Job Description :

Job Overview:

The QA Automation Engineer (Agile) serves as the Automation Engineer on the Agile team, analyzes, creates, and automates tests for the functional and security requirements of applications. This individual develops the automation strategy and generates scripts to perform automated testing during the sprints and overall regression testing. This individual is participates on the agile Scrum team working in partnership with other scrum team members to ensure the goals of the sprints are achieved by automating any test cases or repetitive testing tasks.

The individual should be self-motivated, creative and proactive, able to work successfully in a fast-paced Agile program, with multiple environments and technologies. The individual will work closely with other Agile Team Members/Scrum Team Members, Business SME's, other QA Test Engineers, stake-holders, executing test iterations, tracking / reporting results and troubleshooting. Individual must have strong understanding of SDLC processes, the QA lifecycle, Agile, DevOps and SQL.

Scope of Activities:

The Sr. QA Automation Engineer (Agile) will demonstrate competencies in these job responsibilities:

  • Serves as the QA Automation Engineer within an Agile team framework
  • Provides QA expertise on tasks and estimates/sizing's to the Agile lead/Scrum Master
  • Participates in design discussions/sprints to remove issues before they are coded
  • Uses testing experience to guide how the configuration and coding will promote an easy to use, user friendly and quality solution
  • Configures and Manages Azure DevOps pipelines to execute Selenium test suites on environments
  • Validates test data through automation scripts directly on UI and through API's
  • Responsible for creating and executing test design, test cases and scripts, verification/validation, systems integration testing and performance testing
  • Works with the Agile Team to resolve cross-functional issues
  • Interprets business and system design documentation and write test cases which provide complete requirements coverage
  • Designs test cases to include all steps and expected results in a format which can be executed manually or can be used for Automation
  • Ensures proper linking of test cases to developer tasks, requirements, stories and or defects
  • Executes test cases and record results properly to include screen shots; defect management
  • Participates in the designing Test Plans and Test Approach
  • Creates test data used in conjunction with test cases
  • Works with Developers to determine when test results are not expected results as per specifications
  • Reviews defects for validity and priority with Scrum team
  • Coordinates with shared services organizations on specific testing issue resolutions
  • Develops, enhances, and maintains tools/applications for a test automation framework supporting automated functional testing using a combination of off-the-shelf and custom-built systems
  • Integrates current automation systems into a common test automation framework
  • Establishes requirements, evaluates, and recommends test automation tools
  • Estimates and plans for development of test automation frameworks
  • Defines processes and standards for implementing test automation
  • Creates automated tests for functional/GUI validation of company products and related components
  • Provides detailed documentation and training on automation tools and applications
  • Ensure adherence to standards and best practices (e.g. enterprise testing standards, etc.)
  • Reports on Test Coverage estimated work efforts
  • Ability to write status reports for themselves, projected risk analysis and next steps in work effort
  • Aligns test schedules to meet project time line testing expectations
  • Determine test data needed for execution and identify data gaps in test environment

Required Credentials and Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in Quality Assurance software testing: functional, non-functional, integration, regression, negative and user acceptance
  • In-depth knowledge of test planning, test case creation, test case execution and regression test suites/scheduling
  • Must have been a lead for a project
  • Experience in performing Smoke, Functional, Integration, Regression, Browser Compatibility and End-to-End Testing
  • Good knowledge and experience in manual and automatic software testing methodology, test development, and test execution
  • Advanced knowledge of software automation process and the ability to create traditional testing
  • B.S. Computer Engineering or Computer Science (and/or significant related work experience)
  • Solid experience with software technologies including: Selenium, JAVA, HTML, XML, SQL, SVN, CSS

Preferred Credentials and Experience:

  • Experience delivering presentations to varied audiences
  • Integration of Automation Test Suites with SmartBear, JIRA and Azure DevOps
  • Relevant certifications and training

Required Skills : 10+ years of experience in Quality Assurance software testing: functional, non-functional, integration, regression, negative and user acceptance In-depth knowledge of test planning, test case creation, test case execution and regression test suites/scheduling Must have been a lead for a project Experience in performing Smoke, Functional, Integration, Regression, Browser Compatibility and End-to-End Testing Good knowledge and experience in manual and automatic software testing methodology, test development, and test execution Advanced knowledge of software automation process and the ability to create traditional testing B.S. Computer Engineering or Computer Science (and/or significant related work experience) Solid experience with software technologies including: Selenium, JAVA, HTML, XML, SQL, SVN, CSS
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills :
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :
Selling points for candidate :
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :No
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship ::No
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Development/Engineering
Master Job Title :QA/SW Tester
Branch Code :Omaha
             

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