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Lead Test Automation Engineer

7 months ago
Herndon, VANext Technology Solutions LLC

Lead Test Automation Engineer Position Description
The client has an immediate need for a Lead Test Automation Engineer to join our financial services team in Herndon, VA. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Design, implement and maintain advanced automated test scripts using UFT, Selenium, and Cucumber BDD.
  • Work with Business customers to develop Gherkin scripts that will be input to Cucumber automation scripts.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely and high-quality release of software products to our clients.
  • Develop and integrate test automation utilities.
  • Work within Agile project teams, continuously releasing application software.
  • Support continuous integration processes
  • Research and report issues and defects in a problem tracking system (ALM or JIRA).
  • Maintain effective daily communication with team members via stand-up meetings, documentation and status reports.
  • Serve as a technical expert on software testing with automation framework and lead other testers.
  • Work independently to document and update test plans and produce test summary reports for each software release and provide testing results to team leads.

Required qualifications

  • Experience of more than 7 years in a Test automation capacity with Java selenium and Cucumber BDD
  • Mid-level Java programming expertise with knowledge of best coding practices and version control practices.
  • Prior experience doing automated testing in an Agile testing team is a must.
  • Experience with CI/CD (Jenkins or others)
  • Experience of more than 7 years in a Test automation capacity with Java selenium and Cucumber BDD
  • Mid-level Java programming expertise with knowledge of best coding practices and version control practices.
  • Prior experience doing automated testing in an Agile testing team is a must.
  • Experience with CI/CD (Jenkins or others)

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering or related field

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $50.00 to $58.00 /hour

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Job Is:

  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks - learn more at https://start.indeed.com/fair-chance)

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