Senior Quality Test Engineer
Elsevier
Chennai
1d ago

Role : Senior Quality Test Engineer

Business : Academic & Government

Reporting to : Quality Engineering Manager, Data Platform

Location : Chennai, India

About the Company

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make ground breaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress.

Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions - among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey - and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors.

Job Summary

The Senior Quality Test Engineer, position is a key role within Taxonomy within Knowledge group, part of the wider Elsevier Research Technology.

This position owns & drives the quality engineering aspects of our authentication & entitlements platform, whilst providing subject matter expertise and guidance on implementation of new technology.

About You

You are passionate about shipping high quality software to the customer as quickly as possible and make it your business to question everything to achieve that.

You understand that shipping high quality software starts with quality requirements and are comfortable helping to define these and fleshing out acceptance criteria.

You are confident talking to customers and stakeholders and engaging them in the process where necessary. You are a strong communicator with collaboration at the heart of how you work You are passionate about efficiency and speed to market and are accustomed to working in agile teams following practices that support continuous integration.

Essential Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience as quality engineer
  • 5+ years of automating tests in Java
  • REST API Automation Experience
  • Working knowledge of XML and JSON
  • Working knowledge of testing techniques, test methodologies their application and practical usage
  • CI / CD pipelines experience
  • Comfortable working with cloud-based infrastructure using Amazon Web Services or similar
  • Understand the importance of gathering useful metrics around performance and load testing and have experience helping teams to achieve this
  • Ability to work on your own and be the quality champion for your squad
  • Desired skills

  • Behaviour Driven Development and creating automated tests with associated frameworks and tools
  • JMeter / Gatling or similar performance testing automation tool experience
  • Team player
  • Self-starter
  • Good communication skills
  • Working Here

    Work in a way that works for you.

    We promote a healthy work-life balance across the organization. With many well-being initiatives, parental leave, sabbaticals, and wellness webinars we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.

  • Regular remote / home working possible
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you work in the day (core hours are 9am - 6pm)
  • 45-hour working week
  • Working with us

    We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find a collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play.

    Regardless of the team you join, we will surround you with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.

    Working for you

    We want to protect your health; help you accumulate wealth and secure your future. We are therefore delighted to offer :

  • Generous holiday allowance-Privilege Leaves, Casual Leaves, Sick Leaves, Festival & Holiday Leaves
  • 2 days community responsibility days
  • Availability of Flexible working hours, working location.
  • Access to Group Health Insurance, Life Assurance, Accidental Insurance.
  • Access to Head-Space to help you with your inner wellbeing.
  • Parental leave allowance
  • An inclusive and friendly working environment
  • Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make ground breaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress.

    Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions - among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey - and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including several iconic reference works.

    The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors.

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