Senior QA Automation Engineer II

  • Pune
  • Clear Ventures
Aera Technology is the Decision Intelligence company. We deliver innovation and services that enable enterprises to operate sustainably, intelligently, and efficiently. Our platform, Aera Decision Cloud™, integrates with your existing systems to digitize, augment, and automate decisions in real time. Aera helps enterprises around the world transform decision making – delivering millions of recommendations that have resulted in significant revenue gains and cost savings for some of the world’s best-known brands. We’re looking for a talented Automation QA Engineer who is passionate about test automation. This is an excellent opportunity for people who enjoy working on the full cycle of test automation, including risk analysis, creating automation strategies & plans, creating & executing automation suites and automation scripts, finding/logging/verifying defects, supporting releases and helping with on-going product maintenance. The candidate hired for this position will be a part of a highly collaborative team that works with innovative technologies in a fast-paced, creative and fun environment. You will be working with automation team along with developers, designers, product managers who appreciate each of your bugs – imagine that! You will play a very important role in ensuring the quality and excellence of our product. Responsibility Define and create functional test scenarios, regression tests, negative and usability testsReport the progress of test execution and provide timely communication on the test results to key stakeholders on a regular basisFile defects with appropriate supporting information for development to investigate and prepare a fixWork with Developers during the product life cycle, participate in the Agile/SCRUM processCooperate with UX, UI and PO for specifications, user interaction and graphic designWrite automated tests over existing automation frameworksWork according to high execution standards, while adhering to project goals andensuring high qualityWork smoothly with local and remote R&D teams, while keeping high visibilityand effective communicationBe a vocal champion for quality in every phase of the development processPerform software compatibility tests with different software configurations on multiple platforms.Work with our Customer Success team on investigating customer-facing issues and drive issues to closurePerform production post-deployment validations, test and coordinate deployment of the hotfixes Nice to have Strong knowledge of software development life cycle and SQA methodologies and practicesMeticulous attention to detail8 to 10 years of overall experience in testing Web-based applications, including 3 years in test automation using Selenium, Java, TestNG etc.Analytical, problem-solving, and creative thinking skillsGood knowledge of OOP, Java, Selenium WebdriverGood experience of writing Selenium scripts and strong Java programming knowledgeUp to speed with modern software engineering tools: version control systems (Git), issue tracking (JIRA), test management (TestRail), build systems (Gradle/Maven), test tools (TestNG/JUnit), continuous integration (Jenkins) etc.Good knowledge of creating and executing SQL queries and parsing DB results as required experience with API testing, RESTful web services, RESTAssured with JSON payloadsStrong sense of ownership, passionate, fast learner, detail-oriented, analytical mindset, perfection seekerExcellent written and verbal communication, people and collaboration skillsAbility to effectively work and communicate with cross-functional teams in multiple locationsSelf-motivated with an ability to manage multiple tasks with minimal supervisionExcellent communication and documentation skills, strong analytical, problem solving and creative thinking skills Nice to Have Experience working with a globally distributed teamExperience with multi-tenant SaaS applications If you share our passion for building a sustainable, intelligent, and efficient world, you’re in the right place. Established in 2017 and headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're a series D start-up, with teams in Mountain View, San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune (India), and Sydney (Australia). So join us, and let’s build this! Aera Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Benefits Summary At Aera Technology, we strive to support our Aeranauts and their loved ones through different stages of life with a variety of attractive benefits, and great perks. In addition to offering a competitive salary and company stock options, we have other great benefits available. You’ll find comprehensive medical, Group Medical Insurance, Term Insurance, Accidental Insurance, paid time off, Maternity leave, and much more. We offer unlimited access to online professional courses for both professional and personal development, coupled with people manager development programs. We believe in a flexible working environment, to allow our Aeranauts to perform at their best, ensuring a healthy work-life balance. When you’re working from the office, you’ll also have access to a fully-stocked kitchen with a selection of snacks and beverages.