Automated Tester

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $48 per hour

job description

Automated Tester

Automation Tester

We cannot work with Third Party candidates for this job. Candidates must be able to work on W2.

General Technical Skills:

  • Define the Automation strategy and develop the automation test plan for the tasks, dependencies and to mitigate the risks associated with system quality and report to Test lead/Project Manager.
  • Setup, configure, and maintain the automated testing environments and framework using HP Unified Functional Test (UFT)
  • Designs, modifies, implements and executes automation test scripts
  • Develop optimize UFT scripts for regression testing with various data sources, environment variables, and configuration Files
  • Enhance the test scripts with VB scripts and develop user-defined functions for frequent reuse
  • Establish and maintain test data
  • Mentor and coach other members of the software quality team, along with assisting in the training of members
  • Automate scripts with minimal direction; should be able to work independently
  • Provide insight and metrics on value and progress of Automation Team and automated testing based on work
  • Strong background in functional testing and software quality best practices with the ability to design and develop comprehensive automated test strategy, test cases, and test scripts.
  • S trong background in reviewing business and functional requirements in order to produce a test strategy and develop test scripts.
  • Strong understanding of basic SQL queries, GUI design standards, especially as they relate to test automation object recognition issues.
Desired Skills and Experience:

Experience in ERP and PeopleSoft systems a plus

Experience in Performance/Stress testing is a plus.

Required Software Specific Skills :

  • Extensive hands on experience on developing test automation framework from scratch for both web UI testing and non-GUI testing of web-based/client server or ERP Applications
  • 5-7+ years of experience in automation testing
  • In depth knowledge in QTP/UFT Frameworks and Descriptive Programming (VB Script)
  • Thorough understanding of Keyword Driven Framework and BPT framework
  • Experience test driven development and automated unit testing
  • Good experience with Reusable object repositories and Reusable functions
  • Good knowledge in Business Objects Automation is preferable
  • Knowledge in XML file validations and batch validations
  • Good SQL, PL-SQL skills
  • Expert in ALM/Quality Center.
  • Ability to independently research, methodically trouble shoot, and resolve complex problems
  • Excellent time management and communication skills

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