Senior Software Development Engineer in Test



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We show the world what people want.

Join GfK and help us shape tomorrow. As an NIQ company, we are the world's leading consumer intelligence firm, delivering the Full View™ on consumer behavior. We work to enable manufacturers and retailers better understand what consumers really want. Our name has inspired trust for over 89 years because we take pride in discovering new pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.

Job Description

Embark on a journey of professional growth and innovation with us! With a legacy spanning 89 years, we have consistently earned the trust of our clients through unparalleled expertise in solving decision-making challenges and driving growth through a profound understanding of consumer behavior and market dynamics. In 2023, the union of GfK and NIQ established us as a global leader in consumer intelligence, marking a pivotal moment in our evolution.

As a dynamic and diverse team driven by data and technology, we are dedicated to uncovering novel pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our team, and the global community. In this context, we invite skilled and passionate Software Test Engineers in Pune, India, to join Oomkar Pandit’s team.

We're actively seeking candidates who excel in automation, particularly those well-versed in Cypress/JavaScript or TypeScript. We prioritize individuals with a solid foundation in automation, specifically leveraging JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, Cypress, or Playwright as primary tools and languages.

You will

  • Participate in "3 Amigos" (Business, development, testing) - pair with the PO and Developer and create Acceptance Criteria for the user stories.
  • Review the acceptance criteria and identify the test scenarios.
  • Provide test estimates during sprint planning.
  • Create a pragmatic test plan to cover testing within all phases of software development.
  • Develop automated acceptance tests for the features.
  • Develop and implement integration, regression, and system tests for the new features.
  • Create and maintain test data and test environment needed for testing.
  • Log defects and track them to closure.
  • Conduct exploratory testing as part of every sprint.
  • Develop automated tests for non-functional testing.
  • Collect quality metrics for the product and enhance the testing process for continuous improvement.

You have

  • The ability to review user stories to ensure that the acceptance criteria stated are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable
  • 7 years experience as a Test Engineer, and at least 5 years experience in automation
  • The ability to work as an embedded tester in the context of a scrum team
  • The ability to evaluate the complexity of user stories, contributing to estimates during sprint planning
  • The ability to develop high-quality, maintainable, and performant test code
  • The ability to ensure test execution is appropriately conducted by cross-functional scrum team members
  • A good ability to judge when a proposed technical solution requires discussion and consensus within the cross-functional team
  • Good understanding of the software testing methodology and process of the development team and being able to fulfill the tasks and ceremonies required from software test engineers
  • Good knowledge of Exploratory testing techniques, Rapid software testing, Session-based testing, testing heuristics
  • The ability to triage issues found and report on progress
  • The ability to plan, execute, and validate tests across the full test spectrum (functional, non-functional, Infosecurity, integration, regression, smoke, UAT, and OAT)
  • The ability to identify opportunities to improve the quality assurance processes and actively contribute to test automation initiatives
  • Understanding of BDD/TDD methodologies
  • The ability to work in an automated test approach and page object design/facade/singletons patterns
  • Basic understanding of Micro-Services architecture
  • Knowledge of automated API testing
  • Experience in Acceptance Test Automation in Cypress or JavaScript-based test automation frameworks
  • The ability to work in CI tools like GitLab and cloud infrastructure like GCP

We Offer You

  • Dynamic and energizing work environment fostering collaboration and teamwork
  • Utilize cutting-edge digital technologies to stay at the forefront of innovation
  • Continuous training programs designed to enhance and support your professional development
  • Unlock avenues for both personal and career growth within our organization
  • Enjoy the flexibility of adjustable working hours (hybrid model)

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential. 

We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.

We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.

Learn more about how we are driving diversity and inclusion in everything we do on:

At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 19 days ago

City: NIQ Pune

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00022873