18 days old
2017-11-022017-11-30

Lead Test Automation Engineer

Arlington, VA 22202
  • Job Code
    585806

Our client, a leading SaaS product company in the Cyber Security industry, has an immediate need for a Lead Test Automation Engineer on a contract-to-hire basiis.


Objective:





The Lead Test Automation Engineer is responsible for the overall test automation effort, ensuring the delivery of quality solutions to customers. The Lead Test Automation Engineer will evolve the framework for a comprehensive testing strategy for the Cyber Security SaaS platform. This role will establish and regularly measure key performance metrics against agreed upon goals.



Responsibilities:



  • Develop an overall test strategy that encompasses both automated and manual testing processes throughout the entire lifecycle for all products
  • Lead the overall planning and execution of all product test automation efforts, including associated resources to meet committed delivery dates
  • Ensure automated testing suites are in place for all software products and establish metrics for measuring success
  • Define overall framework for testing across multiple languages and technologies to improve the overall quality of software products
  • Review product requirements, functional and design specifications to determine and prepare automated test cases



Competencies Required:




  • In depth knowledge of various QA tools and techniques. Including but not limited to test suite software, automation tools, defect tracking systems, business requirement documentation systems, etc.
  • Able to take on leadership responsibilities and influence the direction of the automation effort, and its schedule and prioritization.
  • Strong experience in training, guiding and mentoring staff to ensure quality processes are followed
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and a variety of roles within projects
  • Extensive experience creating QA artifacts to demonstrate quality
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying opportunities and driving continuous process improvements aimed at enhancing quality
  • Extensive automation experience with functional, regression, and performance testing tools
  • Expertise in defining and tracking quality assurance metrics such as defects, defect counts, test results and test status
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and understand the technical components and architecture of the system as well as the business processes associated with them
  • Experience working in an Agile-based environment



Education and Experience:



  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of work experience with over 2 years of experience as a Test Automation Lead
  • Experience as a Lead Test Engineer
  • Experience with Selenium or Protractor
  • Experience with JIRA



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  • Information Technology

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