Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Sr Software Dev Eng - Test, Ring HW/SW



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023


We are looking to hire a Sr Software Development Engineer in Test in Ring India within the HW/SW development organization, responsible for the quality of Ring core products including doorbell camera, security camera, and other new products. The ideal candidate will be curious, creative, goal-oriented, and excited to support other internal team members. You take ownership of your work and are passionate about software quality, consistency, maintainability, performance, and security. You will own the testing, and quality assurance of multiple tools and cloud services that support our Ring HW/SW devices. You will have the opportunity to contribute on a growing team.

Joining our team gives you the opportunity to :
• Drive the vision and implementation of test infrastructures and frameworks that allow developers to easily write reliable tests.
• Invent ways to ensure that every change we make can be deployed safely and quickly.
• You will help solve our most difficult challenges, and you will coach other engineers to foster a culture of relentlessly high standards.

In this role, you will:
• Review and coordinate with automation strategy across multiple teams and layers of technology stack (OS, services, API, SDK, application, UI and end-to-end).
• Provide patterns and examples for the team to automate tests for all types of testing (service integration tests, functionality, API/SDK, UI, performance, security, and more).
• Assess automation efforts to look for gaps and to suggest better approaches as needed.
• Plan and create tools to automate manual tasks, aid in operational work, and as supplements to automated testing.
• Participate in design and code inspections.
• Develop and deploy new test frameworks and monitoring systems.
• Drive execution and maintenance of test frameworks, tests, and release processes.
• Gain a deep understanding of dependencies, and how to build automation to prevent regression from upstream/cross-stream changes.

Key job responsibilities
SDETs at Amazon are able to understand software internals, write and debug code, automate repetitive tasks, and implement new tools and frameworks needed to streamline quality process. SDETs work directly with Software Development and Quality Assurance Teams to understand project features, review technical designs, and implement automated test tools that help deliver quality features with efficiency. SDETs understand customer usage models and are able to automate against real-world environments and scenarios.

A day in the life
SDET is a developer with the primary responsibility of writing frameworks and tools to test products. It is a very unique and challenging role providing immense opportunity to design and develop wide-reaching tools. It combines the "building" aspect of software design engineering with the "breaking" aspect of software test engineering. You’ll be writing code that automatically verifies the quality of the product.
You will implement modular framework components/systems, framework enhancements. You are expected to use various design patterns and technologies to build solutions which are reliable, generic, extendible and reusable, across multiple locales, devices, features, teams etc.

About the team
Ring, since its founding in 2013, has been on a mission to make neighborhoods safer. From the video doorbell, to Ring Alarm, which was named #1 in Customer Satisfaction for DIY Home Security Systems by J.D. Power, Ring’s smart home security product line, as well as the Neighbors app, offer users affordable whole-home and neighborhood security. At Ring, we are committed to making home and neighborhood security accessible and effective for everyone — while working hard to bring communities together. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit With Ring, you’re always home.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Bangalore, KA, IND


* Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience.
* 7+ years of experience in backend automation testing. This must include experience in designing, developing, debugging and executing automation frameworks.
* Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals and data structures.Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
* Expert level knowledge and capability with automated test tools and concepts such as Web Services, REST API testing and automation. Experience in building and operating low-maintenance testing frameworks and automation tools.
* A deep understanding QA methodologies, life cycle and processes and multiple forms of software testing: component, regression, functional, stress, performance testing, etc.
* Expert in all aspects of testing strategy, planning, process definition, test data management and defect management.
* Skilled in test automation using at least one modern programming language such as Java, python, C#, or C++
* Should have expertise in performance and load testing (Jmeter, Gatling, etc).
* Experience with Source control and Continuous Integration.
* Experience in testing services, web applications, mobile apps, and APIs, including overall system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance.
* Experience debugging, diagnosing, profiling and troubleshooting complex production software issues.
* Ability to lead projects and drive them to completion in a fast paced and agile development environment.
* Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
* Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role


* Experience with devices and cloud technologies (AWS) will be advantageous.
* Prior experience as a SDET/Test Automation lead strongly preferred.
* Familiarity with testing performance across assorted network quality and conditions.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical leaders.
* Experience in testing secure, multi-platform applications and/or consumer devices.
* Demonstrated ability to mentor junior software engineers in all aspects of their engineering skill-sets.
* Takes full ownership of end-user quality, usability and appeal.