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Senior SDET I

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Business Unit:

Global Information Technology

Reporting To:

Director, Investment Division Technology


EMEA/UK (1:30 pm - 10:30 pm IST) (India)

About Russell Investments, Mumbai:

Russell Investments is a leading outsourced financial partner and global investment solutions firm providing a wide range of investment capabilities to institutional investors, financial intermediaries, and individual investors around the world. Building on an 87-year legacy of continuous innovation to deliver exceptional value to clients, Russell Investments works every day to improve the financial security of its clients. The firm is the world’s sixth-largest investment adviser, with $1 trillion in assets under advisement (as of June 30, 2022) and $288.3 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2023) for clients in 30 countries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Russell Investments has offices around the world, including London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai – and has opened a new office in Mumbai, India in June 2023.

Joining the new Mumbai office is an incredible opportunity to work closely with global stakeholders to support the technology and infrastructure that drives the investment and trading processes of a globally recognized asset management firm. Be one of the first to join this new team based out of Goregaon (East) in Mumbai and be a part of creating the foundation and culture for the firm’s growing operations in India. The Mumbai office operates 5-days a week from Monday to Friday with varying shifts to accommodate time zones around the world.

For more information, please visit https://www.russellinvestments.com.

Job Description:

Every day, we seek to improve financial security for people. Joining our Information Technology Applications team means you will be a part of a passionate and supportive team that believes what we do matters to our clients and investors.

Software Development Engineer in Test works closely with end users, developers, and other stake holders in an agile environment. In addition to defining, documenting, coding, and executing the testing of internally used .NET based web applications, they will be involved in sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, development, and product deployment. They will also be contributing to both manual and automated test case creation and execution of .NET based applications, services, web applications, database objects, and data integrity.

Years of Experience

  • 8 years of experience in creation and execution of test plans/case

  • 5 years of experience in software quality assurance and test automation development

  • 5 years of experience with Programming Languages C# and Powershell


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

  • Must have a strong understanding of QA processes and concepts, including test case preparation, test automation, and testing methodologies

  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery required

  • Experience with source control models and processes required


  • Participate in all phases of Agile development process providing input into analysis, design, development, estimation, planning, support, and retrospectives

  • Design and develop test automation frameworks for web services, API's, UI, and databases

  • Create comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

  • Work with development managers and production support managers to establish unified standards for software quality and support requirements

  • Research and implement new testing tools and practices to increase team productivity and software quality

  • Optimize application performance and stability by identifying, reporting, and writing tests for potential problems

  • Develop maintainable automation following team standards in C#, using nUnit and Selenium

  • Produce test scripts that integrate with the team’s automated process and tooling for build/deploy

Candidate Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience interfacing with clients and stakeholders to develop functional test cases and communicate status updates
  • Proven ability to learn and to deliver solutions in multiple programming languages and technical environments required

    Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies required

  • Prior experience as QA/SDET on medium to large size application development projects with an emphasis on .NET development tools, Microsoft SQL Server, and responsive Web application technology such as AngularJS, ReactJS, JavaScript, and CSS3
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and capability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Core Values

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of management

  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to shifting priorities and meet frequent deadlines,

  • Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong judgment and decision-making capability.

  • Highly resourceful and collaborative team-player, with the ability to also be independently effective and exude initiative and a sense of urgency.

  • Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.

  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, has a desire for continuous learning, and proposes solutions.

  • Ability to act with discretion and maintain complete confidentiality.

  • Dedicated to the firm’s values of non-negotiable integrity, valuing our people, exceeding client expectations, and embracing intellectual curiosity and rigor.