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QA Test Automation Developer/Tester

Dedicated Tech Services, Inc.
Columbus, Ohio, 43215, United States
September 18, 2017

We are not considering Corp-to-Corp subcontractors for this position.

U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Required Skills and Experience:

• Minimum of three to five years of automation testing experience and three to five years of manual testing experience

• Minimum of five years of IT industry experience

• Must have experience creating automation frameworks in Ruby or an equivalent automation programming language

• Ruby, Cucumber, and Specflow – strongly preferred. If candidates don’t have those skills, then extensive experience in Java and Selenium is required

• Must have hands-on experience in writing automation scripts at a framework and script level.

• Ability to develop and implement a testing strategy from automation and manual

• Must know how to use unit test coverage and code complexity to create comprehensive test strategy

• Ability to coach and guide the team in any automation framework implementations

• Bachelors’ degree in MIS or CIS preferred. At least 5+ years of work experience.

• Deep knowledge of test automation strategies and automation principles.

• Demonstrated expertise developing and implementing efficiencies in the testing lifecycle.

• Expert knowledge in SQL for database inquiries.

• Deep understanding and hands on experience with web technologies

• Understanding of SDLC and Agile methodologies.

• Solid understanding of project management methodologies.

• Excellent conflict resolution and negotiation skills

Job Description:

We are seeking an IT QA Test Engineer who will be responsible for developing test automation frameworks and for aligning cross-functional business test automation libraries to maximize efficiencies and execution time and minimizing maintenance costs. He or she will:

• Develop test automation frameworks.

• Work with application development teams to ensure testability of functions, data and applications and will use code analysis tools.

• Create comprehensive test strategies

• Provide oversight and review of automated test scripts for team and project deliverables.

• Work with development leaders to create automation architectures that align test and development libraries for maximum re-use and minimal maintenance.

• Establish and ensure adherence to architecture standards, data management policies, leading presentation in architecture review, strategic automation directions, best practice development, and code reviews.

• Negotiate, communicate and deliver effective automated test solutions to both development and Test Engineering organizations.

• Partner across the IT organization to influence timeline tollgates, high quality requirements, design and strategic contingency planning.

• Correlate issues, risks and synergies across multiple projects and applications.

• Implement suitable continuous integration frameworks enabling early identification of defects and higher quality software.

• Identify areas for improving efficiency, shortening of test cycles and automation of test scripts.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

It is a right-to-hire position with our client, a well-known insurance company headquartered in Columbus. The client has a warm, friendly, and collaborative work environment.