QA Automation Engineer in Skokie, IL at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Summary:

Quality Assurance Automation (Data Engineering Solutions Team) Our Automation Engineer will work with manual and automation QA testers in evaluating existing automation framework, building new test frameworks, writing and designing automation scripts from scratch and maintaining automated test scripts to ensure quality control standards are achieved. We need an Automation Engineer who is successful in growing, developing, and implementing automated testing solutions to maximize testing coverage and reduce test cycle time. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Evaluate existing automation framework and provide automation solution for building end to end regression suite 
  • Responsible for architecting, designing and implementing test automation frameworks from ground up into a continuous integration and execution model 
  • Develop, execute and maintain automation test scripts to meet software release deliverables, project testing requirements and other quality considerations 
  • Responsible for creating data portability functions. Create data necessary for the scripts based on the functionality 
  • Responsible for developing smoke, functional and regression test suites for GUI Front End, and Database backend 
  • Document, maintain, and monitor software problems 
  • Recommend strategies and methods to improve test plans and test processes 
  • Maintain well organized records of test results and generate historical analysis of test results 
  • Lead projects while mentoring other members of the QA team 
  • Assist Test Manager in integrating automation methodologies within QA methodologies 

Job Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field; equivalent professional experience may be substituted for formal education 
  • 5+ years of development or test automation experience 
  • Solid understanding of Quality Assurance methods and practices 
  • Deep understanding of manual and automated testing concepts 
  • Solid understanding of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) 
  • Strong Object Oriented Programming Skills 
  • Experience in testing web application and web services developed using latest technologies and frameworks: .NET, JAVA, Rest, XML, JSON, JQuery, etc. 
  • Hands-on experience with a mix of modern Test Automation tools and frame works, (e.g. Selenium using Java or Java Script and HP Unified Functional Automated Testing tools) 
  • Advanced SQL knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with UI testing frameworks 
  • Experience using Continuous Integration tools 
  • Experience with Agile testing methodologies including ATDD and Test Driven Development (TDD) 
  • Exposure to performance testing and knowledge of performance testing tools is a plus 
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, ability to effectively work with both technical and non-technical resources