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Senior Automation Test Engineer
Posted on: 27th October, 2020 | Closed

Skills Java
Experience 3 years+ exp
Cost to Company INR 8.0L - INR 13.0L
Job Location Work remote – travel monthly/ quarterly once to Chennai office
Openings 10
How to apply Take a 3 hrs screening test organized by Gain Credit.
  • Opening time: Nov 16, 2020 12:30 PM UTC
  • Closing time: Dec 06, 2020 06:25 PM UTC
Note: You can take the test anytime between the given duration

Testing Engineers work closely with software developers and Engineering manager/scrum master by being part of the same team. This position involves defining, designing, and executing test cases/test suites/test scripts using a variety of technologies with a focus on delivering great quality of the product.


Basically, this position is for the base/component testing team across the sprint team. Majorly accountable for the automation infrastructure & new implementations. Apart from this following are required R & R for this candidature.


  • Responsible to check the feasibility of user stories, which could be automated or stay as a manual due to any limitations
  • Responsible for mentoring below level members to help them in understanding the product and processes.
  • Responsible to understand & designing/creating the test scenarios/cases with the help of testing pyramid for UI, API, batch jobs (If possible - performance & security) across all the user stories
  • Responsible to do proper sizing / estimating of the user stories in the respective sprint ceremonies
  • Responsible for providing technical expertise, e.g. proper use of test techniques in appropriate cases
  • Responsible to monitoring / creating test-data / dump preparation for execution
  • Responsible for Identifying the bugs and logging into Jira with complete details
  • Responsible to follow defined BLC to verify the fixes & guiding the fellow team members
  • Responsible for reviewing manual test cases/scenarios which were contributed by the team & signed off from PO
  • Responsible to step down to take up the below level R & R / step up for above level R & R in an emergency or when the team requires
  • Responsible for updating test cases based on the discovered defects
  • Responsible for bug classification & analysis
  • Majorly responsible for removal & control on duplication, deprecated, incomplete test scenarios / cases


  • Responsible for Automating current sprint user stories with defined DOD
  • Majorly responsible for mapping automation cases to manual cases (Once after the test case renovations)
  • Responsible to do peer-reviewing code / Automated cases done by the team
  • Responsible for enhancing the existing automated tests of CI pipeline
  • Responsible to debug the code on auto fixes
  • Running CI suites, analyzing the results, escalating issues on time, Reporting the bugs accurately with a complete level of details
  • Responsible for CI Post mortem

QA Metrics /Documentation:

  • Responsible to share Test coverage / Defect metrics @ Release / Monthly - Metrics
  • Responsible to contribute for QA Practises docs are created, updated, and maintained regularly
  • Majorly responsible to Create - Test plans, Test sign off & other testing related documents for all the releases

General Testing Practises & Governance:

  • Sharing knowledge via QA training session
  • Responsible to communicate across the teams & get the common QA testing practices & governances
  • Able to identify issues/risks in the work assigned early in the cycle.
  • Responsible to evaluate the existing testing process and suggest improvements in terms of adoption of new approaches which shorten test cycles, improve quality.

Innovations / Learning curve:

  • Participating / Creating in quick POC’s, Tool evaluations & quick implementations of new concepts
  • Contribution to an automation framework for different taxonomy of testing
  • Learning new technologies/tools & sharing with the fellow testing community


Education / Certifications:

  • Any Bachelor’s degree preferable in Computer Science and Engineering/Information Technology or equivalent technical degree
  • Any Technical certifications or ISTQB certification would be a plus.
  • Scrum Certification would be a plus.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a software testing environment (both manual and automation experience).
  • Minimum 3 years of UI testing – Selenium Web driver & any other UI auto tools
  • Minimum 2 years into API testing
  • Minimum knowledge on ETL, Performance & Security testing
  • Experience with SQL / MongoDB database management systems a plus
  • Experience with the SCRUM process is a plus

Tools & Technologies:

  • Basic knowledge/hands-on experience in Python / Java
  • Experience with UI Automation tools like Selenium & API Clients – Rest Assured, OKclient . HTTPClient, Pyrest Test, Siseta & Request etc
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