Software Quality Assurance Automation Analyst - Selenium/Cucumber/Java

Sterling, VA

Posted: 07/10/2018 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Number: 288

Job Description

The Software Quality Assurance Analyst 3 is functionally competent and working toward functional expertise in the field of software quality assurance and testing as it relates to the business objectives. The position will take lead with the creation of automation processes and procedures, automate test cases, identify and analyze software defects and maintain reports. The Software Quality Assurance Analyst 3 will assist with the activities for approved Projects, system improvements, and ad-hoc or emergency requests. The Software Quality Assurance Analyst e will maintain an understanding and work to develop expertise of the functional processes.



o Create automation processes and procedures with input from business teams, development, and IT Support.

o Develops effective, maintainable code in a timely fashion

o Develops automated testing scripts and code modules for testing automation

o Creates and maintains coding standards and techniques

o Conducts code reviews to ensure adherence to established coding and architectural standards

o Shows a strong attention to development detail, produces high-quality code

o Quickly and accurately perform troubleshooting and repair of existing test scripts

o Executes functional tests using automation tools and reports results using defined process and resources

o Reports defects using the defined reporting process

o Leads the integrating of on-shore and off-shore code

o Develops and maintains positive working relationships with Clients and other departments


Qualifications and Experience:

o Bachelor’ s Degree and 4-8 years of software application development and testing experience

o 3 + years hands-on experience with automated testing tools

o Proficiency with Cucumber-Selenium test automation tools

o Proficiency in Java Programming language.

o Highly self-motivated and directed with keen attention to detail

o Experience operating in an Agile Scrum environment

o Working knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) and relational database structures

o Experience troubleshooting and solving technical problems. Ability to work independently to remove roadblocks.

o Experience reporting testing results in a clear, detailed, and analytical style using fact-based metrics

o Strong communication skills


Preferred Experience:

o Experience with JMeter, SoapUI, Load Runner, Jasmine automation tools, etc.

o Experience with service level or API level automation testing

o Experience with automated performance or load testing

o Proficiency in Release Management and Testing processes

o Experience with Continuous Integration and Delivery. Jenkins automation experience is a plus.

o Experience with one or more of the following technologies: Java, C#, HTML, XML, JS, CSS, Web Services, HTTP, SOAP, REST, SQL and DBMS (e, g SQL Server, Oracle)

o Experience testing applications in both Windows and Linux environments


**Intake Notes: Dedicated automation engineer for this Position will require 70% automation and 30% manual testing. (We’ ll need to identify resources comfortable in a manual testing environment)

We’ ll need the following skillsets:

• Selenium

• Cucumber

• Java

• Familiarity with Wordpress preferred.

• We will also require a resource with strong leadership competencies.


Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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