Principal/Sr. Principal Automation Test Analyst (Selenium)

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Description of Work:

  • Designs test plans for complex distributed systems in accordance with overall testing strategy
  • Participate in the full life cycle of an agile project and design and execute manual and automated test scripts
  • Develop and execute maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional, and regression test cases
  • Investigate and debug test failures, updating tests or reporting bugs as necessary and provide test coverage analysis based on automation results
  • Regularly leads team through preparing and estimation sessions to define acceptance criteria, ensures that the team's acceptance criteria for stories and tasks is appropriate and being met universally
  • Quality Assurance to ensure full functional testing of new features being added every sprint, as well as full regression testing for all previously implemented functionality in every sprint
  • Collaborate with development organization to understand how development changes affect ongoing Automation efforts
  • Ensure proper version control and configuration management of all test object developed and test environments used
  • Assist in the creation of test project status reports and metrics and provide weekly and monthly status to the Management
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis SSATS
Basic Qualifications for a Principal Automation Test Analyst (Selenium):
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.
  • Bachelor's degree and 7 Years of relevant work experience OR Master's degree and 5 Year of relevant work experience OR a minimum 11 years of relevant work experience as a Manual Tester in lieu of a degree
  • 5 years of experience in developing and maintaining automated testing framework and infrastructure.
  • 3 years of experience with Selenium Web driver, Selenium Grid, and SQL Server
  • 2 years of experience with Unit Testing tools such as Junit, TestNG, and Cucumber.
  • 2 years of experience in developing automated test plans, test scenarios, test scripts, acceptance criteria, test data, investigating, and debugging test failures, updating tests or reporting bugs as necessary
  • 2 years of Core Java technical expertise including JEE, Frameworks (Struts, Spring), object oriented design and design pattern.
  • Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green card holder)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance
Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Automation Test Analyst (Selenium):

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.
  • Bachelor's degree and 9 Years of relevant work experience OR Master's degree and 7 Year of relevant work experience OR a minimum 13 years of relevant work experience as a Manual Tester in lieu of a degree
  • 6 years of experience in developing and maintaining automated testing framework and infrastructure.
  • 3 years of experience with Selenium Web driver, Selenium Grid, and SQL Server
  • 3 years of experience with Unit Testing tools such as Junit, TestNG, and Cucumber.
  • 2 years of experience in developing automated test plans, test scenarios, test scripts, acceptance criteria, test data, investigating, and debugging test failures, updating tests or reporting bugs as necessary
  • 2 years of Core Java technical expertise including JEE, Frameworks (Struts, Spring), object oriented design and design pattern.
  • Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green card holder)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
  • Understanding of build tools like Maven, ANT.
  • Understanding of version control tools like Git, SVN
  • Understanding of Continuous integration tools like Jenkins, Docker
  • Understanding of AWS.
  • Experience in capturing and reusing automated Unit Test cases, Test Stubs and Drivers and other development test objects
  • Experience in using risk-driven techniques to develop, maintain and execute automated test suites to perform automated dynamic testing - Excellent team building skills, including cross-functional team building
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Visio, and SharePoint
  • Experience in using VersionOne and HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Proficient in Extensible Markup Language (XML) and Object-oriented programming skills
  • Prior Federal government experience.

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