Company: ThoughtWorks | Location: Pune | Exp: 4-9 Years
At ThoughtWorks, testing (especially test automation and Agile testing) is central to our delivery methodology. ThoughtWorks has contributed significantly to Open Source testing tools, such as Sahi, Selenium and SharpRobo and we are at the forefront of automated testing practices. Our testing capability is amongst the most advanced in consultancies anywhere and we are frequently advising clients on testing strategies and tools. We are looking for sharp, forward looking individuals with varying levels of work experience with an aptitude for learning new domains and testing methodologies.
The key aspects of the QA Analyst role include:
A hands-on tester who is comfortable across a whole range of functional and cross-functional testing
Demonstrate experience with exploratory testing, not just working to test plans
Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking when developing tests
Experience testing multi-tier web-based applications
Understanding of full life cycle development right from the requirements gathering to delivery
Ability to triage failures, identify root-cause, and define corrective actions
Awareness of test automation and ability to spot points of value in the process
Using scripting to create automated tests
Experience with Open Source testing tools like Selenium
Feel comfortable working closely with developers, business and other quality analysts and clients in a highly collaborative environment
A knowledge of testing within an Agile development environment
Passion for technology and software quality
To rise to the challenge, you’ll need:
4 to 9 years experience in Testing (manual and automation) of business software applications
Experience with testing tools like Selenium.
Exposure to Basic Java / Python
Ability to write simple code to test applications
Awareness of basic OO programming (Classes/Methods, Etc.)
Knowledge of SQL
An interest in business domain and key business drivers influencing quality of software applications
The ability to work with Business Analysts and Project Managers to create and prioritize Test Plans.
Should possess demonstrable leadership thinking and expertise with testing methods, strategies, and tools
Ability to lead, mentor and guide team members.
The following are also highly desirable:
Experience of creating test frameworks and strategy, choosing automated testing tools and creating testing standards
Notions of configuration management, like SVN and GIT
Familiarity with automated deployment processes
A track-record of innovation in testing