Senior Digital Innovation Engineer - Automation

Digital Chennai, India Chetpet


Senior Digital Innovation Engineer


Location   :  Chennai, India
Required Language : English
Employment Type : Permanent
Seniority Level : Associate
Travel : <10%

 Buckman is a privately held, global specialty chemical company with headquarters in Memphis, TN, USA, committed to safeguarding the environment, maintaining safety in the workplace, and promoting sustainable development. Buckman works proactively and collaboratively with its worldwide customers in pulp and paper, leather, and water treatment to deliver exceptional service and innovative specialty chemical solutions to help boost productivity, reduce risk, improve product quality, and provide a measurable return on investment.  Buckman is in the middle of a digital transformation of its businesses and focused on building the capabilities and tools in support of this.

Job Description

We are looking for degreed chemical engineers or computer/software engineers to staff our testing team at our Chennai office.  You will be creating and using advanced tools to monitor our customer facilities around the world in the Paper, Water, Leather, and Performance Chemicals sectors.  The range of responsibilities of the testing team could include testing the software developments, automating software testing with automation tools and framework, assisting with testing bugs, assisting with user acceptance testing etc.  We are looking for a Senior Test Engineer who will work alongside our Digital/R&D team to manually test our applications. Our app is available on both the web and mobile. The incumbent will be able to create all the testing and frameworks as required for the projects. If you like working for an entrepreneurial company with a Sustainability mission and digital ambitions at the core of its strategy, Buckman is the place for you.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or related field from a reputed university or MCA.
  • Strong communications skills in English and ability to work with global stakeholders effectively
  • Able to lead/manage a team of testing engineers and able to manage entire testing operations of the product
  • Able to design testing strategies and execute to perfection.
  • An aptitude to learn digital tools and technologies
  • Excellent commitment to software manual testing.
  • Certificate or experience in Automation testing is a huge plus.
  • Strong critical thinking - ability to identify issues and bugs.
  • Excellent written communication skills - ability to describe identified issues in a clear and concise manner.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changes in project requirements and instructions.
  • Strong proficiency in the usage of standard software and tools like Excel, MSWord, PowerPoint etc & internet.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Manual Testing, Software Quality Assurance, Functional Testing, API Testing, Mobile Testing, Website Testing, Test Case Execution, Usability Testing, Jira, bug tracking, bug reporting, regression testing.
  • Should have experience in Automation testing, Testing suites with Python or Java.
  • 4 to 5-year experience in software testing or leading a testing team in an advantage.
  • 2 to 3-year experience in managing software testing team.
  • 2+ years of experience in the chemical engineering field is a plus.
  • Expertise in one of the following areas:
    • Advanced use of tools like Excel
    • Internet of Things applications

Preferred Personality Traits

  • A strong business focus, ownership and inner self-drive to solve real-world impactful problems with innovative digital solutions.
  • Pleasant personality and collaborates easily with others
  • Aims high and brings a sense of urgency and ownership to all tasks
  • A life-long learner who constantly updates skills