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Sr QA Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 17-04238
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/13/2017
Senior QA Automation Engineer 
Sunnyvale, CA

           
Nisum Technologies is an ecommerce solutions provider for Fortune 500 companies. Fourteen years old and growing, Nisum is based in the US, with international support offshore and nearshore. Come join our star team and work with us to develop a large scale consumer facing web site visited by millions of users daily. This position is for a senior lead in San Francisco, CA, and we also have similar opportunities in Columbus, Ohio.
 Desired skills and Experience:
  • Person with 7-10 years of experience and at least 5+ years in QA.
  • Worked with Agile teams
  • Strong knowledge of database interface and SQL
  • Strong passion for emerging technology, services and retail models
  • Team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible & driven with a desire to work in a fast-paced, multi-channel department
  • Technically should be hands on the following technologies/concepts:
  • QA automation using Java, Ruby with rspec, Selenium, Cucumber
  • JMeter and bash scripting
  • Object oriented programming
  • Good understanding of whole software life cycle, testing strategies, test lifecycle, able to think and identify different failure points and for given/proposed solution.
 Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for Quality of the delivery/stories in the project
  • Automate features/functionalities in the application with UI automation tools/frameworks
  • Perform thorough test planning and write test cases that cover all areas. Identify missing test scenarios and refine existing automation
  • Verify that fixes for defects and new features work as expected and do not cause failures in regression
  • Write test automation using Java, Ruby, JUnit, Selenium, Cucumber
  • Implement and maintain continuous integration pipeline
  • Work with cross functional teams (Operations, PDMs, Business and PM, TM)
  • Get the strong domain knowledge and propose changes/enhancements
  • Write UI automation for front end reporting features
  • Mentor and evangelize Agile, Lean, and Continuous Development testing best practices
Education & Other Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • Able to effectively communicate across teams and stakeholders. 
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver projects on time, with high quality, and within budget.  
  • Experience in a consulting, global delivery model environment (onsite-offshore) is preferred.
  • Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, high-pressure, client-service and global delivery model environment.  
  • Mobile Experience is added advantage.