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Senior Automation QA Tester | 163708 in Addison at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

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Job Description

Senior Automation QA Tester | 163708

DETAILS

Location: Addison, TX

Position Type: 6M C2H and/or Direct-Hire (based on candidate preference)

Hourly / Salary: BOE!

Residency: MUST be able to convert to fulltime and/or accept a fulltime position without requiring sponsorship. No sponsorship is being offered at this time.

JOB SUMMARY

Vaco Technology is currently seeking a Senior Automation QA Tester for a 6M C2H and/or Direct-Hire (based on candidate preference) located in Addison, TX. The Senior Automation QA Tester will develop, maintain, and enhance the test automation inventory / infrastructure. The Senior Automation QA Tester will execute and report tests conducted, manage / resolve defects, perform regression testing, assist in replication of issues and debugging issues, and develop new test automation solutions. The Senior Automation QA Tester will also perform some manual testing, as needed.

  • Create / Run Automated / Manual Tests with a Strong Emphasis on Automation
  • Track Percentage of Test Automation / Achieve High Automation Test Coverage
  • Identify Testing Gaps / Prioritize Remediation
  • Integrate Automation Tests into CI / CD Cycle / Tooling - Monitor / Act Upon Results
  • Plan / Lead / Perform Web / Desktop Application Regression Testing
  • Estimate Efforts / Resources / Scope - Proactively Report on Progress
  • Contribute to Design / Process / Policies for QA / Testing / Feedback
  • Document Defects / Work with Developers to Manage Testing Results / QA Feedback
  • Design Regression / Automated Testing Libraries
  • Create / Track Requirements / Testing Acceptance Criteria
  • Own / Track Defect Closure in Agile Workflows
  • Strong Grasp of Requests / Responses / Status Codes / JSON and XML Structure / Payloads, etc.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Senior Automation QA Tester - Test Construction / Execution (5+ years)
  • Selenium Suite / WebDriver - Robot Framework (preferred) / Python (preferred)
  • Web-Based UI Automated Testing
  • API Automated Testing - REST / SOAP Endpoints
  • JSON / XML Structure (Knowledge)
  • Test Case Creation / Execution / Management
  • Create / Stand Up / Tear Down / Preserve Various Sets of Test Data
  • Log / Search for Results / Errors - ELK Stack (preferred) / Loggly (preferred)
  • Performance Testing Tools - JMeter / BlazeMeter / LoadRunner (including Automation), etc.
  • Security Testing Tools - Zed Attach Proxy / Kali Linux (including Automation / OWASP Attack Vectors)
  • Agile Work Request Systems - Azure DevOps / VSTS / JIRA / TFS, etc.
  • Database Testing (SQL Server) - Data-Driven Testing / SQL Scripting (Create / Run) / SSMS

PREFERRED (not required)

  • Performing Software Development (2+ years)
  • Postman Tool - Google Chrome App for Interacting with HTTP APIs
  • SOAP UI - Open-Source WebService Testing Application for SOA / Representational State Transfers
  • REST Assured - Java Library for Writing Powerful / Maintainable Tests for REST APIs
  • TestRail - Web-Based Testing Tool to Manage / Track / Organize Testing Efforts
  • ELK Stack - Open-Source Tool for Log Analytics / Support / Managed Solutions, etc.
  • Loggly - Cloud-Based Log Management / Analytics Tool
  • BDD (Behavior-Driven Development) - Cucumber / Gherkin
  • UNIX / Linux Scripting - Shell / Bash (BSH) / Korn (KSH), etc.
  • Cross-Browser Testing - SauceLabs, etc.
  • MS Test Framework for Unit Testing with Moq (Mocking Framework for .NET) - XUnit / NUnit, etc.
  • Mobile Testing - Appium, etc.
  • HP Testing Suite - Quality Center (QC) / Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), etc.

Job Requirements

QA Automation, Selenium, API, JSON, XML, JMeter, JIRA, TFS, SQL Scripting, Data-Driven Testing, DDT