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Principal QA Engineer
Brand: SumTotal
Req#: 509917
# of Positions: 0
Updated: 11/14/2019
Job Type: Regular
Location: Hyderabad India (DivyaSree)
Category: Engineering
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Job Description



Position Title: Sr. QA Engineer


Reports to:       Software Manager


Department:     Software Development







Skillsoft is the global leader in eLearning – we train more professionals than any other company in the World, over 400 million learners and currently supporting more than 6000 customers including half the Fortune 500!


We have recently released our next generation SaaS platform solution – Percipio, the industry’s first immersive eLearning platform. This is the realization of our vision that brings together technology and product to build the most beautiful product possible. You will be working with us to extend our vision and enhance and improve our product. See what team members had to say about this journey – Percipio Journey




To succeed in this challenging journey we have setup multiple co-located team across the globe (Hyderabad, US, Europe), embracing the Scaled agile framework, a Micro Services approach combined with the DevOps model. You will have the chance to work with brilliant people and some of the best development and design firms in the US  in addition to working with cutting edge technologies as Ruby, NodeJS, ReactJS, Elixir, Docker, Kubernetes.

We are looking for exceptional QA Automation engineers to join our team who has
passion for software quality with a strong track record of delivering quality products on time and genuinely enjoy working in a collaborative environment. We have Automation team working on both API and Functional areas of our products, You will work jointly with Automation engineers and Architect to form a fully autonomous squad and enhancing quality engineering part of the product.


We are hiring multiple people for this position.


Technical Environment

  • Functional Automation (Selenium, Java, Cucumber)
  • Automation Framework (BDD, Hybrid model)
  • API (RestAssured ,JAVA, SOAPUI)
  • GIT, Jenkins
  • Cloud based Testing (Browser Stack and pCloudy)
  • Performance testing (Jmeter, Gatling)
  • Mac / Linux

Our Work Place

  • Experienced team with strong autonomy
  • Scaled Agile Framework , Pair Programming
  • Test plan Review

    Release/PI Planning

  • Prepare for Release Planning, including:
    • Support Product Management in program backlog refinement, and estimating features and epics.
  • Actively participate in Release Planning:
    • Establish own capacity/velocity for each increment.
    • Support story refinement, help identify risks and dependencies.
    • Support the Agile Team in establishing achievable objectives.
    • Help to identify dependencies and foster cross team co-ordination.
    • Commit to the mutually agreed plan.


    Iteration Planning

  • Prepare for Iteration Planning, including:
    • Actively participate in backlog refinement sessions in collaboration with other Agile team members.
    • Identify and capture backlog items local to the team, such as defects.
  • Actively participate in team planning and contributing to team goals.
  • Volunteer for and commit to delivering stories and tasks within the iteration.


    Required Profile

  • BE (or) Masters degree in Computers
  • Minimum 7+ yearsexperience in software testing and Automation
  • 3+ years of Selenium/Cucumber Automation experience is must.
  • 2+ years experience in testing REST API’s and Automation.(SOAP UI or RestAssured)
  • Good knowledge on frameworks (Page Object, Singleton, Façade)
  • Good knowledge of object oriented programming , along with requisite coding and debugging skills.(preferably Java/
  • Good Knowledge on any scripting languages (preferably Javascript)
  • Strong techniques of Functional testing.
  • Working in an Agile test environment
  • Automation Experience JUnit, JMeter (Added Advantage)
  • Experience in source control management (Git is an added advantage)
  • Experience in Defect Tracking tools (ALM or JIRA)
  • Experience in working with DB queries (Added Advantage)
  • Knowledge on CI/CD using Jenkins (Added Advantage)


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