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QA Tester in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

. The Contractor QA Automation Engineer will provide support by:

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

  • Developing supporting test plans that incorporate automated testing tools

  • Creating and maintaining reusable automated tests

  • Developing and implementing a strategy for creating and maintaining reusable test data

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

  • Develop and maintain quality metrics

  • Experience with process definition and documentation and working knowledge of Release Management

  • Experience directly managing continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) processes


Work with various stakeholders and customers to:

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

  • Coordinate with project management to assure testing is planned into all phases

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

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

  • Create/maintain reusable test data

  • Plan-fully prepare test environments in advance of testing

  • Support automated testing of application and environmental upgrades as well as resolution of production issues

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

  • Document test results and assist with defect management

  • Produce status reports related to the testing process

  • Review and maintain all project documentation in accordance with department procedures

  • Participate in test strategy, test estimation and planning discussions

  • Draft test related artifacts, including Test Plans, Business Test Scenarios and Requirements Traceability Matrices

  • Maintain understanding of current and new testing technologies

  • Lead Lessons Learned or Project Review sessions, and identify potential work process improvements


  • US citizenship is required

  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience as a Quality Assurance Automation Engineer is preferred

  • Experience with HP Performance Center and Load Runner is a plus

  • Experience with change management and defect tracking tools - JIRA is a plus

  • Experience in the creation of SQL scripts

  • Experience with Cucumber and Selenium

  • Strong 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