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Lead QA Automation Engineer in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

seeking a Lead QA Automation Engineer who will create and lead: automated testing strategies, plans, scenarios, and automated testing scripts, as well as the development and implementation of strategy for creating and maintaining reusable test data. The Lead QA Automation Engineer will ensure implementation of industry standard testing tools and integrate testing with the continuous build process.



Responsibilities



  • Manage and develop system integration and functional testing strategies and subsequent supporting tests plans and cases

  • Develop, manage and maintain automation framework that can retain reusable automation test cases and test data

  • Develop, execute and maintain automated test scripts for functional, integration, regression, performance and usability testing

  • Develop test automation strategies and approaches that incorporate multiple phases of testing including: unit, system and integration, functional, performance, and regression testing.

  • Develop supporting test plans that incorporate automated testing tools.

  • Create and maintain reusable automated tests.

  • Create and implement automated testing of web applications across multiple web browsers and platforms

  • Develop process definition and documentation and a working knowledge of Release Management

  • Manage continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) processes

  • Lead the application development unit testing strategy, tools, and automation

  • Research and collect performance requirements, along with developing the appropriate performance test work products (test strategies, plans, scenarios and scripts)

  • Lead set up and prepare test environments in advance of testing and manage testing progress report and including defect management

  • Manage and maintain quality related metrics like unit test coverage and testing progress

  • Remain current with new testing technologies

  • Develop and implementing a strategy for creating and maintaining reusable test data.

  • Developing and maintaining quality metrics


Qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience

  • 5+ years of experience with automated regression testing

  • Highly developed competency with Selenium HQ, HP Performance Center and Load Runner

  • Demonstrated competency with change management and defect tracking tools - JIRA or HP ALM is a plus

  • Demonstrated competency in the creation of SQL scripts

  • Demonstrated competency with Cucumber and HP QTP/UFT or similar tools

  • Demonstrated competency with Java, Python, Ruby, or Descriptive Programming Language

  • Demonstrated competency with an iterative development lifecycle

  • Expert level analytical and problem solving skills

  • Expert level interpersonal skills and written communications

  • High standards of confidentiality; ability to handle sensitive information with integrity and trust

  • Excellent customer service skills and strong ability to manage business relationships

  • Candidates with less experience may be considered at a lower job grade and/or salary

  • Travel (5%)


US citizenship required.