Test Automation Lead (Sc4)

Fast Switch LTD Scottsdale , AZ 85258

Posted 4 weeks ago

Test Automation Lead. Our Scottsdale, AZ client team has a contract need for a Test Automation Lead who will be responsible for leading a team of automation test developers in creating automated tests using Ruby/Cucumber.


At least 7 years of IT Testing and/or test automation experience primarily using Ruby and 5 years in test leadership

Property and Casualty experience highly requested with one having a background in policy administration systems in either P&C or financial services with equivalent property and casualty experience.

The other contractor preferred experience is with portal technology, testing reporting types of functionality within a customer portal, user authorization, and content management systems.

Technical Skills:

Demonstrated knowledge of testing processes, standards and best practices

Test automation development experience

Developing automation tests from acceptance test criteria requirements

Understanding of one or more functional Object-Oriented programming languages including Ruby such as Java or Selenium

Writing complex queries and scripts using SQL

Knowledge of OOP design principles

Knowledge of Acceptance Test Driven Development/Test Driven Development

Experience creating Ruby test automation in an Agile/Lean development environment

Experience creating test automation frameworks from scratch

Identify and manage defects, secure fixes and re-run tests

Cucumber/Gherkin or equivalent behavior driven development experience

Collaboration /negotiation in a team environment

Excellent communication and people interaction skills

Leadership Skills:

Experience organizing and managing test automation code assets

Proven ability to lead and manage test automation developers in both testing and Ruby best practices

Experience creating and implementing test plans for all phases of development, including Master Test strategies, test data management strategies, risk & dependency mitigation strategies and Release and Regression Test Planning

Ability to track and report appropriate testing metrics to stakeholders

Collaborate and coordinate with business partners throughout testing phases

Coach and uplift testing capability and best practices on the line

Ability to create strategy around automated testing vs manual testing

Understand and follow Agile/Scrum practices

Applicants must be able to work directly for Fast Switch - No C2C (US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply).

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