Job Description

Job Title: Automation QA Engineer
Job Number:  20804
Duration of Contract: 3+ Months with potential for extension


Excellent opportunity for an experienced Automation QA Engineer who is self driven and enjoys working in a collaborative team environment.

Opportunity Overview :
  • Design and development of the core technology and architecture for automated testing of large scale distributed systems, midrange to client server and n tier e commerce applications and solutions.
  • Provide specifications to automate the testing of applications.
  • Work on all test automation components of solution and create/maintain required technical documentation.
  • Assist in all testing processes involving the migration and integration of new and legacy technologies.
  • Work with the Quality Assurance Manager to establish goals and release quality while meeting requirements of projects.
  • Collaborate with management to recommend input for key test automation decisions, as well as work estimation and resource planning.
  • Assure the complementary synthesis of all standards, models, designs and methodologies recommended by the Enterprise Architects.
  • Proactively escalation of system problems or design flaws to upper management before serious impact on ROI.
  • Ensures that the Technology Partners and development teams adhere to the principles established by the Enterprise Architects.
  • Define, Document and communicate the strategy will entire team.
  • Ensure software and system testing frameworks are in synchronization.
  • Provide input as needed to issues like tool and environment selection.
  • Collaborate with all relevant parties and stakeholders in order to determine evolving needs.
  • Review and assist in defining the DevOps / Continuous Integration Environments Configuration.
  • Review and assist in defining the QA and UAT Testing Environments Configuration.
  • Review all system requirements, test scripts, test scenarios in order to create appropriate testing workflow.
  • Ensure set of high level requirements is consistent, complete, correct, and operationally defined.
  • Review software components and collaborates with all relevant teams to ensure best practices and techniques. 
  • Develop automated test harnesses, frameworks, to support automation of tests at both the unit and system levels.
  • Develop  automated testing strategies, tools, and libraries for automated unit testing, automated functional testing, automated user experience testing, automated regression testing, automated load testing.
  • Interface with the design and implementation teams, so that any problems arising during QA can be resolved in accordance with the fundamental design concepts, and user needs and constraints.
  • Ensure that a maximally robust testing framework is developed.
  • Collaborate on a set of acceptance test requirements, together with the project teams, and the user, which determine that all of the high level requirements have been met, especially for the computer-human-interface.
  • Generate products such as unit tests, automated functional tests, regression tests, load tests, code coverage reports, and test scenario % pass/fail, ADA/508c/AWGA compliance, Cross Browser Compatibility, Mobile Compatibility.
  • Ensure that all testing libraries and artifacts are maintained in the most current state and never allowed to become obsolete.
  • Monitor all QA activities for System team.
  • Responsible for creating automated test case scenarios for Agile Delivery Team to meet Acceptance Criteria
  • Guide the System Team QA Automation team in the stitching of test case scenarios developed by the SCRUM teams on the Agile Release Train.
Qualifications & Required skills:

Minimum of 3 years within the following areas:
  • Automated Testing Frameworks, Test Strategies and Test Beds.
  •  HP QC, UFT, Load Runner
  • TDD/BDD
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Software Testing Methodologies
  • Working within Software Testing Team
  • Involved in a minimum of two large scaled Agile software development projects
  • Knowledge of Testing Tools, Testing Frameworks, Continuous Integration Methodologies
  • Knowledge of Web Application Testing, Distributed System Testing, Performance Testing, Regression Testing, Database Testing, Mobile Testing, Security Testing, Accessibility Testing, Web Service Testing.
  • Experience with automated testing in enterprise system integration projects and initiatives; understanding of and experience implementing enterprise integration patterns.
  • Thorough understanding of standard QA best practices in an Agile environment including authoring test plans and test cases, executing tests and tracking issues to closure
  • Good understanding of DevOps and setting up Continuous Integration Environments.
  • Experience in Test Driven Development and testing tools and techniques
Work location and Additional Info:
  • Candidates local to state of CT are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Work will be on location in CT
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Overture Partners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

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