TheRole: Senior Automation QA Engineer (Selenium)

The Location: Hyderabad, India

Job Type: Full-time

Start Date: Immediate

The Team:

The team works in agile environment and adheres to all principles of Agile. As an Automation QA Engineer, you will work with a team of intelligent, ambitious and hard-working software professionals. The team is independent in driving all decisions and is responsible for the architecture, design and quick turnaround of development of our products with high quality.

The Impact:

  • Achieve personal objectives and contribute to the achievement of team objectives.
  • Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations and/or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Achieve Automation in Scrum team to fulfill Definition of Done
  • Implement CI/CD using by integrating Automation builds in Development Pipelines
  • Achieve the above intelligently and economically using QA best practices
  • Achieve insprint Performance using Jmeter or load runner

What’s in it for you?

Be the part of a successful team which works on delivering top priority projects which will directly contribute to Company’s strategy. Drive the testing initiatives including supporting Automation strategy, performance, and security testing. This is the place to enhance your Testing skills while adding value to the business. As an experienced member of the team, you will have the opportunity to own and drive a project end to end and collaborate with developers, business analysts and product managers who are experts in their domain which can help you to build multiple skillsets.

Responsibilities

  • Work in the agile environment and adhere to all QA best practices.
  • Perform automation, database and API testing for a wide range of enterprise applications.
  • Perform Performance in sprint using Jmeter or Load runner.
  • Attend and contribute in sprint planning sessions and design approaches to automate user stories within the same sprint.
  • Analyze product requirements and ensure the automation strategy is aligning a risk-based test approach mitigating risk exposure within all phases of testing; utilizing automated testing tools to continuously build automated regression test suite.
  • Active co-operation/collaboration with the teams at various geographic locations
  • Collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Provide prompt response and support in resolving critical issues (along with the development team)
  • Investigate new Testing Methodologies, keep abreast with latest advances/techniques and ramp up the team accordingly
  • May require after hours/weekend work for production implementations

What we’re looking for

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/PG degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent.
  • 5 to 7 years of strong experience in Automation QA or Application development
  • Proficient with software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies like Agile, QA methodologies, defect management system, and documentation.
  • Strong command on essential technologies: SQL scripting, PL/SQL, API.
  • Extensive experience in functional automation scripts using United-Functional-Testing (UFT)
  • Experience in Selenium / Java is a plus.
  • Experience in API testing using Postman / Ready API / Soap UI / Rest-Assured is a plus.
  • Experience with source control tools such as GIT, TFS and SVN
  • Experience with CI Engines (Jenkins, Hudson, Cruise Control) including distributed build system management and understanding of Pipeline system.
  • Good scripting skills on ANT and/or Maven, Shell, PowerShell, and Perl.
  • Understanding of relational databases and experience in creating SQL queries
  • Strong understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery concepts.
  • Should be able to create SQL queries that can parse and validate business rules/calculations across tables to ensure the maximum possible data coverage.
  • Excellent Analytical and communication skills are essential, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.
  • Ability to lead test efforts, motivate and mentor staff.
  • Working knowledge of Jmeter.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent Analytical and communication skills are essential, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.
  • Strong Automation script creation knowledge (UFT / VBScript)
  • Automation script creation knowledge with Java / Selenium is a plus.
  • API Automation Knowledge using Rest Assured and Ready API / Soap UI is a plus
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Knowledge of commodity markets, data, editorial content, and principles.