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Lead Software Test Engineer

Niural

Niural

Quality Assurance
Bagmati, Nepal
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Founded by repeat entrepreneurs with several successful exits, Niural is building an infrastructure that powers the global financial system. We are backed by iconic investors who invest in data, AI, fintech, and angels who have built the biggest companies in crypto today, such as Coinbase, Ring, and Pinterest.

Why Niural?

If you are a person who was drawn into tech through the promise of creating cutting-edge tools for a more exciting future, but find yourself tired of the fact that the world's smartest engineers are spending their lives optimizing how frequently we click on ads, this is your opportunity to change that.

We’re building a future that changes how companies participate in the new era of the internet and create truly global products as they participate in a digital economy. If you want to work with an aggressively ambitious team, build tools that will control billions of dollars, and participate in the asymmetric financial upside of creating foundational internet infrastructure, join us to shape the future of finance.

This is not a sole people or project management role, you will be expected to write code regularly. This is not QA automation egnineer role, you need to have adept programming skills to get through the interview and be successful in the role. We are looking for true Software engineers who like to break things.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Manual Test engineers, Automation Engineers and Software Engineers in Test to test features exhaustively.
  • Spearhead the process to move from manual testing to fully automated e2e tests, integration tests and unit tests so we can do as frequent releases with utmost confidence.
  • Design, write and own large-scale integration tests in python for backend services and end-to-end tests for frontend applications.
  • Clearly define test strategies for features, and implement those strategies across multiple features being worked concurrently.
  • Identify needed test cases during discovery and development and come up with test plan before release.
  • Evaluate features for risk, interior and exterior impact - what are the big problems, and how can we establish confidence during discovery and development
  • Develop and improvise on existing testing framework and test automation for developer and testing efficiecy
  • Identify and resolve performance and reliability issues
  • Triage bugs, and write actionable bug reports
  • Own, improve and maintain CI/CD pipelines
  • Work with the Project Manager, the feature lead, and the feature team on a daily basis for timely test and release of the features to production.

Who you are

  • A technical leader with a proven track record of building features from the concept phase to delivery managing all testing aspects of the SDLC process.
  • Extensive experience managing the test process for medium to large projects.
  • 5+ years of industry experience leading the testing process.
  • A deep understanding and hands on experience programming in python or other high level languages.
  • A deep understanding of e2e testing frameworks like Playright, Selenium or Cypress.
  • Experience writing unit tests.
  • Familiarity with client-side build processes & tools - Babel, Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, etc.
  • You like to break things more than building, and have knack for finding the edge cases, corner cases and building test cases for them.
  • You believe in the mission that releases can be as frequent as needed, without much manual testing being needed

Bonus Points

  • Experience managing engineering teams
  • Experience working with devops and CI/CD technologies

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health & Provident Funds
  • A fun work environment
  • Employee Retreats & Training
  • Equity in the company
  • Leadership development classes & mentorship
  • Professional Development Plan & a clear path to Promotions
  • Access to developer conferences
  • We’ve also partnered with select universities in the US to provide “fast track” admissions to star performers who may want to pursue their Masters in CS in the US
  • High performers will be sponsored for L1 visas as well as immigrant visas (Green Card) to the US

Interview Process

Candidates should send a resume or GitHub profile to be considered.

There are 4 steps to the process:

  • Initial Screen - 30 mins
  • Technical Interview - 60 minutes
  • Practical Programming Interview or take home exam- 2 hours
  • Behavioral Interview - 60 mins

You will then receive the offer decision.

Engineering Managers, Tech Leads, Feature Leads, and Project Leads are welcome to apply but the role will need someone who can do hands-on programming regularly to write integration tests.

Job Type - Strictly On-Site

Send your resume, LinkedIn, or GitHub link to recruitment@niural.com