Ref No.: 18-53241
Location: Dallas, Texas
Start Date: 07/26/2018
 The Sr. Manager, Test Automation must have deep knowledge in software testing methodologies, automation best practices, and software development life cycle (SDLC). This position requires someone who is detail oriented, understands infrastructure operations, and application development methodologies.
The Sr. Manager, Test Automation will manage a team that will design and write automated scripts for functional testing, integration testing, performance testing, and regression testing. The manager will be responsible for monitoring results, logging defects, and validation of defect fixes. Responsibilities will include creating a robust automation framework ensuring scalability and reusability, and for maintaining a testing infrastructure that can be applied to multiple environments. The Sr. Manager, Test Automation will collaborate with different teams, leverage all existing scripts and create one common test environment for all applications.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Participate in requirements, design and functional specification reviews at varying levels within the system
  • Writing test plans and test procedures to perform system and system integration testing
  • Writing manual and automated test scripts with the aid of test tools and simulators
  • Testing hardware and software against the system requirements and interface specification requirements
  • Working closely with the internal and external design/test teams in identifying problems
  • Document identified problems with enough detail and in a manner that supports resolution
  • Produce periodic status and operational reports
<>·Apply and improve the utilization of all software and hardware tools and assist in the creation of new testing software, hardware tools and techniques.
  • Make independent technical contributions in-support of program objectives, as well as interacting with other Wabtec or contract engineers and customers
  • Occasional travel requirements
  • A technical degree (STEM) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related technical degree plus 10 yrs of experience in the Project Testing Field. An equivalent amount of education and experience will be considered.
  • A minimum of 10 years of testing experience with a significant focus being on test automation engineer on large software implementation projects
  • Extensive experience with a variety of automation approaches and tools
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Passion to maintain a high degree of quality
  • In-depth knowledge of the SDLC as well as various software testing methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically to develop process, tools and frameworks that help ensure effectiveness across a variety of stakeholders.
  • Experience with Agile Development
  • Experienced in developing a long-term strategy for technology platforms development and translating that into an achievable roadmap
  • Experience and understanding of the operational interworking's of computer information systems and database management systems used to support complex n—tiered systems
  • A strong understanding of general network design principles including TCP/IP and UDP
  • A strong understanding of Class D & EMP message structures.
  • Experience with common TCP message structures and packet analysis
  • Knowledge and experience with microprocessors and common electronic components.
  • Proven experience developing test cases and test plans
  • Experience using creative skills to effectively break code
  • Experience testing client-server applications running in web browsers, mobile apps, and/or embedded devices
  • Experience testing user interfaces for client-server applications in web browsers, mobile apps and/or embedded devices
Knowledge of IBM CLM, Eggplant, Android, iOS