Key Roles & Responsibilities
Ø Leads and designs test automation architecture to work across all product technologies covering areas such as (but not limited to) build verification, functional verification, stability, data integrity, etc.
Ø Lead the improvement of software development process through all teams in accordance with Total Quality Assurance best practices (including, but not limited to, project management, development, business, operations, reporting, and Quality Management)
Ø Work with members of the team to design automation strategies that solve some of our most complex problems
Ø Performs code reviews and participates in setting coding standards. Articulates technical debt and recommends software quality improvements. Experience working in multiple frameworks (Java, .net, CSS).
Ø Collaborate with fellow automation engineers, QA, Ops, and product developers to identify and mitigate risk
Ø Collaborate with vendors and consultants as needed
Ø Provide critical analysis of automation programming and development practices with the goal of improving test quality and team efficiency
Ø Prioritize work for multiple lanes of traffic
Ø Participate in development and/or database administration
Ø Interpretation and modification of code as required including batch files, make files, SQL scripts, queries, stored procedures and/or triggers
Ø Support and mentor other engineers on the automation team
Ø Provides technical guidance to software testers to help them embrace changes with automation tools
Ø Helps support product releases
Ø Helps support test data management
Ø Maintain a familiarity with products
Functional and Business Knowledge*
Ø Has in-depth knowledge of QA and metrics architecture processes.
Ø Solve complex, non-routine problems and determine the best solution through cost/benefit analysis.
Ø Determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments.
Ø Provide oversight when needed.
Ø Work with other teams as a lead and/or member.
Ø Create formal networks involving coordination among groups.
Typical Scope & Impact*
Ø Contribute to the achievement of team and QA and Metrics Architecture objectives.
Ø Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation.
Minimum and Preferred Education
Ø Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent IT degree OR relevant work experience.
Minimum and Preferred Experience/Skills
Ø 5-8 years of relevant experience with Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience. Advanced degree preferred.
Ø Proven track record of designing and developing test automation
Ø Solid understanding of modern operating systems and browsers
Ø Solid understanding in managed C style languages (Java, C#, etc.)
Ø Experience with MS Excel
Ø Excellent verbal and written communication
Ø Understanding of software development lifecycle
Ø Solid understanding of source control
Ø Solid understanding of databases used for test automation
Ø Solid understand of Agile development
Ø Experience with automation tools (UFT, TOSCA, Selenium, Appium, etc.)
Ø Experience with software testing tools, defect and test case management
Ø Experience with TDD and distributed systems
Ø Experience with automation of mobile based application
Ø Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
Ø Experience to cloud computing such as AWS, Azure, etc.
Ø Experience with Big Data technologies