India / India / TN / Chennai /

Technology & Engineering

#: 743999739218321 / REF2990D

Mid-Senior Level


Job Description

Senior Engineer-Automation Test

About the job

You will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. Test automation developers (also known as test automation engineers) are software developers who design and write programs that run automatic tests on new or existing software – an essential part of the software development cycle. They use automation frameworks to build these programs on and write test scripts that do the testing; we’re looking for you to join us in our Chennai Technology Hub! 


  • Design & define the test automation activities for subordinates

  • Responsible for test planning & execution of automation scripts

  • Analysing and writing test automation scripts

  • Leveraging test automation frameworks to build test suites

  • Investigating problems in software as a result of testing

  • Working with QA analysts and software developers to find solutions

  • Execute all the test case and report defects, define severity and priority for each defect 

  • Carry out regression testing every time changes are made to the code to fix defects 

  • Automate Regression testing scripts using Java for cleaner & faster execution of test case 

  • Experience of configuration management tools (GIT), configuration concepts and continuous integration tools (Jenkins / Bamboo) 

About you

A person who is passionate about coding, concepts of testing, quality aspects of application, ability to adapt to the changing needs and being autonomous. Have excellent analytical, design, problem-solving & communication skills. Has the ability to thrive in a team environment and work with multiple stakeholders to build top notch applications. 


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field 

  • 7+ years of software development and/or automation  testing experience 

  • Ability to define, design & create automation test suites to ensure maximum test coverage

  • Hands on automation experience on  frameworks and scripting preferably in Java, with an ability to design and implement robust, scalable, and high quality test suites

  • Good knowledge of SQL concepts & Java scripting

  • Good knowledge on automation testing frameworks like Selenium/Cucumber/Gauge 

  • Experience in leveraging and using tools like JIRA, Bit Bucket, Artifactory, Confluence etc., 

  • Experience in agile software development practices and DevOps 


About NielsenIQ 

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary Nielsen data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge.  We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.