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Software Development Engineer Test III



Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation.

Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive.

Why do you want to join our team?

F5 leads the market in building products to make every app run faster, smarter and safer anywhere. To support our growing business, we need to expand our corporate IT organization by creating a new delivery center in Hyderabad.

When you start this role, you will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to help develop our IT Quality Assurance practices in our newly established Hyderabad office. You get the adventure and independence of working at a start-up without any of the financial risk because you are supported by a growing Fortune 1000 technology company.

What will you do?

The SDET directly supports our Salesforce developers and contributes to the QA Center of Excellence, QA infrastructure, test strategy and test plans for IT’s applications, services and delivery infrastructure focused in the Sales & Marketing technology. This team-oriented position will develop and execute test automation, repeatable test procedures, implement and support IT QA practices across IT’s teams. As an expert of Test Automation Engineering, you will reduce time to market by contributing to the Automation Center of Excellence and other project teams.

Your primary responsibilities will include:


  • Understand the business requirements from Salesforce perspective and prepare the test scenarios and test cases

  • Use agile test practices and salesforce capabilities to give testing direction to the team

  • Quickly learn and understand the functional flows and come up with best ways to test them quickly and efficiently

  • Collaborate with other SDETs in the team and be part of system demos with relevant stakeholders

Test automation

  • Create/Modify the Automation frameworks as per project/product needs.

  • As per the industry changes, be up to date on cutting edge technologies/tools, create Proof of Concepts and implement them across the teams.

  • Contribute user stories automation of various scrum teams using best suitable automation tools.

  • Guide functional team members to understand the automation concepts and should act like catalyst to enable them in development of automation scripts.

  • Maintain the developed scripts to keep them up to date.

  • Contribute to CI/CD process using DevOps Tools for the E2E and Regression

  • Involve in Grooming/Planning/Scrum meetings and be part of required scrum events.

  • Provide testing support to projects and product releases both with automated tests, and manual testing as required

  • Experience of following tools

    • Selenium knowledge is MUST

    • Core Java (Basic) knowledge is MUST

    • Salesforce knowledge (Sales/Service/Community) is good to have

    • Cucumber knowledge is good to have

    • Test NG knowledge is good to have

Other responsibilities

  • Responsible for upholding F5’s Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies.

  • Provide excellent customer service to IT internal and business partner customers

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • Demonstrate understanding of concepts of automation and performance testing required

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge on Salesforce flows.

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and inter-personal skills

  • Demonstrate strong time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to provide exceptional support to both internal and external customers

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, changing environment

  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge of continuous integration; build and deploy automation tools desirable

  • Working knowledge of Agile methodology

  • Working knowledge on Selenium.

  • Knowledge/Working experience on AI Powered Automation/Performance engineering is added advantage

What will we look for on your resume?

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years of experience in all phases of testing with heavy exposure to automation

  • 4+ years of experience in SFDC (either as a tester or a developer)

  • Experience with databases and basic SQL skills required

  • Experience multiple software development methodologies/lifecycles required

  • Good programming knowledge of at least 1 of the following: Java, C#, Python

  • Java development skills desirable

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F5 Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

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