Lead Software Engineer in Test

Freshworks

Chennai, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 06/03/2021
  • Website: freshworks.com
  • Company Address: 2950 S. Delaware Street Suite 201, San Mateo, CA, 94403

About Freshworks

Freshworks provides organizations of all sizes with SaaS customer engagement solutions that make it easy for support, sales and marketing professionals to communicate effectively with customers for better service and collaborate with team members to resolve customer issues.

Job Description

About the Role:

Involved in every phase of SDLC, Lead SETs at Freshworks, are in complete ownership of the testing component of the organization’s cutting-edge projects. Interfacing very closely with developers, they provide expertise in the planning, constructing, execution, and the successful deployment of programs and products. In the landscape of challenging and competitive product markets that demand high reliability, a Lead SET is responsible for writing and reviewing test cases, integrating test algorithms, automation scripts and uncovering potential bugs, before anyone else can. They also ensure the product is secure and scalable by checking security and performance testing and contribute to product continuous Integration and deployment. All of our Lead SETs are highly responsive, flexible, adapt to succeed, all within an open collaborative peer environment, solving problems in insightful ways. 

This position offers the candidate several opportunities to learn and test world-class B2B SaaS products that are built using cutting edge technologies.

About the Team:

The Team enforces manufacturability and testability, ensuring a successful and robust end-product. Freshworks relies on this team to drive better software architecture and design, promote proper development practices, bug prevention strategies, eliminate weak spots, among others. This is a team that knows what is right, learns from each other and is passionate about upholding Freshworks reputation in a world-class product market. 

Responsibilities:

Lead end to end Testing and Automation Process

Design and implement efficient Testing practices

Conduct Testcase and Code reviews to ensure the quality of Test Cases, Test coverage and Automation Code

Participate in Planning meetings and ensure quality at all levels of SDLC 

Provide estimations for Manual and Automation

Provide Testing and Automation Strategy for newly developed Features

Identify the right tool and set up the automation framework for UI, API, and Microservices

Increase Automation confidence by reducing random test failures

Work closely with the Development team and ensures code is delivered with high code coverage

Analyze Customer stats and implement the right tool for Cross-Browser / Platform Testing and Automation

Responsible for QA metrics and Automation ROI and report them to management

Identify Performance Application Performance bottlenecks and suggest the right tool and test strategy for Non-Functional Testing

Guide and Mentor QA Team on the Testing and Automation Tools, Frameworks and Process

Measure and Investigate Defect Leakage and provide preventive measures 

Identify CI / CD tools, define branching strategies, setup CI / CD pipeline

Responsible for providing QA Tech debts and Automation Roadmaps 

Identify QA Risk and Mitigation Plans and ensure product delivery as per the release timeline

Qualifications:

7-10 yrs of experience in automation testing

Passionate about QA and breaking software systems

Good knowledge on Software Testing concepts and methodology

Good Understanding of Web fundamentals (MVC, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Server Side Programming and Database)

Good programming skills (Java / Ruby / Python / node. js / JavaScript)

Good knowledge on Object Oriented Programming concepts and Design Patterns

Hands on  Knowledge of Test Automation approaches, Frameworks and Tools

Hands on experience in UI, API, Cross browser Testing Tools and Automation

Hands on any of performance Testing and Tools (Jmeter / Loadrunner / Gatling )

Hands on knowledge on Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment and Continuous integration tools (Jenkins / Travis/ Teamcity)

Good Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

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