Automation Test Engineer
Company: IBM | Location: Bangalore | Exp: 5+ Years
As an Automation Test Engineer, you will build test plans, test scenarios and test data to support development projects and project requirements and design documents
An ambitious, self-directed individual, who can work proactively to march towards agreed targets and goals, ability to handle challenges and uncertainties. You are curious to learn as demonstrated by your up-to-date technical knowledge. You are a good team player and you are familiar with Agile methodologies and principles and/or have experience working in an Agile team. You will thrive in an open, dynamic, flexible, fun, spirited, collaborative environment; an individual who desires creative freedom and the opportunity to work in a high performing team.
Execute test cases/scripts/scenarios on schedule (Functional, Systems Integration, and Regression Testing), and open defects as needed
Your proficiency is measured based on production stability and the number of defects
Evaluate the functional and non-functional requirements for test-ability, and use suitable cases for automation
Develop/build test automation strategy and focus specifically on maximizing reusability for regression
Design, build and execute automated tests to validate data centric applications
Identify regression testing needs and create and maintain an Automated Regression Suite
Provide test execution reports
Work closely with architects to analyze the end-to-end scenarios, gather requirements, and design the test cases that needs to be automated
Maintain automated scripts utilizing the existing framework, adhering to coding standards
Suggest/explore alternate tools for automation to bring-in more productivity and coverage
Participate in troubleshooting and drive root cause analysis and resolution.
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Test automation with Java/Scala in high volume data engineering projects
Deep understanding in developing test scripts using tools like Selenium with Gherkins/Cucumber frameworks
Proficient in database fundamentals and exposure to complex SQLs. (DB2/Oracle/MySQL)
Hands-on experience with atleast one programming language (preferably Scala/Java/Python)
Experience working with big data technologies like Hadoop, Apache Spark
Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents for cloud-native applications with high volume data processing to create detailed, comprehensive test plan
Experience as Test Automation Specialist and act as Data Steward while being able to prepare test data with necessary support from BA/PO
Experience with source control management tools (GitHub, Jenkins)
In-depth experience with using Agile lifecycle management tools like Jira
Good to have expertise in programming languages like Java or Scala
Familiarity with Agile development along with experience in Cloud infrastructure like IBM cloud
Hands on experience with Data Analysis & Querying using SQLs and considerable exposure to ETL processes.
Expertise in testing Cloud native applications with High Volume Data processing.
Familiarity with load testing for multiple microservice components
Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management
Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications