Job Description :
Test Automation Lead
Philadelphia, PA
Contract

Minimum 8+ years professional software testing experience including test automation, test planning, test case design, and test methodologies.
Previous experience with and commitment to Agile development, continuous integration and test driven development (TDD) required.
Ability to understand functional/technical specifications.
Extensive and strong hands-on experience with tools like Selenium WebDriver (using node.js, and Java), Selenium Grid (Saucelab), TestNG, Junit, Cucumber and Jenkins.
Familiarity with JBehave, SOAPUI and SQL queries.
Extensive experience in UI automation, end to end tests across desktop and mobile web browsers.
Proven experience on AJAX, JSON, CSS, HTML, XML and SQL.
Experience in testing API''s and Web Services.
Ability to debug trace HTTP(s) data interchange, cookies, session related data.
Exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills (both speaking and listening
Willingness to learn new skills and technologies.

Responsibilities
Responsible for development and oversight of test automation strategies and functions ensuring the highest quality delivery of systems including; automation framework (in-sprint and regression), automation scripting guidance, standardized test architecture, end to end test automation strategy, and test environment strategy requirements.
Supervises the use of appropriate automation methods to employ to assure developed product conforms to requirements and design.
Facilitates review of applications for automation needs and requirements/design quality.
Provides consultation to projects and application teams regarding automation design, development and execution.
Understands organizational impacts and trade-offs of automation processes.
Coordinate with product owners, business/system analysts, developers, and testers.
Experienced in planning work tasks in an Agile-Scrum development platform.
Evaluate test cases, test plans, and test processes for completeness, effectiveness and efficiency.