Automation Test Engineer

US-VA-Chantilly
ID
2017-1185
Intersections Inc. / Corporate
Category
Information Technology

Overview

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A division of Intersections Inc., Identity Guard is a leading provider of identity risk management, privacy protection and other subscription based services for consumers. Our core services monitor personal information for our consumers, aggregate it into digestible, consumer-friendly reports and alerts, and provide personalized education and support to help our customers understand their information and take the actions they deem appropriate. Since its business was founded in 1996, Intersections has helped protect the identities of more than 47 million consumers.

 

Identity Guard is looking for a strong Senior Test Automation Engineer who can work with the development team in building and executing comprehensive suites of automation test plans and test cases, maintaining and adding to the existing automation framework, continued evaluation of test cases for inclusion in regression, automation for newly integrated features, and development of toolsets to augment QA and Development testing. The STAE will also work closely with Software Developers and other engineers in small scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute test plans and test cases with a strong emphasis on using code to solve technical challenges and shorten the test cycle through automation.
  • Estimate test efforts, analyze and communicate test results, and participate in day to day Scrum Activities.
  • Add to our company’s performance and scalability testing efforts and improve the test frameworks, tools and technologies used by the organization to maintain a high quality bar.
  • Write specialized testing tools for our software platform.
  • Work with Development, Test and Product Management to design and implement test and validation strategies.
  • Execute and manage test cases and results; report on test and defect metrics.
  • Create, execute and troubleshoot automated test scenarios across our systems.
  • Contribute to robust, scalable, and high quality test automation solutions for functional, regression and performance testing.
  • Contribute to the building of a continuous integration (CI) environment and ongoing process improvement activities.
  • Identify required improvements in the test and development processes; make contributions to our automation tools that address specific needs.
  • Maintain a high quality bar in a complex and constantly-evolving workspace.

Qualifications

  • BS/MS/PhD degree in Computer Science or Equivalent.
  • 3+ years' experience with software testing and automated test techniques with a strong focus on quality throughout the entire software development cycle.
  • 3+ years of experience with manual and automated testing, developing automated tests
  • Good knowledge of object oriented programming, along with requisite coding and debugging skills.
  • Design and development skills in Ruby and/or Java.
  • Understanding of software design principles, patterns, algorithms, data structures and multi-threading concepts.
  • Proven ability to translate functional requirements and use cases into working test plans and test cases.
  • Experience with Linux, Windows and Amazon Web Services would be a plus.
  • Experience building highly automated environments using virtual and cloud resources is strongly desired.
  • Strong customer focus, excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Some knowledge of continuous integration practices, preferably using Bamboo.
  • Experience working in an agile environment preferred.
  • Ability to work across Windows, Linux is a plus.
  • Passion for improving code quality through interaction with development team.
  • Demonstrated skill in using coding standards and being an active participant in code reviews.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  

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