Staff Software Development Engineer - Test (Bengaluru) at Bazarvoice

Who We Want:
A Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) at Bazaarvoice is a developer with the primary responsibility of writing test frameworks and tools to test our products. It is a unique and challenging role that provides the right candidate an opportunity to combine the “building” skills of software design engineering with the “breaking” skills of the software test engineering discipline. You will be primarily focused on writing automation code that verifies the quality of our products and interdependent services at a scale only matched by a small number of companies today. We want someone with the technical skills to debug code, automate tasks, and implement new tools and frameworks across a highly complex ecosystem. We also want an SDET with the soft skills needed to interact with all members of our organization both technical and non-technical as an advocate for quality and change.
If you’re passionate about software quality, are a highly technical problem solver, enjoy thinking outside the box, and thrive in a collaborative environment we would love to talk more about how you can help drive quality at Bazaarvoice. 

Basic Qualifications:

    • Ability to read and write code; a good SDET is able to code tests in a software development language.
    • Design and build scalable automated test frameworks and test suites across multiple dependent technologies & services
    • Drive design and code reviews
    • Extensive API level testing experience
    • Perform manual testing to prepare for and validate scenarios needed for automation coverage
    • Develop and maintain test cases and plans in a Unix environment
    • Partner with developers to investigate, evaluate and resolve bugs
    • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals and data structures.
    • Experience writing code.  Java coding preferred
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience implementing multiple QA methodologies and processes
    • Experience working closely with dev and business teams to communicate impacts and understand risk across multiple teams.
    • Ability to measure and report the progress and success of testing efforts cross-functionally and across mgmt. levels in formal or informal settings
    • Find more efficient ways to improve testing time and coverage through processes and/or tools
    • Plan, execute, and improve release management
    • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Demonstrate the ability to be self-motivated and show initiative to take on tasks
    • Ability to take on duties in unfamiliar territory

Required Skills:

    • 5+ years of SDET and/or development experience performing extensive automation, API testing, backend data infrastructure testing with increasing responsibilities
    • Experience in designing and coding automated tests using Java
    • Experience in Python or other scripting language
    • Ability to lead the team's effort in continuous process improvement
    • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions at all levels of the organization
    • Experience with git, GitHub
    • Knowledge of Unix-based systems and environments
    • Knowledge of AWS environment
    • Ability to show data and metric-driven understanding of quality and test coverage
    • Previous experience with Jira or any other issues tracking software (e.g. Bugzilla, Gnats, etc.)
    • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Experience in working in an Agile/ Scrum environment
    • Knowledge of Performance / Disaster Recovery testing across a distributed system. 

Desired Skills:

    • Experience with XML, JSON, and other markup languages
    • Experience withMongoDB, Cassandra or other no-SQL technologies
    • Experience with the MapReduce model, preferably with Hadoop/EMR
    • Experience with SQL and/or other RDB technologies
About Bazaarvoice
Bazaarvoice connects brands and retailers to consumers, so that every shopping experience feels personal. From search and discovery to purchase and advocacy, Bazaarvoice’s solutions reach in-market shoppers, personalize their experiences, and give them the confidence to buy. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than a billion consumers view and share authentic content including reviews, questions and answers, and social photos across 6,000 brand and retail websites.

Bazaarvoice completed the acquisition of Influenster in August 2019 and with the 2 companies coming together we are able to create an even more attractive proposition for our clients.

Influenster is a digital destination where consumers discover products and reviews that enable them to make well-informed purchase decisions with over 6 million members who have written over 38 million product reviews.

Founded in 2005, Bazaarvoice is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in North America, Europe, and Australia. For more information, visit
Why join Bazaarvoice?
- We’re committed to client success: There are over 5K brand and retail websites in the Bazaarvoice network. Our clients represent some of the world’s leading companies across a wide range of industries including retail, apparel, automotive, consumer electronics and travel.
- We’re leaders in consumer-generated content: Each month, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content, such as ratings and reviews, curated photos, social posts and videos, about products in our network. Last year, 135K reviews were submitted each day.
- Our network delivers: Network analytics provide insights that help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences that drive brand awareness, consideration, sales, and loyalty.
- We’re a great place to work: We pride ourselves on our unique culture. Join a company that values passion, innovation, authenticity, generosity, respect, teamwork, and performance.
Commitment to diversity and inclusion
Bazaarvoice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants according to their experience, talent, and qualifications for the job without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, gender stereotyping, and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law in every location in which the company has facilities. Bazaarvoice believes that diversity and an inclusive company culture are key drivers of creativity, innovation and performance. Furthermore, a diverse workforce and the maintenance of an atmosphere that welcomes versatile perspectives will enhance our ability to fulfill our vision of creating the world’s smartest network of consumers, brands, and retailers.