Automation testing

Pune, Maharashtra, India | Full-time

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AgroStar is India’s foremost AgTech start-up with a mission of #HelpingFarmersWin through right advisory and solutions, powered by data and technology. It was started with a  vision to solve two of the biggest problems in Indian agriculture - Lack of guidance for healthy and sustainable farming AND limited access to quality farm inputs for consistent and qualitative farming. 

 With technology at its core, we have built an innovative & sustainable ecosystem that includes products such as a customized enterprise sales solutions that maps data of farmers' crop life cycles, India's first online farmer community, online agri-advisory with online shopping for inputs and an incomparable logistics solution for last mile rural connectivity. 

 We have procured and partnered with leading national and international brands for major agri-inputs like seeds, crop nutrition, crop protection and farm implements, that are needed for farming and we deliver them at the doorstep of farmers. Thus, our efforts at AgroStar are focused to become the driving force to equip our farmers with the power of knowledge to farm better and smarter, through technology and up to date expert advice.  

The company is funded by prominent VCs like Chiratae Venture Partners , Aavishkaar Ventures and Accel Partners. AgroStar also takes pride to have Snapdeal’s Kunal Behl and Rohit Bansal as its early investors and mentors. AgroStar is the winner of Economic Times' Best Startup Award 2016, under the 'Social Enterprise' category.

 In The Media

Fortune | Economic Times | Agribusiness Global | Yourstory | Entreprenuer Tech Crunch

Our Team

We are a team of highly motivated individuals, who are willing to push beyond the ceiling, initiate new ideas and take challenges head on. Apart from coffee, working in an extremely fast-paced, dynamic work culture is what we passionate souls thrive on. We ride against the tide as time is never enough and there’s always more to do.

Our mission of ‘Helping Farmers Win’ is a tall task as we try to bring change and development to the grassroots of India. We need heroes who are dedicated to the mission, live the dream and drive it with passion. If that sounds like you, here’s more about the role:

Job Description:

  • A hands-on test automation and QA engineering lead having experience in various approaches in test automation and is comfortable across a whole range of functional and cross-functional testing.

  • Understanding of full life cycle of product development right from the requirement gathering to delivery.
  • Excellent test strategizing, planning and execution skills.
  • Hands-on experience with end-to-end testing of multi-tier, web-based and mobile-based applications.
  • Ability to triage failures, identify root-cause and define corrective actions.
  • Good understanding of relational and non-relational database management systems.
  • Hands-on experience working on UNIX-based operating systems like Linux, macOS, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of bug tracking tools like JIRA and test case management tools.
  • Thorough understanding of agile practices in software delivery.
  • Ability to demonstrate leading/mentoring groups of QA individuals for manual testing as well as test automation.
  • Passion for technology and software quality.

 Skills required:

Must-have:

  • Excellent automation skills in building and managing robust, reliable and scalable test automation frameworks in Java/Python backed by effective logging and reporting from scratch.
  • Hands-on experience with UI based test automation using frameworks like Selenium/Appium with Java/Python and thorough understanding of various locator strategies using Selenium/Appium.
  • Hands-on experience with API testing of RESTful web services and experience in API based test automation with Java/Python.
  • Excellent understanding of object-oriented concepts in programming.
  • Python/shell scripting experience.
  • Hands-on experience working with CI/CD tools like Jenkins or CircleCI.
  • Basic understanding of database management systems like SQL, MongoDB.
  • Hands-on experience working with version control systems like Git or SVN.

 Good to have:

  • Good understanding of virtualization, docker and container systems.

 Key areas of responsibility

  • Maintain existing test frameworks by adding new features and test coverage.
  • Work closely with QA Engineers/SDETs from different teams to define QA strategies and processes and ensure their implementation across each of the products.
  • Actively contribute towards test automation for a few of the projects.
  • Work closely with the DevOps Engineering Team to bring in CI/CD practices to different projects.
  • Have regular sync-ups with all the QA members to discuss the current and future deliverables, impediments, etc.

We are looking for enthusiastic intrapreneurs who want to work at the ‘grass root’ level and want to make a difference to India’s biggest sector. We hope this excites you as much as us and looking forward to the next few conversations.