About Us upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale. upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build the careers of tomorrow. upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19 upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most sought-after startups in India upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India by FastCompany. We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech upGrad is the official education partner for Government of India - Startup India program too Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning About the Role We are looking for a technically curious, Software Development Engineer in Test to develop core test automation infrastructure to make testing cycles efficient. In this role, you will be responsible to develop UI and API level automation infrastructure that will simplify adding new automated tests, for the product team. This is a growing team, which makes for many opportunities to be involved directly with product management, development, sales, and support teams. Everybody on the team is passionate about their work and we’re looking for similarly motivated “get stuff done” kind of people to join us! Key Responsibilities Collaborate with cross-functional teams, Product Managers and Developers to define the project quality goals, testing strategy, test plan, and test cases Review test-design, guide other team members to improve quality, report product/solution quality, escalate if needed: be the gatekeeper for quality Build test automation infrastructure and automate test cases Engineering dashboards (e.g. JIRA) to provide insights into test cycles Be ready to adapt to the changing priorities Ensure tests are running in Continuous Integration (CI) model and moving towards Continuous Delivery (CD) goal Play well with others! Be a great teammate and help maintain our positive culture Knowledge and Skills 1+ years of relevant QA / SDET / Testing experience Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes Experience with anyone programming or scripting language (Java, Ruby, Python, C# etc) Exposure to any of web / mobile automation tools (Selenium Webdriver, Appium, Capybara, Calabash etc) Experience using defect tracking solutions (JIRA, Bugzilla, QC etc) Good to have Experience in API Testing, Security Testing and Performance Testing (JMeter, Gatling etc) Familiar with SQL and popular databases (Postgres, MySql etc) Experience in using Build automation tools (Maven, Gradle, bundler etc) Experience in using Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins, Hudson etc) Experience in using BDT frameworks (Jbehave, Cucumber, Lettuce etc) Worked on Agile Scrum/KanBan methodology
Responsibilities: Take an automation first approach to ensuring a high quality product is produced both from a (i) software perspective and (ii) in the eyes of our customers Cooperate with project teams to translate technical requirements into automated test solutions across all functional areas of our products to improve product test coverage and effectiveness Review product user interface for conformity to design guidelines Test new and existing features in detail and help us improve the experience of day-to-day users. Contribute to the definition, design and setup of test environments that can easily be setup, torn down and replicated within the context of the CI/CD pipeline Work with Software Development Engineers to understand the overall technical architecture and how each feature is implemented Should be adept at scrum and agile practices and apply them in day-to-day work Investigate and debug complex application and test issues, Work with fellow team members to diagnose, document, regress and track bugs and formulate solutions. Be comfortable doing technical debugging of potential software defects as you identify them Interpret and report testing results, meaningful development metrics and be a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process Technical Qualifications: 4+ years experience ensuring QA and automation for a product development organization which has delivered consumer oriented products Experience developing automation frameworks and tests in Python and Django related frameworks. Strong experience doing automation using Selenium and mobile testing tools like Appium or XCUITest for iOS platform CI/CD pipeline preferably using CircleCI Experience with performance testing tools such as JMeter Experience in Linux/Unix platform Hands-on experience with Agile technologies like Github, JIRA, APM Tools (preferably New Relic)Competency on the current software development practices and tools, including virtual environments, source control, remote development, issue tracking, product build and installation.