Consultant - Identity Engineering & Automation

General Mills

General Mills

powai, mumbai, maharashtra, india
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Job Description

India is among the top ten priority markets for General Mills, and hosts our Global Shared Services Centre. This is the Global Shared Services arm of General Mills Inc., which supports its operations worldwide. With over 1,300 employees in Mumbai, the center has capabilities in the areas of Supply Chain, Finance, HR, Digital and Technology, Sales Capabilities, Consumer Insights, ITQ (R&D & Quality), and Enterprise Business Services. Learning and capacity-building is a key ingredient of our success.

Shift Timings - Regular

About General Mills
We make food the world loves: 100 brands. In 100 countries. Across six continents. With iconic brands like Cheerios, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Nature Valley, and Häagen-Dazs, we’ve been serving up food the world loves for 155 years (and counting). Each of our brands has a unique story to tell.

How we make our food is as important as the food we make. Our values are baked into our legacy and continue to accelerate us into the future as an innovative force for good. General Mills was founded in 1866 when Cadwallader Washburn boldly bought the largest flour mill west of the Mississippi. That pioneering spirit lives on today through our leadership team who upholds a vision of relentless innovation while being a force for good. The awards and recognition we’ve received showcase our commitment to be a force for good:

• World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune 2022
• America’s Most Responsible Companies, Newsweek 2022
• 100 Best Corporate Citizens, 3BL 2021
• Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, Human Rights Campaign 2022
• 100 Best Companies, Seramount 2021
• Diversity Best Practices Leading Inclusion Index, Seramount 2021
• Best Companies for Dads, Seramount 2021
• Best Companies for Multicultural Women, Seramount 2021
• Top 10 Companies for Executive Women, Seramount 2021
• Military Friendly Employer Bronze, VIQTORY 2021
• Best Place to Work, Canada, Greater Toronto, 2021
• Top 50 – India’s Best Workplaces for Women, 2021
• Top Workplaces in Brazil, 2021
• Asia’s Best Workplaces, 2021

Hungry for What’s Next
We exist to make food the world loves, and it shows. Our passion for people, doing good and creating delicious food has energized us for over 150 years. Breaking away from the pack is how we win, so we need your unique perspectives: your quirks, ‘crazy’ ideas, rigor and insatiable curiosity to make it happen. We want people who constantly experiment, embracing the new and bold, who keep pushing to turn ideas into reality, no matter how big or small. We’ve learned becoming the undisputed leader in food means continuously reshaping, reimagining and rebuilding— that only happens when you surround yourself with those who are hungry for what’s next.

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General Mills India Centre
General Mills India Center (GIC) operates out of Mumbai and supports the global operations of General Mills. The center was established in 2005 and has grown in strength. Today, we are a vibrant and diverse team of over 1500 employees that come together to champion business services for the various global entities of General Mills in the areas of Business Operations, Analytics Consulting, Logistics, Finance, IT Development & Technology Consulting, Consumer & Market Intelligence, Sales Capabilities, Research & Development.

Digital and Technology team
Digital and Technology is the largest team in GIC, which focuses on understanding the latest and innovative trends in technology and leading the adoption of cutting-edge technologies at General Mills. The team closely collaborates with global business teams to understand business models and assess where technology can leveraged to bring efficiency and disruption. Be it AI/ML, Data Science, IoT, NLP, Cloud, Infrastructure, RPA and Automation, Digital Transformation, Cyber Security, Blockchain or Enterprise Architecture, GIC Digital and Technology has something for every technology enthusiast who wants to work here. Our MillsWorks initiative is where we bring agile@scale delivery model to life. Here, business and technology teams work cohesively in pods as ONE team, driven by a singular mission and focused on delivering value for the Company. Our employees, who work on large technology projects of strategic importance, are the Digital Transformation change agents.

Our service partnerships and employee engagement are centered on advancing equity and strengthening communities. We believe in an inclusive culture and trust in the power of people who have a passion for learning and growing with technology. We believe in “Work with Heart”. Work with Heart is focused on results, not facetime. If you are passionate about the latest in technology and want to make an impact on the digital transformation journey of a Fortune 500 company, we're waiting for you.

Cyber Security Team
Cyber Security is a critical part of Digital and Technology function. We leverage the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, key cybersecurity partners, and external benchmarking to guide the development of our program. Cybersecurity risk is managed as part of enterprise risk at GMI. We assess technical cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities and provide recommendations to mitigate them. We design and manage cybersecurity infrastructure, identities, and controls and we monitor for any threats and ensure timely and comprehensive response to cyber-attacks. We also measure and report compliance to cybersecurity policies and standards.

