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Software Development Engineer for Test

Software Development Engineer for Test

  • Location India - Pune
  • Travel required Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ081710
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Job Family Group:

IT&S Group

Job Description:

About bp/team

bp’s Innovation & Engineering (I&E) organization is the central organization for all software and platform development. We build all the technology that powers bp’s businesses, from upstream energy production to downstream energy delivery to our customers. We have a variety of teams depending on your areas of interest, including infrastructure and backend services through to customer-facing web and native applications. We encourage our teams to adapt quickly by using native AWS and Azure services, including serverless, and enable them to pick the best technology for a given problem. This is meant to empower our software and platform engineers while allowing them to learn and develop themselves. As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), you work within a team to test software for bp colleagues and external users. The SDET ensures high-quality software delivery by planning, implementing, and automating quality assurance testing.


As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be part of a cross-disciplinary team, working closely with other software engineers, product management, UX design, data scientists, data analysts, product managers, data engineers, data managers, and business partners.

  • Working with users and business analysts to understand requirements.
  • Helping to design, develop, and test custom software applications.
  • Supporting and maintaining your software.  We believe in DevOps – you build it, you run it!
  • Monitoring and applying emerging technologies.
  • Plan and implement testing (e.g., regression, functional, non-functional, data validation, system integration, load, or performance, security, pen, UI & Mobile tests) for new and existing functionality.
  • Work closely with development teams to design testing strategies and integrate testing into the development process.
  • Plan, create, implement, and automate test cases, working with business partners, developers, and other customers.
  • Document and analyze test results and recommend corrective action.
  • Isolate, reproduce, manage, and maintain defects and test case databases, and verify fixes.
  • Support user acceptance testing conducted by business partners or end users.
  • Conduct exploratory testing and risk analysis for complex features e.g., those that span across platforms or teams.
  • Find opportunities to reduce testing time and effort by automating repeatable tests.
  • Enhance and maintain the test automation framework.
  • Understand and apply automated testing approaches such as model-based testing or record-and-replay.
  • Research, recommend, and implement new testing technologies and practices, such as incorporating machine learning.
  • Define and champion quality and testing standard processes among development teams.
  • Collaborate and share information with other software QA engineers e.g., by participating in a community of practice.

Technical Skills we need from you

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or equivalent work experience.
  • Capable in the ability to adapt to new technologies and processes and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Capable in problem-solving, with the ability to analyze complex problems, identify root causes, and develop creative and effective solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to connect with your peers through to senior leaders. You should be able to engage and influence others to collect requirements, describe what you’re doing, work through problems, and find productive solutions.
  • Self-starter, able to handle ambiguity, navigate uncertainty, identify risks, and find the right people and tools to get the job done.

Software Skills

  • Strategic in at least one programming language Java, JavaScript, C# or Python.
  • 5+ years of software development and testing experience.
  • Capable of applying test automation frameworks (e.g., Playwright, Selenium, Cypress, JMeter) 
  • Capable in software engineering practices & standard processes for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous deployments, testing, and operations.
  • Capable in software testing methodologies and standard processes throughout the software development life cycle, encompassing test automation, test case design, execution, and result analysis.
  • Capable in analyzing complex software systems, identifying potential quality issues, and developing innovative and effective solutions to enhance testing efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Capable to clearly communicate testing strategies, results, and impacts on software quality to peers and senior leaders. Skilled in influencing others to prioritize quality in software development processes.

Infrastructure Skills

  • Understanding of cloud services relevant to testing such as virtual machines, containerization (Docker, Kubernetes), and serverless architectures.
  • Capable in fixing and maintaining test environments and automated testing frameworks.
  • 2+ years of experience in developing, supporting, and fixing automated testing frameworks and systems. Proficiency in script development for automation tools (e.g., Playwright, Selenium, Appium, Cucumber) and integration into CI/CD pipelines.
  • Skills in monitoring test environments using tools like AWS CloudWatch, Azure Monitor, or similar. Ability to analyze performance metrics and implement improvements to optimize testing processes.

Database Skills

  • Capable with Relational and NoSQL database systems, understanding how to query, adjust, and optimize for testing requirements.

Skills that set you apart

  • Possess a passion for mentoring and coaching engineers in both technical and soft skills

Travel Requirement:

Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Agility core practices, Agility core practices, Analytics, API and platform design, Business Analysis, Cloud Platforms, Coaching, Communication, Configuration management and release, Continuous deployment and release, Data Structures and Algorithms, Digital Project Management, Documentation and knowledge sharing, Facilitation, Information Security, iOS and Android development, Mentoring, Metrics definition and instrumentation, NoSql data modelling, Relational Data Modelling, Risk Management, Scripting, Service operations and resiliency, Software Design and Development, Source control and code management {+ 4 more}

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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