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QA Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02443
Location: Weehawken, New Jersey
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 110,000.00 - 120,000.00 /Year
Global Investment Bank
QA Automation Engineer
$110K-$120K base + bonus


Responsibilities:
– deliver a large-scale rich internet platform in collaboration with business analysts and software engineers
– create automated web application test suites
– document and control test activities
– present and explain test results to project stakeholders

Skills:
– ISEB/ISTQB foundation certification in Software Testing or similar concepts demonstrated with past experience
– excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
– extensive web testing experience and demonstrable end-to-end knowledge in this area (e.g. web architecture, database)
– in-depth knowledge of the Selenium automation platform & use of cross-browser WebDriver components
– excellent automation scripting skills, preferably Java for Selenium
– hands on experience using SQL to query relational databases
– the ability to execute critical areas of testing without being confined to a Requirements Specification (out of box thinking)
– knowledge of Quality Gates and Test Metrics
– understanding of Agile techniques and the ability to translate them to deliver appropriate QA
– familiarity with TDD / BDD in relation to test process
– adaptable, able to work across teams, functions and applications
– enthusiastic, self-motivated and client-focused
– analytical and methodical, using evidence to solve problems
– not afraid to challenge the status quo
– a strong and confident communicator, fluent in English