Randstad QA Automation Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

QA Automation Engineer

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job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • salary:$50 - $55 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, October 4, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:580141

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description

Looking for a QA Engineer, with strong automation experience. MUST have Agile experience. Cucumber and Java preferred.

Description:

  • Proven background in software development, software quality engineering,, agile(SCRUM), test-driven development, continuous integration, and automated testing.

  • Responsible for designing, developing and executing software which ensures the Quality of the organization's cutting edge Trading Platform by using industry standard tools, custom built solutions, and strong problem solving skills.

  • Works closely with Developers, Architects, and Operations to ensure application code Quality thru use of code reviews, UNIT test automation and will also be critical in standing up continuous integration and continuous delivery capabilities.

  • Experience with Automation Tools & Technologies: (similar)Selenium Web Driver/Coded UI/ Protractor/SAHI Pro/KARMA, Parasoft SOAtest, Parasoft Service Virtualize.

  • Important soft skills include, Ability to drive Strategy & Change across organizations, build Continuous Integration/Delivery automation solutions for each product/project.

  • Bachelor's Degree or applicable work experience plus 6-9 years of experience in a QA and/or Developer role

Additional Job Details:

  • Actively communicate and collaborate with the delivery team, take an active role in driving quality, test development and test execution

  • Using ATDD practices, develop test strategies and tests cases based on acceptance criteria and requirements during collaborative sessions with the delivery team and stakeholders .

  • Be effective working on a small team in an agile delivery environment - Build/maintain an automated testing framework (Cucumber/Java/PLSQL) that facilitates rapid development of test cases, maintainability and re-use - Ensure adherence to QA process best practices including defect management, test case execution and metrics reporting, requirements traceability, component-based test design

  • Lead test strategy, test plan, test case and defect review meetings with project team

  • Participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities in processes, standards, and procedures in the test automation space

  • Tools: Oracle, Cucumber, Git/Stash, Eclipse, Jenkins, Quality Center, Jira, Autosys, iCEDQ, Selenium/Protractor - Languages: Java, JavaScript, SQL, PL/SQL, Unix