QA Automation Engineer

Location: Madison, WI
Date Posted: 08-22-2017
In this role you will be providing SQA support to the application development undertakings ensuring quality software processes and procedures that enable quality user experiences.

Qualifications of the Position
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years’ of experience software testing & quality assurance, including UI test automation, designing test strategies and performance and security testing tools
  • Experience with JavaScript UI and testing frameworks
  • Experience Testing Websites
  • Experience with AWS services
  • Experience in software development with a good understanding of the SDLC
  • Experience with HTML, XML, Groovy, JMeter, SmartBear, TestComplete, QAComplete, LoadComplete, LoadUI, SoapUi
  • Experience with Selenium, Protractor JS, Nightwatch JS, and PractiTest
  • Ability to actively help in transition from a manual to a fully automated testing enviroment

Responsibilities of the Position
  • Actively lead software QA activities for various applications
  • Triage, diagnose, report, track and resolve quality issues
  • Perform as the lead in root cause analysis for complex software and data issues
  • Define the strategies and create the detailed test plans, test case development, Test execution and results documentation
  • Assist all aspects of system testing, regression testing and UAT testing
  • Drive the Automation Framework / Maturity Models by developing test suites with automation tools (record and play back via use of scripting)
  • Drive the Automation Framework / Maturity Models by partnering with development teams to create and perform automated testing
  • Lead testing initiatives at the project level

Competencies Needed for the Position
  • Expert Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and QA Processes
  • Expert Experience developing and executing manual and automated test suites
  • Expert Experience with QA tools and techniques, including test suite software, automation tools, defect tracking, business requirement documentation, etc.
  • Expert Experience taking functional requirements and creating test suites that take into account the impact of systems changes across multiple systems
  • Experience testing integrated environments and troubleshooting across an integrated platform
  • Experience testing various platforms/enterprise applications
  • Significant exposure and use of browser and server side test automation tools
  • Ability to utilize database queries
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