Software Test Engineer in Kansas City, KS at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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Software Test Engineer

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


  • Understands the challenges that delivery and operations teams face in their day-to-day work and partner with them to design viable solutions.
  • Recommends improvements to testing processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of testing teams and reduce technical debt.
  • Owns the testing automation strategy, test data management strategy, and test execution for the delivery team.
  • Develops new and maintains existing test automation suites, using the agreed upon test automation framework for all applications that automation currently supports.
  • Writes, debugs and executes code used in automated testing efforts.
  • Coordinates regression test automation activities across supported applications.
  • Defines, implements, and manages processes and “ best practices” with regard to automated testing for the team.
  • Establishes processes to continually review and select manual test cases for automation test suites.
  • Provides metrics on business process and code coverage for automated test suites.
  • Presents test results to stakeholders.
  • Partners with feature developers and other automation engineers to build the tools and infrastructure to ensure production code is thoroughly tested to the highest standards.
  • Provides ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products.
  • Actively works with less experienced software test engineers providing technical guidance and oversight.
  • Complete works using Micro Focus tool suite (UFT, ALM(QC)).


  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • Working experience in software development and/or testing
  • 1-3 years of working experience in creating scripts for test automation
  • Working experience with software test tools and processes, building and testing web-based apps, and consumer-facing applications and databases
  • Working knowledge of delivering products in an engineering role
  • Working knowledge of agile methodologies
  • Working experience in creating your own SQL queries
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Strong knowledge of creating well-structured test plans and test cases