Sr. QA Automation Engineer

Alegeus Technologies   •  

Maitland, FL

Industry: Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 141 days ago

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Alegeus seeks a Sr. QA Automation Engineer to join their dedicated, passionate team of professionals.  General skills include the technical ability to drive the automation test strategy by designing, developing and deploying automated and manual tests and test frameworks by utilizing QA software tools and frameworks.

 

 MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create system and feature-based automated test plans from functional specifications
  • Extension and maintainance of existing functional automation frameworks, including design and implementation
  • Evaluation of complex test plans with an understanding of how to build new, scalable coverage into existing automation test suites
  • Collaborate with development teams to understand how development changes affect ongoing automation efforts
  • Identify the components of the system to be automated based on business priority and benefits of automated testing
  • Propose and implement test automation solutions and frameworks, commercial and homegrown
  • Develop, execute and maintain automation test scripts, utilities, data sets leveraging commercial and/or open source tools
  • Provide test coverage analysis based on automation results
  • Standardize use of QA tools and processes based on quality assurance standards and best practices
  • Actively participate in QA related activities (functional, integration, regression manual and automated testing)
  • Write and review QA documentation

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience required for specific job level
  • 5+ years experience in Software Testing/Quality Assurance of web based applications with a strong background in building comprehensive automated test suites and frameworks using industry leading tools such as QuickTest Pro/UFT, Selenium, Appium; and Web Services testing tools like SoapUI
  • Strong background in Object-Oriented analysis, design and development, using development languages such as C#, Java / Groovy, Python
  • Experience using development environments such as MS SQL Management Server/.NET technologies/Visual Studio/Eclipse
  • Ability to analyze automated test results and metrics, perform root cause failure analysis
  • Ability to quickly learn new automation applications
  • Strong background in QA methodologies and best practices
  • Strong testing experience in high-traffic, data-driven applications including testing multiple backend (relational DB) systems
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries for data validation and troubleshooting, and to write SQL stored procedures for test framework / harness integration
  • Ability to identify risks and develop mitigation strategies
  • Experience in requirement gathering, analysis and validation
  • Analytical, problem solving, decision-making and quantitative skills
  • Experience in test management and planning, test effort estimation, test execution and monitoring
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to best meet departmental and organizational goals
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with different project teams to achieve QA goals
  • Experience with deployment systems such as Maven/Jenkins/Team Foundation Server desired, but not required
  • Experience with Mobile automation tools such as Appium/Android Studio desired, but not required

 EMPHASIS ON SOFT SKILLS:

  • Must be self-motivated: work independently with little to no direction from supervisors; demonstrate strong problem solving abilities, and look at obstacles as opportunities for improvement, research and growth
  • Flexible, quick learner, adaptable to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive approach to work, able to focus on tasks as well as being a flexible resource
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and team building skills