Senior Associate Software Development Engineer in Test

Job Locations IN-Pune
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Research and Development
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About the role

The role is based in the Pune R&D Center, at the SAS R&D Pune facility. We are looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test to test our next-generation mid-tier services as part of the SAS® Viya Platform Services on leading cloud platforms.  

  • As a SDET in the Platform Services Testing Team at SAS, you will be responsible for software testing activities, throughout the software release cycle.
  • You will validate and automate REST APIs end points using industry standard automation tools. You will mostly work with Kubernete
  • Furthermore, you will be joining a friendly team with a broad range of experience. 

What You Will Do:

  • Creates and maintains high quality of test automation using modern development techniques and provides key data points to support metrics-based decision making.
  • Applies automated tests at every layer of the application stack, both inside and outside of the continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Produces and analyzes metrics that illustrate the quality of applications and develop insight that drives the direction of quality engineering.
  • Works with team to promptly triage test failures with precision and accuracy, maintaining the health of the build pipeline.
  • Works collaboratively with development, product, operations, and support peers to encourage quality, as a key design element in all work efforts.
  • Engages in code reviews for product, test, and infrastructure code.
  • Protects users from escaped defects, participate in support escalations, and value Customer Experience (CX) above all.
  • Understands the role of deployment, migration, security, and performance in the continuous delivery lifecycle.
  • Participates in project scoping and scheduling; tracks progress of individual tasks and communicates status and risks.
  • Stay up to date on SAS internal testing methodologies and approaches; regularly evaluates third-party tools/solutions.
  • Maintains an awareness of and researches the new technologies, trends, architectures, and implementation techniques as they relate to the testing automation activities.
  • Designs, develops, and executes test plans, and test scenarios.
  • Analyses test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action.
  • Reviews relevant documentation.


  • Working knowledge of at least one programming language.
  • Conceptual understanding of at least one markup language.
  • Conceptual understanding of agile processes and iterative software development
  • Learning concepts of test automation framework.
  • Working knowledge of source control management techniques along with participating in code reviews.
  • Familiarity with containers and container orchestration technologies
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tooling
  • General understanding of public cloud interfaces

Mandatory Technical Skills:

  • Proven experience in automating the testing of software projects which includes following technologies.
  • Languages: Java, Go, Groovy, Python
  • Interfaces: RESTful web services
  • Tools: GIT, Gerrit, Gradle, Jenkins
  • O/S: Mainly Unix
  • Cloud: Docker, Kubernetes, Azure, AWS, GCP

Total Years of Relevant experience 

2-4 years of experience


Education Preference

B.E(Computer Science)/ MCA/CDAC or equivalent


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