Principal SQA Engineer- Automation Testing

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"At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!" 

We are an award-winning, equal opportunity, culturally diverse, fun place to be. Giving back to the community drives us to be better every single day. Our work environment allows you to balance your priorities, because we know you will bring your best every day. We will champion your wins and shout them from the rooftops. Your peers will inspire, drive, support you, and make you laugh out loud!  

We help our customers free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead - and are relentless in the pursuit of innovation! 
Our SaaS Ops department focuses on delivering SaaS excellence and a great SaaS experience for our customers. We continuously grow by adding and implementing the most cutting-edge technologies and investing in Innovation! Our team is a global and versatile group of professionals, so if you’re looking for a place where your ideas will be heard – this is the place for you!
BMC is looking for a Principal SQA Engineers to join a QE team working on complex and distributed software, developing test plans, executing tests, developing automation & assuring product quality. This role requires experience of product development life cycle with high quality using various tools and processes. Understanding requirements of complex use cases of SaaS solutions, manage upgrades, automation, dev-ops and Site reliability engineering is a must have.   

Here is how, through this exciting role, YOU will contribute to BMC's and your own success:
  • Collaborate with dev, PMs and other QA to come up with solid test strategy and test cases to cover end to end use cases for any features or enhancements.
  • Implementing various development, testing, automation tools, and IT infrastructure
  • Automate new test cases and maintain existing ones with high quality and ensuring all automated cases are part of continuous regression and runs on nightly builds with no/minimal maintenance
  • Should be able to identify room for improvements for making automation more efficient and stable.
  • Review SDD, test features, document and test upgrade scenarios, identification of breaking changes.
  • Work with other product solution teams to ensure integration, upgrades and dependencies for every release and patches are well understood and planned.
  • Mentor other quality and automation engineers to review the automation, test cases and contribute to overall product quality.
  • Participate in agile development processes and events like release planning and iteration planning, scrum meetings, retrospectives meetings.
  • Assumes overall responsibility for projects in designated areas in terms of functionality, quality, efficiency, and timeliness.
  • Have an attitude of ownership, and exhibit leadership and be able to drive things to GET IT DONE. 
To ensure you’re set up for success, you will bring the following skillset & experience: 

  • 12+ Years of hands-on Software Quality Assurance experience in software product development 
  • 10+ Years of hands-on test cases automation development experience in developing and implementing automated testing platforms using Selenium & Java from scratch. 
  • Managing automation frameworks and run regression suites. 
  • Hands on experience with tools like JIRA, Github, Code collaborator 
  • Excellent understanding of Ruby, Perl, Python, API, Java, OOps Concepts, Advance Python, Jenkins and services experience 
  • Automation Framework Experience on Python Framework and Automation , Selenium web driver; TestNG, Robotium 
  • Experience working on Linux based infrastructure 
  • Experience in UI and backend API automation is a must 
  • Working knowledge of Python and known DevOps tools. 
  • Experience in network, server, and application-status monitoring. 
  • Configuration and managing databases such as Postgres with replication etc 
  • Working knowledge of various tools, open-source technologies, and cloud services 
  • Awareness of critical concepts in DevOps and Agile principles 
  • working on ways to automate and improve development and release processes 
  • Monitoring the processes during the entire lifecycle for its adherence and updating or creating new processes for improvement and minimizing the wastage 
  • Incidence management and root cause analysis 
  • Strive for continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline) 
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL (Structured Query Language). 
  • Expert in code deployment tools (Ansible). 
  • Must have worked on large scale enterprise products (n-tier architecture) 
  • Experienced in working with Agile development methodology and working with virtual team. 
  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience with container-based apps on Kubernetes, and OpenShift. Experience of creating and maintain helm charts for deployments is a must. 
  • Experience with at least one cloud platform like AWS, Azure, OCI or GCI. 

Whilst these are nice to have, our team can help you develop in the following skills: 
  • Knowledge on working virtualization software like VMWare  
  • Strong documentation, communication and presentation skills. 
  • Experience with working on AI based platforms, Watson, GPT technologies is a plus
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application 

Our commitment to you! 


BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! 


If after reading the above, You’re unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas! 


BMC is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, age, sex, creed, color, religion, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender,  gender expression,  gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, disabled veteran or status as a protected veteran.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.


BMC Software maintains a strict policy of not requesting any form of payment in exchange for employment opportunities, upholding a fair and ethical hiring process.
At BMC we believe in pay transparency and have set the midpoint of the salary band for this role at 4,166,900 INR. Actual salaries depend on a wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training, licensure, and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. 

The salary listed is just one component of BMC's employee compensation package. Other rewards may include a variable plan and country specific benefits.

We are committed to ensuring that our employees are paid fairly and equitably, and that we are transparent about our compensation practices. 


Had a break in your career? No worries. This role is eligible for candidates who have taken a break in their career and want to re-enter the workforce. If your expertise matches the above job, visit to know more and how to apply.

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