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Senior Test/QA Automation Engineer

About ScaleArc

Recently named a Gartner Cool Vendor, ScaleArc is the leading provider of database load balancing software to enable zero downtime for apps in a database environment. The ScaleArc software inserts transparently between applications and databases, creating an agile data tier that provides continuous availability and increased performance for all apps. Our customers also gain instant database scalability and a new level of real-time visibility and control for databases, both on premise and in the cloud. ScaleArc customers include Microsoft, Dell, Virgin America, Autodesk, and Nasdaq.  Learn more about ScaleArc, our customers, and our partners at www.ScaleArc.com.

Position Overview

ScaleArc puts quality above everything else.  Our Testing/QA team is the custodian of that quality while it is the responsibility of everyone in the engineering organization. We are constantly striving to raise the bar for test automation in the organization. As a senior Test/ QA automation engineer you will ensure that we innovate to build scalable and reliable test automation and nightly regression infrastructure while expanding our arsenal of automated tests for higher code coverage. Our ideal candidate is someone who has designed and implemented automated tests, and test scheduling and test management infrastructure for big data/ databases and/or other massively concurrent enterprise products. You should love big-data and be passionate about discovering scalability, availability, and manageability issues in a web-scale client-server ecosystem. You must thrive in a fast paced, high-energy, startup environment. You must be motivated to make aggressive commitments and deliver disruptive high-quality products to market on time. Innovation and technology must excite you, as must a disciplined, process-oriented product development. You must be comfortable collaborating with, and driving offshore teams.

This position is based in Mumbai, Pune and reports to the QA Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Architect, design, implement, test, and maintain automated tests and test automation infrastructure for delivering high quality ScaleArc product releases, patches, and hot fixes on time.
  • Collaborate with the other engineering teams to understand the feature/ product specifications and create test plans and test specifications for various releases.
  • Work with the product management to define the exit criteria for major and minor releases and integrate them into test plans.
  • Stay ahead of the technology curve and make recommendations about testing tools and technologies to build current and future products.
  • Lead the QA process entirely from product design phase to final product release.

Required Skills 

  • 4+ years of strong automated test case and test infrastructure development for databases, networking, and scalable client-servers systems.
  • Solid experience of test case management, code coverage, and defect management (bug databases) tools, test scheduling, test resource management, test run analysis, and regression environments.
  • Knowledge of Linux and operating systems concepts.
  •  Debugging and Troubleshooting source code would be a plus.
  • Working experience of coding in PHP/Python or any other scripting language(s)
  • Bachelor’s degree (in CS) or higher.
  • High energy and motivation.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to lead technical discussions and mentor other test/ QA engineers

Benefits

We offer market-competitive benefits as well as generous stock options.

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Only qualified candidates. No recruiters please.

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