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Reference # : 19-13346 Title : ATDD/BDD Team Lead / Coach
Location : San Francisco, CA
Position Type : Full Time/Contract
Experience Level : 5 Years Start Date / End Date : 12/02/2019 / 09/30/2020  
Description
What You'll Do
? Embed with the customer's engineering Agile teams to coach and guide them throughout their journey to BDD. Be a player-coach.
The technical coach will aid team in meeting each sprint's goals, by enhancing their ATDD technical capability and effectiveness over time.
? Share and advocate for best practices in BDD
Help the team adopt and mature its BDD processes and practices
Envision and setup KPIs/metrics to baseline and gauge the maturity of the BDD adoption and effectiveness of the coaching
? Assist and consult the teams as they create living documentation and acceptance tests in Gherkin
? Provide refresher BDD trainings on as-needed basis
? Provide thought leadership around BDD automation framework design and implementation
Identify and surface challenges in adoption, recommended solutions and effectively communicate to executive leadership.

Nice to have:
  • Provide architectural guidance around BDD automation framework implementation
What You Have
? Excellent understanding of Behavior-Driven Development methodology (BDD), roles and responsibilities of different team members
? Atleast 3-5 years of experience executing ATDD/BDD on a project
? Understanding of and experience using Gherkin language to describe functional requirements
? Understanding of Cucumber for the execution of Gherkins
? Excellent communication skills, ability to provide consultancy and guidance with certainty, ability to talk to small-to-medium groups of people
? Familiarity with functional test automation concepts
? Familiarity with test automation capabilities and limitations

Technical ability to:
  • Establish BDD ground rules and roles and responsibilities to foster a cohesive BDD team
  • Deliver project process improvements across Sprint
  • usage support for tools used for the BDD process
  • Best Practices for developing Features files
  • Provide methods of categorizing backend (API) and frontend (UI) test cases
  • Provide methods of creating one or more Feature files for a User Story
  • Provide methods for splitting Feature files appropriately
  • Provide expertise in structuring acceptance criteria for Feature files
  • Provide expertise for structuring tests and tying them to actual requirements
?Nice to have:

Hands-on test automation experience

Hands-on BDD automation framework implementation/usage experience

Experience in providing effective methods for testing Microservices-based applications

Knowledge of the CI/CD pipeline and integration into the pipeline.