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Specialist, DevOps Automation / API Test Engineer Job

Date: Nov 13, 2017

Location: Singapore, SG

Company: MSD

Requisition ID: SER001184

The Service
Validation & Testing – Automation / API Test Engineer role is primarily
responsible for

the Testing portfolio by providing testing execution activities to the projects
in the portfolio.



  • Act as active member of development team towards
    building complex and innovative solutions (mobility, big data, analytics).
  • Responsibility for bringing and leading test
    competency in above teams who are working in agile or waterfall environment.
  • Your strong commitment to an individual
    contribution to quality of developed software will enable you to improve
    project deliveries.
  • Responsible for testing tools, manual and
    automation test cases.
  • Conduct requirements analysis, prepare test plans
    and write test cases, perform end-to-end feature functional and integration
  • Participate in SCRUM/Agile software development
    process, identify and track bugs for closure, perform build verification test,
    manage test topologies, application, external web and production environment
    upgrades and maintenance.
  • May be assigned to work on other projects that
    utilize the same skills.


The nature
of the position requires excellent oral and written communication skills and

skills in complex project situations. We want this position to possess the
technical skills

enabling us to automate as many tests as possible. The incumbent will ensure
that all SDLC

are applied in accordance with company policy.


position will interact and embed into software development team in the
organization, including the supplier
development team. He/She will be critical in establishing good relationships
with numerous IT organizations and Suppliers.


Education Level:

  • MSc Degree or BSc Degree or equivalent with relevant
    experience in Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering, Math, or
    equivalent experience

Required Experience/Technical Skills:

  • Minimum 3-5 years applied work experience and knowledge in
    software/systems development principles and methodologies (Agile and
  • Affinity with pharmaceutical industry preferred. 
  • You have solid hands-on experience of using testing methodologies and tools (
    e.g. HP Quality Center, ALM , Unified Functional Testing, Selenium, Jira or
  • You have solid hands-on experience with API testing using technologies such
    as NodeJS, Apigee, Web Services, Java, Robot framework. 
  • You have experience with manual test design (knowledge of basic test analysis
    techniques), include creating and documenting the test strategies, test plans,
    test scenarios,and test cases. 
  • You have some experience with non-functional
    testing (performance, load, compliance, scalability, security, recovery etc.). 
  • You prove ability to conduct manual and automated testing. Understanding of
    agile mindset is highly desirable. 
  • You are knowledgeable with the entry and exit criteria of testing quality
    gates and deliverables, including the testing phases. 
  • You possess high personal integrity, credibility, and energy. 
  • You have customer-centric attitude and an eye for detail. 
  • You also have:
    • Good written and communication skills. 
    • Ability to communicate in English. 
    • Ability to collaborate in a complex matrix environment. 
  • You see an international organization with different cultures, languages and
    geographical locations as a perfect opportunity for personal growth and

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • ISTQB Foundation Level certificate or equivalent knowledge. 
  • Some experience with work as a part of agile development team. 
  • Expert knowledge of particular test automation tool (desktop or mobile). 
  • Exposure to Javascript and Node.JS programming and API development. 
  • Experience with developing in/for regulated environment. 
  • Good knowledge of HTTP Protocols and RESTful API design principles, SOAP,
    JSON data format or similar technology standards. 
  • Experience with APIGee or similar API Management products.

Job: Service Delivery/Management
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings:
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: MSD

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