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Date posted:  May 13, 2022
Location: 

Bengaluru, KA, IN Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  11109

Senior QA Engineer

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

About Digital Ag Solutions

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees. 

Drawing on over a century of crop nutrition experience, Yara established the Digital Farming unit – now Digital Ag Solutions (DAS) – 4 years ago to explore how technology could be used to impact farmer livelihoods and productivity. Today, DAS has built products for smallholder and professional farmers, retailers and other farming ecosystem stakeholders across Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe. 

We are an international team of engineers, scientists, researchers, designers and agronomists working together to achieve Yara’s goal to responsibly feed this world and protect the planet. Join us in building new digital products and services to create value for stakeholders across the agricultural ecosystem. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product owners and software development team to analyse product specs, develop test scenarios and execute to ensure quality of solutions
  • Perform different types of functional and non-functional testing as needed in multiple cycles and report defects suitably
  • Contribute to / build test automation frameworks, any required utilities or tools, automated test templates to enable test automation
  • Create and maintain test artefacts like test strategy, plan, BDD acceptance tests, other verification test scenarios, scripts and any other deliverable necessary to achieve high level of quality
  • Design, develop, execute and debug automated tests, create or modify CI/CD pipelines, analyse execution results for any failures
  • Define, review, track and report quality assurance metrics
  • Contribute to / establish, comply with and promote QA guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Ensure QA goals and approach are well understood and ultimately secure buy-in from all relevant team members
  • Train and mentor new team members in product, process and technology aspects

Profile

  • Experience with at least two modern, large scale mobile/web app testing/QA projects where scripting and automation was required.
  • Experience and  contribution in building or enhancing test automation frameworks, utilities or tools using open source or commercial tools or libraries is required
  • Experience in / good exposure to all types of testing (functional and non functional) and ability to communicate them is required.
  • Good experience with at least one programming/scripting language with deep understanding of OOP concepts is required and good working knowledge of design principles, design patterns and data structures and algorithms is a plus
  • Strong experience with at least one of the popular tools and frameworks for UI test automation, performance testing and API testing and experience in BDD frameworks like cucumber is required . It's preferable to have experience in Appium and Cypress.
  • Eligible for appropriate grades of seniority based on background experience and competence levels. 
  • Interest to make a difference through connecting with millions of users. Understanding of low LSM users, agriculture and mobile technologies.

Additional Information

We strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances

Why us?

  • Evolving tech development division of an established agricultural products and services company.
  • Explore and develop digital, software, hardware products, which provide value to farmers, smallholder communities and the value chain.
  • Be part of our mission to build sustainable solutions that benefit humanity and the environment.
  • Full-time, permanent and freelance contract options available with competitive remuneration + benefits.
  • Support for personal development, training and continuous learning.
  • Commitment to using new technologies and frameworks, meetups, and knowledge sharing.

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Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 


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