Quality Assurance Engineer IV

Technology – Testing /
Full-time /
The Upstox Story:

Upstox is one of India's leading Fin-Tech companies with a mission to simplify trading & investing to make it easily accessible to the masses. We aim to enable everyone, from new investors to seasoned traders, to invest across multiple categories with our state-of-the-art trade & investment platform and commission-free pricing. We offer numerous asset categories to invest in, like Stocks, Digital Gold, IPOs, Mutual Funds, and more.  

By focusing on our customers’ needs and equipping them with personalized yet powerful tools, we witnessed a steep growth of 800% in our customer base from 25 Thousand in 2017 to 2 Lakh in 2019. With 1500% growth in 2020, currently, over 3 million customers trust us with their investment decisions, thus setting us on the course to become an industry-leader in the country. 

Our mission is simple - to break down the complexities of investing and make it more effortless, accessible, affordable, and easy for the masses to adopt. This key principle when infused with intuitive design and leading-edge technology will help us empower every Indian to take control of their investments. 

RKSV Securities was founded by Ravi Kumar and Shrinivas Viswanath in 2009 and was soon graced by Kavitha Subramanian as the third co-founder in 2016. Backed by Ratan Tata, Upstox had raised $4 million in Series A funding in early 2016 that was led by Kalaari Capital. The Series B funding round scaled multifold and witnessed an investment of $25 million by US-based investment firm - Tiger Global Management in September 2019.

Role: Quality Assurance Engineer IV

We are looking for a Manual cum Automation Development lead Engineer. The successful candidate will be leading one or more QA team/s and will be a single point of contact for all the releases, communications and various stats reports. The candidate would also help in creating frontend test scripts and run in a batch daily to verify the assigned Upstox product / Module end to end. Candidate also need to analyse automation test results and share across. The framework is based on Python and PyTest. This is a fast paced environment where the speed of Development and execution are paramount. Be a stakeholder point of contact from QA. This position needs to be very fluent in the manual testing process and take the production releases with the highest quality.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Along with Agile teams, develop and manage test strategies that will include approaches for test data, regression testing and automation methodologies to ensure higher quality delivery and test coverage.
Promoting QA standards and best practices across Agile teams
Possess the ability to work in a fast paced environment that supports production and maintenance level changes, Prepare test plans, test execution reports and tracking all the QA metrics.
Possess the ability to do high level impact analysis and test approaches for production and maintenance level software changes
Work with Scrum teams to complete root cause analysis and corrective action plans to ensure higher quality test coverage throughout the development and UAT development life cycles.
Advise and assist QA Manager on status, risks and their resolutions as they relate to testing and quality assurance
Drive and contribute to the Manual and Automation test strategy, scripts, and framework focusing on test architecture, re-usability, stability, performance, scalability, and related Quality/team metrics
Keep improving the automation test efficiency and script ability.
Design automated test coverage strategies based on release requirements.
Participate in peer reviews for test cases, design and code implementation.
Provide hands-on test support when necessary to verify front-end and back-end changes, user workflows, database, API, security, performance, mobile device, browsers
Providing continuous review and recommendations for improvement of processes related to status reporting/dash-boarding and QA Champion agility and improvement in test process
Collaborate and work closely with stakeholders from Product, Dev, Design for better quality Assess leadership and communication skills.
Evaluate the team by doing 1:1 meetings, provide constructive feedback.
Leading, mentoring and coaching junior staff – Be that “Go to Person”

Qualifications: Overall 8-11 yrs experience.

Minimum 5 years of experience in manual testing process, creating highly effective test cases using different testing techniques and expert in system, integration and regression testing.
Around 2 years of experience developing automation scripts in Python or Pytest framework.
Minimum 2 years of experience in leading the QA team/s.
Proficiency in, at least, one programming language ( Java, Python).
Solid understanding of Quality Assurance life cycle, methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source management, build processes (CI/CD Pipeline) and best practices
Ability to manage multiple and complex priorities, and to recognize when a change of priority is needed.
Ability to troubleshoot and think out of the box while writing test cases/scenarios - covering boundary, corner, edge, negative, positive cases.
Experience with Jenkins, Fiddler/Charles Proxy, Selenium, Android Studio/Xcode, TestNG / BDD.
Experience with tools like Jira, Xray, Confluence or any other equivalent test management and defect management tools.
Experience in defining automation test strategies and designing the automation framework.
Ability to analyse the production issues and able to simulate defects by creating required test data.
Good read and written English communication skills and good team player.
Self motivated, persistent, fast learner and innovative.
Preferred Qualifications:
Engineering degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
Having experience with Trading and the FinTech domain is an added plus.
Having experience in Mobile Apps (iOS & Android), Web applications.
Having flexibility in switching responsibilities between Manual and Automation.
Having knowledge/experience on RESTFul services