QA Automation Engineer

Department: Engineering
Specialization: AQA
Experience: Junior Middle Senior
Locations: India
Client: Estee Lauder
Special referral bonus: No
Hot position?: Not Hot
Work model: Remote
The key function automation QA Engineers perform is writing scripts and creating automation environments for repeated tests. Using different automation tools, they design, test, and deploy effective test automation solutions. Their goal is to automate as much of the testing effort as possible with a minimum set of code. This way they optimize the testing that otherwise would consume a large percentage of test resources.
    In order to fulfill this role, automation engineers implement the appropriate automation techniques to meet the short and long-term goals of the testing organization with accuracy.
       

      Skill Set required:

      • Technical Skills– Require programming skills to write computer code and scripts in common computer languages, such as Javascript,Python
      • Suggest /Make framework enhancements to accommodate the scripting needs
      • Analytical skills – Analytically examine bug reports, prioritize necessary tests, and streamline application functions through automated testing processes
      • Attention to detail –  Being detail oriented is required as they test web and mobile applications to find ways to improve them and isolate problems
      • Communication skills – Need strong verbal communication skills to effectively collaborate with the engineering team and create  testing plans and written reports showing errors 

      Tools Knowledge:

      • Automation testing tools: Selenium, node.js
      • Mobile automation testing tools for Android, iOS, and cross-platform ones
      • API testing tools that require strong coding skills to create tests: REST Assured, RestSharp, jMeter, etc.;
      • Continuous Integration tools – Jenkins, Bit bucket, Github
      •  JIRA – Defect tracking and task creation tool
      • Confluence – Repository of ELC Documentation
      • Zephyr- Test Management tool

      Responsibilities:

      • Write, design, and execute automated tests by creating scripts that run testing functions automatically;
      • Maximize test coverage for the most critical features of the system;
      • Determine the priority for test scenarios and create execution plans to implement these scenarios;
      • Write documentation for automated processes including test plans, test procedures, and test cases;
      • Build test automation frameworks;
      • Log and document bugs in the tracking system;
      • Set up Continuous Integration.
      Besides writing automated tests, Test Automation Engineers can still do exploratory testing when they need to understand how functionality manifests itself to the customer. 

      Qualifications and Certification

      • 2-3 years Automation experience  is required
      • Experience in ecommerce applications is a must
      • Work experience with offshore/nearshore/onshore model a big plus
      • Experience with Agile methodology is preferred 

      About AgileEngine

      Founded as a dev tool vendor with a 2-person team

      2010

      Opened a dev center in Ukraine

      2012

      Pivoted into outsourced product development

      2014

      Launched mobile and UI labs

      2015

      Got our first Inc. 5000 award

      2016

      Opened a dev center in Argentina

      2017

      Became a top-3 ranked custom software developer in DC, Ukraine, and Argentina

      2019

      Became the #1 software development company to hire in 2020

      2020

      Opened new dev centers in Mexico and Colombia, counting 500+ experts

      2021

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