Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (India/Remote)

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | RecruiterBox Engineering | Full-time | Fully remote

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Please note: This position is fully remote.  Because most of our team members are in Bangalore, we prefer candidates who are located in Bangalore or in nearby cities like Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad.

Come join our growing team!  You will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, creative environment where your ideas matter.  

Trakstar is seeking a Senior SDET for Trakstar Hire, our applicant tracking system (ATS), to ensure we deliver high-quality software for the next phase of growth with our company’s brands and product portfolio.  The ideal candidate for this critical position will have a deep track record of automation and QA processes for SaaS applications deployed on AWS.

This position reports directly to the Director, Software Engineering and collaborates with the Trakstar Hire's engineering team.

What we do:

Trakstar is a best-in-class, unified human capital management solution that supports mid-market companies to attract, retain, and grow their employee workforce.  With almost two decades of experience providing unique employee management solutions, Trakstar is an end-to-end platform solution offering seamless applicant tracking, training, and performance solutions.  In this ever-changing and remote work environment, the demand for Trakstar is growing and we are looking for employees to help scale our existing organization.

Our company mission is to uplevel employee performance from hire to retire, because we believe people are happier and healthier when they know their work matters.  We are serving 4000+ clients around the globe.  At Trakstar, we hire only the best people - individuals who impress their prospects and clients with their industry knowledge of best practices and with insights into how Trakstar's ever-expanding employee management tools can help their businesses grow and scale.

The team you will join provides a SaaS ATS that is built on Reactjs, Python, Django, Elasticache, MongoDB, MySQL, and deployed on AWS. This platform empowers thousands of teams around the world to hire the best people, fast.

What you’ll do:

  • Create and execute integration and acceptance test plans for both manual tests and automation tests of the product.
  • Ensure test plans are accurate, complete, and properly map to product requirements.
  • Assist in triage and identification of root causes for quality issues discovered in production.
  • Utilize scripting and other development tools to improve the testing process and code coverage.
  • Engage in technical design and code reviews with a QA perspective.
  • Proactively identify, log, and track defects or regressions.
  • Create and execute non-functional test cases including security, performance, and accessibility.
  • Collaborate with other SDET staff or other product team members to standardize QA processes across the organization.

You’re best for this role if you:

  • Are passionate about understanding the business and making sure that our product reaches a global standard of quality
  • Enjoy automating tests with Cypress, Selenium, etc, and managing the test framework 
  • Are precise about the way tests are written for maintainability
  • Enjoy breaking applications by coming up with weird edge cases that no one thought about
  • Like working in an environment where everyone takes ownership of their work

Your qualifications:

  • Have a minimum of 5+ years’ experience working as an QA/Automation Engineer or SDET
  • 2+ years developing automated tests using automation testing frameworks like Cypress, Selenium, etc.
  • Experience writing end-to-end Behavior Driven Development (BDD) test cases for web applications
  • Familiarity with best practices and testing methodologies
  • Proficiency in Javascript is nice to have

What we offer:

  • Exposure to truly challenging problems that affect thousands of users
  • An opportunity to work with passionate, smart problem-solvers like yourself
  • Remote work
  • MacBook Pro
  • Employee Provident Fund (EPF)
  • Open PTO policy
  • Medical Insurance
  • Competitive salary based on experience