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CMS Sr .Software Test Engineer
Ref No.: 17-89365
Location: Sacramento, California
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 11/22/2017
Job title: Sr .Software Test Engineer
Location Sacaremento CA
Duration: Fulltime position

Job Description


The Software Test Engineer is responsible for developing automated testing strategies and implementing them in industry standard testing frameworks.  The Software Test Engineer provides testing automated testing expertise and oversight and also plays a role in providing advice and guidance and monitoring emerging technologies.

Key Responsibilities
  • Participates in all phases of the software development life cycle, including developing test plans, test cases, and execution of test scripts.
  • Create and modify automated test scripts based on manual test cases, functional requirements, or existing functionality of the system.
  • Perform integration, system, regression, and smoke testing, while coordinating with near-shore and off-shore team members.
  • Work to understand business requirements and objectives relative to the desired functionality of products and applications.
  • Documents software issues and enhancement requests and assists development with concise and detailed steps for duplication of the problem.
  • Verifies resolved Change Requests and maintains accurate status for Change Requests entered in each project.
  • Assists fellow team members and customers with problem reporting and resolution and maintaining appropriate follow-up communications throughout the resolution process.
  • Works closely with high performance team throughout the development life cycle to ensure clarity of business/functional requirements and effectively deal with issues as they arise.
  • Write, execute, and maintain automation scripts using Selenium, Robot Framework or other similar open source automation test tools.
  • Use SOAPUI or equivalent tools for testing REST web services.
  • Mentor other Test Engineer team members with automation and scripting, applying best practices and implementing automation framework and processes.
  • Contributes towards Epic, Feature, and Story estimation.
  • Ensures all software products meet the highest quality possible by following industry recognized testing methodologies and best practices.
  • Acts as a lead on small initiatives.  Monitors progress against schedule.
  • Works with the manager to schedule and prioritize tasks to promote efficient use of time.
  • Essential Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications
  • Extensive working experience with automation tools and best practices.
  • Testing Certification (such as ISTQB)