Senior Test & Automation Engineer

Engineering Bangalore, Karnataka







Position Title:

Senior Software Test and Automation Engineer




Xylem Water Solutions India Private Limited, India Technology Centre, Bangalore location, India

Reports To:

Harsha Pai, Manager – Application Software & Advanced Data Analytics




Part 1 Describe the Position

Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Senior Software Test and Automation Engineer who will work in the engineering group to provide end-to-end System Integration Validation. Products include gas, water, and electric meters, Automatic Meter Infrastructure (AMI) smart points, in-home-displays, installation tools, head-end systems, and more. The candidate will also work closely with Product Development, System Test, and SW Engineering to insure the delivery of quality products to our customers.



A)          List the essential functions and major activities in order of their importance.


  • Create and execute comprehensive test plans for product and system verification
  • Develop and execute manual and automated test suite
  • Drive and help to establish best practices and testing processes
  • Ability to work closely with IT, hardware, software, and firmware engineers to assist in debugging, test, and development end-to-end smart grid technologies
  • Test all aspects of system including meter, base station, head end, and user interface behaviors
  • Ability to help develop, set up, and manage test environments
  • Ability to use statistical tools in solving problems
  • Considerable knowledge of IT, HW, FW, and SW test methodologies
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally


Part 2 Describe the Person


A)    Minimum professional and educational background desired (include years of experience)


  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science; or equivalent experience is required
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a system verification related field


B)    Describe the most important competencies required of the individual.


  • Experience in System Integration of complex multi-product system networks with strong networking skills and IP interoperability background. (Prior exposure in smart grid applications and utilities would be a plus)
  • Prior experience in IP layer protocol solution integration required (IPv6, UDP, link and transport protocols)Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally with both local and remote sites
  • Ability to identify and clearly document issues for resolution
  • Working knowledge of some or all of the following quality assurance methods: unit, integration, regression, and user interface testing, seapine test track, JIRA, testRail
  • Experience to determine if test automation should use commercial tools and/or custom scripts coupled with the ability to develop automated custom QA solutions
  • Familiarity with QA tools and techniques, bug tracking systems, test design and execution, test case management tools
  • Working knowledge of data networking and communications protocols especially as applied to radio networks and WAN (wide area networks) is desirable
  • SQL and Oracle database knowledge and experience with software configuration management is desirable
  • Understanding to Amazon web services
  • MongoDB, Kafka, Konfigurator, Swagger, Postman, load balancers
  • REST API's
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standard
  • Must be team focused, excellent communicator and collaborative demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, complex technical projects





Harsha Pai




Xylem – India Technology Center