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Senior Software Test Engineer - Tempe, AZ

(in attributes)
Posted: 19/05/2020

Negotiable
T06

Sunny Arizona! Home to one of the best fintech companies in the US which you could have the chance to work for! My client are building out their whole technology infrastructure and require Software Test Engineers to work in Tempe. This is a pivotal time during an immense growth spurt.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the overall quality of IT projects and changes through execution of all aspects of the Software Development and Testing Life Cycle

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as the person will work very closely with diverse teams
  • Adhere to Enterprise Software Delivery Methodology
  • Conduct feasibility study, assist with automation utilizing current frameworks and tools
  • Streamline the testing process by introducing automation, leveraging tools and setting goals to reduce time and effort
  • Design and implement automation frameworks that work across multiple platforms
  • Lead automation efforts and explore new test automation tools and methods and define the automation strategy/ plan
  • Design, build, and maintain data-driven test automation frameworks and tests and write automated tests to facilitate functional and performance testing
  • Lead, develop, monitor and execute test activities for small to medium size projects Work closely with development and business partners to ensure timely collaboration and resolution
  • Review and understand project or application requirements, conduct ambiguity review
  • Prepare robust test strategy, test plan, test cases, log defects and produce status reports
  • Manage and create test data
  • Work closely with offshore vendor teams to ensure continued support and test execution in various time zones
  • Utilize JIRA as the defect tracking system and report issues promptly and accurately
  • Conduct defect/issue triage sessions, follow defects through closure
  • Ensure reproducibility, auditability and traceability of deliverables
  • Assist in building and configuring test environments
  • Monitor environmental impacts, communicate potential risks, provide mitigation plans
  • Map test cases to the requirements, provide requirement traceability metrics (RTM)
  • Develop expert knowledge of the software in test and any other impacted applications or flows related to the change to ensure accurate test design and execution
  • Provide testing support and conduct working troubleshooting sessions with development partners for timely resolution
  • You are also responsible for producing written reports with recommendations and insights for key stakeholders that will help shape effective strategies to assess and mitigate risks in Quality Assurance
  • Taking on end-to-end ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment  

Knowledge:

  • Experience with building test automation framework, test automation scripting, scheduling and reporting with Selenium and Jenkins
  • Analyzing Test Scenarios and design/ convert to automation scripts
  • Maintenance/up-gradation of existing automation scripts
  • Experience in Automation Tools - Selenium, WebDriver
  • Experience testing CRM application
  • Experience with QA strategies such as mocking, pairwise testing, UI and API level testing
  • Demonstrated experience in test planning, design, test strategy and test execution of highly complex systems
  • Ability to design and plan testing conditions, test scripts, and test data sets to ensure appropriate and adequate coverage and control
  • Experience with JIRA and ALM
  • Familiarity with Confluence, Bitbucket and Maven
  • Knowledge of a programming or scripting language (Python, Ruby, or JavaScript).
  • Knowledge of Testing methodology (TDD,BDD)
  • Strong knowledge of software development life cycle
  • Experience in Agile, Scrum, Kanban methodologies
  • Experience working with teams in multiple geographical locations
  • Knowledge of Dynamics 365
  • Previous Financial or Banking experience desirable

Skills:

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills and an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
  • Strong business knowledge of financial systems
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills with ability to balance competing priorities
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings to report on test progress, metrics, issues and risks
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is occurring and ambiguity is the norm

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s/Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field
  • 7-9 years of overall software test engineering experience with 4+ years of automation experience
  • Experience testing web services / APIs / mobile/ web