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Entry-Level Test Automation Engineer in Lakewood, CO at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

SNI Technology's client is actively looking to hire an Entry-Level, Test Automation Developer for an exciting full-time, direct-hire opportunity located in Lakewood, CO!

TOP 5 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field (Non-degreed personnel will need to have a minimum of 4 years work experience in lieu of a degree)
  • Strong understanding of the difference and purpose of both GUI and API testing
  • Experience with source repositories, such as GitHub
  • Experience with automated testing tools
  • Experience with scripting languages using Java, C#, VBScript, or related languages/technologies

SUMMARY:

SNI Technology's client is seeking a talented, Entry-Level Test Automation Developer with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and a passion in starting a career in testing, building automation scripts, and supporting test automation frameworks for distributed systems on the GUI and/or API. The ideal candidate would be innovative and have great problem solving and analytical skills.

The Entry- Level, Test Automation Developer will provide support in the development and maintenance of automation needs across applications, products, projects, and services. In this role, you will collaborate with the development, infrastructure, DBAs and QA teams to improve the continuous integration and delivery processes through automation, tools, and process. The Entry-Level, Test Automation Developer will provide support to the team with the evaluation and implementation of the process changes and tools to be utilized. You will also document procedures and processes across products, projects and workflows.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Test complex GUI and/or API software efforts from analysis through implementation
  • Design, automate, and maintain test scripts related to various sized efforts
  • Perform maintenance to, and debug, existing scripts
  • Drive Risk-Based Testing conversations between business sponsors and developers
  • Help drive Behavior Driven Development (BDD); use BDD to reconcile business and technical requirements
  • Make suggestions for improving the development and testing process
  • Collaborate with Delivery Teams to create and evolve policies and best practices
  • Ensure best practices and standards are followed; maintain and oversee proper documentation
  • Assume a lead role in testing, analysis, and communication of results
  • Mentor and train new and existing staff

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Non-degreed personnel will have a minimum of four years related work experience

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Experience with all forms of testing: Functional, System, Integration, Regression, Exploratory, Negative, Smoke
  • Experience with scripting languages using Java, C#, VBScript, or related languages/technologies
  • Experience testing and automating REST and/or SOAP Services
  • Experience with Unified Functional Tester (UFT), Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), or other related testing tools
  • Experience with Eclipse and/or Visual Studio
  • Experience with source repositories, such as GitHub
  • Experience with SQL and general knowledge of RDBMS concepts
  • Strong understanding of the difference and purpose of both GUI and API testing
  • Knowledge of industry standards and trends
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong technical and operational problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Working knowledge of information security concepts and techniques, as they apply to enterprise operating systems and applications
  • Strong ability to work in a team oriented environment
  • Ability to lead initiatives and manage projects with minimal guidance