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Senior Software Engineer in Test

Job Req: 2050
Company Entity: Blackboard Information Technology India Private Limited
Community: Technology
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2022
Remote: No
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Chennai, India



The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.



We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.



For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit



As Senior Software Engineer in Test, you will create and maintain automation frameworks and testing tools. You will develop the test strategy for features, incorporating the right balance of unit tests, integration/API tests, and UI tests. You’ll design, implement, and maintain complex testing environments, performing all aspects of verification including functional, regression, load, and system testing as well as documentation. You’ll work in a scrum team focused on building functionality for Anthology applications.



Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Developing robust application frameworks
  • Working with the development teams to understand their QA processes, identify gaps, and suggest the best approach to bridge the gaps
  • Developing tools/applications for Process Automation and implementing Automated Dashboards of Metrics & Measures, etc.



The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
  • 5-8 years of overall experience in QA Automation for web applications
  • Experience with test automation tools and frameworks such as JUnit and TestNG
  • Good experience working with Source Code Management Tools (preferably Git)
  • Proficiency with Java, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • A technical understanding of database configuration and ability to write complex SQL queries
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages like shell or bash
  • Experience with REST APIs, JavaScript, XML, JSON
  • Proficiency with build environments like Jenkins and Docker



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience working in Agile teams
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams



The Office:

We have an office in one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India: Chennai. 

  • Located on OMR, the IT corridor of South Chennai 
  • Easy access to Velachery, Thiruvanmiyur Railway station and bus stop 
  • Very close to Tidel Park, Ascendas, and SRP Tools – Holiday Inn  
  • Office provides lunch and snacks on all working days  
  • Office is situated behind Hotel Turyaa on the 5th floor of Rayala Techno Park 
  • Fun Committee, Happy Fete Team, Food Committee, and Sports Committee ensures fun at work 
  • ISR Team actively engages employees in contributing to various local charities



This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.  


Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor. 


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