Experience: 8+ years
Location: Hyderabad


Gaian Solutions, founded in 2006 by principals from DirecTV, Microsoft, HP specializes in offering solutions in the content distribution value chain. DVBC-C/S/T middleware, Programmatic AdTech, over the years, GAIAN has brought several innovative products and solutions to the market. Noteworthy projects and solutions are mentioned below:

  • First to deploy an IPTV/OTT solution on cruise lines
  • First to offer geo-targeted advertising on DVB-S2 in India
  • India’s Emergency Alert Platform for Ocean Weather with Autonomous TV Alerting services
  • First to offer AI based placement opportunity detection in OTT live sports
  • First to offer a full-service platform solution to ATSC 3.0
  • Winners of the IBC 2019 Award for the Tsunami Alerting platform

The GAIAN business model has evolved along the course of its corporate journey. In the early days of inception, GAIAN offered outsourced product development and consulting services to US based organizations. Of noteworthy mention here are Cox Cable, Alcatel Lucent, Hot Wire Communications, Worldplay, and Ericsson. Over the course of the last 5 years GAIAN has built up its own product stack.

Gaian Platform for the NextGenTV in the US is deployed at multiple broadcast stations and provides analytics and AI, ML based NextGen experiences to consumers across Education, Community services, Fund Raising, News, Smart City services and Dynamic Ad insertion to name a few.

Gaian is all about our people, our values and our way of doing things—intangibles that can't be measured or modelled in business terms but that truly make the difference. With close to 250 experienced software architects, consultants, project managers, software, broadcast and media engineers located worldwide our purpose is honoured each time we exceed our client’s expectations, each time an employee reaches his/her goals, and each time we contribute to the society positively and make it a better place

About Gaian Consultants:

At Gaian Consultants, we deal with offshore product development, outsourcing and consulting services, offering world class expertise in various verticals such as Product Engineering, Cloud computing, Big Data Analytics, Product development consulting services, Application Development, Application Test Services, Enterprise Application Integration, Remote Infrastructure hosting services, Mobile Apps, Media Platforms & Embedded Systems.

GAIAN Consultants is formed with a passion for excellence, uncompromising integrity and consistent high quality results.

About the position:

As a QA Lead, you will collaborate with developers and product managers to identify unambiguous software requirements, then plan, develop and execute strategies to get that software into customer’s hands in an efficient and high-quality fashion. You will be responsible for guiding and supporting a team of quality analysts and engineers to deliver new functionality. You will work as part of the team to support Customer. You will interact closely with multiple business partners and proficient with the below roles and responsibilities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Creating test strategies for projects, regardless of their size or complexity. This includes test needs, dependencies, tools, environment, risks, mitigation plans, and approaches.
  • Multiple types of testing and techniques: functional testing, regression testing, smoke testing, exploratory testing, etc.
  • Identifying, advocating, implementing, and enforcing the definition of best practices or process improvements.
  • Leading a team: Plan, delegate and audit work of fellow QA team members
  • Planning test efforts for projects: Evaluate project, develop test strategy & test plans
  • Agile Development - iterative development, scrum framework, kanban framework
  • Diagnose defects and track them from discovery to resolution.
  • Partner with engineering teams to stay informed of new technologies being introduced and to ensure that system components are designed for testability.
  • Respond to all requests from team members in a timely professional manner.
  • Review bug descriptions, functional requirements, and design documents
  • Work in parallel on more than one QA project at a time

The kind of people we look for:

  • 8+ years of overall hands-on testing experience. Must have a strong understanding of SDLC
  • Should be proficient in testing methodologies, techniques with hands-on experience in leading modules/ teams of at least 5 - 8 members.
  • Should be able to work actively on a project hands-on, besides providing guidance to the team
  • Should be able to plan/estimate/execute the testing effort by analyzing the user stories.
  • Manage team project allocations through coordination and facilitation of testing efforts, schedules, planning, and resources.
  • Ensure that the teams adhere to the principles, guidelines and best practices of the QA strategy as defined.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones planned for a release cycle
  • Good knowledge about the Database concepts, in-depth SQL query knowledge is a must
  • Having exposure to the Scrum methodology
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, test-planning and team management skills
  • Should have worked in an Agile /Scrum product development environment
  • Should have Excellent communication, Soft & analysis skills
  • Should be able to analyze the user stories, come up with test scenarios, author test cases/ scripts and execute the same.
  • Expert in Jira & Test rail
  • Should have good knowledge of Test management. Skills
  • Should be able to do peer reviews and should be able to help lead or manager in various reporting and documentation work
  • Should be able to generate test metrics and various test reports.

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