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Senior Associate Automation Test Engineer



Quality Assurance
Gurugram, Haryana, India · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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Job Description

Blue Planet Inventory is looking for QA Engineers with the experience in the following areas:

Responsible for write manual and automation tests, framework creation and reporting for both positive and negative tests. Should have good communication skills and interpersonal skills.

Develops and/or executes implementation according to project plans and priorities.

Able to work independently and has good technical communication skills to collaborate in a team.

General Activities

Major activities involve:

  • Ongoing communication with developers making sure all the new features are being added to the test plan.
  • Solid expertise in automated testing of distributed systems including mission critical ones
  • Deep knowledge of containerization/virtualization and other infrastructure-as-a-service platforms (e.g., Docker and related, Kubernetes, OpenStack)
  • Strong experience in scripting: Shell, JS
  • Strong operational experience in Linux environment
  • Experience developing using AWS technologies
  • Good knowledge of popular CI/CD frameworks (preferably Jenkins, TeamCity)
  • Having extensive experience in types of testing –Static, System, Functional, Regression, Smoke, Integration testing, Load testing
  • Passion for automation, tools development, convenient representation of analytical data.
  • Coding E2E Automated tests for the Angular UI frontend with Protractor, Jasmine and Cucumber,
  • Coding Rest API testing automation
  • Coding of System testing with ansible, bash scripting
  • Analysis of test results that may require investigating data in the database (writing queries, etc.)
  • Full regression execution and reporting
  • Ability to do research and find the best and effective way of test automation implementation for required functionality
  • Collaboration with stakeholders
  • Work in a global team environment
  • Attend status calls with stakeholders as needed
  • Work closely with the product team


  • Frontend testing frameworks/libraries: Protractor, Jasmine, Cucumber,
  • Backend testing: Rest API testing automation tools, Postman, Jasmine
  • Load testing: JMeter, Grafana + Prometheus
  • Deployment models: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Testing Theory: terminology, testing types, asynchronous automated testing
  • Continuous Integration Tools: Jenkins, TeamCity, GitLab
  • Environments: AWS, Azure, Google cloud
  • Version control system: Git, Bitbucket, SVN
  • Builds: Maven, NPM, JVM, NodeJS
  • Ticketing: Jira
  • Documentation: Confluence, Gitlab
  • Databases: PostgreSQL, Neo4j
  • Test Management: TestRail
  • Solid expertise in automated testing of distributed systems including mission critical ones
  • Having experience in types of testing – Static, System, Functional, Regression, Smoke, Integration testing, Load testing
  • Hands-on experience of CI/CD pipeline configuration and maintenance
  • Strong experience with SQL and Cypher queries, and Database structure
  • Solid operational and administrator experience with Unix operation systems
  • Understanding of Web application and Microservice solution architecture


  • Frontend programming/markup languages: Typescript/JavaScript, html, CSS, SVG
  • Frontend development frameworks/libraries: Angular 2+, Node.js/npm, D3.js, gulp
  • Backend programming/markup languages: Java/J2EE
  • Backend development frameworks/libraries: maven, Spring Data/Security/MVC
  • App Server: Apache Tomcat
  • DB: Neo4j (graph DB), PostgreSQL+TimescaleDB
  • Other Skills: ElasticSearch, Drools, Kafka integration, REST (on Spring MVC), SSO (LDAP, Reverse Proxy, OAuth2)
  • System testing: Bash, Shell, Python, Ansible scripting
  • Programming theory: algorithms and data structures, relational and graph database concepts, etc.
  • Domain: Telecom, OSS, Inventory
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