Sr. QA Automation Tester(Python+Linux)

Product Delivery – Product Delivery /
Full-time /
We build breakthrough software products that power digital businesses. We are an innovative product development partner whose solutions drive rapid revenue, market share, and customer growth for industry leaders in Software and SaaS, Media and Publishing, Information Services, and Retail. Our key differentiator is our Product Mindset. Our development teams focus on building for outcomes and all of our team members around the globe are trained on the Product Mindset’s core values – Minimize Time to Value, Solve For Need, and Excel at Change. Our teams apply this mindset to build digital products that are customer-facing and revenue-generating. Our business-minded approach to agile development ensures that we align to client goals from the earliest conceptual stages through market launch and beyond.

In 2024, 3Pillar Global India was named as a “Great Place to Work” for the seventh year in a row based on how our employees feel about our company, collaborative culture, and work/life balance - come join our growing team

Job Description:
This role transcends traditional testing—it's about championing quality excellence and spearheading initiatives that ensure the delivery of impeccable products with a lasting impact. With your seasoned judgment, meticulous attention to detail, and commitment to excellence, you will lead by example, mentoring junior engineers and setting new benchmarks in quality assurance. If you're driven by a passion to make a tangible impact and lead quality initiatives at the cutting edge of product development, your journey starts here, at the heart of 3Pillar's Product Development realm.

Minimum Qualification

    • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in software quality assurance, demonstrating a track record of success in test strategy, planning, execution, and maintenance, including the creation of comprehensive test documentation.
    • At least 3 years of experience with automated testing tools (e.g., Selenium, Test Complete, QTP/UFT), including advanced scripting for automation and the development of custom testing frameworks.
    • Proven leadership in Agile and Scrum methodologies, with a solid ability to drive QA strategies within rapid development cycles and iterative testing environments.
    • Expertise in continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipelines, with a strong understanding of how to optimize automated tests for efficiency and speed within CI/CD processes.
    • Advanced proficiency in programming languages relevant to test automation (such as Python), demonstrating the ability to contribute to code base and automation scripts.
    • Deep knowledge of databases and SQL, with experience executing complex data validation and interacting with databases for comprehensive backend testing.
    • Proficient in defect tracking tools (e.g., JIRA, Bugzilla), with a strong track record in bug reporting, tracking, and resolution processes.
    • Exceptional collaborative skills, with proven experience working effectively with cross-functional teams, leading quality assurance efforts, and fostering an environment of teamwork and cooperation.
    • Outstanding communication skills in English, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate complex technical issues clearly to team members, stakeholders, and customers.
    • Highly self-motivated and detail-oriented, with proven ability to work independently and under pressure, managing multiple projects and priorities effectively.
    • Experience using the following: Linux, Jenkins, VMWare, Bash scripting, REST API
    • Previous debugging experience, Good networking knowledge
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a related field; equivalent practical experience considered.

Additional Experience Desired

    • Certifications in Quality Assurance, such as ISTQB Advanced Level, CSTE, or equivalent, demonstrating a commitment to the QA profession and mastery of best practices.
    • Significant experience in performance and load testing, using tools like LoadRunner or JMeter, with the ability to design, execute, and analyze tests to ensure application performance under various conditions.
    • Expertise in security testing practices, with knowledge of common security vulnerabilities and experience using tools (e.g., OWASP ZAP, Fortify) to conduct security testing and risk assessment.
    • Experience leading QA process integration across the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), enhancing team capabilities in delivering high-quality software from inception to deployment.
    • A strong advocate for process improvement and innovation, with a history of initiating and leading projects that enhance quality, reduce costs, and improve team efficiency.