SQA Automation Engineer

  • location: San Antonio, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $95,000 per year
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SQA Automation Engineer

job summary:
A client of ours north of San Antonio, TX is looking for a SQA Automation Engineer for a direct hire opportunity.

location: San Antonio, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $75,000 - 95,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
  1. Review Project requests and develops automation plans covering complex business functions and/or multisystem/integrated environments.
  2. Develop test automation framework, automation scripts and automated test cases contributing to smoke, regression, performance, and system test suites with object oriented design principles
  3. Participate in project team meetings for up-front analysis and design activities to provide testing/SQA inputs, provide feedback/advice to improve developer's unit test activities and proactively prepare automation test plans/environments in advance of code turnover.
  4. Design, Develop and Integrate automated test scripts and results with Test Case Management and Defect Management software to provide accurate test metrics and test management data.
  5. Support change management/release management activities with detailed information regarding dependencies or risks identified during testing and smoke test activities on newly promoted systems.
  6. Provide technical assistance during software releases and production promotions.
  7. Collaborate closely with other members of the test and development teams on test planning, scenario development, coordination and execution.
  8. Analyze business requirements to determine the range and scope of testing scenarios needed to fully exercise new or changed code.
  9. Develop complete test scenarios and test cases including test steps and pass/fail criteria.
  10. Execute tests, document results, and work with developers to remediate/retest.
  11. Use Requirements Management, Bug Tracking and Test Management software to enter testing requirements, manage defects and track completion of test activities.
  12. Adhere to privacy and confidential and proprietary company policies and procedures (i.e. HIPAA).
  • Five (5) plus years' experience in test automation, computer programming/software development.
  • Experience writing automated tests for: regression testing, integration/system testing, and performance testing, and load testing
  • Experience analyzing complex systems and developing strategies to test such systems
  • Knowledge of source control systems and configuration management
  • Experience using SQL with regard to writing and understanding queries and procedures
  • Agile/Scrum development and Continuous Integration experience preferred
  • Knowledge integrating automated test software with test management and defect management applications
  • Experience on multiple platforms like Web, Mainframe will be an added advantage
  • Expertise with automation tools like Test Complete or Selenium, creation of automation framework, and writing automated scripts using VBScript or JScript or Delphi
  • Preferred bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent combination or experience and education
  • Must have solid automation testing experience
  • Expertise with automation tools like Test Complete or Selenium, creation of automation framework, and writing automated scripts using VBScript or JScript or Delphi

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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