Job Overview
Role: Consultant
Location: Mumbai
As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and implementing quality assurance processes and procedures to guarantee the high performance and reliability of our software products. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including software developers, product managers, and designers, to ensure that our products meet or exceed industry standards and customer expectations. Your attention to detail, analytical mindset, and passion for delivering superior software will drive our success in providing top-notch solutions to the business.

Role Responsibilities
60% of Time Development and Deployment
• Develop and execute comprehensive test plans, test cases, and test scripts to assess software quality and functionality.
• Conduct functional, performance, usability, and regression testing to identify defects and ensure the integrity of software releases.
• Collaborate with the development team to review product requirements, specifications, and design documents to provide valuable input on testability and quality improvements.
• Perform thorough analysis of test results and provide detailed reports to the development team, highlighting issues, risks, and recommended corrective actions.
• Participate actively in the software development life cycle (SDLC) to contribute to the early identification and resolution of quality-related issues.
• Identify areas for process improvement and propose innovative solutions to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of quality assurance activities.
• Stay updated with industry best practices, emerging technologies, and trends in software quality assurance and incorporate them into our testing processes.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish quality metrics, monitor software performance, and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
• Act as an advocate for quality assurance by promoting a quality mindset and championing quality across the organization.

25% of Time Operational Management and Support
• Responsible for maintenance and support of the SailPoint IIQ platform and other SailPoint technologies, as applicable
• Collaborate with the IAM Lead Engineer/Developer to plan and implement bug fixes, patches, and upgrades
• Initiate continuous improvement opportunities to streamline and automate operational work
• Resolve day-to-day issues to ensure that SailPoint IIQ is meeting end-user requirements and expectations

15%of Time Projects / Consultation
• Support projects that impact all facets of identity access management
• Collaborate with all members of the security team to deliver key priorities
• Initiate/plan out automation processes through multi-department collaboration
• Continuously develop knowledge of evolving identity and automation best practices through self-development and other educational opportunities

Must - have technical skills and experience
• Experience deploying Identity and Cyber Security process automation, in complex and diverse customer environments, with multiple types of application servers and operating systems, preferably including Apache Tomcat, JBOSS, Windows, and Linux
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of Information Security, Identity Access Management (IAM), and SailPoint technologies (IdentityIQ Connectors, Advanced Processes, Reporting and Infrastructure).
• Proven Identity Access Management experience
• Experience working with multiple IAM related technologies such as Active Directory, LDAP, and SaaS applications
• Extensive experience developing in Java and/or BeanShell
• Experience with other supporting technologies such as PowerShell, Microsoft SQL Server, JIRA, Terraform, Github Code Flow Development
• Object Oriented Programming (OOP) methodology and application
• XML and JSON Data Structures and Authentication Standards
• Branch Based Code Management and Logging Frameworks
• Knowledge and experience with ServiceNow ITSM and Workday a plus
• Proven work experience as a Quality Assurance Engineer or in a similar role.
• Strong knowledge of software testing methodologies, tools, and processes.
• Proficiency in designing and executing test plans, test cases, and test scripts.
• Experience with automated testing frameworks and tools.
• Solid understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Good to have skills
• Familiarity with programming languages such as Java, Python, or C++ is preferred.
• Certifications in quality assurance or testing (e.g., ISTQB) are a plus

Skill proficiency expectations

Expert level

Intermediate Level

Basic Level

· Experience in Writing Object-Oriented-Programming in Java, C#, or equivalent language

· Familiarity with Node (JS/TS/Angular/React/Vue)

· SQL (Microsoft SQL Server / Postgres)

· NoSQL (MongoDB)


· Identity Platforms (Sailpoint / Oracle Identity Management / Okta)

· Directory Services (Active Directory / LDAP)

· Ticketing Systems (ServiceNOW)

· Terraform (IaC)


· Knowledge of GIT (CI/CD Tools)

· Software Programming and Analysis

· Gathering Requirements

· Designing Test Cases and Unit Tests

· Create Testing Standards and Reusable Test Patterns

· Product Owner Collaboration


· Experience in Writing Object-Oriented-Programming in Java, C#, or equivalent language

· Familiarity with Node (JS/TS/Angular/React/Vue)

· SQL (Microsoft SQL Server / Postgres)

· NoSQL (MongoDB)

Data Structures:




· Junit5 or equivalent

· Selenium

· Playwright

· Log4J / Logback / SLF4J


· Google Cloud Project (GCP)

· Microsoft Azure

· OT devices, applications, protocols and architecture


We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.