QA Automation Engineer

  • location: Research Triangle Park, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 per hour

job description

QA Automation Engineer


This individual will be responsible for the planning, design and execution of test scenarios, executing automation strategy, and contributing to the test effort as a member of an agile team for a dynamic authorization technology platform.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze client-specific system requirements and scope of services
  • Analyze functional and technical system design for testability
  • Collaborate with project team to understand and prioritize system testing efforts
  • Define test scenarios, create test plans and participate in the definition and execution of automated and manual test scripts
  • Mine and manipulate test data in support of test cases for multiple or complex projects
  • Document expected results
  • In collaboration with the scrum team, adhere to deliverables in the sprint schedule
  • Document and report on system testing issues using industry standard defect tracking tool
  • Define system regression tests for future projects and for ongoing regression efforts
  • Identify defects in multiple environments and throughout all phases of the development life cycle
  • Support production verification and validation
  • Assist in defining the Automation Strategy for the release
  • Work in conjunction with all functional groups to identify potential future improvements to the overall quality process, requirements gathering and documentation
Skills Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, or equivalent experience is required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Software Quality Assurance experience
  • Experience with UI test automation tools, Selenium, is a plus
  • Experience with agile methodology and tool sets (JIRA)
  • Web Services testing experience, preferably with SoapUI or SOAtest
  • Ability to work effectively on a globally dispersed team
  • Strong technical skills such as SQL, XML, HTML, JavaScript, Java, Visual Basic
  • Ability to read and enhance scripts/code
  • Solid understanding of the software development process including planning, analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, and problem resolution
  • Experience with HP Quality Center a plus
  • Prior authorization experience and/or experience in testing security applications is strongly desired

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