QA Test Automation Engineer

Darden Restaurants   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 46 days ago

Description

The QA Test Automation Engineer maintains responsibility for the creation and execution of automated test functions which may include automated functional test, performance test, service test, service virtualization, and ad hoc scripting. Using the HP suite of tools, the Test Automation Engineer will independently design and code new test cases and maintain existing test suites. The automation engineer will collaborate with project teams to understand testing needs and develop a robust automation plan for each project. The automation engineer will ensure that tests are executed at appropriate trigger points and report on findings. The automation engineer owns automated testing across the various product lines will provide subject matter expertise in test design and effectiveness.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensures thorough testing of software releases including functional regression (automated test) and performance verification:
-Participates and provides critical feedback during requirements, functional and technical specification walkthroughs; develops test plans and completes Master Test Strategy documents; prepares test estimates and project schedules
-Provides end-to-end ownership and accountability of automated functional test suite including maintenance of existing tests and development of new tests
-Holds Administrator responsibility for HP ALM and automated test tools, including planning of upgrades, management of licenses, forward planning for test resources based on IT strategy, and enterprise focus to ensure cross-project consistency.
-Develops and executes performance tests applying expertise in best practices, test development, and test scaling for confidence in production like results
-Utilizes service virtualization to validate components during the development process prior to full integration
-Supervises the tracking and control of defects uncovered during the execution of tests accurately and in timely manner, debugging to find root cause, validation of the resolved defects and closing them
-Demonstrates good collaboration with project and test teams to ensure the business goals are met
-Proactively escalates issues, problems, status to the Leads and alerts/communicates with team on items of impact

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:
-Minimum of 8 years' experience in a software testing environment
-Minimum of 4 years' experience in automated testing
-Minimum of 2 years' experience in performance testing
-Experienced in HP UFT or equivalent
-Experienced in load generation toolsets (LoadRunner or equivalent)
-Experienced in Web service testing
-Experienced in test analysis and test design
-Proficiency in HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) or equivalent

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Applied Mathematics

OTHER KEY QUALIFICATIONS:
-Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment
-Excellent written & Verbal communication skills
-Excellent technical documentation skills
-Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
-Strong work ethic
-Demonstrated initiative and ownership

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
-Knowledge of Restaurant Operations a plus

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