Previous Job
Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 18-18157
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Required Skills :

Basic Qualifications :

Job Description :
Division: ETS
Business Line:
Quality Assurance
Job Title:
Automation Engineer
Effective Date – June 2016
Status – Exempt
Grade Level – T16
Job Code - 502053
Duties & Responsibilities
This role will be responsible for the development of automation standards and processes across the enterprise and will have ownership of the UTP/Automation tool enhancement roadmap.
Evaluate projects and test scenarios eligible for automation
Determine and compute return on investment for functional automation
Provide project estimates based on corporate guidelines and QA methodologies
Build and maintain automation scripts across projects
Guide the integration of automation into ETS release management schedules
Enhance the SDLC to include automation deliverables
Define test objectives, write test plans and test cases, and develop automated test scripts for functional, system, regression, UAT, load, and performance tests
Configure and manage QA test environment for software under test
Work in a team environment with architects, developers, project manager, and systems engineers to ensure the timely delivery of quality products into production
Perform accurate test and defect tracking, resolution, and reporting
Provide help to users concerning system capabilities, program procedures, and data manipulation
Assist in the development, building & mentoring of an automation team
May spend up to 25% of time dedicated to Quality Assurance activities other than automation depending on projects/initiatives
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Target Competencies
Bachelor's Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Management or Business Administration
6+ years IT experience in Quality Assurance and software application testing
3+ years’ experience writing automation test scripts
4+ years IT experience in application development
2+ years’ experience writing automation test scripts
Banking or financial services experience
Demonstrates hands-on knowledge & experience in programming/scripting using minimum one programming languages or scripting tools such as Java, JavaScript, DotNet, VBscript, etc.
Demonstrates hands-on knowledge & experience in using minimum one functional automation tools such as UTP, Selenium, TestComplete, etc.
Demonstrates familiarity with defect tracking and testing tools
Demonstrates good understanding of building/implementing various automation frameworks, various automation approaches, and automation object identification mechanism
Demonstrates ability to performing troubleshooting and maintenance of test scripts
Demonstrates strong, clear and articulate verbal & written communication skills (extensive reports, processes)
Demonstrates strong Interpersonal skills to work across all levels of the organization (management, technical and business constituents)
Demonstrates strong knowledge and understanding of industry standards, quality processes and metrics
Demonstrates strong analytical and effective decision-making skills
Demonstrates knowledge of automation strategy and best practices
Demonstrates expertise of UFT/QTP automation tool
Demonstrates expertise of vb script
Demonstrates clear and effective presentation and facilitation skills
Achievement Orientation
Customer Orientation
Developing Others
Emotional Presence
Holding People Accountable
Impact & Influence
Internal Partnering
Strategic Orientation
Organizational Awareness
Development Resources
Department colleagues & materials
Online product library
UMB University
Industry Events
Associate & manager provide ongoing examples of consistent demonstration
Online Development Resources
Work Environment
Typical Office Environment
Potential Career Options:
Supervision/Management: No direct management accountabilities