Looking for a qualified person to join a strong Quality Assurance team building cutting-edge automated solutions to real-world testing problems for a specific Quality "practice" including but not limited to Software Development Testing, Metrics and Tracking, and Processes and Tools. The Senior QIA will be responsible for supporting multiple projects by providing Quality Assurance in the areas of planning, execution, and problem resolution with a heavy focus on software automation. The Sr. QIA works directly with their Quality Assurance Peers to identify areas of opportunity and ways to make a significant impact in the success of the testing program for our flagship products and grow a world-class quality program
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Complete estimation, test design and planning and test execution for projects assigned.
Analyzes designs, develops and maintains automated scripts and manual regression test plans for a variety of interfaces. Develops automation frameworks consisting of functional libraries while adhering to coding standards.
Assists in planning, scheduling and implementing automation projects. Monitors automation projects and ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Performs evaluation of products and systems and determines candidates for automation.
Analyzes scripts and performs code reviews of automated scripts. Reports results of automated scripts in test management tools. Provides updates on automation progress and custom reporting as requested.
Develops automation strategies that will enhance test execution, manual test coverage and the consistency of regression testing.
Provides training and technical assistance to members of the automation team. May assist with training on software enhancements. May cross-train and mentor less experienced QA team members.
Evaluate current procedures and practices for accomplishing the assigned work functions objectives to develop and implement improved procedures and practices and to ensure compliance with required standards.
Collaborate with Business Project Managers, Technical Delivery Managers, Applications Development and Infrastructure managers to document, investigate and resolve quality issues.
Provide test progress report with metrics to project stakeholders.
Recommend staffing requirements and updates to the resource forecast.
Keeps abreast of software industry "Best Practices" and trends and communicates new information to QA team.
Perform other duties as assigned or self-initiated.
6-8 years of Quality Assurance industry experience with significant experience leading multiple software development testing efforts.
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred.
Comprehensive knowledge of testing methodologies and application debugging from a technical and business perspective.
Proficiency with Java, Selenium Web driver. Comprehensive knowledge about automation testing tools, custom framework, ability to review Java, Groovy and SQL scripts.
Proficiency to define highly complex automated test cases and scenarios.
Knowledge of GEB/SPOCK framework and Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment using Jenkins
Knowledge in Maven, TestNG, Gradle, GIT
Proficiency with web/rest services automation testing tools to include (but not limited to) JMeter, SOAP UI, Rest Assured etc.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, including requirements analysis and basic application architecture knowledge.
Experience with defect tracking/management software and the ability to formulate metrics. Comprehensive knowledge with Jira, XRAY, Confluence, SharePoint
Working knowledge of Database, ability to write basic SQL queries a plus
Knowledge with performance and load testing tools to include (but not limited to) JMeter, LoadRunner etc is a nice to have.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic team-oriented environment.
Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and handle multiple and complex projects.
Strong knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).