Who are we? BlueOptima provides industry leading objective metrics in software development using it’s proprietary Coding Effort Analytics that enable large organisations to deliver better software, faster, and at lower cost. Founded in 2007, BlueOptima is a profitable, independent, high growth software vendor commercialising technology initially devised in seminal research carried out at Cambridge University. We are headquartered in London with offices in New York, Bangalore, and Gurgaon. BlueOptima’s technology is deployed with global enterprises driving value from their software development activities For example, we work with seven of the world’s top ten Universal Banks (by revenue), three of the world’s top ten telecommunications companies (by revenue, excl. China). Our technology is pushing the limits of complex analytics on large data-sets with more than 13 billion static source code metric observations of software engineers working in an Enterprise software development environment. BlueOptima is an Equal Opportunities employer. Whom are we looking for? Our groundbreaking work delivered our engineers, requires highly skilled and talented test engineers to verify and vet the solution. We are seeking a QA Automation Engineer, with a depth of experience automating software testing, to join our growing company and be a part of our success story. We are looking for individual with great attention to details, who is genuine, confident, committed and not only passionate about technology, but excited to work in a fun and friendly start-up environment. What does the role involve? As an experienced automation tester, youn will use Java & Selenium Webdriver to develop high quality test cases, including automation frameworks and performance tests. Write acceptance criteria alongside our talented team of developers, analysts and product owners, collaborate on technical solutions and communicating your goals and results. You will own the set up and management of data as well as the execution of tests, functionally through automated test suites. Our team’s goal is to display continuous improvement, and you'll play a big part in making this happen. Responsibilities include: Creating, Updating and Managing tests (automated) Work with Engineering & Product team to understand use cases and create tests Defect management Test Automation Framework - building & maintaining Own complex automation problems from planning through to implementation Provide automation analysis ESSENTIAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent Minimum 2+ years experience in writing and reviewing tests in Selenium Webdriver A strong understanding of automated software testing at a practical and theoretical level Experience of testing complex web applications (single-page web application preferred) Outstanding Knowledge of programming concepts and practices in Java Strong understanding of SDLC and testing phases and main high quality standards of delivery Excellent oral and written communication skills Familiarity with Windows and Linux environments Familiarity with browsers like Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox & Edge DESIRABLE SKILLS / EXPERIENCE: API Testing / knowledge of REST Principles / RESTful Web Services Understanding of testNg/JUnit Performance testing experience with JMeter or similar tools Knowledge of unit testing and mocking frameworks Experience automating tests for single-page web application Unix/Windows shell and related command line tools Experience managing task tracking and continuous integration systems like (Jira, Jenkins, etc) Why work for us? Competitive remuneration Stimulating challenges that fully use your skills Invent the wheel: Work on real-world technical problems to which solution cannot simply be found on the internet Working alongside other passionate, talented engineers Hardware of your choice Our fast-growing company offers the potential for rapid career progression
What do Microsoft, The Gap, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lockheed Martin, and top Open Source projects like JQuery have in common? They all use BrowserStack, as do over 25,000 other customers! BrowserStack is the industry-leading, cloud web and mobile testing platform that enables developers to test their websites and apps on different operating systems and mobile devices. Since launching in 2011, our mission has been bold yet simple: To be the testing infrastructure for the internet. 6 years and billions of tests later, we are ready for our next phase of hyper growth. Bootstrapped for the first 6 years, we continue to be profitable since inception with a near exponential growth in customers around the globe. Recently, we closed $50M in Series A funding from Accel Are you the one who can manage the tech roadmap of one of our products, end to end product development and ready to contribute to software product development strategy? Are you a hands-on manager and ready to contribute to design, development, architecture and solve complex engineering problems? Are you someone who can manage the engineering initiatives and bring fresh perspective to our engineering processes, build robust systems, ensuring delivery of product roadmaps, engineering culture, nurturing and helping engineers with these tough problems? Job responsibilities: Develop & deliver complex systems. You will be handling innovation and responsible for identifying areas of continuous improvement/betterment of product development lifecycle. Operate with scale and speed amidst flux, there is just a LOT happening @ BrowserStack Setup best practices for development and champion their adoption and at the same time Architect and design technically robust, flexible and scalable solutions Develop roadmaps for system and product growth, and then ensure timely execution and quality delivery Focus on details of software development, design, implementation and debugging Have high technical competence, strong technical background with track record of individual technical accomplishments – Ability to play the role of the architect for the team Work with designers, business analysts, and product managers to estimate and plan projects in an Agile environment Mentor your team! Our world-class software engineers are just getting started -- and as a manager, you guide the way and set-up examples by coming up with best design and solutions to complex engineering problems Create clear career paths for team members and help them grow with regular and deep mentoring; Perform regular performance evaluation and share and seek feedback You not only have the technical chops to roll up sleeves and provide technical leadership to major projects but also build and manage Leads along with their team of 7-10 top notch engineers REQUIREMENTS Strong grasp of scalable web back-end, streaming, full stack development, good experience in handling production and performance issues and all genres of platforms technologies Deep understanding of technologies and architecture in a highly scalable and available set-up Deep understanding & expertise with highly transactional, large relational and complex web/desktop based systems Experience hiring and growing a top notch engineering team, and scaling the organization. Start-up experience will be highly preferred Solid understanding of business processes and the application of technology to implement and thereafter streamline them Strong leadership and communication skills Hands-on experience in Developing, designing & scaling complex systems both horizontally & vertically Experience: 6-9 years of experience in good product based companies and preferably product start-ups A strong vision and excitement for contributing in growth of an amazing product start-up BENEFITS Our benefits include a competitive salary, bonus and equity program, 100% company paid medical insurance, a flexible and generous vacation policy, daily catered lunch, free snacks etc.