Senior SDET / Automation Engineer (3 to 6 years exp) at a Series B AI Startup
Bengaluru, India
6d ago

Locus is a global decision- making platform in the supply chain that uses deep learning and proprietary algorithms to provide route optimization, real-time tracking, insights and analytics, beat optimization, efficient warehouse management, vehicle allocation and utilization, intuitive 3D packing and measurement of packages.

Locus automates human decisions required to transport a package or a person, between any two points on earth, delivering gains along efficiency, consistency, and transparency in operations.

Locus, which has achieved a peak of 1 million orders processed in a day (200,000 orders an hour) and is trained & tested on over 100 million+ order deliveries, works in 75 cities across the globe.

Locus works with several large-scale market leaders like Urban Ladder, Tata Group of Companies, Droplet, Licious, Rollick, Lenskart, other global FMCG, pharma, e-commerce, 3PL and logistics conglomerates.

Locus is backed by some of the biggest names in the market and recently raised $22 MN in Series B funding and also $4 Mn in a pre-Series B round.

Earlier, In 2016, Locus raised $2.75 Mn (INR 18.3 Cr) in a Series A funding.

Locus was started by Nishith Rastogi and Geet Garg, two ex-Amazon engineers on a mission to democratize logistics intelligence for businesses across industries.

Nishith was profiled by Forbes Asia in their ’30 Under 30’ 2018 list. Geet, on the other hand, holds a dual degree (BTech and MTech) in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.

Our team constitutes of engineers from Indian Institute of Technology and Birla Institute of Technology & Science- Pilani, and Data Scientists with PhDs from Carnegie Mellon University and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

Our multifaced product and business team is led by senior members from Barclays, Google & Goldman Sachs with immense operational execution experience.

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Job Description :

The primary responsibility is to make Locus web & mobile app robust. Depending on your comfort level with automation & your preference (backend, frontend, mobile app), you could choose your area of working.

Speed matters & trumphs everything else. Need to be very thorough with his / her choice of tech (Rest Assured, Appium, Robotium, Selenium, Cucumber - one of these)

Code quality - comes close 2nd.

Should be able to identify happy path cases & automate them without much guidance.

Work with manual QAs in modifying / appending to regression suite as the new features gets deployed.

The primary responsibility is to make Locus web & mobile app robust

You are expected to be part of product roadmap discussions & come up with QA strategies during the discussion.

Prior experience with Cucumber can be beneficial but not mandatory

Must Have :

3+ years of experience in hardcore tier 1 product company / startup.

Have strong technical skills, both functional and non-functional, manual and automation, ideally in a continuous delivery environment

Proactive, strong-minded, quick thinker and assertive

Good communication skills, ability to convince team as well as stakeholders of important tech decisions

Prior working knowledge with a non propriety automation tool is a plus. Except for Selenium which looks like everybody out there knows : ).

If you have worked with something like Cucumber, Appium or some other similar tool, you are welcome to apply.

3+ to 6 years of prior SDET experience is required.

Perks :

  • Healthy catered meals at office
  • You decide your own Work From Home (WFH) and Out Of Office (OOO)
  • Pet-friendly - bring your pets to the office any day. Locus family already has a Rottweiler and a Beagle
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