Sr QA Service Automation Tester

in Burlington, NC

Job #:280326

Practice Area: IT

Date Posted: 03/17/2020

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Job Title: Sr QA Service Automation Engineer    
Location: RTP, NC
Industry: Global Life Sciences
Key Words: Cucumber, Maven, Jenkins, Karate, experience writing automated test scripts from scratch, DevOps experience preferred

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Carson Gardner at 252-544-2474.

Sr QA Service Automation Engineer Job Summary:

Our end client is seeking a candidate that understands the role of test automation within the software development lifecycle for Agile and DevOps development methodologies, as well as business-related constraints and effective test advocacy in order to deliver premium product quality and the best customer experience possible.

Sr QA Service Automation Engineer Job Responsibilities:

• Review user stories, technical specifications, user documentation, help files, and other documentation to assure quality of the products and tests to be developed; i.e., perform manual functional testing at times.

• Use risk-driven techniques to develop, maintain, and execute automated test suites for our clinical science development and various other software products; i.e. perform automated dynamic testing.

• Work with the development team to capture and reuse automated Unit Test Cases, Test Stubs, and other Development test objects for continuous build integration.

• Work closely with the DevOps Engineers to create and maintain automated build verifications.

• Ensure proper version control and configuration management of all test objects developed and test environments used.B.Results Tracking and Reporting

• Research and document bug reports following agreed-upon processes immediately upon discovery of a quality problem.

• Update test execution status following agreed-upon processes as part of automated metrics.

• Trace test cases and results back to specific quality risks.

• Assist in the creation of test project status reports and metrics (e.g., Test Dashboard).C.Management Support

• Provide accurate and precise estimates for assigned task duration, along with confidence levels and foreseeable dependencies for automated testing.

• Prepare test plans, budgets, and schedules.

• Provide technical guidance to developers and other test engineers. D.Attitudes and Initiative

• Focus on the important testing and project priorities as agreed-upon.

• Show initiative in setting and meeting goals within an environment of managed change.

Sr QA Service Automation Engineer Job Requirements:


• Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent work experience.

• 3+ years of experience developing enterprise software systems (developer focus)

• 5+ years of experience in QA automation development and scripting.

• 5+ years of experience in all aspects of functional testing across a broad set of technologies, including cloud technology, container based microservices for sub-UI testing, RESTful service testing, thin-client testing (html/Angular), database testing, virtual service stub testing, and more.

• 5+ years of experience in developing sub-UI and UI based scripts with tools like Selenium, RIT, Visual Studio, UFT, custom code, and more.

• Expert knowledge with Test Data Management tools and methods.

• Expert knowledge in Test Plan and Test Case development for compliance or validated software systems.

• Deep knowledge of user story to test case translation with methods like Gherkin/Cucumber or equivalent.

• The ability to quickly grasp and distill highly complex user design issues into clean, understandable solutions.

• Candidate must flourish in a fast paced, iterative, deadline driven environment.

• Strong communication and organizational skills are critical to success among this company of talented individuals.

• Familiar with common test automation tools including but not limited to:

• Selenium, UFT

• HP: Load Runner, Quality Center

• Visual Studio Team Foundation Server: Performance Testing Automation, Microsoft Test Manager (MTM)

• IBM: Quality Manager, service virtualization

• CA: Service Virtualization

• Maven (build management)

• Jenkins (continuous integration services)


• Database management studios for DB2, Oracle, or SQL Server

• Git (code repository)

• Others

• Familiar with the following syntax as far as it is needed for assisting test automation tasks:

• Java, C#, JavaScript, Python, or others



Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Carson Gardner at 252-544-2474.

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