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QA Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03241
Location: Flower Mound, Texas
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 85,000.00 - 100,000.00 /Year
QA ENGINEER - AUTOMATION
Flowermound/Grapevine, TX

Third Party Applications Not Accepted

The Position: We are hiring for a Quality Assurance Automation Engineer to join our client's growing QA team! The QA Automation Engineer will be responsible for delivering high quality automated test practices for any and all systems. The ideal candidate will have proven experience testing cloud hosted/customer-facing web applications in an Agile/Scrum environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with engineers to assure that testing requirements are clear and well documented prior to development.
  • Write efficient automated test plans and automated test cases that meet the company objectives.
  • Work with business and IT department to prioritize tasks.
  • Document all testing procedures.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Client, isolate, and document development defects as well as participate in or lead Root Cause Analyses.
  • Document and disseminate test results.
  • Interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Communicate defects and verify solutions with the development team.
  • Complete testing in a timely manner by working closely with the release planning team.
  • Analyze results and improve future testing iterations.
  • Use testing tools to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the testing environment.
  • Proactively seek ways to apply technology to QA processes.
  • Communicate with technical and non-technical team members, engineers, managers, and customers.
  • Manage multiple deliverables independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work effectively in a diverse group to achieve results through team efforts.
  • Perform in a high pressure environment while rendering sound problem solving decisions.
  • Perform other projects as assigned by management.

Requirements:
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of IT Quality Assurance testing, preferably for web-based applications
  • Experience in Functional, Regression, Integration, and Automation testing of web and client-server applications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of structured testing and thorough understanding of quality assurance testing applications and concepts.
  • Experience with creating and automating happy path and unit tests for JavaScript and API endpoints.
  • Strong grounding in continuous integration and monitoring principles.
  • Secure testing practices and familiarity with OWASP.
  • Proactively takes initiative and demonstrates a high level of accountability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with:
    • Gathering and documenting technical requirements and specifications.
    • Multiple development methodologies including Scrum and/or Agile.
    • Continuous release projects and continuous integration tools.
  • Ability to read and understand software code
  • Experience in testing security for web applications and services.
  • Familiarity with MVC architectures and BPM workflows and developing test plans for them.
  • Understanding of rapid development and continuous release methods.
  • Ability to follow and abide by all information and security policies and practices.
  • Passion for a technical understanding of complex systems.
  • The right candidate will be:
    • Detailed oriented
    • Analytical
    • Able to effectively communicate with teams
    • Able to work under strict time constraints