Software Quality Engineer - iOS

Bangalore, Karnataka
1. Engineering – QA and Automation
Full time
About the Role:

We are looking for an iOS quality assurance Engineer responsible for testing and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of iOS devices including mobile phones and tablet computers.

Your primary focus will be to test iOS applications (manual/automated) and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other product team and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated test plan, and the creation of quality products is essential.

The pace of our growth is incredible – if you want to tackle hard and interesting problems at scale, and create an impact within an entrepreneurial environment, join us!

Your Key Responsibilities

    • Review product requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.
    • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality test cases
    • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
    • Estimate, prioritise, plan and coordinate testing activities based on the sprint plan.
    • Design, develop and execute test automation scripts using open source tools on iOS applications
    • Generate/Manage test builds.
    • Defect tracking and management.
    • Perform regression testing.
    • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products.
    • Communicate with product owners, stakeholders and Engineering managers to identify system requirements.
    • Coordinate testing efforts with others.
    • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts.
    • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies.
    • Setup and maintain test environments

What to Bring

    • Proven work experience in software development.
    • Proven work experience in software quality assurance.
    • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
    • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases.
    • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing.
    • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools.
    • Knowledge of SQL and scripting.
    • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
    • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
    • Experience testing ecommerce products is a plus
    • Good understanding of OOPs concepts.
    • Good understanding on the REST APIs and its usage.
    • Hands-on in any of programming language like Java, Python etc.
    • Good understanding on iOS test build generation & management.
    • Should be able to manage with Xcode.
    • Good understanding on provisioning profiles & certificates & handling project targets
    • Good understanding on the continuous integration flow.
    • Good understanding on the use cases related to mobile apps.
    • Hands-on experience using appium.
    • Understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines.
    • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards.
    • Experience with performance and memory tuning with tools such as Instruments and Shark, depending on project needs.
    • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications.
    • iOS App performance benchmarking and optimization.
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial or SVN
At Hotstar, we have over 100 million users and capture close to a billion click stream messages daily. The engineering team at Hotstar is at the center of the action and is responsible for creating the unmatched user experience. Our engineers solve real-life complex problems and create compelling experiences for our customers.