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Data Automation Engineer in Test.
Ref No.: 17-25996
Location: Denver, Colorado
Required Skills :
**EXPERIENCE BUILDING DATA TEST AUTOMATION FRAMEWORKS AND APPROACH**
**ABILITY TO DRIVE TEST AUTOMATION FOR THEIR DATABASE**
**10/10 COMMUNICATION**
**ABILITY TO SUCCEED IN A CHAOTIC ENVIRONMENT AND ASSIST IN DRIVING TEST STANDARDS/PROCESSES**
**EXPERIENCE WITH SQL SCRIPTING AND OTHER LANGUAGES**

Basic Qualifications :
MUST RELOCATE TO DENVER

Job Description :
DATA AUTOMATION ENGINEER IN TEST
ROLE PURPOSE:
Devise and execute an effective multi-layered test strategy that promotes quality solutions across varying application frameworks. Partner with various functions in understanding business need, helping devise testable solution architectures, validating implementations and creating scalable test solutions through automation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
· Works closely with architects, developers and other delivery team members to ensure overall quality of solution
· Acts as a user advocate by thoroughly understanding business processes and engaging in business requirements review via identifying gaps/ambiguity and ensuring overall testability
· Deeply understands solution architecture/implementation as well as dependencies between solutions across the organization; participates in solution architecture activities ensuring testability and ability to address both technical and business requirements
· Devises and executes on a multi-layered testing strategy (database, middle tier, front end)
· Creates and executes complex SQL statements against backend database objects including tables, views, schema changes and stored procedures
· Performs testing against middle layers of solutions utilizing tools such as SoapUI, UFT, Postman, etc.
· Creates scalable test solutions through the identification, implementation and maintenance of test automation frameworks
· Responsible for all functional and regression testing activities related to assigned scope
· Supports Integration, UAT and Parallel testing phases as needed
· Provides testing estimates and meets project testing timelines
· Collaborates with delivery team and/or business partners in troubleshooting root cause of issues
· Reports issues discovered per standardized tools and processes
· Promptly communicates discovered risk to delivery team and Quality Assurance manager
· Promotes testing best practices and proper SDLC
· Looks for opportunities to improve test execution and overall delivery
· Mentors less experienced members of the team
OTHER FUNCTIONS: Assumes additional duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.
QUALIFICATIONS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
· Expert knowledge of practices, procedures and principles of testing
· Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle including basic agile principles
· Experience developing Data Test Automation frameworks
· Experience driving data test automation approaches and tools
· Advanced experience with complex SQL queries and database verification
· Strong experience utilizing a white box testing approach
· In depth understanding of CI/CD concepts
· Strong understanding of both web and client based solutions, database infrastructures, ETL and web services
· Strong communication and problem solving skills with the ability to work as a team
· Ability to work closely and effectively with developers in an agile environment
· High desire to understand how things work with a demonstrated ability to learn things quickly
· Strong interpersonal skills
· Excellent analytical and organizational skills
· Excellent written and verbal communications skills
· Ability to manage multiple assignments, priorities, and projects in a demanding environment
· Experience testing asset management solutions and/or corporate services technology is a plus
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
· 5+ years testing or equivalent business or technology experience/training
MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS:
· Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
· PC usage up to 100% of the time
· Office equipment such as telephone, fax and copier
· Overtime, early morning availability and weekend hours may be required