Software Engineer in Test

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Viki is a premier global entertainment streaming site where millions of people discover and consume primetime shows and movies subtitled in more than 200 languages, by our community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 1 billion words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere! We are also part of the Rakuten Group of companies, which includes Viber, eBates, Lyft and more, reaching a global audience of nearly 1 billion users.

Soompi, a subsidiary of Rakuten Viki, is one of the biggest global K-pop news sites and the longest-running fandom community. From innovative engagement features to original content and social shopping, Rakuten Viki and Soompi are pushing the boundaries of user engagement and social viewing.

We’re looking for a self-motivated, highly skilled, quality focussed Software Engineer in Test who can work in a fast-paced, professional environment. This position requires a highly motivated candidate with a passion for taking software testing to the next level and skills to test in a customer perspective, using both manual and automation testing. You will be writing effective and efficient code, identify gaps and design better code, to improve the quality of the product by constant improvisation of the current codebase. You will also build tools which can help developers test their own code. You will be working regularly with Software Engineers, Product Managers and Operations.

Ideal candidate requires great communication skills, attention to detail, quality focussed, adaptive to change, agile, and should know and practice Engineering best practices. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Ability to quickly identify vulnerabilities and bugs and tracking them to closure

Maintaining agility without compromising the user experience

Identifying and designing test cases and scenarios based on the given requirements

Automate repeated tasks, execute and maintain test scripts to gauze Coverage, Velocity, and Quality.

Setting up test environment and test data that are essential for test execution

Providing test results for every test cycle

Ensuring product quality across platform


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field

- 5+ years programming/coding ideally with Python or other open source languages

5 to 8 Years of working experience and a COMPULSORY understanding of App testing and automation

Good knowledge of API & Web testing

Good knowledge of Networking and Operating system concepts

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Excellent fundamental knowledge of Software Engineering concepts and STLC life cycle

Enjoy working in a startup(agile) environment

Good to have experience with Performance and Security testing, a plus point

Strong and competent programming skills, along with thorough Data Structure knowledge

Good to have knowledge on Design Patterns

We’re small but diverse, with more than 25 nationalities and 40 languages represented among our 100+ employees. Come break down barriers that stand between great entertainment and its fans everywhere and help us make a difference as we grow.

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Rakuten Americas focuses on E-Commerce, Curated Web, Canada, and United States. Their company has offices in San Francisco Bay Area and San Mateo. They have a very large team that's 5000+ employees.

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