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Quality Assurance Engineer I




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, 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 I

We are looking for a Manual cum Automation Development Engineer. The successful candidate will 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. Candidate will initially have to work on manual testing tasks to understand the product / domain, then to pitch in for automation on a need basis. This position needs to be very fluent in the manual testing process and take the production releases with the highest quality.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency.

Accurate test reporting to stakeholders and design process to improve test coverage.

Ensure that testability and quality are embedded throughout the software development and test life cycle.

Report issues as appropriate and follow up to get them to the closure.

Complete automation test, troubleshooting failure scripts and conduct test reports on time.

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.

Qualifications: Overall 1-3 yrs experience.

Experience in manual testing process, creating highly effective test cases using different testing techniques and expert in system, integration and regression testing.

Having experience/Knowledge in developing automation scripts in Python or Pytest framework or any other equivalent language and framework.

Experience / knowledge in working in Scrum - agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source management, and build processes (CI/CD Pipeline).

Ability to troubleshoot and think out of the box while writing test cases.

Experience or knowledge with debugging tools like Fiddler, Charles Proxy, Jenkins, Selenium, Android Studio/Xcode, TestNG tools.

Experience or knowledge with tools like Jira, Xray, Confluence

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:

Having experience or knowledge in Trading and the FinTech domain is an added plus.

Having experience/knowledge in Mobile Apps (iOS & Android), Web applications.

Having flexibility in switching responsibilities between Manual and Automation.

Having knowledge on RESTFul services