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QA Automation Engineer

Company: Metro Systems, Inc.
Location: Maryland Heights
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Formerly Known As Metro Systems, Inc. QA Automation EngineerJOB SUMMARYResponsible for designing and developing automated test scripts in Java, Selenium, Soap UI, etc. Performs analysis of manual test cases and functional requirements and determines the balance of test coverage to be automated for reuse. Gathers information from the project team, designs, develops, unit tests, debugs, executes automated test cases and prepares reports. Documents results and facilitates review meetings with project team stakeholders. Actively looks for solutions to automate test cases early in the test life cycle. Works on projects of high complexity within one or more test/development environments. Works on multiple programs, systems and applications as a project team member. Considered a subject matter expert in the area of test case automation. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES* Automation test Engineer- Primary responsibility will be to design and automate web application testing using Selenium WebDriver, REST API and Appium testing* You should be able to develop test automation framework and optimize the existing frame work as per the latest changes, TDD script and debug.* Applies advanced knowledge of QA principles, methodologies, and techniques to test and assure the quality of software.* Leads sophisticated defect detection, problem solving and troubleshooting with software. Designs the overall testing plan and master test schedule for simple level projects.* Performs in a lead capacity role within the team in making decisions for the quality assurance of the project / application.* Recommends quality improvement initiatives for future application / project releases.* Regularly coaches and mentors less experienced team members.* Should be able to build frame work for mobile automation and integrate with current framework.* Defining and executing system integration tests of connected products across supported platforms (Android+Web) to ensure end to end quality of product.* Take ownership and responsibility for the design and development of all aspects of automated testing along with creation, execution and maintenance of automated scripts* Analyze, design and build automated test cases based on system requirements and design specification.* Understand functional content of assigned projects* Work closely with the Business analysts team to understand the functionality and devise positive and negative test strategies* Validate, Verify and Sign off on releases* Understanding the definition and implementation of the test plan* Managing the list of defects* Providing test measurements to track and communicate test progress and defect status* Ensuring test quality through optimization of test efficiency and effectiveness* Guaranteeing that the test plans have been correctly implemented* Being responsible for the different documents linked to the definition, monitoring and control of test and acceptance test activities Qualification, Experience & Skill Set Required:* Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent with minimum 5 years of in-depth experience on automation testing in agile environment.* Strong expertise in Selenium web driver, Appium automation framework* Experience with REST API testing automation* Knowledge and experience in testing AWS cloud based SaaS products.* Strong understanding of Core JAVA and OO Concepts* Excellent problem solving, analytical and communication skills (both oral and written)* Ability to work with geographically distributed teams across multiple time zones* Understanding of product development lifecycle with specific experience in using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies* Good overview of SDLC process, requirements specification, software development, and software debugging* Experience in Java Integrated Development Environment (eg: Eclipse IDE, etc.)* Experience with test-driven development* Experience working on technical projects within a team* Knowledge of the use of version control systems such as Bitbucket and Gitlab* Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques* Results oriented and focused on meeting deliverable timelines* Problem solving, analytical mind and positive attitudeRequired EducationBA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experienceRequired Related Work Experience and Number of YearsRelevant system development - 5+Experienced with modular design approachAdvanced designer/coder/developer in Visual Basic with great application architecture capabilities - 5+PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPreferred Skills/Abilities and KnowledgePreferred EducationTesting Certification ISTQB Advanced Technical Test AnalystTesting Certification ISTQB Expert Level Test AutomationHP Test Tool CertificationsWORKING CONDITIONSOffice environment Tandym Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. PDN-972a3a46-d414-47bc-92f6-e5ef5081d781

Keywords: Metro Systems, Inc., Springfield , QA Automation Engineer, Engineering , Maryland Heights, Illinois

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