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Senior Software Engineer in Test

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Job Req: 3102
Community: Technology
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Jul 13, 2023

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


This role focuses on Anthology’s Blackboard Learn, where we pride ourselves on creating well-designed web and mobile solutions to support learners, instructors, and administrators. Learn allows learners and instructors to access online educational experiences wherever and whenever they want through web and mobile devices.  Our technology helps instructors breathe life into educational content, brings efficiency to day-to-day tasks, and empowers instructors with tools to engage and assess every learner. We help motivate learners by promoting collaboration, communication, and connections with their peers and instructors.


As Senior Software Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for demonstrating expertise in quality automation and coming up with test strategies and framework recommendations for effective automation of our product functionalities. You will become an active member of an agile team of developers participating in daily stand-ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos. You will embrace test driven development as an integral part of what you deliver as a software developer. You will also be willing to respond to the unique challenges of delivering and maintaining cloud-based software including troubleshooting live production environments, minimizing downtime, and responding to client-reported issues. You would build the capabilities for looking at the complete stack of technology layers for providing fixes and developing features.



The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of Software Testing methodology
  • Excellent logical thinking and problem-solving skills



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience executing Quality Testing strategies and Automation strategies for software team(s)
  • Comfortable with Automation frameworks and building automation test suites
  • Good understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git/Stash/GitHub
  • Experience in the full SDLC lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Manual or Automation testing concepts
  • Knowledge of preparing Test cases
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, Java, Appium, and Selenium
  • Knowledge of RESTful web services
  • Agile project experience along with working on Agile tools like JIRA/Confluence and ADO



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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