QA Engineer

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract

job description

QA Engineer

Position Overview:

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

We are seeking innovative and technically curious Digital QA Automation Engineers who want to make a huge impact in the digital evolution. The person seeking this role must have the drive and competence to design and implement Quality programs and roadmaps to address key program goals and desires within a multi vendor delivery model.

Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

  • 5+ years experience in web application development / QA / testing responsibilities (e.g. code, manual test, etc.) using technology platform that could include Java, Groovy, REST, JavaScript.
  • 3+ years experience delivering automated test suites for user interfaces with varied tools, Selenium preferred
  • 3+ years experience delivering automated test suites for REST APIs with varied tools, REST Assured, Postman are plus
  • 2+ years experience executing performance tests, JMeter preferred
  • Multiple years of experience writing and executing manual test scripts
  • Keen understanding of the need for controlling test data sets to achieve repeatable test results
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience in an e-commerce/digital domain or retail systems
  • Work with team to prioritize and manage deliverables
Nice to Have

  • Experience with Agile Practices
  • Experience in Continuous Integration or Continuous Delivery.
  • Any level of experience with NoSQL data stores (MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of modern Deployment and Configuration Management tools such as Docker, OpenShift.
  • Ability and aptitude to dig into and solve challenging problems and proactively avoid problems.
What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

Hard requirements:

  • Test automation
  • Java
  • Selenium

  • Agile
  • NoSQL
  • CI/CD
What are the soft skills that you feel candidate's must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • You will be part of cross-functional team, will contribute to all aspects of software development and delivery.
  • Enthusiastic and excited about technology.
  • Flexible, dependable and know how to have fun while getting a lot done.
  • Open and honest and willing to share and accept feedback and ideas.
  • Positive and optimistic. Setbacks and constraints motivate you to work harder.
  • Aren't afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty with the rest of the team.
  • Strive to constantly improve yourself and your team.

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