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Principal Validation & Testing Engineer,India IT - (1803763) in Bangalore, IN at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


Under high level supervision creates and executes test cases for large computer systems and integrated systems to verify that

the documented requirements of the system(s) have been successfully met and that all potentially affected systems will

operate as expected once deployed to the production environment. Provides analysis and input to derive testing strategy, test

planning, execution and remediation. Performs primary role for projects in formulating and articulating testing approaches and

in leading testing strategy review sessions. Works with other teams to ensure accurate and timely communication around and

delivery of assigned tasks in order to ensure that end-products will perform as expected upon release to production. Ensures

that software defects or issues are documented completely and in a timely fashion to support decision making performed by

management and project stakeholders.


 Authors test cases for larger computer systems within the scope of a broader defined testing strategy and is typically

involved in test strategy development for projects and systems.

 Authors test cases for larger computer systems and complex multi-system integrations and works with other members of

the project team to gain necessary input and execute appropriate revisions to ensure accurate and complete software

testing activities.

 Ensures creation of test data to support test case execution and supports creation and maintenance of libraries of

reusable test data sets.

 Executes test cases and logs/retests issues found.

 Performs internal peer reviews of test cases from other Analysts prior to and following execution as required to ensure

issues/errors with the test scripts are identified and resolved.

 Leverages automated testing tools for test planning and management, test case authoring, test case execution and

issue/defect tracking.

 Performs review of deliverables produced by other members of the IT department throughout the Systems Development

Life Cycle, for completeness and detail ensuring the specifications are of a high quality and can be used to write test

scripts. May participate in technical meetings with Business Analysts and Developers.

 Reviews requirements specifications for testability and verifying/ensuring traceability of testing to requirements and viceversa.

 Typically involved in the project-planning phase of a computer system and be required to provide work estimates.

 Reports status, progress and concerns in a proactive, consistent and accurate manner to senior SVT team members and

to the IT Project Manager directly or via Manager. May serve as testing lead for a project.

 Occasionally mentors junior members in the team. May provide input as to courses of action on some human resources

matters, including transfers, hiring, professional development, performance appraisals, and position description


All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).


 Possess fine-tuned analytical skills and be very detail oriented.

 Ability to deconstruct problems/systems into smaller components; organize components as part of larger system.

 Demonstrate and articulate the application of logical, analytical thought to a testing issues

 Excellent oral/written interpersonal skills; user focused; work well with team members.

 Very strong knowledge/skills around test case creation and test execution; ability to create and execute test cases as part

of broader testing strategy. Test case creation and execution would be for discreet portions or multiple portions of larger

sized systems that are complex and may interface with other products.

 Ability to author and execute test cases as well as to assist in authoring test plans and strategies and coordinate testing

and testing assignments. Requires minimal technical instructions and guidance with complex tasks.

 Solid understanding of relational database theory, multi-tiered application architecture and related testing strategies.

 Knowledge, use and understanding of the CSV and SLC processes; and, the ability to mentor

Job Requirements


 Bachelor’s Degree in computer science preferred; or equivalent combination of education and training

 With a minimum of 6 to 8 years of experience in IT industry in respective field of work


 Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech

 Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

 Regular sitting for extended periods of time

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1803763