Job Description :

Role : Java Developer turned automation tester.
6 month contract to hire (No H1-b or OPT/CPT candidates)
Location : Boston, MA
Rate : $55/hr on C2C

The important pieces to this opening is Java, Spring, cloud-based web services. They like candidates that were previously Java developer that are now writing automated tests. They will be doing a white boarding session during the face to face interview. They will be interviewed as a Java developer but this is a tester opening. So basically we are looking for a Java Developer turned automation tester.

Primary Responsibilities:
Collaborate with product owners, systems analysts and software engineers to develop test scenarios as part of an agile scrum team
Work with architects and software engineers to evaluate functional and non-functional requirements and ensure the solutions are testable and ensure high quality
Design and develop test code and software to support testing activities which are integrated with our continuous delivery pipelines
Work with multiple teams to ensure our Microservice platform is correct, resilient, performant and secure
Create and maintain test data and data generation capabilities using formats EDI X12, JSON, and XML
Design and develop new tools and capabilities to support test automation and continuous integration leveraging our existing tool chain including Spock, Gatling, Jenkins, Docker, Mesos, Geb, and Selenium
Participate in and provide input for system analysis, design walkthroughs and code reviews
Participate in defect review and triage
Ensure all test code meets coding standards and is fast and reliable

Required Qualifications:
4+ years of software engineering experience in a quality role testing distributed, cloud-based systems
2+ years of hands-on experience with the following or similar tools: Spock, Groovy, Selenium, Gatling
2+ years working on IaaS platforms such as AWS, OpenStack, Mesos or Azure or PaaS platforms such as OpenShift, Marathon, or Heroku
A demonstrated ability to analyze and write code (eg.g, JAVA, C++, C

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor''s degree or equivalent experience
Exposure to agile software development methodologies
Strong troubleshooting and reasoning skills; the ability to debug and resolve difficult technical problems
Strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to work independently
Health care industry experience