Applications Testing & Automation Lead (Java, Selenium, Soap)



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Applications Testing & Automation Lead (Java, Selenium, SOAP)


Chennai, India

Job Responsibilities

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment, working with a broad array of technology? As part of our fast-paced IT team environment, you can grow your career in Software Test as you perform functional, integration, system and performance testing using manual methods and testing tools in support of applications. You will write automated scripts using various scripting languages.  You will perform evaluations on a variety of projects by means of XML & SOAP messages, databases, and process flows as you execute functional, integration, system, and performance testing using manual and automated methods and testing tools.  As a Software Test professional, you will evaluate, recommend, and implement test tools and strategies while reviewing functional specifications as well as developing and publishing test cases/checklists. With continuous process improvement in mind, you will search out new Test processes and tools to improve test functions and processes. Because you thrive on making a great product working hand-in-hand with the software teams, you may also develop, maintain, and upgrade automated test scripts and architectures for application products.




  • 8+ years IT Software Test experience.

  • Extensive experience testing SOAP/REST Web Services.

  • Intermediate level experience writing XML, JavaScript, SQL and UNIX scripts.

  •  Significant experience in troubleshooting complex software and system issues.

  • Experience in developing test plans and test data gathering using reporting tools or query languages.

  • Advanced understanding of testing principles and methodologies, software development lifecycles & processes as well as performance, stress, and load testing methodologies

  • Experience working in Windows, UNIX, and Solaris environments.

  • Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, engineering field, or equivalent experience.

  • Travel up to 10%


  • Extensive experience testing SOAP/REST Web Services.

  • Special emphasis on writing XML, JavaScript, SQL and UNIX scripts.

  • Possess a genuine interest in testing, career progression, and improving personal Test knowledge.

  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude.

About ViaSat:

ViaSat specializes in engineering creative ways to connect consumers, enterprises, and governments to communication applications that improve productivity, quality of life – and even safety – when terrestrial networks are not practical, cost effective, or able to provide a high-quality service. Because of the big leaps we make in performance, speed, bandwidth economics, and security, the Company has won numerous awards for its innovation leadership.
We have assembled one of the broadest portfolios of technologies in the industry, providing our technical staff with the ability to innovate at every possible point of the systems they create. Opportunities include wireless networking, cloud systems, software, hardware, and cybersecurity. We are seeking to add to our knowledge base by hiring only the best and the brightest.
ViaSat Global Facts:

  • ViaSat was founded by three engineers, Mark Dankberg, Mark Miller, and Steve Hart.  Dankberg is the Chairman and CEO, and Miller and Hart are Chief Technology Officers

  • ViaSat was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in California

  • ViaSat began trading as a public company on the NASDAQ Stock Market in December 1996 under the symbol VSAT

  • Over 4,300 employees worldwide

  • FY17 Revenue $1.56Bn


ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

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