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QA Automation Engineer - II

Upstox

Full-time

On-site

Mumbai, India

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, IPOs, Mutual Funds, and more.

By focusing on our customers’ needs and equipping them with personalised 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 10 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. 

We have a team of highly skilled technology and finance professionals, and are currently looking for highly motivated field experts to be part of our high-energy team.

Job Title: SDET II

Job Description:

3-4+ years of Automation QA experience in web applications.

We are seeking a highly skilled QA Automation Engineer proficient in Java/Python with a minimum of 3 years of experience to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing automated test suites to ensure the quality and reliability of our software products.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Understand product requirements and plan test cases/strategies.

  • Develop and execute manual test cases based on functional requirements and user stories. 

  • Design, develop, and maintain automated test scripts using Java and Python, leveraging appropriate automation frameworks. 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to review requirements, specifications, and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.

  • Participate in sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and sprint reviews as part of an Agile development team. 

  • Perform regression testing to ensure the stability of software releases and identify potential defects.

  • Report and track defects using issue tracking tools and work closely with developers to ensure timely resolution. 

  • Continuously improve testing processes and methodologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Contribute to the development and maintenance of automated test frameworks to support ongoing testing efforts.

  • Timely delivery of test cases and conducting required tests (regression/sanity) to release builds on time.

  • Responsible for all aspects of quality assurance for a web application.

  • Demonstrated ability to respond positively to changing requirements.

  • Strong communication skills, able to handle challenging situations with diplomacy and grace.

  • Ability to identify problems or inefficiencies in the application and report them to improve user experiences.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. 

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in QA testing, with expertise in both manual and automation testing.

  • Strong proficiency in Java or Python programming languages. Experience with automation tools/frameworks such as Selenium, TestNG, JUnit, Pytest, or Robot Framework. 

  • Solid understanding of software testing concepts, methodologies, and best practices. 

  • Experience with test management and defect tracking tools (e.g., Jira, HP ALM). Ability to prioritize tasks and work effectively in a fast-paced, Agile environment.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with team members.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with web services/API testing using tools like Postman or RestAssured. 

  • Knowledge of front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. 

  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines. ISTQB or similar certification in software testing is a plus.

  • Previous experience in the financial industry or securities brokerage.

If you fit the above description, we would love to connect with you! APPLY NOW!

Upstox is an Equal Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.