Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Test Engineer, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Bangalore, Karnataka, India 

About Company: Monsanto is passionate about using science and technology to improve agriculture. Monsanto scientists are conducting research and development (R&D) to revolutionize plant breeding and biotechnology. The Technology Pipeline Solutions (TPS) team within IT works directly with the Monsanto scientists to develop software platforms that enable these research and development efforts.

The company has been selected as one of the top 100 places to work by Computerworld magazine for three consecutive years. The nomination was based on employee surveys that rank benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention.

Job Description: The candidate will be part of a team comprised of project managers, scientific business analysts and other members of the technical staff to develop software in Java, Oracle and SQL. Role will give a great exposure to biotechnology domain to the selected candidates.

The individual will be responsible for performing integration and system testing for each iteration of the development life cycle. The individual will need to implement and record test scripts based on requirements created by the Business Analyst. The tester is responsible for logging the defects identified during testing into Team Track.

The accepted candidate will join the emerging field of IT systems informatics leveraging their technical expertise to play a key role in defining and delivering breakthrough science in high throughput R&D platforms for Monsanto.

Education Requirements: University degree.

Required Skills:

  • Passion for product quality

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in testing methodologies as a manual tester in an IT testing organization.

  • Hands on experience in building and designing test cases

  • Must possess good SQL skills. The candidate should be able to write medium complex SQL queries.

  • Experience with iterative development process. Exposure to SCRUM would be a big plus.

  • Experience in distributed software development process.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with test automation.

  • Experience with Certify testing tool.

  • Experience in Biotechnology or Breeding domain will be a big plus

Any Other Job Skills Needed:

· Communications: Must have effective verbal and written English communications skills

· Continuous Learning: Seeks learning opportunities; applies learning to make significant business contributions; actively welcomes coaching

· Problem solving: Makes sound, timely decisions that have positive impact on the resolution of issues and problems.

· Results Oriented: Sets high personal standards. Delivers significant business results.

· Team Orientation: Promotes teamwork to develop solutions. Values contributions of all team members

Education Requirements: University degree.

Job ID: 006MZ