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Senior Software QA Engineer (SDET)



Quality Assurance
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2024

Swimlane is seeking a talented and experienced Senior Software QA Engineer (SDET) to join our team in Hyderabad, India. As we expand our operations, we aim to maintain our leadership by ensuring our solutions operate with the utmost efficiency and quality. In this role, you will define and execute test strategies to uphold the high standards of our high-volume, highly distributed, low-code security automation applications. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of consistently exceeding expectations and delivering top-quality software. If you are self-motivated, intellectually curious, collaborative, and driven to push boundaries, Swimlane is the place for you.


● Provide thought leadership and a strong quality mindset throughout the product development process.

● Operate in an agile environment to assess project readiness, influence testability, and ensure robust test development, system reliability, performance, and quality.

● Collaborate with Product Managers, Architects, Developers, QA, and other technology experts to define test plans, strategies, and approaches for complex enterprise applications.

● Drive projects to completion by creating robust quality plans, managing risks, enhancing test coverage, and integrating tests with CI/CD pipelines to ensure continuous quality and early defect detection.

● Contribute to the development and evolution of automated test frameworks and scripts for functional, integration, regression, and performance testing.

● Conduct performance and security testing to ensure applications meet scalability and security standards.

● Advocate for end-users by ensuring their needs and concerns are addressed, and interact with customers to enhance understanding of their use-cases.

● Mentor QA team members in implementing effective QA strategies, promoting best practices in risk management, automation and testing.

● Stay current with industry trends, technologies, and best practices in software testing and QA, aiming to improve testing processes and enhance the engineering team’s overall efficiency and delivery effectiveness.


● Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field.

● 10+ years of experience working in an Agile software development environment.

● Extensive experience with creating and executing software QA plans for complex, high-volume, event-based systems, especially those involving hundreds to thousands transactions per day.

● Experience in reviewing product requirements, architecture and design principles to improve application behavior and system performance.

● Expertise in functional and non-functional testing types, including system, integration, scale, HA and reliability.

● Proficient at least one programming language, such as Java

● Familiarity with setting up and managing test environments on cloud-based platforms, preferably AWS.

● Strong understanding of QA, CICD and DevOps methodologies and tools, especially related to AWS.

● Experience with cloud-native monitoring and logging tools such as New Relic, Datadog, Prometheus.

● Proficiency with automation tools/frameworks such as TestNG, Junit, Cypress, Karate, Playwright, JMeter

● Proven record of strong leadership, communication, team development, problem solving and organization skills.

● Self-starter, self-managed individual who can work independently and quickly adjust to changing priorities.

● Business and technical background in cybersecurity and security automation/orchestration is a strong plus.

Who we are, and what we offer:

Swimlane is a rapidly growing, innovative startup that provides cloud-scale, low-code security automation for

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Swimlane, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your past experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

organizations of all industries and sizes. Our technology is relied upon by major security-forward companies around the globe and we are consistently rated as the #1 trusted low-code security automation platform. Our mission is to prevent breaches and enable continuous compliance via a low-code security automation platform that serves as the system of record for the entire security organization.

What’s the best thing about working at Swimlane? If you ask the team, they will tell you it's the people. Swimlaners are innovative, collaborative and driven by the purpose of revolutionizing the way security teams automate and respond to alerts. Headquartered in beautiful Louisville, Colorado, directly between Denver and Boulder, Swimlane's staff spans 28 states and 16 countries!

The Perks of being a Swimlaner

Competitive Benefits & Compensation
Training & Professional Development Opportunities

Macbook Pro
Great Company Culture
We value collaboration and innovation
Give-back Volunteering Opportunities

Here at everything we do:

  • Swimlane, our core focus is to Automate the World of Security and we strive to represent our five core values in
  • Punch above your weight class - We make the most of our circumstances and constantly surprise and impress with our ability to deliver.
  • Be a happy innovator - The hard problems are the fun problems to solve, we’re excited to take on difficult challenges and find creative solutions.
  • Always be leveling up - We are continuously improving, embracing change, and consuming information to better ourselves and each other.
  • Move at the speed of WOW - We work with an extreme sense of urgency, but we never compromise quality.
  • Have honesty and integrity in ‘all the things’ - We make decisions with the best of intentions, doing what is right for as many stakeholders as possible.