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Lead Product Test Engineer

Bangalore, Engineering
Work Location:Bangalore
Reports To: Lead-2

Our Cause:
Rapido is India’s largest bike taxi player focused on solving the first and last mile connectivity problem for India. The primary focus is mobility and changing all facets of mobility across India. We believe that 2 Wheeler are the right mode of transport for developing countries like India and have much more scope than 4 wheelers, which is also reflected in the fact that the number of 2 wheelers is significantly more than the number of 4-wheelers. We have operations in close to 100 cities and are the undisputed market leader in this space. Growing close to 500% year-on-year, we have ambitious targets set for ourselves in the future as well.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Develop detailed test strategy and test plans for various features at the functional and system level.
  • Expert in Functional Testing including understanding the use cases as per PRD, writing and executing Test Cases as per Plan, understanding the edge cases and executing them
  • Expert in backend testing API functional tests (Curl/Postman or any other tool), Access Control,  Latency and Failures, Fault Tolerance and other resiliency tests
  • Expert in Mobile Testing: understanding of mobile ecosystem (Android or IOS) and ability to perform functional testing, compatibility and interoperability testing, usability testing and familiarity with Emulators/IDEs and app crash reporting/debugging
  • Excellent understanding of microservices architecture and things like communication patterns, deployment etc
  • Excellent command on SQL and NoSQL DBs 
  • Be a gatekeeper for the quality of any product going out in the market from Rapido including customer experiences.
  • Integral member of SDLC right from product requirements gathering phase to design reviews till the delivery of the product. Should be excellent in communication across stake holders like Product, Dev and Support.
  • Maintain a staging environment to effectively verify and validate the products
  • Ability to analyze/repo production issues and help drive RCAs
  • Work with software developers to tune code and track all problem reports to closure. Analyze test results to ensure functionality and recommend appropriate action.
  • Hire and Mentor QAs within the team. Set OKRs and participate in performance reviews.
  • Expert Java programmer with command on concepts like Abstractions, Design Patterns, Reusablity, Creation of stubs and mocks etc.
  • Effectively develop an automation to improve efficiency/productivity.
  • Expertise in developing automation framework for mobile apps, web UI, APIs using appropriate open source tools like Appium, Selenium, SOAP UI, Rest Assured etc.
  • Expert in Nonfunctional tests, performance tests and security tests - specifically for microservices. Familiarity with tools like Jmeter.
  • Hands on experience in CI/CD driven test processes and tools like Jenkins/GoCD/CircleCI
  • Conversant with observability tools and should be able to analyze issues, find patterns, corelate and isolate issues for faster issue resolution
Education & Experience
  • Graduation/Masters in computer science
  • 8-12 Years of relevant experience
Interview Process:
  • Round 1 – Technical Interview 1
  • Round 2 – Technical Interview 2
  • Round 3 – Managerial Round
  • Round 4 – HR Round

We are in the stage of getting the key hires for the organisation and this would be one of them. Rapido Corporate is a key priority for the entire company and has the potential to contribute a major chunk of company’s revenue, at the same time providing a strong business moat to us. We provide a lot of ownership to our employees and provide multiple avenues for them to grow within the company. We have a fluid, open office culture and think there is always a better way to solve a problem. We believe in launching things quickly and iterating on them rather than waiting for that
perfect solution.
We are in a high-growth phase and are doing ~15 million rides per month. Our network also happens to be one of the largest in the country having more than 3 lakh active Captains (our driver partners) with us. The margins we are able to demonstrate are also best in this field across the world. Our growth outshines our goals and if you want you to be a part of the exponential growth, solving fundamental mobility problems for India then this is the place for you.
Technical Skills:
* Java Programming
* Functional testing acumen on Mobile+ReST APIs+Web apps. Mobile app testing (Android or IOS)
* API Automation (using any tool or framework) - Ex: Jmeter/Postman/Rest-Assured, Web automation Selenium/TestNG, Mobile automation using Appium/Robotium
* Automation Framework development (Mobile/Web/API)
* Non Functional testing - API Performance testing, Security testing
* SQL and NoSQL DBs
* CI/CD tools (Jenkins/GoCD/CircleCI)

Nice to have
* AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
* Datascience
* Kafka/Spark/Cassandra