About the Company
Delta Air Lines is one of the world's largest global airlines, helping more than 180 million travelers get to the places they want to go to each year. It is a leader in products, services, innovation, reliability, and customer experience in the aviation industry. In 2018, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the seventh time in eight years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented seven consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 309 destinations in 53 countries on six continents. This role may be located in Atlanta, GA or Minneapolis, MN
About the Function
At Delta Air Lines, technology is a key differentiator of services. You get the opportunity to work on projects with a significant impact on business outcomes and customer experience.
Steepen your learning curve by taking part in multifaceted learning and development programs - Exposure to extensive internal and partner repositories, institutional affiliations, and industry SIG (Special Interest Groups) partnerships
Build Collaborate with research, innovation & IP co-development partners.
Immerse yourself in an employee-centric culture.
Develop deep and broad business acumen on airline operations while retaining focus on innovative IT solutions.
Be a part of and drive the digital transformation journey that Delta has initiated.
Experience working in global product development ecosystem (through travel & distributed agile delivery)
Define and implement test automation strategy including roadmap, tools, framework & approach - including team enablement and test data strategy across project teams
Collaborates with other Delta groups to support strategic initiatives and projects, as well as coordinate functional testing in support of the Channels product teams
Be hands on and write, maintain, and execute tests and automation scripts as well as enable and manage all functions related to both automated and manual testing within your teams
Take bottom line responsibility and ownership for the quality of the products that your teams manage. Deliver all test and automation deliverables in a timely manner to enable timely roll out of high quality software solutions for our customers
Support all People Management activities (hiring, performance goal setting and evaluation, personal and career development, provide feedback and support etc) for all the FTE team members reporting into you across locations
Vendor management activities of all resources provided by Delta's vendor partners
Delta's Enterprise Technology Services supports cutting-edge industry leading technologies that will help define the next-generation of travel solutions and experiences. Our Test Engineering teams are responsible for defining, tracking, and executing quality assurance processes and metrics across all levels of our applications. Test Engineering leader should have 8-10 years of experience using automation to test web-based software products and services in a team environment. Test leader will help drive innovation and continuous improvement culture into our quality process across all teams. All candidates must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.This role may be located in Atlanta, GA or Minneapolis, MN
What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)
Experience of working with various AWS cloud services such as EC2, s3 bucket, AWS code pipeline, CloudFormation, Elastic bean etc.
Hands on experience of virtualizing services for test automation using tools such as Wire Mock, Mockito etc.
Experience of writing, designing functional test cases using TDD and BDD methodologies using Gherkin syntax.
Experience of working with test management and agile management tools such as VersionOne, qTest etc.
Experience of working with container orchestration tools such as docker, RED Hat OpenShift, AWS CloudFormation.
Experience of non-functional testing such as performance, load, stress, security, assessability and usability testing.
Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.
What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)
8 to 10 years of experience in Information Technology with expertise in test automation of applications from UI and API layer.
Hands on experience with one or more querying languages such SQL (preferred), Oracle, MySQL and/or No SQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB etc).
Hands on experience in automating backend REST services including writing custom functions using tools such as Postman, REST Assured, Cypress, Ready API etc.
Hands on experience of building test automation framework from ground up using modular framework and design pattern like Page Object Model design pattern (POM) etc.
Experience of working in distributed agile teams using agile frameworks such as SCRUM , SAFe, XP etc.
Hands on experience of working with continues integration tools such Jenkins, Circle CI.
Able to independently create and maintain automation test jobs using tools such as Jenkins.
Hands on experience working with source code management tools such as GitLab, GitHub, AWS Code Commit etc.
Hands on experience of creating test reports from automation test run using tools such as cucumber report, Extent report etc.
Ability to quickly adapt to new tools and evolving technologies.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.