Job Description :
Automation Tester
Location – Houston, TX (Rankin Road) – Local candidates only – in-person interview required
Duration – 18 months

Key responsibilities/accountabilities
Perform web software testing using automated testing methods. Work in an agile scrum team through all phases of the software release cycle. Regularly participate in development of user stories, automated test case design, performance analysis, and load testing. Develop a deep understanding of client requirements and be responsible during the development phase for designing realistic positive and negative test cases which follow actual domain specifc workflows to verify that the software meets the customer requirements and performance specifications.

Essential qualifications/requirements
n Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Petroleum, Chemical, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering with 3-6 years of rigorous software testing experience
n Within the last 2 years, have had 2+ years experience in developing automated tests of applications using SmartBear TestComplete, Selenium Web driver, NodeLoad, Protractor, UFT, Jenkins, FitNesse, or equivalent technologies
n Experience in testing web based applications based on technologies including HTML5, Angular, Node.js, Sprint Boot, and similar technologies
n Must have excellent English written and verbal communications skills, and has experience regularly communicating with her/his team
n Experience in doing adhoc testing for immediate bug fixes.
n Works well in teams, focuses well on sprint plans, but able to pivot and swarm as often as needed to help the team meet sprint goals
n Must have 1+ years experience on an agile project and can describe alignment with the agile manifesto

Preferred qualifications/requirements
n Experience in load/performance testing of web applications
n Some experience on No-SQL document databases (e.g. Couchbase, MongoDB) for database testing
n Some experience with JavaScript or Python
n Active participant in software testing community with keen interest in the latest best software practices and trends
n Demonstrated ability to conform to programming standards and release protocols.