AWS Automation Engineer

  • location: Sterling, VA
  • type: Contract

job description

AWS Automation Engineer

As a Senior Automation Engineer, the ideal candidate will have tested applications that have moved platforms from Webservices and Cloud Foundry to AWS.


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Math/Statistics, Physics or related engineering/quantitative fields. Master degree preferred.
  • 7+ years' experience in software development, automation testing and AWS in a team of developers/testers.
  • Strong in Unix Shell-scripting or Perl or Python or other mainstream scripting languages.
  • Hands-on experience with at least three and proficient in at least one of the following: C/C++, Java, C#, Perl, Python, SAS, Matlab, R, VBA, PL/SQL.
  • Experience of database operations using at least one of the languages.
  • Hands-on experience of web service development or testing strongly desired.
  • Familiar with various stages of software testing including unit-test, integration test, system test, user acceptance test. Experience of designing, setting up and supporting an automated testing process from scratch.
  • Experience of Agile testing strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of quantitative financial analytics (preferably in mortgage credit risk analytics) a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Familiar with tools like Microsoft office suites and JIRA.
  • Team player, problem solver and fast learner.

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