Job Description :
Job Description:
General function:
Lead medium to large POS or any sales transaction system validation - automation test effort for all brands and applications (retail, lab, doctor) including the automation testing coordination and validation with other CSC interfaces (i.e. SAP, Central Lab, Payroll, Sales Audit, EyeMed etc The automation tester is responsible for analyzing application/technical requirements and identifying; creating, executing and maintaining automation test scripts to validate all application functionality meet written requirements and design.

Major duties and responsibilities:
Plan and create automation test strategy related to automation test scope for application release project. Plan and create test estimates based on automation test scope of release to help drive final testing strategy and sign-off date for overall project plan. Develop, review/write, implement, execute, and maintain automation test scenarios and test scripts to validate new system functionality outlined in delivered business requirements. Setup Quality Center with identified auto test scripts for specific test cycle for both new functionality and regression testing. Manage and maintain the automation test documentation within the Quality Center tool. Document and deliver written defects through Quality Center to development team for defect fixes; identifying test effort needed to appropriately test defect as well as regression test around defect once fix is delivered. Create, document, and maintain daily test status reports related to automation test components to outline overall test status progress, roadblocks, defects and delays. Create SQL/PSQL database queries to verify published data requests, retrieve specific data sets and results as needed for testing/verification purposes. Maintain and organize test evidence for Sox compliance standards related to defined guidelines and retention period.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description.

Knowledge and Skills:
Good organizational/leadership skills, with ability to champion change and continuous improvement related to test automation. Broad based retail business knowledge helpful. Ability to pick up detailed knowledge of client data flow and application structure. General understanding of database structure and table relationships. Ability to create, executes, and understand SQL queries to assist in data research. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong listening skills. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Strong organizational and documentation skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects/tasks. Customer service oriented. Knowledge and/or experience with automating test scripts to validate business applications.

College degree or equivalent experience.

HP QTP, HP QC 3+ years test automation experience, auto script coding in QTP. SQL Developer. Specific experience in QTP and Quality Center applications a must. Understanding of test methodology and the SDLC.

Specialized resource for unique testing that is required. No current resource in organization with this skill set or experience. Needed to complete the AT&T encryption project.