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QA Automation Engineer

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Job Description

QA Automation Engineer

Location: NYC, NY

Duration: 6+ months


Job Description:

The key function automation QA Engineers perform is writing scripts and creating automation environments for repeated tests. Using different automation tools, they design, test, and deploy effective test automation solutions. Their goal is to automate as much of the testing effort as possible with a minimum set of code. This way they optimize the testing that otherwise would consume a large percentage of test resources.

In order to fulfill this role, automation engineers implement the appropriate automation techniques to meet the short and long-term goals of the testing organization with accuracy.

This role includes manual testing both in the frontend and in the backend (CMS).


Responsibilities:

  • Write, design, and execute automated tests by creating scripts that run testing functions automatically
  • Write, design, and execute manual tests both in the frontend and in the backend (CMS)
  • Maximize test coverage for the most critical features of the system
  • Determine the priority for test scenarios and create execution plans to implement these scenarios
  • Write documentation for automated and manual processes including test plans, test procedures, and test cases
  • Build test automation frameworks
  • Log and document bugs in the tracking system
  • Set up Continuous Integration

Besides writing automated tests, Test Automation Engineers can still do exploratory testing when they need to understand how functionality manifests itself to the customer.

 

Qualifications and Certification

  • 2-3 years Automation experience  is required
  • Experience in ecommerce applications is a must
  • Work experience with offshore/nearshore/onshore model a big plus
  • Experience with Agile methodology is preferred

Tools Knowledge:

  • Automation testing tools: Selenium, node.js
  • Mobile automation testing tools for Android, iOS, and cross-platform ones
  • API testing tools that require strong coding skills to create tests: REST AssuredRestSharpjMeter, etc.;
  • Continuous Integration tools - Jenkins, Bit bucket, Github
  • JIRA – Defect tracking and task creation tool
  • Confluence – Repository of ELC Documentation

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