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Sr QA Automation Engineer (Agile)

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  • Salary: $$50-57
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  • Work Eligibility: USC, GC, GC-EAD, TN, H1, H4-EAD, OPT-EAD, CPT
  • Job ID: 07430
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Job Description

Job Overview:

The Sr. QA Automation Engineer (Agile) serves as the Automation Lead on an Agile team, analyzes, creates, and automates tests for the functional and security requirements of applications. This individual develops manual and automated tests and test data for executing against the integrated solution. Working in partnership with other scrum team members to ensure the goals of the sprints are achieved.

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:

Reports to Test Lead
Serves as the QA Automation lead on the Agile team
Designs test data used in conjunction with test cases and automated scripts
Interprets business and system design documentation and write test cases which provide complete requirements coverage
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
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
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
Establishes requirements, evaluates, and recommends test automation tools
Creates automated tests for functional/GUI validation of company products and related components
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. in Computer Engineering or Computer Science (and/or significant related work experience)
Solid experience with software technologies including: Selenium, HTML, XML, SQL

Preferred Credentials and Experience:

Experience delivering presentations to varied audiences
Relevant certifications and training

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