• Salesforce Engineer/QA

    Job Locations India-Gurgaon
    Information Technology
  • Introduction

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    The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services.What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight, and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.

    Our digital solutions team provides services to The Economist Group businesses and is also responsible for the flagship products including Economist.com and The Economist digital apps.

    Our Digital Team is a product-centric organisation spanning many areas of technology and product development at The Economist. We are strong believers that innovation comes from within and encourage exploration of new
    tools and techniques. We use open-source technologies wherever possible and give back to the community by open sourcing code when appropriate. Many members of our team contribute to open source projects individually. We are actively changing our landscape, embracing microservices, engaging front end experiences with Isomorphic JS frameworks, continuous integration and tightening the feedback loop through continuous

    As a QA Engineer, we expect the professional to come in and really make a mark by helping us to improve quality across the business. The individual will apply their initiative, expertise, and experience to help improve testing and quality across the business.

    In return, you’ll get the opportunity to work on some exciting projects and will work with cutting edge technology at our Birmingham office. You’ll get the chance to help shape how we work, and inspire others, while using the latest tools and technologies.


    How you will contribute:

    • Execute the testing of business applications by developing, publishing and implementing test plans for complex commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications, such as Salesforce.com.
    • Execute Functional (integration) and Non-functional tests (Usability, Compatibility, Accessibility, Performance, Security…)
    • Execute the internal regression testing process to ensure no existing business functionality is affected by feature development
    • Work closely with our vendors to analyse and improve existing procedures defined within their development lifecycle
    • Uphold test standards, ensuring all audit requirements are met
    • Test documentation creation and maintenance (test plans, test cases, and checklists)
    • Create reports on test results and software product quality
    • Execute test estimation
    • Liaise with the development team and key business users in Agile development projects – attending scrum review meeting and develop targeted test plans and cases
    • Work with developers to help them to ensure QA processes are shifted left.
    • Ensure your testing approach will be exploratory and risk-based, favouring the discovery and communication of information over the creation of test artefact.
    • Helping define and roll out improvements to testing and quality processes across both a tech team and wider company
    • Work towards more efficient ways of testing using the best tools/methodologies


    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    The ideal skills for this role are:

    • 2+ years Salesforce QA experience - including ServiceCloud, SalesCloud, Lightening. 
    • Experience with testing in-built salesforce features and customisation.
    • Understanding of MVC (model view controller)
    • Programming language experience: Javascript, SOQL, SOSL,SQL, XML, JQUERY, APEX
    • Technologies: Selenium Webdriver and the page object design pattern
    • Ability to develop and maintain automated test suites which take our time to delivery down without impacting quality
    • In-depth experience of test planning, analysis, and scripting
    • Experience of testing within an Agile environment, adapting quickly to changing situations
    • Leading testing efforts, execution, and reporting, across multiple concurrent projects
    • That you are an experienced QA Engineer, with previous experience of large scale web applications, who understand that testing is far more than just “checking it works”
    • That you are a champion of quality and understand how it can be improved at every stage of software development
    • Project management and issue tracking tool experience: Atlassian Confluence, Atlassian JIRA, Xray, TestRail, MS Office package
    • ISEB Foundation qualification (desired)



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