Job Description :

Job Title: Salesforce QA Automation Engineer
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Austin/Dallas, TX/Phoenix, AZ


6-10 years in comparable position. Will create use cases, develop and maintain test specifications, test cases, test scripts and test data.

Will implement test practices, standards and processes, troubleshoot test issues, record test results, track and prioritize defects, participate in product readiness and release decisions.

Will also establish fact based measures of test efficiency, effectiveness and product readiness.

Responsible for estimating, coordinating and directing testing for multiple products/projects.

Software quality assurance on highly complex and/or multiple projects, including manual test case execution, defect tracking, test plan/test case creation and management, and requirements analysis is required.

Additional requirements include testing web-based applications, performance testing, mvs mainframe development environment experience, jcl, tso, processing batch jobs and working with production development environments.

Software development experience as a client/server application developer or web application developer (j2ee) is preferred but not required.

Job summary/description:

Provide accountability for testing and quality assurance for mission critical enterprise applications

Drive a continuous improvement mentality to deliver robust performance testing strategies and methods

promote excellent development practices for coded test frameworks, to include participating in code reviews and source control management

Coordinate end-to-end testing across different product and domain teams

Design test automation for salesforce ui, web services, apis

Partner with development and other team members, provide technical guidance and work closely with offshore qa teams to create agile test automation solutions, accelerating sdlc processes and meeting critical business objectives.

Maintain tools used in during test development including source control, test management and release systems

Mentor peers and staff on test engineering for qa, network with other automation teams within company and derive automation best practices for continuous improvement.

Experience working with resources in different geographical locations and offshore vendors required skills:

Bachelor of science in computer science or a related field

7+ years of experience in software quality assurance

4+ years of hands on testing experience in salesforce platforms

Understanding of qa practices (black box testing, risk based testing, system testing, regression testing, exploratory testing practices)

Strong technical competency in an oop language such as or an expert in test automation tools preferably in a java/maven environment and the atlassian suite of tools (jira, zephyr, confluence), selenium or other industry leading tool sets

Team player with excellent communication skills (oral and written) to partner technically with application architects, development, qa/testing organizations and business teams

Working knowledge of agile, iterative development process and methodologies is essential

Passion for building solutions through automation, driven by innovation and commitment to lifelong learning

Strong problem-solving skills including ability to disseminate complex ideas in a simplified fashion

Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Hands on experience with devops and continuous integration tools (jenkins/bamboo/git etc.) Is preferred

Acceptance test-driven development (atdd) or behavior driven development (bdd) using gherkin languages like cucumber is a plus

2+ years of experience with service oriented architecture quality assurance, and thorough knowledge of testing api orchestration layers and real-time messaging interfaces such as rabbitmq is a plus

Exposure to a regulatory environment (like banking & finance or health care etc.) Is a plus

Experience in developing or influencing the development of automated framework(s) for enterprise level functional and regression testing is preferable


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