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Job ID :
87844
Location :
Irving, TX US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

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Job Description

The Test Engineer Consultant provides test execution on an agile or waterfall project, focusing on the development and execution of automated test scripts for a variety of complex projects. Develops the test strategy as a quality champion on the team, identifies acceptance criteria, and defines the test conditions when stories or requirements are created. The Test Engineer is responsible for working as a part of a project or project team to help automate everything that can be automated

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Decompose and/or solicit business requirements to be able to write effective acceptance criteria and develop automated test scripts for basic/low complexity projects
  • Test a range of Products spanning Legacy Apps, Web Sites/Portals, Mobile Apps, and Web Services
  • Develop automated scripts that support existing Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • Identify and communicate testing-related Defects/Issues/Risks
  • Possess technical competency to interact with application developers to ensure software quality.  This may include architectural reviews, design sessions, and code reviews
  • Possess thorough understanding of environment and infrastructure that the Products will be deployed to
  • Apply Testing Lifecycle Management principles in the context of a product/project.
  • Create, consult and maintain an environment where a Test Driven Development behavior is fostered
  • 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

Job Qualifications

  • 4 + yrs. of experience  in automation/testing engineer role in Selenium with Java/C# language in an Agile team is a must
  • 4+ yrs. of hands on proficiency with one or more of the following programming languages: C#, Java or Python
  • 2+ years hands on Testing experience within cloud environment such as Perfecto and also Continuous integration tools like Jenkins, Octopus, Hudson)
  • Experience constructing test plans and executing against these plans across functional, regression unit, system, performance, stress and load testing using automation
  • Experience in modifying/maintaining Selenium automation frameworks will be a huge plus.
  • Experience with performance testing tools such as Jmeter or Performance test center is highly desired.
  • 2+ years’ of hands on experience with the following tools:
    • Agile Planning tool (e.g. JIRA)
    • Functional Test Automation (e.g. Selenium WebDriver, UFT)
    • Mobile Test Automation (e.g. Perfecto Mobile, Appium)
    • Relational Database Management (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
    • Defect Management (e.g. HP Quality Center)
    • Source Code Management Tools (e.g. Git, TFS, RTC)
    • Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Octopus, Hudson)
  • Experience in architecting, implementing solutions/frameworks to effectively transition testing to the cloud is a huge plus.
  • Security testing experience [Application Layer] is a huge plus
  • Strong Analysis, Troubleshooting, and Problem Solving Skills


Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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