Job Overview

Company:
HALLMARK GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES INC
Title:
Automation QA Engineer
Skills:
QTP
Date Posted:
4-17-2014
Location:
Charlotte, NC
Area Code:
704
Employ. Type:
CON_W2
Pay Rate:
30/hr
Job Length:
Position ID:
849456
Dice ID:
PERFRES
Travel Required:
none
Telecommute:
no

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Job Description

  • Automation QA Engineer
  • Charlotte, NC

W2 only no 3rd parties!

 

QA Automation Engineer will be responsible for developing Automated functional and regression tests, executing said tests, as well as reporting and tracking defect resolution.   As a key member of the QA Automation team, this individual will be responsible for contributing to qualifying product deliverables in a thorough, methodical, and timely fashion. This person will be able to learn quickly, be meticulous in detail, flexible, and innovative in their approach to tackling varied testing challenges.  They will always strive to improve the quality of their work. This individual will view themselves as a true professional in the software QA field. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with testing SME’s to automate test scenarios as appropriate 
  • Assist the Manual Testing Team with the creation of their tests which will be input to the Automation Team
  • Develop effective and executable test strategies to tackle complex automated testing challenges 
  • Participate in planning and design discussions with development and QA teams 
  • Provide responsible leadership on all projects in assigned areas 
  • Ensure that automated tests appropriately exercise system functionality 
  • Find and appropriately document defects and validate fixes 
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of products, both from a business perspective as well as a technical perspective 
  • Provide mentorship to other QA Engineers 
  • Manage multiple concurrent priorities 
  • Provide status updates to management, and escalate issues appropriately

Required Skills and Experience

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in developing Automation for Functional and Regression Testing.
  • 7 years in a complex software development environment 
  • 5 years of software quality assurance automated testing experience 
  • 3 years of experience with HP QTP and QC/ALM 
  • Solid knowledge SQL and VB Script.
  • Solid understanding of QA processes, approaches, methodologies and software development lifecycle, and ability to apply the knowledge to daily tasks.
  • Experience leading QA Engineers to fulfill their tasks and responsibility, and drive manual and automation testing efforts.
  • Strong ability in root cause analysis of issues, resolving testing issues, and driving issues to closure
  • Experience using different test strategies to create test plans and automation scripts that cover positive, negative, and edge case testing
  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals of web architectures 
  • Must have a combination of solid in-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance principles and methodology, as well as the ability to automate tests.
  • Experience using MS Office and MS Project to create QA-related documentation and artifacts
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills in a technical environment 
  • Self-motivated, requiring minimal oversight 
  • Good team player with the ability to handle multiple concurrent priorities in a fast-paced environment 
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills 
  • Experience creating documented test scenarios 
  • Ability to understand, write and execute complex SQL queries 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, related field, or equivalent degree and experience
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