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Technical Support Specialist

Real Staffing
Foster City, California, United States
February 13, 2018

Sr. Automation Test Engineer will work closely with IT Infrastructure Test team in building and executing comprehensive suites of automation test plans and test cases, maintaining and adding to the existing automation framework, continued evaluation of test cases for inclusion in regression, automation for newly integrated features, and development of toolsets to augment global Infrastructure testing.

Define strategy and processes, bringing automation in line with existing functional aspect of the test effort. This position is responsible to design, build, test and deploy effective test automation solutions. Execution of automated testing for variety of Windows 7/10 Gilead core operating system images on laptop, desktop and VDIs, computer performance testing, high/low utilization of computing resources as well as system drivers testing.

Role and Responsibilities

• Lead the effort to build new test framework and/or extend existing framework for both functional and performance automation testing for Windows 7/10 Desktop Applications and Drivers

• Coordinate with Test Manager and IT support engineers to deliver stable enterprise software products

• Technical Leadership – research and advocate new technologies, designs, and products to maintain a modern infrastructure and add value to the enterprise

• Able to take on leadership responsibilities and influence the direction of the automation effort, and its schedule and prioritization

• Provide a practical approach to complex product testing

• Collect, create test data and execute functional and non-functional testing

• Develop scenarios for the Desktop Apps performance testing (e.g. CPU, Memory usage)

• Develop automated test scripts to validate functional, technical and performance requirements

• Provide estimates for assigned test activities

• Contribute to Infrastructure Automation testing framework, tools and technologies

• Estimate tasks accurately, analyze and communicate test results with team members for work activities

• Conduct automation Functional, Regression, Security, Performance, System, Network and UAT tests according to the Acceptance Criteria

• Record test results into management tool (e.g. Jira)

• Prepare reusable functions, which improve the robustness, re-usability, and maintainability of their test scripts

*** 6-month contract with possible extension ***