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Test Leader

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6979657
Company Name
The Nielsen Company US LLC
Physical Address
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Chicago, IL 60606
Job Description

Test Leader?-?48595

Technology and Engineering?-?USA?Chicago, Illinois?

NIELSEN CONNECT TECHNOLOGY
Think about the billions of purchases that consumers make every single day around the world. Imagine trying to make sense of the trillions of data points that represent these purchases. From a family doing online shopping for household essentials to a quick run to the supermarket, Nielsen is measuring the entire consumer path to purchase.?
Nielsen is a multinational company working with the world?s largest brands across the world to inform them on where and how their best customers are shopping. The challenge is that this is a moving target and a complex problem. With the commerce landscape shifting constantly, only Nielsen has the span and caliber of data to make sense of what drives a consumer to make a purchase.

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TEST LEAD
So where do you fit here? Nielsen technology projects, like our clients, span the globe and require managers that can connect the dots for the big-picture strategy. We are building out our End to End Test team to consist of highly motivated, analytical, and dynamic individuals to achieve our goals in Buy Technology. ?
As a Test Lead at Nielsen, you will be part of this organizational transformation, driving quality for large, complex programs delivered on our Connect Platform. You will not only lead high-visibility initiatives throughout the project lifecycle, but will also manage a team of testers that will develop automation and execute regression scripts. Your team?s projects will cut across time zones, clients, and technologies and it will be your job to motivate, allocate work, manage execution, and communicate to senior stakeholders.?
At Nielsen, we empower our Test Leads to drive results and change. If you thrive in a high-energy environment, and love the idea of working across every business function, you could be a great fit for our team!

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RESPONSIBILITIES:
? ?Drive integration between Tech teams through comprehensive test plans and schedules as needed, based on the needs of the business, also communicating with business & app dev leadership to ensure cohesion on program test plans, direction and changes, and the test readiness of the program releases.?
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?Responsible for managing the Test plan and execution activities for one or more highly complex program(s) consisting of multiple projects and streams with focus on the integration and end-to-end testing efforts.
? ?Define, design, and implement Test framework including design; test execution;testing best practices; and methodologies and standards.
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?Develops the program test plan, supporting business case, quality expectations, and various enterprise wide testing plans.?
? ?Allocate work to and provide coaching to a team of 3-5 testers, responsible for execution of test deliverables and creation of automated and integrated scripts, in an Agile and SAFe environment.
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?Prototype software test tools and strategies and incorporate reusable assets to support both Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery models.

QUALIFICATIONS:
? ?8+ years in a test lead or similar role, driving teams of resources to deliver large projects across operations, technology and/or engineering
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?End to end test strategy creation and test plan creation/execution across multiple technical components required to deliver one to many initiatives
? ?Experience automating functional, integration, and regression testing using tools such as Selenium, Katalon, or Appium
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?Practical experience with agile techniques and tools, such as JIRA and Confluence
? ?Superior communication skills, including interpersonal, verbal, presentation, written & email
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?Proven ability to influence & gain buy-in at multiple levels, across divisions, functions and cultures; including senior-level management and virtual teams
? ?Ability to prioritize, manage, and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously; highly motivated and able to work against aggressive schedules
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?Strong bias toward action; flexible, resourceful, and able to operate effectively within a dynamic, fast-paced environment
??? ?Preferred: data warehousing or data science experience

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EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or a related field

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ABOUT NIELSEN

We?re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we?re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what?s happening now and what?s coming next for our clients. Today?s data is tomorrow?s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That?s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We?re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what?s next with us at Nielsen: careers.nielsen.com

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type:?Regular?

Primary Location:??Chicago,Illinois?

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Travel: ?No?


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