Job Description for SDET (Test Automation - Selenium-Java) As a SDET you will work closely with development teams, project managers, business analysts and manual testers across different projects. Employment Type – Full Time - Permanent About us Founded in 2015 in Pune, vTEST (www.vtestcorp.com) is an independent software testing services firm based out of Pune, India and registered in Delaware, US. vTEST works with clients across the globe and employs Manual and Automation Testers to implement best testing practices for all types of testing. Our testers work from vTEST offices in Pune OR from our client offices across India and international locations. Once here you will? Some of the things that you can look forward to doing once you are here are: 1. Be part of Agile rituals like Feature elaboration/Estimation, daily stand-ups, release planning, Iteration Planning Meeting, Retrospective, Showcase, etc 2. Conduct detailed automation tests for each application being released and produce comprehensive reports. 3. Research new tools, methods and keep yourself up to date with the latest trends in test automation arena. 4. Own the test automation tasks for multiple projects simultaneously. 5. Recommend and implement test strategies that ensure best delivery to client. 6. Highlight risks for testing delivery to project manager, business stake holders. What does vTEST offer you? vTEST is a place unlike any other. It’s a place where you can solve diverse, complex challenges for our clients, alongside thoughtful, intelligent individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. We work hard, but we also intentionally craft moments that allow our community to pause, create, and connect. We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career. Perks include While some organisations offer you perks and benefits, we offer you the ‘vTEST Experience.’ An experience that gives you the opportunity to learn, innovate and have loads of fun. As we aspire to be an organisation where every meet-up that happens in Pune happens at vTEST. ng partner We organise series of technology events, hackathons, workshops and tech meet-ups to give our wiz kids the opportunity to interact with industry leaders and to also spread and rely on the expertise we possess. We do everything we can to make life here as easy as possible and do our best to take people's personal situations into account. Some of our key perks reflect our culture at vTEST: Technology: A company that promotes technology evangelism. Our constant endeavor is to continue to challenge our technology landscape and to pioneer the use and implement some of the coolest available technologies in the world. Learning & development: At vTEST, we believe in continuous learning and upgrading skills to have our testomaniacs at par with latest industry standards. All testomaniacs are encouraged to identify trainings, courses, sessions and conferences that they would like to attend. We sponsor INR 5000 per annum for each testomaniac to attend trainings, seminar, and conferences on prior approval from Team Lead and HR. Industry Connects: We provide a lot of opportunities for our employees to interact, learn and collaborate with thought leaders and evangelists in the industry through many connects, meet-ups and workshops that we conduct in our organisation. We also encourage our folks to publish papers, present at various conferences and even write books and are open to provide all kinds of support required in such endeavors. Thank God It’s Friday (TGIF): Each testomaniac is required to speak on tools, technology, domain on alternate Fridays as a part of our TGIF Series. We love to share what we know and TGIF is the best platform where we have all our testomaniacs connected and participate for the next generation of testing. Choose your own work days and work hours: We work for 9 hours per day typically from 10am to 7.00pm IST Monday to Friday. However, you are free to decide your own working hours and sometime working days too like Tuesday to Saturday, Sunday to Thursday. For testomaniacs working out from client office, they are required to follow the workdays, timings and holiday calendar as per client location. Sabbaticals: We promote leaves for a purpose. Employees can take an unpaid sabbatical for a maximum of 3 months, to set up their own business or for higher education. Relevant experience - Minimum qualifications: Total IT Experience: 3 to 7 years Education: MCA or BCA or any Computer Degree. Good experience in manual testing of at least 1 of web applications, clientserver applications, mobile apps At least 2 year experience with test automation using any tool like Selenium WebDriver with Java Good understanding of operating system concepts, databases, system architecture and performance testing concepts Good understanding of SDLC, STLC and different project methodologies Good understanding of test plan, test cases writing/reviewing, effort estimations & test strategy Strong analytical skills with excellent troubleshooting approach Good verbal and written communication in English Excellent documentation skills and able to explain application workflow, system design, defects and functionality in clear and concise manner Able to work independently and multi-tasking Preferred qualifications: Managerial or Lead experience is not desired as this is an individual contributor role. Experience with any scripting language is a plus. Any testing certification such as ISTQB, CMMi standards, Agile and Scrum knowledge.