Vacancy Type:
25 (Ivy Software)

Job title: QA Manager

Location: Hyderabad

Function: Data

Reports to: Head of BI Product & Data Quality

No. of direct reports: 4

No. of non-direct reports: 0

Budgetary responsibility: N/A



Purpose of role

. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experience for our customers, revolutionizing the gambling space as we go. We're home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands, and with a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.


Our team is responsible for the delivery of data solutions and services across the Digital arm of our business. These range from owning an entire solution for data self-serve (Cubes) to provisioning a range of API-based services for Advanced Analytics initiatives. The QA Manager role is accountable for the quality assurance of all these implementations.


This role leads a team of testers, delivering manual and automated testing, ensuring that a quality product is delivered. The role is also tasked with delivering a cost-effective test capability, both from a team, test environment and process perspective.


The key objectives are to build core capability for Data testing, ensure the offshore development team in Hyderabad has the appropriate test capability, build an automated test capability, establish appropriate processes and practices within the team and provide comprehensive reporting to monitor and measure the quality output from the test cycles.


Your deliverables will instill confidence in the accuracy of our data-driven solutions and help our business leaders shape the strategic direction of the Business.


Key responsibilities


  • Devise and establish quality procedures, standards, and specifications
  • Define, own and drive the testing strategy
  • Create test plans, cases, and scripts based on business requirements and technical specifications
  • Shape and improve the QA and testing processes and team in line with continuous business and process improvement
  • Establish and ensure that a defect management process is followed during testing
  • Ensure that the right tools and technology are identified and adopted to support both Manual and Automation testing
  • Analyze and track QA-related artifacts and metrics for reporting and auditing purposes
  • Work with project stakeholders to determine the appropriate quality initiatives to implement during system development life cycles
  • Communicate quality standards and parameters to QA and development teams plus stakeholders.


  • Automation Testing
    • Responsible for defining and implementing the automation strategy across the teams
    • Create/Assist/Troubleshoot the development of Test Automation Framework, Standards, Procedures, Processes and Best practices as related to Test Automation
    • Maintain and guide Test Automation Suites Execution and undertake analysis of results to ensure that software meets or Exceeds specified standards and/or client and technical requirements
    • Define and report key performance metrics around automated testing
    • Develop and analyze new requirements and ensure new features are considered in test automation for a consistent experience across development


  • Management of a team
    • Line manage the QA team. Also, to manage any 3rd party or contracting testing resource
    • Prioritise work for team members
    • Mentoring and training of internal testing resources
    • Recruit and train/coach team members to align with testing objectives for manual and automation testing delivery
    • Complete timely and thorough annual performance reviews, career development plans and annual salary planning for direct reports


Specialist skills and experience


  • At least 10 years’ experience testing large scale solutions integrating with multiple source and target systems
  • Previous experience of line managing a team
  • Excellent analytic skills in identifying issues, bugs, defects, design errors and proven track record in aiding the development and design processes.
  • Experience defining and documenting test strategies and approaches
  • Experience implementing standardised testing processes and workflows across a team
  • Advanced level of expertise in database testing, including ETL, with excellent SQL skills
  • Advanced level of programmatic testing experience (APIs, services, Airflow DAGs) using appropriate tools
  • Previous success of establishing a test automation capability
  • Experience with a range of automated testing tools & bug tracking software
  • A good understanding of the BI development lifecycle
  • Understanding of data modelling
  • Experience of working within an Agile framework
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills


  • Experience with Teradata & Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a plus
  • Experience with OLAP/Tabular Cubes would be useful
  • Previous experience in Sports Betting and eGaming would be useful
  • Working knowledge of Dev/Ops and CI/CD principles and toolsets

Competencies / behaviours

  • Should have aptitude to question data needs and find data problems
  • User-focused individual who keeps the customer at the heart of everything you do, while having strong commercial awareness.
  • Agile and innovative with the tenacity to thrive in a constantly changing environment.
  • Data-driven. Base your decisions on facts rather than opinions.
  • A go-getter who isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty and dives into a project to achieve success by problem solving.
  • Eager to learn and aware that valuable information can come from both positive and negative results through experimentation.
  • Open-minded team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Continuous improvement mindset to drive improvements to team performance.
  • Friendly, knowledgeable, and motivational to others. Open to diversity in all shapes and sizes.

Diversity and equal opportunities:


As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong.


We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work.


Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference, all for the good of entertainment.




About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.