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Software Development Engineer in Test (Anywhere in India (Remote))

As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) at Axelerant, you would be required to interact with the entire cross-functional team to carry out the feasibility study and identify the scope of Automation in projects. You will also be responsible to work on the Automation strategy and in turn attain maximum ROI in projects. If you have the right QA attitude and at the same time a developer hidden inside that QA mindset, and ready to take on challenging assignments, then this position is for you.


  • Ability to closely work with the cross-functional team to identify scenarios for Test Automation by strategic thinking
  • Ability to triage failures in scripts, identify the root cause and take corrective actions
  • Ability to maintain Test Automation scripts
  • Experience working in a consulting or agency environment with direct interaction with enterprise-level clients preferred
  • Ability to work in an Agile Development team
  • Excellent ability to partner with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems systematically rather than solely by intuition or instinct; look for root causes, not just symptoms of the problem; weighs pros and cons of actions; and differentiate when and when not to escalate issues
  • Passionate about acquiring knowledge and staying up-to-date with the industry trends to create innovative solutions
  • Ability to pick up Test Automation frameworks used within Axelerant to create Test Automation Suite
  • Familiarity with Automated Deployment processes


  • Strong understanding of SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle)
  • Strong understanding of QA processes
  • Good at identifying test scenarios for Automation
  • 2-4 years of experience building and maintaining Test Automation scripts using automated testing frameworks like Selenium, Cypress, Mocha, Cucumber etc.
  • Experience in PHP and JavaScript is an advantage
  • Experience working with GIT commands
  • Good knowledge of how APIs work
  • Knowledge of Automated Visual tests is a plus
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to take initiative, and thrive under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline preferred
  • Must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced work environment

About Axelerant

As a global company that puts care into employee happiness, engineering excellence, and customer success, we are in striking contrast to the typical outsourcing option.

We started as an idea in 2005 to build a unique, fully-distributed team with the right set of employee benefits. Today we have engineering career ladders, a staff as stakeholders’ approach, and a focus on success management. We are a diverse team working remotely across many time zones, with success stories that back up capabilities, and a reputation for an unconventional work environment that empowers. We are the individuals directly challenging what it means to do global delivery differently for employees and partners.


  • Extremely flexible work hours.
  • A culture that encourages community contributions and organizes hackathons.
  • An engaged working environment with frequent feedback and clearly set expectations.
  • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) assistance—we’ll cover 50 percent of the purchase or repair costs for your device.
  • 35 days per year of consolidated leave (inclusive of bereavement leave, sick leave and 12 holidays) plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.
  • Health insurance covers immediate family members (yourself, father, mother, spouse and up to two children).
  • Monthly fitness allowance to support your fitness goals.
  • Monthly meetup allowance to encourage in-person meetups with your teammates.
  • One-time home office allowance to help you set up a productive workplace if you're planning to work from home.
  • Co-working allowance to support working from a co-working space if that environment keeps you engaged and productive.
  • Continuous learning allowance for professional development, certifications, and training.
  • Sponsored domestic and international event attendance.
  • Annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations.
  • Referral bonuses.
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