Test Automation Engineer

Location: Leawood, KS
Date Posted: 02-27-2018
Test Automation Engineer
 
Full Time/Direct-Hire
 
Location:  Overland Park, KS

Salary:  $70,000 - $100,000 (commensurate on experience) 



Position Description:
This resource will design simple and scalable solutions for complex problems, and deliver leading edge software products for customers.  Our client is looking for ambitious and communicative, hands-on individuals that are comfortable collaborating within the Agile methodology.  Must have experience working in fast-paced environments and the skills required to take product offerings to the next level.
 
Will serve a critical role in delivering the best quality product.  This person will understand and drive Consumer-Driven Contract Testing, Journey Testing, and Production Testing/Monitoring through cutting-edge technologies and innovative quality solutions.  This person is comfortable with hands-on automation at all levels of the SDLC from API, Integration, CDCT, and GUI perspectives and can start coding today.  

Currently, our client uses Python and PostgreSQL and they are currently using automation for their GUI testing, they also are using script via API.   The framework they utilize is called Robot and they use Selenium web-driver.  Would like to see a resource that's strong in SQL with experience in a development language (Python is a plus).  
 
Responsibilities:
  • Consult with developers and product managers on software and system design in order to facilitate test automation.
  • Enhance, extend, and maintain test automation libraries and frameworks.
  • Solve complex automation challenges and work on complex projects with minimal supervision.
  • Develop libraries of reusable test code modules or functions.
  • Design and develop automated API, Contract/Integration, Journey/Regression and Load/Performance test programs or scripts.
  • Work with scrum teams and QE Lead to establish and promote best practices, standards and processes for automation testing. ‘
  • Help build and maintain test data and environments.
 
Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of software automation or software development experience
  • Recent, demonstrable experience building and maintaining test suites 
  • Must be willing/able to learn Python, PostgreSQL, Selenium Webdriver, and Robot-Framework
  • Understanding of agile QA concepts, practices, processes and tools
  • A passion for delivering high quality products to clients
  • Excellent communication, time management, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Must be a self-starter, outstanding team player, and results-oriented with a strong desire to learn and grow technically as a member of a quality engineering team
  • Skilled negotiating conflict and differing opinions.

 
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