Lead QA Engineer, Automation

Engineering Requisition ID 4731 Pune, India



We are seeking a talented Lead QA engineer to help build next generation Security Analytics product from ground-up. 

Working with a team of engineers and architects, you will be responsible for testing and supporting a highly scalable SaaS based Security Analytics product. 

This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of a team building Qualys’ next generation Micro-Services based technology platform processing over a 100 million transactions and terabytes of data per day, leverage open-source technologies, and work on challenging and business-impacting projects. 

We are looking for a talented, self-motivated and passionate engineer who can work and support by working with other teams to excellence and achieve business objectives. 



  • Work closely with the engineering team to understand product architecture and functionality. 
  • Understand end-to-end testing requirements and maintain test plan for functional, non-functional and system testing. 
  • Strongly contribute to Test Case/Test script writing.
  • Contribute in Test Automation Development/Enhancement. 
  • Participate in the creation and enhancement of the continuous integration platform used to test all our projects. 
  • Communicate test results to identify risks, dependencies and escalate the same in timely manner. 
  • Execute functional test cases (At times manually too). 
  • Produce high quality QA testing following good architecture, design principles and frameworks. 
  • Testing experience in large scale tera bytes of indexes while giving fast searching. 
  • Testing microservices end to end. 
  • Hands-on QA experience including testing automation. Deep knowledge of automation best practices and industry trends. 
  • Solid experience testing server-less applications. 
  • Hands-on experience with all test levels, methods and types. 
  • Experience with software testing metrics. 
  • Troubleshoot test automation issues and provide resolutions to clients and teams. 
  • Setup test automation infrastructure across Cloud, Docker etc. 
  • Configure CI/CD systems such as Jenkins, Azure DevOps and integrate test automation execution. 
  • Conduct code reviews, set up best practices, mentor/train team on them. 
  • Analyze Test automation trends in the market, learn new tools as needed and design reusable test automation frameworks. 
  • Coordinate with the Stakeholders to facilitate the gathering and documenting of test automation objectives and requirements for input into Automation Strategy and Design approach. 
  • Support functional testing teams as Test automation consultant in Setup, Planning, POC, Delivery, Training, and handover of test automation solutions. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate test automation delivery and POCs. 
  • Coordinate with team and deliver Technical White papers, Case studies, and other Sales collaterals on Test automation as needed. 
  • Create & Propose win-win solutions for Test automation assignments. 
  • Interface as needed with the Senior Manager to report status. 
  • Conduct test automation interviews, train the junior/mid-level automation engineers. 
  • Work with big data technologies KAFKA, SPARK, Elastic Search, HDFS, IMPALA / HIVE / SPARK SQL / Scala. 



  • 8-10 years of experience in the full-time testing role and at least 4-6 years in hands-on automation role as lead 
  • Experience in Java/Python/Perl programming. 
  • Strong understanding of generic test automation frameworks (data-driven, key-word driven) and tools (TestNG, Eclipse, Maven, Selenium, JMeter, Cucumber). 
  • Experience with Web application standards (Web services, XML, JSON, HTTP, HTTPs) and API testing. 
  • Good understanding of JSP/Web Technologies/Web Architecture. 
  • Strong knowledge of SaaS model / cloud delivered application testing 
  • Good understanding of Database concepts and good working knowledge with Oracle, PLSQL & JDBC. 
  • Experience with Test and defect management tools. 
  • Excellent analytical and program solving skills, excellent written and oral communication, self-starter and highly motivated. 
  • Work in a dynamic environment and ability to adapt quickly to changes. 
  • Should have hands-on experience of at least two of the following 
  • Selenium WebDriver with Java/C#/Python/JS 
  • Robot 
  • Protractor 
  • Appium 
  • Test complete 
  • Cypress 
  • Should have hands-on experience on the following tools 
  • Git/Bitbucket/Gitlab/SVN 
  • Selenium grid/Saucelabs/BrowserStack 
  • Jenkins/Azure DevOps 
  • Should have involved in managing and delivery test automation projects from the scratch 
  • Should be familiar with end-end phases of test automation 
  • Should be familiar with code reviews, design patterns, and implementing best practices in test automation 
  • Should have excellent communication skills 
  • Should be a quick learner 


Additional Skills Desired: 

  • Previous experience as developer or exposure to white box testing is desirable. 
  • Experience in Security domain is an advantage. 
  • Prior experience of working with a globally distributed team is a plus. 
  • Comfortable working in an Agile environment. 

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