Job Description :
Description/Comment:
QA for software testing. Advertising Sales projects.

This worker will design and create automated test scripts, using Selenium for GUI and SOAtest or similar API automation tool, to validate the software being developed. The Ad Sales Replacement project will replace many of the current Ad Sales legacy modules with new technologies to create a nimble front-end system that supports the strategic and operational needs of the Ad Sales organization for ESPN''s core and growth businesses. These changes will align the functionality of the various applications to support the increasingly complex deal and pricing structures in the current and future marketplace to improve agency cost of service and internal deal maintenance.

Responsibilities
· Participates in or may lead design and implementation of QA test strategies and protocols for testing software releases
· Ensures the full application of all relevant QA standards to validate application functionality
· Documents, tracks and verifies defects and fixes in assigned applications
· Develops, documents and implements QA standards
· Participates in ensuring that assigned projects adhere to agreed-upon functional specification and applicable QA standards
· Regularly reviews and interprets QA results and reports up to Mgt as applicable
· Provides regular Input for the QA organization in ensuring the timely and efficient delivery of accurate and functional new or modified business systems applications
· Participates in or may lead the design & development of automation test scripts using automation tools
· Participates in making decisions to release applications under development to production
· Uses ingenuity in applying analytical techniques and organizational skills to identifying and evaluating alternatives and to developing recommended approaches to resolving quality assurance issues with ongoing process improvement
· Works on the interpretation of complex QA issues and problems for technical and non-technical personnel
· Interprets specific aspects of QA findings and protocols for QA Management
· Communicates complex information to both technical and non-technical personnel
· Typically communicates with both internal and external contacts at a variety of organizational levels up to Mid-level Technology
· Participates in interactions with management of other departments or units or functions regarding QA issues and problems with assigned applications

Basic Qualifications
6 to 8+ years of experience in structured software/ testing environment preferred
Demonstrable SQL skills – can write their own queries
Demonstrable API testing skills
Proficient with creating automation test scripts in with the following tools
Selenium using Java
API testing using SOAPUI, Postman or SOAtest
Knowledge and experience with programming language(s), relational databases, and new technology stacks and how they relate to software testing
Demonstrable Java coding experience
Experience in Web based application testing
Strong self-management skills
Very good understanding of software development life cycle

Client : Direct Client