Test Engineer

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Job Responsibilities:

The Test Engineer Senior Consultant I (C1) owns all test coordination, planning, and creation or execution of automated test scripts for low to medium complexity projects. This engineer coordinates and owns the test strategy as the overall quality champion on the team, identifies acceptance criteria, defines the test conditions when stories or requirements are created, designs and implements test automation architecture and may enhance and modify the test automation framework.

Job Description

In an agile/scrum environment, may:

  • Execute practical application of Agile framework components (user stories, scrum, sprints, etc.).
  • Participate in Scrum, Daily Stand-up, Sprint and iterative development activities – prepared to take on any role within the Agile team
  • Participate in Sprint planning and release planning
  • Participate in backlog refinement
  • Define acceptance criteria when stories are created
  • For activities related to Test Management, may:
  • Decompose business requirements to be able to write effective acceptance criteria and automated test scripts for low to medium complexity projects
  • Define and coordinate an iterative test strategy, develop test strategy for low to medium complexity projects
  • Support, design, development and implementation of basic/low complexity modifications to test automation architecture and functional, mobile, or web services framework
  • Execute test cases within the Functional, Mobile, or Web Services Automation framework
  • Create test data and identify environment needs for low to medium complexity projects
  • Monitor software quality via continuous and iterative testing approach
  • Understand and provide insight on the test infrastructure
  • Create an environment where a Test Driven Development behavior is fostered
  • Create automated scripts that support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • Apply Testing Lifecycle Management principles in the context of a product
  • Manage testing-related Defects/Issues/Risks
  • Possess technical competency to interact with application developers to ensure software quality

Job Qualifications

  • 3+ years of manual & automation testing experience of N-tier applications
  • 3 years of experience with SDLC
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile Scrum
  • 1+ years of software development experience (Java preferred)
  • 2+ years of Test Automation Development experience with open source and market-leading vended solutions
  • 1+ years of Relational Database Management (Oracle, SQL, MySQL) SQL and Data Validation are essential
  • Experience with testing Web Services
  • Strong Analysis, Troubleshooting, and Problem Solving Skills

DESIRED EXPERIENCES:

  • . Experience with the following tools:
  • Web Service Testing Tools (e.g. DevTest, SoapUI, other WS tools)
  • Agile Planning tool (e.g. JIRA)
  • Functional Test Automation (e.g. Selenium WebDriver, UFT)
  • Relational Database Management (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
  • Defect Management (e.g. HP Quality Center)
  • Source Code Management Tools (e.g. Git, TFS, RTC)
  • IDE (e.g. Eclipse, Visual Studio, Xcode, Android Studio)
  • Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Hudson)

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