Quality Engineer- Automation

Discovery Communications, Inc. Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary

We are recruiting for a talented and intellectually curious Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer to perform manual and automated functional, compatibility, integration, and regression testing on multiple platforms of designated modules of our product. This individual must be a seasoned professional contributor and may serve in a lead role to oversee the completion of projects or assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. The ideal candidate is an energetic, "get things done" engineer who applies critical thinking and problem-solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. This position reports to our Manager of Quality Assurance.

1.Responsible for implementing quality assurance and testing services to ensure that all information systems products and services meet minimum organization standards and end user requirements2. Create, maintain, write and execute test plans and test cases to ensure adequate product testing prior to implementation3. Generate test execution reports to management and the product team. 4. Participating in bug lifecycle processes including identifying, documenting and following through on bugs through resolution. 5. Help design, implement, and maintain test automation frameworks6. Creates, maintains, and executes automation scripts within a framework7. Maintains and implements continuous integration / continuous deployment pipelines in support of multiple environments and projects8. Works with development team in establishing test strategies for all levels of test automation, including unit, integration, component, contract, acceptance and end-to-end9. Leads in the development, publishing and implementation of automation test procedures, scripting standards, automation planning, test configuration, schedules and related documentation for software testing related to conversion, upgrade or change10. Contributes to supporting and reviewing other QA team members' automation initiatives11. Responsible for entire projects or functions having modest scope/impact or portions of projects having considerable scope/impact 12. Identify key barriers/core problems and apply problem-solving skills in order to address complex situations13. Provides general guidance and training of less experienced professional14. Participating in design and specification reviews 15. Actively participate in (or lead) daily scrums and project planning meetings 16. Participate in peer review of code, and tests17. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Minimum 5+ years QA experience with solid understanding and experience in SQA methodologies, techniques and approaches * BS/BA in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business Administration or equivalent experience

  • Understanding of and experience implementing and maintaining test automation frameworks

  • Should have an adequate understanding and experience working with automation frameworks to allow them to be able to extend existing frameworks and produce new/original automated scripts, evaluate existing automation scripts and frameworks to identify improvements, and draw connections among ideas

  • Intermediate to advanced experience with Selenium WebDriver or its abstractions (Protractor, Geb/Spock)* Intermediate experience testing web services (SOAP and REST)* Experience working with build processes and tools

  • Strong experience with bug tracking tools

  • Strong Front-End and GUI testing skills

  • Strong experience working with relational databases

  • In-depth understanding of source control tools, such as Subversion, Git, or Mercurial

  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure and automation tools, such as AWS* Knowledgeable about most Internet browsers and operating systems

  • Ability to read specifications and produce test plans

  • Capable of multi-tasking and ability to manage small and medium projects

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to manage small and medium projects

  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Intermediate to advanced experience with Selenium WebDriver or its abstractions (Protractor, Geb/Spock)* Programming experience with multiple object-oriented languages, such as Java, AngularJS, or Python

  • Extensive experience testing web services in a service oriented architecture

  • Intermediate experience with web service Domain Specific Languages (for example, REST Assured)* Intermediate experience working with data-interchange formats, such as XML and JSON or GSON* Intermediate to advanced understanding of basic ideas, concepts and practices of CI/CD/CD* Hands-on experience with build automation and configuration management tools in support of CI/CD/CD* Intermediate experience working with microservice or container architectures

  • Certification with cloud-based infrastructure and automation tools, such as AWS* Experience along with a strong passion for Agile / Scrum

  • Proven experience with agile testing methodologies, such as Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Test Driven Development (TDD)* Takes steps to gain new perspectives from external sources

Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN

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Quality Engineer- Automation

Discovery Communications, Inc.