Senior Manager - Verification & Validation

Schneider Electric Bangalore, Karnataka

About the Job

Senior Manager - Verification & Validation

Schneider Electric Power Solution is looking for a dynamic leader that is driven by results and operational efficiency that will be leading the test engineering team for Power Meters/Insulation Monitoring devices. Direct experience in product development is essential. Background in Agile methodology and test automation is a plus.


  • Accountable for ensuring the right competency and capabilities of teams to execute Functional, Product, System Verification and Product & System Validation across multiple Product Lines. Additionally accountable to ensure that the right competency for all certification related objectives for the products are met. Typical activities are understanding offer requirements, developing test strategy, driving the test execution.
  • Ensure that the lab is evolved to a start of the art facility which is scalable to support verification & validation of all products.
  • Driving the V&V team's Transformation focused around test processes & methods, Automation being central to the DevOps mission, Domain, System Engineering and Agile deployment.
  • Team management (including budget & resource planning)
  • Leader who enables Agile Transformation across the organization and specifically within the V&V Organization.
  • Overall labs infrastructure management (Asset maintenance etc)
  • Collaboration with internal & external teams / labs.
  • Explore test / business opportunities by building new automation platforms.
  • System level testing with SW systems to be integrated into the validation culture.
  • Ensure right test processes / methods are in place - continuously evaluate and improve the process flow.

Required Experience

  • Working experience with Electrical / Electronic / Energy management products or solutions (10-17 years)
  • Strong understanding of product development life cycle (Hardware, Firmware - Integration testing etc), knowledge on different industrial communication protocols (MODBUS, Ethernet, IEC 61850, BACnet etc).
  • Good understanding of product development life cycle (Agile methodology, Integration testing etc).
  • Experience with leading/mentoring test projects in an embedded product development environment
  • Demonstrated working experience with multi sited teams in different time zones & experienced with knowledge transfer process
  • Ability to handle test equipment independently - CRO, AC/DC power sources, network devices etc
  • Results oriented team player. Own responsibility & be self-motivated
  • Excellent oral & written communication in English
  • Be a team player - should be able to work closely with test leads / peer groups / architects & design teams