Software Engineer – Selenium, JMeter, Java / Python

January 30, 2023
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Job Description

Minimum 5 years of experience required


  • Serve as a member of an agile team that drives user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops software applications, and tests and builds automation tools.
  • Analyse and decompose a complicated software system and design a strategy to test this system.
  • Utilize best-of-breed technologies to build a layered, component-based, service-oriented testing architecture over existing American Express technologies
  • Development of Automation and Testing in a CI/CD environment.
  • Work with Engineers to drive improvements in code quality via manual and automated Testing.
  • Develop Test Plans, Strategies and scheduling of test activity.
  • Create and execute Test cases/scripts at any level as required (Unit, Integration, Component Integration, System Integration, Exploratory).
  • Maintain organization of Test case suites (BVT/Regression/Targeted Regression).
  • Validate and report on test results for software quality improvement.
  • Coordinate “Quality at Every Step” – Involved in the review of the user story backlog and requirements specifications for completeness and weaknesses in function, performance, reliability, scalability, testability, usability, and security and compliance testing, and provides recommendations.
  • Work with Product Owners to prioritize features, maintain documentation and known issues.
  • Provides guidance and subject matter expertise to engineers on testing and Quality Assurance (QA) methodologies and processes.
  • Reviews progress and makes recommendations for areas of opportunities/improvements for automation & tool usage.
  • Looks beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Identify and illuminate risks to the whole team when identified at any stage of planning or development.
  • Coordinate with other QEs in the platform to ensure cross contamination of changes does not have an adverse effect on the platform.
  • Coordinate with other QEs to ensure a consistent messaging across the platform as it relates to Quality.

Must be a hands on person

  • Demonstrable coding skills in Selenium is a must
  • Demonstrable coding skills with JMeter is a must
  • Strong programming skills in Java or Python is necessary
  • Working knowledge on rest-assured API test automation and BDD/Cucumber
  • Should have prior experience of Automation framework development for UI and API testing
  • 5-8 years of equivalent experience in related disciplines
  • Experience working at a product company, representing the customer, and functionally validating products
  • Experience working in high-performing development teams using agile methodologies and tools
  • Knowledge of developing trends and emerging standards in relevant fields

Functional Skills/Capabilities:

Demonstrated technical capabilities and ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a range of stakeholders

Technical Skills/Capabilities:

  • Proven record of whitebox and blackbox testing capabilities in an enterprise setting is a plus
  • Expertise in validating complex, high performing and distributed technologies on UNIX and Windows based infrastructure
  • Thorough understanding of testing and automation capabilities such as mocking frameworks, JUNIT, TESTNG,
  • Jenkins, maven, Git, Stash, JIRA
  • Should have implemented or worked on Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Thorough understanding of JSON, Web Services Technologies
  • Exposure to NO SQL, and SQL capabilities is a plus
  • Experience in Cucumber or BDD framework is a plus

Knowledge of Platforms:

  • Windows / Unix
  • Exposure to cloud platforms such as AWS/GCP is a plus.