Responsibilities & day-to-day activities:
Interface with executive and senior management as a Test Automation thought leader, gathering requirements and consulting how best to build various test automation framework and technologies.
Watch for and objectively evaluate new and emerging automation technologies.
Review and validate strategic plans of teams building test automation frameworks and test automation scripts.
Help establish, implement and govern automation metrics and KPIs and to communicate the value of the solutions to all stakeholders including executive leadership.
5+ years test automation experience with web applications
2+ years test automation experience for mobile applications
5+ years test automation development experience using Java
3+ years experience architecting and/or maintaining automation frameworks
2+ years experience with API / Services testing
Strong understanding of software development and Quality Engineering processes enabling the facilitation of effective communication with technical resources
Strong understanding of Continuous Integration processes and technologies and ability to interface with DevOps engineers
Exposure to BDD tools such as Cucumber or JBehave
BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience (MS preferred)
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Exposure integrating test results with reporting dashboards or analytics tools like Splunk
Web applications, Automated testing, frameworks, API, Cucumber, JBehave, Splunk