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Software Engineer QA - Automation

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Springboard uses Python/Django as primary technology stack and we are looking to add a Software Engineer QA - Automation to our team. Your role will require you to contribute to automation and manual quality assurance efforts. We have a lot of fantastic features planned in coming months; our product is continuously being improved and you will take on a huge chunk of responsibility to ensure these features meet highest quality standards and contribute to a platform that's robust and scalable.

You will be principally responsible for -

  • Being part of a team whose focus is development of Springboard platform to enrich learning experience of thousands by use of mentor-led learning approach.
  • Running manual and automated test cases to deliver the highest quality products.
  • Work closely with developers and business teams in building test plans.
  • Developing automation framework, execute comprehensive suites of automated end to end test cases and test suites for web based application.
  • Enabling team members to generate good quality releases with every commit by discovering defects early and iterate fast.
  • Analysing failures and root cause issues, filing defects, following up with developers and other teams on the resolution.
  • Improving automation framework, continuously evaluating test cases for inclusion in regression, automating newly integrated features.
  • Taking full ownership of end-user quality, usability and appeal.


  • You have experience building automation frameworks to automate distributed (multi-tiered) systems, creating and maintaining automated tests, designing SQA test plans and test cases according to requirements and manual/automated execution of test cases.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • You have strong team ethic and are interested in fast-paced startup environment.
  • You have strong interpersonal, project management and organisational skills with ability to track multiple test executions simultaneously and synthesize results.
  • You are meticulous, analytical, and curious about technology.
  • You have strong knowledge of Agile testing methodologies and best practices, testing cycles in agile framework e.g. using agile tools such as Jira and understanding of Agile Scrum/Kanban methodologiesWhen you don't know, you ask questions or look for answers on the internet and are not afraid to express your opinion.
  • You have hands on experience with functional & white box testing with a strong understanding of/experience with Software QA methodologies, techniques and approaches.
  • You are familiar with responsive web app testing methods.
  • You are able to quickly learn and apply complex scenarios to create reliable test datasets/environments.
  • You demonstrate adaptability and attention to finalizing testing details amidst aggressive time challenges.
  • You have worked extensively on testing tools like Selenium, ReST API Automation, Postman, Jasmine, ProtractorYou are familiar with backend and frontend web development frameworks and SQL databases.
  • You have some exposure to CI tools such as Jenkins, Travis, CircleCI etc.
  • You are comfortable bringing up and troubleshooting cloud-based environments.

Bonus Points if you have done one or more of these:

  • Worked with Python, Django, Git, MySQL, Javascript & AngularJS
  • Worked with infrastructure automation tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Worked with AWS/Google Cloud Platform.


World-class health, dental, and vision coverage

Flexible hours

Flexible work hours and vacation policy

Company meals

Free catered lunches and healthy snacks

Commuter benefits

Professional development

Learning stipend and access to our courses


Company offsites twice a year

Company events

Group outings to the movies, surfing, and more

Office location

Beautiful digs in San Francisco and Bengaluru

Springboard at a glance

Making online learning human, affordable and awesome

Springboard focuses on Education, Training, Edtech, and E Learn. Their company has offices in San Francisco and Bengaluru. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Springboard has raised $22.265M of funding; their latest round was closed on December 2019.

You can view their website at https://www.springboard.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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