Sr. QA Automation Engineer - Python, Cloud

Techpros   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 178 days ago

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Job Description

Our client is a successful cloud software company that is building a new cloud-based services platform that will be used by millions. This is a great time to join an already successful company, located metro-west of Boston that is building something new and exciting. They are seeking a Sr. QA Automation Engineer with Python, Cloud and Linux, to play a key role on a new team. Offering great comp, bonus, benefits etc.


The Senior QA Automation Engineer is responsible for validation of the quality, performance, resiliency, and security of our client's cloud-based services.
Duties include designing test strategies and frameworks for automation, and test planning, implementation, execution, and reporting.
The successful candidate will have significant automation test experience in large-scale distributed systems, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to partner with product development teams, system architects, and stakeholders across the business.

  • Hands-on involvement in all phases of product development, including planning, design, implementation, and execution of manual and automated tests, defect logging and verification, and reporting results
  • Design and develop automation frameworks and test suites, working with Engineering, QA, System Architects, Product Owners, and others
  • Understand frameworks, approaches, and test strategies used by peer teams; leverage, extend, and share wherever possible
  • Implement, track, and report key metrics to assure full coverage of functional and non-functional requirements
  • Coordinate with teams across the Software and Systems Group to assure end-to-end verification of functionality across all systems components
  • Consistently improve test automation infrastructure and coverage
  • Champion quality throughout the development process
  • Work with development teams to facilitate unit and integration tests


  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years' industry experience in QA or Software Engineering
  • 3+ years' experience designing, implementing, and executing automated tests
  • Experience developing or testing cloud-based microservices AWS, Azure, or similar platforms
  • Expertise in utilizing Python as a QA automation and test implementation language
  • Experience utilizing common automation frameworks
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaboration, and presentation skills
  • Comfortable engaging cross-functional partners including development teams, system architects, product management, and Support
  • Familiarity with version control, bug tracking, and CI / CD systems and procedures
  • Familiarity with Linux-based systems and mobile applications (iOS and Android) preferred
  • Knowledge of Java or JavaScript a plus
  • Experience with cloud-based distributed applications and / or data processing in the cloud a plus
  • Understanding and use of APIs in large-scale distributed systems a plus
  • Experience with RESTful web services and the JSON data format a plus
  • Experience with network protocols preferred