Lead Engineer, Test Automation

Job Summary

Our ideal candidate is a Software Engineering or Computer Science major with a proven track record building reliable automation frameworks while leading a team of test engineers. Our candidate is driven, focused, enjoys solving complex problems, and has a mindset for improving processes.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Lead a team of software developers engineers in test
  • Architect and maintain test automation frameworks and other solutions
  • Expand and track testing coverage throughout the development lifecycle
  • Identify productivity metrics to track progress
  • Develop new tools for internal and external applications
  • Research and prototyping solutions
  • Debug, patch, refactor and code review existing software
  • Build and test SOAP and RESTful Web Services
  • Contribute to version control and integrate changes in pipeline release
  • Ability to work with 3rd party APIs to develop integration solutions
  • Expert knowledge in unit, integration, and functional testing
  • Participate in an Agile team focused on developing automated testing solutions
  • Other duties required by Management


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field required. MS preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of leadership experience
  • Minimum 5 years of hands on programming on the .NET platform using C#
  • Expert knowledge of Object Oriented Programming, Web Service testing, Front-End UI automation
  • Knowledge of software development, design patterns, release process, test methodologies
  • Expert with unit testing frameworks (NUnit, JUnit, xUnit, or similar)
  • Advanced experience with test automation tools (Selenium, Appium, Espresso, MSTest, Coded UI, Cucumber, FitNesse)
  • Experience working with ASP.NET (Web API, Web Forms, or MVC)
  • Hands on experience with web technologies (HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, jQuery)
  • Previous experience working with source control tools (GIT, TFS, or SVN)
  • Exposure to building web services using WCF or Web API
  • Knowledge of XML/XSL/JSON/SOAP
  • Implemented testing Builds for Continuous Integration
  • Ability to write SQL queries as well as stored procedures and perform back-end testing
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Strong comprehension of Software Development Life Cycle and Configuration Management including Agile Scrum
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills, and problem solving expertise
  • Good work ethic
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Expert knowledge with testing methodologies and deliverables

Physical Requirements

Work is primarily performed in a typical business office environment setting using standard office equipment.

LegalZoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to diversity.

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