Software Test Engineer

Location: Tukwila, WA
Date Posted: 02-01-2018
We are seeking a passionate Software Test Engineer with automation experience.  The Software Test Engineer will partner with and work closely with the software engineers to ensure our new UI/UX project is automated.  This position requires an excellent communication skill, collaboration as well as technical skills. It requires ideal candidates to be able to develop test automation scripts, write and execute test cases and have a solid record of planning, designing and conducting of automation review and inspection
Key Skills and Abilities Include:
  • Work as a member of an Agile Software Development team, including involvement in sprint planning activities
  • Act as lead validation engineer on major product development projects
  • Develop, execute, and maintain manual and some automated scripts
  • Develops strategies for improving test processes and recommends to management
  • Researches new testing tools and techniques and/or develops new testing tools and methodologies as appropriate
  • Log, manage, and retest defects in bug tracking system
  • Understand and compose feature specifications and create test suits for all product components focusing on UI and usability across multiple devices (desktop & mobile)
  • Stays abreast of industry best practices
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality
Required Qualifications/Experience:
  • BA / BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in software testing
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Automation
  • Experience with automation frameworks such as Protractor
  • Experience in Agile Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment is a plus
  • Has experience with structuring the automation testing plans and technology platforms, estimating schedules, resources and dependencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starting, self-motivated, independent and proactive
  • Ability to operate effectively both independently as well as within a team
Required Technical skills: 
  • Experience with automation frameworks such as Protractor / Selenium WebDriver is preferred
  • Experience working in a team-oriented environment
  • Familiarity with fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming Languages like JavaScript, C#, Java, etc.
  • Familiarity with basics of web development (HTML 5/CSS 3/Angular 4.0) a bonus
  • Knowledge of Rest based web services is a plus
  • Experience with SQL queries /PostgreSQL database with GIS knowledge plus
  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins/Bamboo
  • Experience with code versioning and management, including Git
  • Experience with automated testing types, tools and techniques (Unit, Functional, Load; JUnit, NUnit, Cucumber, Selenium, ReadyAPI, SoapUI etc.)
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