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Sr. Software Test Engineer

Bangalore, India | SVB

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
    Project Management
    Quality Assurance
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Position Information:

As a Sr. Software Test Engineer, you work with Product Managers, Developers, BAs and cross-functional global teams in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment to understand features and technical implementation. You play a vital role in implementation and establishment of quality process in our testing organization. You lead and manage growth in the testing organization across all platforms and branches as an active partner in design, planning and execution working on multiple projects and cross-platform efforts. You identify use cases, create test cases, execute test cases and generate reports in order to report to stakeholders on the quality and reliability of multiple applications across-platform and different verticals at SVB. Automation + Performance Engineering/testing with hands on Automation & performance testing of API's, Java, .NET, Angular applications, usage of performance diagnostic tools, provide recommendation for tuning and profiling of the API's/Applications, Performance monitoring and generate reports in order to report to stakeholders on the quality and reliability of multiple applications across-platform and different verticals at SVB. The Senior Testing Engineer (TE) supports and insures successful delivery of organizational transformation and goals across all business verticals at SVB, delivering high quality products for our clients. This role is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day task management across multiple project test teams and long term planning for specific business vertical.The Senior TE coordinates with teams for global projects working with teams located around the world.This role works independently under minimal guidance providing coaching and mentoring for junior Test Engineers. As a Sr. Software Test Engineer at SVB, you must be able to understand software internals, debug problems, and automate repetitive tasks with scripting tools and user-level automation tools.


• Responsible for the overall quality of IT projects and changes through execution of all aspects of the Software Development and Testing Life Cycle

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as the person will work very closely with diverse teams

• Adhere to SVB Enterprise Software Delivery Methodology

• Define automation plans

• Conduct feasibility study, assist with automation utilizing current frameworks and tools

• Streamline the testing process by introducing automation, leveraging tools and setting goals to reduce time and effort

• Design and implement automation frameworks that work across multiple platforms

• Lead automation efforts and explore new test automation tools and methods

• Responsible for executing end to end performance tests, analysis of test result, Identify bottlenecks and recommendation to remediate bottlenecks

• Lead, develop, monitor and execute test activities for small to medium size projects

• Work closely with development and business partners to ensure timely collaboration and resolution

• Review and understand project or application requirements, conduct ambiguity review

• Prepare robust test strategy, test plan, test cases, log defects and produce status reports

• Manage and create test data

• Work closely with offshore vendor teams to ensure continued support and test execution in various time zones

• Utilize JIRA as the defect tracking system and report issues promptly and accurately

• Conduct defect/issue triage sessions, follow defects through closure

• Ensure reproducibility, auditability and traceability of deliverables

• Assist in building and configuring test environments

• Monitor environmental impacts, communicate potential risks, provide mitigation plans

• Map test cases to the requirements, provide requirement traceability metrics (RTM)

• Develop expert knowledge of the software in test and any other impacted applications or flows related to the change to ensure accurate test design and execution

• Provide testing support and conduct working troubleshooting sessions with development partners for timely resolution

• You are also responsible for producing written reports with recommendations and insights for key stakeholders that will help shape effective strategies to assess and mitigate risks in Quality Assurance

• Taking on end-to-end ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment



• Experience with building test automation framework, test automation scripting, scheduling and reporting with Selenium and Jenkins 

• Knowledge on testing Appian applications

• Analyzing Test Scenarios and design/ convert to automation scripts

• Maintenance/up-gradation of existing automation scripts

• Experience in Automation Tools - Selenium, WebDriver

• Experience with QA strategies such as mocking, pairwise testing, UI and API level testing

• Experience with performance diagnostic tools 

• Experience in tuning and profiling of Java, .NET, Angular, Appian applications 

• Experience in performance testing of API’s

• Experience in Thread Dump, Heap Dump Analysis using any open source or licensed tools

• Demonstrated experience in test planning, design, test strategy and test execution of highly complex systems

• Ability to design and plan testing conditions, test scripts, and test data sets to ensure appropriate and adequate coverage and control

• Experience with JIRA and ALM

• Familiarity with Confluence, Bitbucket and Maven

• Knowledge of a programming or scripting language (Python, Ruby, or JavaScript).

• Knowledge of Testing methodology (TDD,BDD)

• Strong knowledge of software development life cycle

• Experience in Agile, Scrum, Kanban methodologies


• Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills and an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.

• Strong business knowledge of financial systems

• Strong organizational and multitasking skills with ability to balance competing priorities

• Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings to report on test progress, metrics, issues and risks

• An ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is occurring, and ambiguity is the norm

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s/Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field

8+ years as a test engineer with good understanding of SDLC


Experience working with teams in multiple geographical locations

Previous Financial or Banking experience desirable

Loan Management application testing experience desirable

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