Job Description :
Automation Architect
Locations:- Seattle, WA

Responsibilities:
Maintains expertise as a Subject Matter Expert in Quality Assurance (QA) Automation architecture technical disciplines and defines architectural standards and best practices within those disciplines.
Interacts with Senior management to effect solutions for enterprise business requirements
Guide Architectural focus groups as prime subject-matter expert in area of expertise.
Mentors team members on new technologies in area of expertise
Prepares and maintains documents that include architecture diagrams, data models, and navigation maps in area of expertise
Analyze and prepare recommendations to address existing and potential trouble areas in systems and procedures across the organization as well as design and recommendation on new solutions both in relation to hardware and software design.
Provide direct technical evaluation of third party products for inclusion in the technical solutions. Help define software development processes
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
Understands the business processes on projects assigned
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
Translates business requirements into technical requirements and assist other team members in implementing the solution.

Qualifications
Automation Architect with at least 10 - 12 years of experience to include, at least 6+ years in Selenium
Seasoned experience in architecture across various commercial tools like CA LISA, HP UFT or IBM Worksoft
Hands on and current Java programming experience (strong in core java)
Strong experience in open source frameworks like RestAssured, Protractor, etc
Seasoned experience in test automation design patterns and knowledge of anti-patterns
Experience implementing integration of unit, integration, UI and API based test automation frameworks
Strong in Junit or TestNG
Knowledge & experience in test automation of Javascript applications
Experience using Jenkins for Automation setup towards continuous integration
Excellent leadership communication skills and flair for providing thought leadership
Knowledge of other automation tools like QTP/UFT, Robot etc are good to have