrating Restful APIs and an understanding of microservices architecture
  • Experience working with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Proficiency in cloud architectural concepts and best-practices specifically with Google Cloud Platform (experience with AWS or Microsoft Azure acceptable)
  • Sound SDLC skills, preferably with experience in an agile environment
  • Excellent English communication skills, with the ability to effectively interface across cross-functional technology teams and the business
  • Minimum B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

Additional Information

Our Benefits

  • Flexible working environment
  • Health insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Life assurance

About NielsenIQ

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company providing the most complete and trusted view of consumers and markets in 90 countries covering 90% of the world’s population. Focusing on consumer-packaged goods manufacturers and FMCG and retailers, we enable customers to defy what’s possible. How? We combine unparalleled datasets, pioneering technology, and the industry’s top talent to create insights that unlock innovation. Join us and change the landscape.

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