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Lead Test Automation Engineer

A career at Merck Ltd., is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. Merck Ltd., is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Your Title: Lead Test Automation Engineer


Your responsibilities:

  • Author Performance test plans and test designs, workload analysis and may serve as a coordinator.
  • Good understanding of Performance Test Design and experience in preparing Test Plan and effort estimation.
  • Identifying the best suitable performance test tools for the given applications and creating the performance test script from the scratch.
  • Performance Test Analysis and reporting using HP LoadRunner.
  • Installation, configuration of LoadRunner and other performance test tools.
  • Execution of Load Tests, Performance Tests, Soak Test and Scalability Tests.
  • Maintain performance tests based on ongoing application, tool and environment changes.
  • Work directly with developers and analysts in a scrum-like fashion
  • Ensure Standards and Guidelines are followed with QA Reviews
  • Ensures that system tests are successfully completed and documented and all problems are resolved
  • Identifies, recommends and implements changes to enhance the effectiveness of software quality assurance strategies
  • Excellent Communications Skills and Analytical Skills
  • Document and escalate issues related to application performance.

Who you are:

  • Must have 10+ years of automation testing experience.
  • Should have worked in an agile environment and understand the release SDLC.
  • Design test cases based on the use cases and considering various quality aspects.
  • Designs and Implement the Automation test framework.
  • Perform complete testing of the owned features/areas. Maintain the test cases and test results in ALM test management system. Maintain the defects in Jira defect Management system.
  • Develop knowledge about the overall product, deployment scenarios and expertise in specific areas of the domain.
  • Candidate should have good functional understanding on the SAP - OTC / Manufacturing / QM on HANA Platform.
  • Automated Test Script creation and Execution with features available in UFT effectively as per the Framework implemented.
  • Providing input for product documentation and perform documentation testing
  • Should be able to do automation using UFT, BPT, selenium or any of the automation or scripting languages.
  • Good troubleshooting skills on any applications and infrastructure.
  •  Must have strong organizational skills, written and oral communication skills, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a team focused environment across multiple projects.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and non-standard shifts when needed.

Nice to have: 

  • Experience in software development, database development, or (especially) writing automated test scripts using tools such as UFT/QTP, Selenium, or Squish is a huge plus.

What we offer: At Merck Ltd., there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at

Job Requisition ID:  186439
Location:  Bangalore SBS
Career Level:  E - Professional (10+ years)
Working time model:  full-time

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