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Software Development Engineer Testing 1 (Backend)

BENGALURU, Software Engineering
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  • Job Title: Software Development Engineer in Test - I (SDET-  I) 
  • Department: Software Engineering 
  • Business Unit: Mobility India


About Company: Ola is India’s largest mobility platform and one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies, serving 250+ cities across India, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. The Ola app offers mobility solutions by connecting customers to drivers and a wide range of vehicles across bikes, auto-rickshaws, metered taxis, and cabs, enabling convenience and transparency for hundreds of millions of consumers and over 1.5 million driver-partners. Ola’s core mobility offering in India is supplemented by its electric-vehicle arm, Ola Electric; India’s largest fleet management business, Ola Fleet Technologies and Ola Skilling, that aims to enable millions of livelihood opportunities for India's youth. With its acquisition of Ridlr, India’s leading public transportation app and investment in Vogo, a dockless scooter sharing solution, Ola is looking to build mobility for the next billion Indians. Ola also extends its consumer offerings like micro-insurance and credit led payments through Ola Financial Services and a range of owned food brands through India’s largest network of kitchens under its Food business. Ola was founded in 2011 by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati with a mission to build mobility for a billion people. For more details, visit


About Role:

  • Responsible for creating scalable, maintainable, and distributed test frameworks/tools for continuous integration.
  • Responsible for scripting, evaluating, testing the performance and load of the applications
  • Ability to test micro-services effectively by using Postman, stubs, and building necessary test frameworks.
  • This role requires somebody who has worked on both web and mobile testing with expertise in web services/ API and mobile automation
  • Responsible for driving test analysis through test suite code coverage and data analysis
  • Responsible for interacting with automation engineers to fix issues on the test framework and enhancing the framework to support requested features
  • Responsible for diagnosing complex production issues, debugging, and RCA.


  • No. of years 2-3 years
  • Type of experience - Automation Testing. 
  • Type of Testing: Server side or database of web applications or a software


Educational Qualifications:

  • Must have - Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field 


Key competencies:

  • Should be able to code in any one programming language prefer java
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Ability to test micro-services effectively by using Postman, stubs, and building necessary test frameworks.
  • Should have excellent debugging skills. Able to debug just with logs and minimal information pertaining to the issue.
  • Excellent knowledge about asynchronous systems, distributed systems
  • Detailed understanding of databases, cache, queues, and proxies.
  • Ability to debug the root cause of issues with logs and also recommend logging in the system.
  • Ability to understand the performance bottlenecks in the systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, and willing to work as a team to meet the team and individual goals on time


Software/Tools System Exposure:

  • Postman
  • Databases
  • Java Preferred


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