Job Description :
We have QA Automation Engineer / Lead Position with our direct client state of NE, based in Lincoln, NE for 14 months project on contract basis. If suitable, please send us the resume with the rate and contact details.

Scope of Activities:

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

Serves as the QA lead/Automation lead 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
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
Leads 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
Partners with vendor to execute and or the Business to track and resolve testing issues by holding defect management meetings with involved parties
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: JAVA, GWT, HTML, XML, SQL, SVN

Preferred Credentials and Experience:

Experience delivering presentations to varied audiences

Relevant certifications and training

Client : State of NE