Job Description :
Role : QA Automation
Location : Cincinnati, OH
Visa : USC/GC/EAD
Interview : Telephonic/Skype
Type : Contract on W2

Position Description:
The tester supports quality assurance programs and processes in alignment with QA strategy. The tester is responsible for providing feedback on artifacts developed during requirements and analysis phase within client projects; authoring test cases/scripts; and performing test execution for both project and support related activities. The tester is expected to do a combination of manual testing and automated testing. Test script creation will be using Selenium WebDriverIO using JavaScript. As well, the tester should help identify opportunities to improve application code quality by increasing unit and integration test coverage. The ideal candidate would not only be savvy technically but also have the experience/desire to operate as a standalone tester in a team or potentially lead a team of testers.

Position/Project Specific Requirements:
5+ years of relevant experience in software quality assurance
2+ years of experience writing Selenium tests in Java or JavaScript
2+ years of experience with test runners (Junit, TestNG, Mocha, Jasmine)
2+ years of experience with CI tools (Jenkins, TeamCity, GitLab)
1+ years of experience with Selenium Grid
1+ years of working in an Agile/Scrum methodology
1+ years of using Jira for defect tracking
2+ years of using Quality Center/ALM for test case management
Prefer Selenium being utilized in the current/most recent project
Prefer Agile methodology being utilized in the current/most recent project
Prefer experience in the SAFe Agile approach
Prefer working knowledge of relational databases and SQL
Prefer having a Bachelors Degree in a related field of study
Prefer candidates with Green Cards or US citizenship
Multi-task to meet assignment deadlines
Accurately estimate work assignments
Show assertiveness
Have obtained a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or have related and equivalent work experience


Position/Project Specific Preferences/Desires:
Essential Job Functions:
Effectively work in a fast paced environment utilizing the Agile methodology
Develop and maintain functional automation test scripts utilizing modular frameworks and best practices
Execute test scripts to validate correct functionality of application
Use SQL for back-end database validation
Perform various types of testing including smoke, white box, black box, integration, end-to-end, regression, and system testing as needed
Participate in requirement & design review sessions; evaluate requirements & design docs from a quality test automation standpoint
Manage test coverage based on risk analysis
Document defects and evaluate priority of defect based on overall application functionality
Coordinate test script reviews with stakeholders as appropriate.
Adhere to requirement review, defect writing & test script writing guidelines
Keep QA Lead and management informed of current state of quality and test progress
Ensure completion of all deliverables within schedule, budget and quality constraints.
Participate in Root Cause Analysis sessions
Ensure that projects follow prescribed software development life cycle standards.
Develop and maintain good relationships with project team.
Identify obstacles and roadblocks; and offer suggestions to work around obstacles
Help drive and improve QA process within the team you are assigned