Test Automation Specialist

Olenick Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

About Our Company:

Olenick & Associates is a global IT services firm that brings a quality focus to clients' IT implementations and deployment initiatives.

Olenick was founded in Chicago in 1998 with a specific focus on software testing and quality assurance and has grown into a full service IT firm with over 300+ consultants in 2018 and operations in North America, Argentina, and Northern Ireland. Olenick hires professionals who are driven to create real client value, who wear IT and business hats interchangeably, and who take pride in exceeding client expectations.

Title: Test Automation Specialist

Location: Chicago, IL

Engagement: Contract-to-Hire


  • Identify and recommend functional test automation tools to be used to meet client requirements

  • Install, configure, and implement functional test automation tools in a web /cloud or N-Tiered application environment for custom developed or packaged software applications and systems

  • Define Functional Test Automation requirements by working with key business and IT users and project stakeholders

  • Identify and receive approval for Functional Test Automation conditions by working with key business and IT users and project stakeholders Create Functional Test Automation scripts and gain approval from key business and IT users and project stakeholders, utilize latest scripting techniques including data parameterization and correlation

  • Arrange functional test automation execution test cycles and schedule timeframes with key business and IT resources to monitor, witness and support the functional test automation results

  • Analyze results and publish meaningful, pragmatic functional test automation metrics and results (including defects) for action by the application and infrastructure owners for remediation and repair

  • Coordinate with Core Application Development, Business Unit, Database, Middleware, and Operations teams to identify functional improvement areas, and promote resolution of issues as a result of the testing process

  • Able to guide and mentor more junior team members

Required Skills:

  • 3-5 years of working knowledge and implementations of at least 2 of the following functional test automation tool sets: HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), Quick Test Professional (QTP) or WinRunner, IBM Rational Functional Tester, SOASTA CloudTest, Perfecto Mobile, Ranorex, JAMO Solutions, Selenium, Appium, ZAPFix, Microsoft Visual Studio (formerly VSTS) with Coded UI, Test Anywhere, or comparable packaged or open source functional test automation tools.
  • 4 year degree from university or college; or equivalent knowledge and experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to make an impact on the business from day one with a professional services firm that offers multiple avenues for career growth.

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