Test Automation Engineer

US-MN-Minneapolis
1 week ago(1/9/2018 7:18 PM)
Job ID
2018-4227
# of Openings
9
Category
Technology Experts - Technical Consultant

Overview

Perficient

 

At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

 

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

 

Job Overview:

Test Automation Engineers will be part of the QA team responsible for full delivery of testing services for a large financial services client.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with Automation requirements, test data requirements and documentation of technical limitations pertaining to applications under test.
  • Lead automation test case design and code coverage reviews.

  • Will actively participate in requirements sessions and work to include Quality into all phases of software development.

  • Work within both Scrum and Waterfall development teams as needed; including as an embedded tester within Scrum product teams.

  • Contribute in building a robust regression suite at enterprise level based on a solid automation framework.

  • Work with onsite and offshore resources in creating and automating reusable business-level tests that are easy to maintain even when underlying feature changes.

  • Assist with manual test case creation and execution as needed; however, an automation first mentality will be important to our success.

  • Actively participate in knowledge transfer meetings to take ownership of testing responsibilities.

  • Work closely with developers and capability managers to understand new features.

  • Raise the quality of the product by providing complete, quick, reliable, and easy to interpret script results and dashboard reports.

 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in Software Engineering Development with focus on Quality Assurance testing and Automation Testing.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of a variety of testing techniques and methodologies.

  • Has a curiosity and interest in understanding the business that they are responsible for testing.

  • Experience in design and development of Automation frameworks and Automation Testing Strategies.

  • Solid experience with automation frameworks/tools (Not limited to QTP, UFT and Selenium) and continuous integration systems.

  • Experience in one or more scripting languages and/or programming languages.

  • Experience with web services and APIs and understanding of automated testing for web based API.

  • Passionate about pushing the envelope on current technologies and motivating others to adopt new development and testing methodologies.

  • Experience with some of the following tools would be helpful: HP ALM, JIRA, Selenium, UFT, HPE, Performance Center, Appium, DynaTrace, Gomez, SOAP, SOAP Sonar.

  • Experience working with service virtualization tools such as CA or Parasoft will be a distinct advantage.

  • Demonstrated expertise with XML and related tools and technologies.

  • Good understanding of QA methodology – test plans, test cycles, and software releases.

  • Solid understanding QA/Test Automation Best Practices.

  • Strong Knowledge of current industry wide Quality & Test processes and practices, Tools and techniques.

  • Excellent analytical, debugging, problem-solving and root-cause analysis skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with outstanding attention to detail.

  • Financial services industry experience helpful.

 

Education:

    • MS in Computer Science or equivalent.

    • CSTE/CSQA certifications valued
    • Automation tool certifications valued

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

 

More About Perficient

 

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

 

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

 

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Applicants should ensure that their e-mail settings will receive e-mail from the iCIMS system otherwise, you could miss critical communications related to your application.

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