Principal Quality Engineer, Development - R&D

Ref#: 16334

Function: Engineering

Location: India, Bengaluru

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As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The Opportunity:

Principal Quality Engineer - Automation Framework Development

Position Description:

The Principal Quality Engineer is part of a team that is responsible for developing and managing the QA Automation Framework which is used by various QA Automation Teams who provide support for both Product and Services Solutions testing. The QA Automation Framework provides support for UI and API automation. It is built in Java and utilizes a Maven architecture. Some core components of the framework include TestNG, Selenium and Robot Framework, MySQL Connector, and Appium. This team is also responsible for additional tools used by the QA Team and QA Continuous Integration objectives which requires knowledge of TestLink, TestReporter (Java application developed in house), Jira, Jenkins, GIT, and Nexus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Architecture, design, and implementation of the QA Automation Framework

  • Provide QA Automation Framework as a Service to the QA Teams that will be utilizing the Framework

  • Drive the strategy and provide support for QA Continuous Integration Objectives

  • Provide technical leadership and strategic direction to the Automation Framework developers

  • Provide technical leadership to the QA organization by creating automation test strategies and architecture which enable continuous improvement in software development, test reporting, test automation, and test execution

  • Assist in defining the company‚Äôs automation methodologies, strategies and standards

  • Drive the overall quality of the test team deliverables through the design and development of the test automation framework, automation test case management and standard processes for creating automation scripts

  • Define QA Automation processes and best practices

  • Lead the development of estimates for proposals and projects associated with the QA automation platform

  • Be able to come up with quick automation solutions as needed.


9+ years of experience in software test automation using testing automation tools like Selenium Web Driver, Appium, and SOAPUI

Educational Qualification: BE/B.Tech

Additional Desired:

  • Direct experience with TestLink, Jira, Jenkins, Nexus, and Git

  • Experience with Postman

  • Understanding of Identity Management Systems

  • Understanding of Single Sign On (SSO) and federated SSO technologies

  • Knowledge of Oauth, OpenID Connect, SAML, and standards applicable to Cloud Identity and Access Management

  • Understanding in IoT and Cloud technologies

  • Understanding of message brokers and queues (i.e. Kafka, AMQP, MQTT, Rabbit MQ)


You are great at:

Strong Java programming knowledge

Strong XML knowledge and experience working on web services based projects

Strong knowledge of SQL and SQL query tools

Strong knowledge of Windows and UNIX/Linux Operating Systems

Experience working in complex environments using Iterative, Agile and TDD

What it takes:


9+ years of experience in software test automation using testing automation tools like Selenium Web Driver, Appium, and SOAPUI

Experience in implementing various test automation frameworks

Experience as a developer or automation expert for web services testing

Experience in White Box testing

Experience with Continuous Integration technologies

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge of software development methodologies

Knowledge of process improvement and re-engineering methodologies

Must be able to learn new technologies and processes quickly

Must have the ability to work effectively within a team (onshore and offshore)

Must be capable of paying attention to detail and adhering to project timelines

Self-motivated and drives innovations

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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