Quality Engineer Mobile - Android

Hotstar, Bangalore, Karnataka

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About the Role:
In this role we are looking for an Android quality assurance Engineer responsible for testing and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of Android devices including mobile phones and tablet computers. Your primary focus will be to test Android applications (manual/automated) and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other product team and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated test plan, and the creation of quality products is essential.
At Hotstar, we have over 100 million users and capture close to a billion click stream messages daily. The engineering team at Hotstar is at the centre of the action and is responsible for creating unmatched user experience. Our engineers solve real life complex problems and create compelling experiences for our customers.
The pace of our growth is incredible – if you want to tackle hard and interesting problems at scale, and create an impact within an entrepreneurial environment, join us!

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Review product requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality test cases
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities based on the sprint plan
  • Design, develop and execute test automation scripts using open source tools on Android applications
  • Generate/Manage test builds
  • Defect tracking and management
  • Perform regression testing
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products
  • Communicate with product owners, stakeholders and Engineering managers to identify system requirements
  • Coordinate testing efforts with others
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • Setup and maintain test environments

What to Bring

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related discipline preferred
  • 3-8 years  of related software quality assurance engineering experience
  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience testing ecommerce products is a plus
  • Good understanding of OOPs concepts
  • Good understanding on the REST APIs and its usage
  • Hands-on in any of programing language like Java, Python etc..
  • Good understanding on Android test build generation & management
  • knowledge on Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes
  • knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines
  • Good understanding on the continuous integration flow
  • Good understanding on the use cases related to mobile apps
  • Hands-on experience using appium
  • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Android App performance benchmarking and optimization
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial or SVN

About Hotstar

About us Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services in the world. Our sophisticated video streaming technology and attention to detail on user experience across multiple devices makes us the top video destination for TV Shows, Movies, and LIVE Sports. With 85,000 hours of content in 8 languages, 100 Million downloads in a year, and a rapidly exploding watch time, our mission is to revolutionize Internet entertainment and become the largest personalized television service in the world.

Want to learn more about Hotstar? Visit Hotstar's website.