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QA Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04029
Location: St.Louis, Missouri
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/18/2018
QA Automation Engineer

Location: St. Louis, MO
Duration: 6+ Month Contract
Start: ASAP
Interview Process: 2 steps: PS, Skype

The QA Engineer is responsible for building technical expertise in our applications. Experience in an agile environment is strongly preferred.

  • Lead the creation of test plans – including technical and business requirements
  • Identify risks and prepare mitigation plans
  • Assist QA and Release Specialist in preparing implementation timelines
  • Develop Test Data Strategy
  • Assist QA Specialist in determining appropriate test environments
  • Work with business analysts to ensure business requirements are adequate
  • Create test cases according to standards – manual and automated
  • Perform problem solving and root cause analysis when defects occur
  • Update Quality Center according to standard
  • Engage Application Development in defect resolution
  • Participate on continuous improvement efforts within the QA organization
  • Support and provide constructive feedback on existing processes and standards
  • Research and evaluate new testing technologies and tools
  • Become technically competent in the technologies used by Application Development organizations
  • Evaluate and recommend process or technical changes to partner organizations
  • Offer technical guidance to QA Engineers
  • Play leadership role during test plan and test case reviews, providing direct feedback to Quality Engineers and offshore testing team members
  • Use positive influence to engage EPM and business partners
  • Provide guidance around automation strategies, working with the QA Specialist and Application Development
  • 4 year College Degree Required.
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years' experience (academic or direct experience, including best practices) in the IT field
  • Must have 4+ years' experience using Selenium
  • Must have experience from a financial services organization, preferably wealth management or investment trading.
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of product lifecycles as well as how technical systems work and interact
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving/decision making skills
  • Must be very detail oriented
  • Must have minimum 2+ years' experience in Windows, LINUX, UNIX, JAVA, Web Services, SQL Server
  • Should be familiar with C++, Intersystem CACHE, Oracle, , HTML, XML
  • Must have minimum 2+ years' experience in Automation tools – UFT, Selenium, JUnit, Soap UI
  • Knowledge of financial markets/operations background
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, team player
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Ability to resolve issues In a timely manner
  • Ability to prioritize workload in an efficient manner
  • Effective listening skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team setting as well as independently with minimal error and guidance
  • Sense of urgency and commitment to providing the best support possible to both internal and external clients
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of associates in the organization well as solid facilitation skills
  • Must be able to act in a SME role for various projects and initiatives
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience managing small-to-medium sized projects
  • Must possess a solid understanding of how various systems and applications interact
  • Ability to resolve issues In a timely manner
  • Superior client service skills
If interested and qualified please send updated resume for consideration to