Software Engineer/Senior Software Engineer (QA - Automation)

Location: Ahmedabad, India

This position will be a part of the product engineering team with a fast-paced, highly collaborative start-up like environment, which will have the responsibility for the quality of software development and deployment, developing and performing automated tests to ensure the features developed are fit for purpose.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze user stories and use cases/requirements for validity and feasibility using test automation frameworks
  • Write moderately complex code/scripts to test end-to-end functionality spanning multiple services that includes front-end applications, middle, and back-end services across a variety of architectures and cutting-edge technologies, implementing test harnesses and infrastructure as necessary, automating repeated tasks, and building test coverage through existing or new infrastructure
  • Grey box testers rather than black-box testers, able to understand software internals, troubleshoot and debug problems using log files etc information, and write automated tests with scripts and/or user-level automated tools
  • Collaborate with QA Engineers to develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Test systems at the user level, both manually and with automation including performance and security testing
  • Detect, report and track software defects and inconsistencies
  • Lead/collaborate on improving engineering team's test coverage, release velocity, and production health
  • Collaborate with partner teams to understand customer usage patterns and develop test plans and suites that approximate real-world environments
  • Help drive the software development process towards quality-centric methodologies, always seeking to avoid defects or find them at the earliest stage possible
  • Should possess the skills to handle pressure and challenging deadline
  • Apply agile quality engineering principles throughout the agile product lifecycle
  • Conduct post-release/post-implementation testing
  • Provide support and documentation as needed

You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define product features, drive the system design and architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.

Skills Requirement

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science or a related engineering field
  • Solid experience working with Java, and automation tools (e.g. Selenium)
  • Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Engineer or similar role
  • Proven hands-on software development experience and knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code and strong knowledge of professional software engineering best practices like coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Motivation to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of quality of features
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles for building a scalable application
  • Strong knowledge of professional software quality assurance best practices for the full software development life cycle and tools
  • Ability to work independently in a fas- paced and agile development environment with minimal supervision
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, and analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to bring a fresh perspective to modern engineering practices and patterns
  • Strong ability to interact, communicate, present, and influence within multiple levels of the organization with a positive attitude
Experience required: 3-7 years

To apply for this position, please complete the form on this page and attach your resume.