Automation Test Engineer - Global Data & Content

Solera Holdings   •  

Westlake, TX

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 299 days ago

This job is no longer available.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Design test strategies, specifications and test plans through user stories
  • Use bug tracking tools to report bugs (JIRA if possible)
  • Analyses test results and report them to SCRUM roles
  • Raise an alert when an important issue is likely to put in jeopardy the whole project
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance roles and other departments to ensure quality products with clear project deliverables and timelines, and to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Participate in a small, experienced, energetic team on a rapid, agile delivery schedule.
  • Design test cases and test scenarios to ensure both new and previous features
  • Execute test cases to ensure business scenario
  • Be hands on in writing, executing and monitoring automated tests
  • Build tools to support development and business functions
  • Participate in new project development in order to facilitate automation in conjunction with development
  • Provide oversight and be responsible for ensuring that defined automation standards are followed by all members of the team
  • Assist the Test Manager in creation and preparation of test projects and personnel assessment


  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies
  • Strong Software Testers mindset, good understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Must be able to finish tasks with minimum supervision
  • Communication skills, both written and spoken in English


Are You Qualified?

Must have:

  • Educated to degree level from a numerate discipline (preferably Computer Science)
  • At least 3+ years of experience working full time as a Test engineer on Big Data or BI projects.
  • Experience with SQL and Non-SQL database
  • Experience with Hadoop, Hive and Spark
  • Kownledge in Python and Shell scripting.
  • Highly experienced with test automation tools, applying the latest techniques in test automation
  • Testing and Defect management tools
  • Passion and commitment to quality

Nice to have:

  • Testing certificates
  • Knowledge of Scala
  • Experience working with Kafka
  • Experience working with ETL tools (Talend, Kettle...)
  • Experience with Hortonworks Hadoopdistribution
  • Experience working with BI visualization tools - Microstrategy

Soft Skills:

  • High communication skills
  • Team player
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Analytical skills
  • Self-management
  • Pro-activity
  • Out of the box thinking