Smiths Detection is a global authority on the application, management and manufacture of world class detection and screening technology. Every minute of every day, our detection and screening technology helps to protect people and infrastructure, making the world a safer place. Our goal is simple – to provide the security, peace of mind and freedom of movement upon which the world depends. We deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibitive weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics.
Smiths Detection is committed to fundamentally changing the security detection industry through the digitalisation of our products and the creation of next-generation digital solutions for our customers globally. These solutions have been designed for and co-created with our customers and work with our existing products and integrated solutions to enhance and augment security outcomes, operational efficiency and customer/partner satisfaction. We have a range of digital solutions (https://www.smithsdetection.com/digital/) currently and we are adapting a range of new lean, agile processes so that we can keep pace with the digital evolution of our industry.
Smiths Detection is looking for dynamic, innovative and motivated software developers to be the part of its global platform and applications development team in Technology group. The purpose of this role is to develop, sustain and enhance our digital software and solutions. The position is based in Bangalore.
The Software Test Engineer is part of the overall Platform and Application Software Development group, working closely with Architects, Product Management, Program Management, DevOps and Test engineers to deliver successful pursuit outcomes and ensure robust platform and applications.
Duties & Responsibilities
Design test plans, procedures, scenarios, and scripts to accurately assess new products or software updates according to customer requirements and company policies.
Develop testing protocol for various aspects, such as usability, database impact, error and bug finding, regression testing, and implementation scenarios.
Identify, analyze and create detailed records of problems that appear during testing, such as software defects, bugs, functionality issues, and output errors, and work directly with software developers to find solutions and develop retesting procedures.
Track problems, resolutions, and bug fixes throughout testing and create a comprehensive database of defects and successful mitigation techniques.
Create detailed, step-by-step documentation of test procedures for each phase or project as needed to ensure replicability, compliance with standards, and growth of company knowledge base.
Communicate clearly and effectively with test personnel, users, developers, and clients to facilitate quick resolution of problems and accurate documentation of successes.
Provide frequent feedback to developers, including recommendations for improvements, evaluation of problems, potential solutions, and discussion of further test requirements.
Design and implement automated testing tools when possible, and update tools as needed to ensure currency and accuracy.
Must possess at least a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering and/or Computer Engineering/Science or equivalent.
Prefer to have worked with systems and machines and develop software, come from systems software background OR should have kernel space/driver software development experience.
Should possess at least 5-10 years of work experience as a hands-on software test engineer.
Experience with any Scripting Language is required.
Good knowledge of object-oriented design, microservices architecture, systems architecture and understanding of software code.
Good understanding of SDLC.
Must have good experience of developing Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Reports.
Good knowledge of testing .NET, C++ based desktop applications.
Good knowledge of Manual Testing.
Sound proficiency in Automated testing and creating automated test environments. Preferred to have worked in simulated test environment.
Proficiency in one or more test tools Selenium, Marathon or TestNG etc.
Understanding and working experience with REST APIs.
Good knowledge of testing software in Linux (CentOS is preferred) environment OR Windows environment.
Good knowledge of SQL/No-SQL databases.
Knowledge of Agile Methodologies, DevOps and continuous testing environment.
Ability to work with multiple teams and projects at any given time.
Ability to quickly learn complex systems and technology.
Knowledge of open source tool chains and technologies.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Diversity & Inclusion
We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.