Senior SW Test Specialist

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 411014

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43176 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

Whirlpool Of India Limited

Job Description

Job title: Senior SW Test Specialist

Reports to:  Engineering Manager,V&V

Division/Department: EESI

Work Location: Pune


PURPOSE: Testing professional who can Define Test scope and Define approach test coverage and support for testing problems.




  • Understanding of function concepts:
    - End to End ownership of Project Deliverables.
    - Monitor and Tracking of Feature coverage Metrics and report out in defined frequency.
    - Able to perform requirement engineering.
    - Responsible to review test scenarios, test cases based on business requirements with the help of Project team
    - Able to design and develop test cases for NUD features.
    - Responsible to mentor & review the work done by junior team members
    - Able to handle escalations
    - Estimate the Test effort by analyzing the requirements and scope of project
    - Plan testing resources for the projects
    - Defect triaging and classify to the module
    - Follow set testing process and ensure compliance
    - Prepares / updates the metrics dashboard at the end of a phase or at the completion of project
    - Able to perform impact analysis based on requirement and software changes.
    - Mentor Test and Sr Test engineers towards system understanding and exploration of test case outside boundary conditions.
    - Plan and coordination Test execution based on project priority.
    - Review and support to develop and Execute exploratory test cases.
    - Collabrate with project SI and Scrum Team on the defect leakage and project planning. 
    - Create the test plan as per the software releases.
    - Identify and highlight Project Risks at the right time.
    - Proficient in creating Setting File for multiple product categories
    - Create and publish project status reports
    - Proficient on the Debuging of C# scripts

    Application of Technical tools:
    - Expertise in CLM.
    - Able to Configure ATE (NI, ETAS,..)
    - Define setting file process, enhance productivity.
    - Drive change management.

    Technical Mentoring and Coaching / Development:
    - Develop System domain expertize.
    - Train on test design techniques - ISTQB


Key Deliverables 

Patents/ Research / External presentations :
- Presentation in Test Automation forum ( HIL - Simulation Based Test )
- Rigor to publish / present papers in technical forums (internal & external)
- Technical rigor for IDS and patent filling

Knowledge Management :
-Lead technical forum across globe to share knowledge and best practices

Focusses Master & Teach ( Operational Competency/ Integration Competency/strategic competency)

Proficient in overall Software & Hardware Test competency

- Master in one of the Test Automation tool, Proficient in one or more

- Certified professional in Test Automation Development Tool (Ex : ETAS, NI, Dspace , ISTQB)

- Strong in C# scripting.

- Trained/ Certified in Scrum Master (CSM)

- Proficient in WPD process

- Proficent in one of the platform systems

- Able to perform multi objective optimization through combination of advanced numerical techniques (RSM, Genetic Algorithm, Solver combination etc.)

- Able to apply new physics to solve new problems leveraging Programming, scripts, solvers combination etc.;

- Technical understanding of full system / Simulation type / Load case / Product attribute etc. for different product category

- Application of basic OPEX/Lean tool and technique/critical thinking


Eg. B.Tech - Electrical/Electronics, ECE




BE 6-10 yrs


Example:-Automotive Industry/ Injection Molding Suppliers / Manufacturers

- Companies like Tata Auto Plastics Systems, Motherson Sumi etc.

-Target people from Application

Engineering group



.Proficient in System Level attributes, trade off between attributes, product maps, FMEA for Platform he or she is working (excludign SBD)

- Understand decomposition of Subsystem to Component level requirements

- Able to connect Product Attributes / Features to DVPR & IDP during Project Execution

- Basic Awareness of all Products / Platforms of Whirlpool

- Proficient subsystem level knowledge more then one & Expert in ONE subsystem

- Able to generate Inputs for System models of respective Platform


 Communicates in a boundryless way across global/regional/GTEC stakeholders.


Key Partners

- EES Sr SW Test Engineer

- EES SW Test Architect

- EES System Integrator

- Scrum Team

- Lab organization


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