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Senior Test Automation Engineer II

Job Req: 3844
Community: Product
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024
Remote Type: No Remote

Job Description

Senior Test Automation Engineer

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.


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Anthology’s Student Development team focuses on using both industry standards and cutting-edge technologies to develop innovative solutions that are essential to our user’s success. Anthology is seeking a skilled Senior Test Automation Engineer be responsible for building, testing, configuring, and deploying automation test code in complex environments. As a Senior Test Automation Engineer, you will play an integral role in the success of the Student Development team within Anthology. A successful candidate will be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and implement software solutions.


Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding the design for enhancements in the product and developing test strategies and test automation accordingly; participating actively in design discussions
  • Analyzing business requirements, discussing impacted areas, suggesting solutions to ensure proper manual and automated testing to ensure high quality
  • Stabilizing and maintaining the automation test product suite
  • Actively participating in SCRUM ceremonies, providing constructive suggestions and inputs
  • Developing testable, reusable, efficient, legible code for enhancements in product suite
  • Actively contributing to meet the team commitments
  • Coaching and mentoring Test Automation Engineers


The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • 6-8 years of relevant experience in software development or software test automation
  • Experience capturing test requirements, documenting test cases, building test plans using automated tools like PlayWrite, Cucumber, Appium, and/or Selenium, as well as building and testing applications as part of a continuous delivery lifecycle
  • Extensive experience with test automation technologies like Postman, Locust, Gatling, or JMeter, as well as in test driven and behavioral driven development
  • Knowledgeable in developing and consuming RESTful web services and in domain driven design and service-oriented architecture
  • Extensive experience of scripting languages like Python, Ruby, or Groovy with software development in large-scale, cloud environments
  • Experience with proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git/GitHub
  • Experience with deployment automation
  • Previous experience leading test automation teams
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent work ethic and drive, great interpersonal skills, team oriented, and demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above


Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the education industry and with e-learning technologies
  • Working knowledge with behavior-driven development (BDD)                         


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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