Software Engineer - Automation Tester

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Technology and Engineering

Job Description

Automated Test Engineer

Our NielsenIQ technology teams are working on our new Connected platform, a unified, global, open data ecosystem powered by Microsoft Azure. Our clients around the world rely on NielsenIQ data and insights to innovate and grow. 

As an automated test engineer, you’ll be part of a talented software team that works on end-to-end testing for our core suite of mission-critical applications. Our testers are true software engineers - designing  and writing automated tests on new or existing software – an essential part of the software development cycle. We use automated frameworks to build programs and write highly efficient test scripts.   

Our team is co-located and agile, with central technology hubs in Chicago and Chennai. 

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with Product and Development teams to capture test case requirements

  • Plan, analyze, write & execute automated test scripts 

  • Automate & carry out regression testing scripts using Java

  • Leverage automated test frameworks to build test suites

  • Investigate problems in software as a result of testing

  • Partner with QA analysts and software developers to find solutions

  • Execute cases, report defects, define severity and prioritize defects 

We’re looking for people who have:

  • 2 years of software development and/or automated testing experience

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

  • Good knowledge of SQL concepts & Java 

  • Sound understanding of automated test frameworks, like Selenium,  TestNG, and Cypress

  • Enthusiastic about automating everything to help achieve true CICD

  • A passion for high quality code, testing and problem solving 

  • Excellent English communication skills, with the ability to effectively interface across cross-functional technology teams and the business 

  • Experience using tools such as JIRA, Bit Bucket, Artifactory, or Confluence, etc.

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

  • Experience in agile software development practices and DevOps 

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


Additional Information

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/fast-moving consumer goods 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 NielsenIQ 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.

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