Job Description :
Title: Automated Test / QA Engineer
Location: Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, IL
Interview Process: Phone / Skype

Automated testing, not manual testing is the focus, not just some exposure but several years of automated testing experience. They are running some of their software products on Ruby/Rails and Groovy/Grails, which they transitioned into. 2 years of automated testing and they ideally should have both automated and manual testing experience. Experience writing SQL Queries and using browser developer tools like chrome developer and JavaScript. One of the following is required; Python, Shell Bash. Salary is open. Based on the value they bring and is it justified, and a reasonable bump, not a huge bump. 10 to 20 percent bump is workable. For the QA role, the ideal candidate will have experience transitioning a QA team from a manual testing environment to an Automated environment. This is a Senior role and communication skills are very important. They would consider relocation for a great candidate. They do not offer any sponsorship. They use SAHI for their automation tool, but QTP or Selenium will work. Ideally, they should be out of a software development environment utilizing Agile.
Minimum 2+ years of solid automated testing experience in a fast-paced environment using one or more automated testing tools such as Sahi (preferred), Selenium, QTP, etc.
Ideally, will have both an automated and manual testing background with experience in transitioning from manual to automated.
Understanding of the tasks necessary to run automated testing in an Agile environment.
A proven track record of releasing software into production bug free.
Strong scripting / coding experience in Python, Shell, or Bash, with scripting and scheduling on Linux.
Ability to write clear and well-defined test cases and bug descriptions, including acceptance testing and user stories.
Experience working with bug tracking software such as JIRA.
Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, ever evolving environment.
Ability to assess the current state of development and recognize threats and opportunities that may occur as the development process progresses.
Browser-based development tools such as Rubymine, Charles, Chrome Developer, Console, etc.
Experience working with relational databases in a Linux environment and significant experience writing SQL queries.
Bachelor''s Degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, EE, Mathematics, etc. is preferred.

Pluses include:
Mobile testing tools ( e.g., DeviceAnywhere, Perfecto Mobile
Source Control ( Git ), Continuous Integration, Test Case Management, Atlassian Suite.
Experience working with modern Web technologies, including JavaScript, JSON, Ruby or Groovy.

Client : Amtex System Inc