Herndon, VA

QA Automation Engineer

October 14, 2019

Website Apptium

Type: Contract or full-time

Location: Herndon, VA

APPTIUM Technologies is looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Automation Engineer with a background in working within an Agile SDLC environment.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and execute test plans, scenarios and scripts.
  • Define and design tests, test parameters, schedules and strategies.
  • Interpret test results and analyze test trends.
  • Defect documentation, triage and tracking.
  • Create, review, validate and maintain a comprehensive automated regression test suite.
  • Manage test platforms and environments.
  • Design and develop QA load / automation tools and test frameworks.
  • Collaborate with developers and leads to improve testability, test coverage and automation.
  • Use Scrum methodology and participate in all phases of the iterative process.
  • Support Client and Vendor integration testing as needed.
  • Support UAT tests, client demos and sign-off.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-4+ years of experience in software QA and/or automation.
  • Strong understanding of Agile, Scrum, and Quality Assurance processes and methodologies.
  • Must have 1+ years of experience with in automation test frameworks, such as Datadriven, Keyword-driven Automation framework.
  • Strong XML and JSON generation and manipulation skills, and web services.
  • Must be familiar with standard testing and defect management tools (QC/ALM Preferred).

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Experience with JavaAPI/soapUI is a must.
  • Must have 3+ years of experience with web service testing (SoapUI, Client Service Test, SOAtest).
  • 2+ years working experience of hands on any automation tool (e.g Selenium).

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively are key.
  • Candidates should be selfmotivated and ready to hit the ground running.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to present to large and small groups.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-4+ years of hands on software testing experience
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