Engineering | Pune, MH, India

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This position is for the Avalara Salesforce team, the Salesforce ecosystem here consists of the Sales, Service, Communities, CPQ Clouds and multiple add-on applications.
The team supports almost every department within Avalara, as an IT system it holds the keys to efficient marketing, sales, orders, case management, customer & partner satisfaction, implementations and more.
The demand on this system grows every month and the scrum teams are fielding a backlog of hundreds of tickets.
We currently have a Sales, Support and Quote to Cash scrum teams and a Service and Deployment desk, with functional leads in the US who are supported by development and SDET team in Pune.
The scrum teams are largely dedicated to regular course of business (“Running the Business RTB”) - upgrades to the system as well as addressing 16 years of tech debt.
The Salesforce SDET will support the service scrum team, with QA and automation tasks for building the quality system with scalable, best-in-class technological standards. The goal is for the Salesforce experience for Internal and External Users to be fast, seamless, pleasant. Salesforce should ultimately drive revenue from enhancements to the entire prospect to customer journey.

Who You Are

  • You appreciate the value of thorough testing to deliver excellence in digital marketing and enjoy end to end visibility/ understanding.
  • You love to develop automation tests and use tools to deliver rock-solid Quality Assurance. You love solving for problems with creative solutions. learning and contributing on the Salesforce platform.
  • You are an SDET with a solid engineering background to help us with our Salesforce Development Group.
  • You're a go-getter, team player, technical enthusiast who's ready to join a focused and growing team.
  • What You'll Do
  • Define and implement test automation strategy including roadmap, tools, framework for Scrum team
  • Design, develop and execute test automation code for salesforce applications
  • Able to perform manual testing for salesforce based applications by understanding end to end business flow
  • Guide team and responsible for rolling out good quality, functional, scalable, secure salesforce applications
  • Implement and help the team embrace best automation practices to maintain quality·
  • Be a key participant in creating a Quality First, Zero Defects culture. Promote Shift Left testing.
  • Work closely with Scrum team members to clarify requirements, ensure testability and automation potential, and provide feedback on design
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and identify failing systems through the use of instrumentation and software
  • Build/Enhance CICD pipeline
  • Mentor/Coach Junior QA folks
  • Ready for some overlap with our onshore team - Working with U.S. team would require a few hours per week overlap.

  • What's In It For You

  • Opportunity to be part of progressing and high performing team
  • Have the opportunity to implement latest technology for software automation and Salesforce
  • Multiple opportunities of professional growth and learning
  • Value driven management and work culture

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field required
  • 6+ years of test development and/or software engineering experience, preferably on SAAS applications
  • 4+ years of experience in Test Automation and building frameworks and maintaining those for future enhancements.
  • 3+ years experience in API/Web Services Test Automation Development
  • Strong in any one programming language such as Java/C#
  • Experience with test methodologies and software engineering.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins/Hudson etc.)
  • Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • About Avalara

    We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world.
    Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.
    The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.
    Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds.
    That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone. That's why we're growing fast.
    Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, India, and the U.K.
    Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by law.

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