Mindgrub is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated Senior Automation Engineer for immediate hire to join our growing Quality Assurance department. This position requires QA Automation, DevOps and advanced programming knowledge. Automation Engineers should be experienced with the SDLC and know how to apply best testing practices to fit each project. Attention to detail and communication are a core skill set for this position. Automation Engineers will work shoulder to shoulder with application developers, designers and project managers on every step of the development process.

Responsibilities

  • Developing frameworks from scratch, or enhance existing test framework, that meet the diverse needs of varying clients
  • Maintain, and add to a back-end testing framework with a focus on APIs and Big Data
  • Gathering testing requirements and expectations from the project management team
  • Work with development team to determine best approach for automation
  • Balancing multiple projects while communicating clear time frames to the applicable teams
  • Taking responsibility for ensuring timely and accurate testing
  • Reporting defects and improvements accurately
  • Taking charge to vocalize critical issues
  • Conduct software and compatibility testing in accordance with the documentation
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality
  • Triage client reported issues
  • Identify and resolve problems that arise during testing
  • Maintain a direct line of communication with client(s)

Requirements:

  • Experience using Selenium Webdriver or other automation frameworks like Jasmine
  • C#, PHP and JavaScript programming experience preferred
  • Ability to write SQL queries
  • Experience with VisualStudio.UnitTesting, or other .Net or JavaScript based unit testing libraries
  • Ability to set up CI jobs and pipelines on services like Bamboo or Jenkins
  • Experience with bug management software such as Microsoft Teams, Bugzilla, JIRA, or Test Rail
  • API testing experience with tools such as Postman
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to document and explain framework
  • An eye for attention to detail
  • A clear understanding of SDLC in both waterfall and agile framework
  • Able to work closely with peers and communicate issues with fellow team members

Education + Experience

  • Must be very proficient with Java and/or C#
  • 5+ years experience with creating automation frameworks and tests from scratch

Comments:

  • The position will allow you to work remotely or on-site in our Baltimore office and will require you to manage multiple tasks while delivering projects on-time and on-budget. Some client travel may be required.
  • Dog friendly office
  • A flexible schedule
  • Delicious catered monthly meetings
  • Healthy/less-healthy snacks, beverages and coffee
  • A variety of fun Mindgrub hosted events (e.g. Adventure club, O’s games, Happy Hours, and more)

No phone calls, please

Do you think you have what it takes? If so, we want to meet you!


 

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