Overview: Our client, a nationwide Mortgage Servicing and Origination company, is seeking a Java Automation Engineer to join their team. This is a Contract to hire opportunity and 100% REMOTE. No sponsorship is offered at this time.
The Java Automation Engineer (QA Engineer III) will possess 7+ years of full QA Lifecycle experience including heavy automation engineering and testing experience. The Java Automation Engineer will have experience to effectively manage client expectations along with accomplished communication and problem resolution skills. Innovative problem solver with hands on testing experience and automating test cases using Selenium. The candidate should also have the ability to see both the business and technical sides of the problem. This person will have have an understanding of reengineered and facilitated key QA methodologies, processes and metrics standards resulting in increased quality of releases delivered to clients. The Java Automation Engineer will have strong expertise in UI automation and backend testing as well as Strong analytical skills with solid technical background in distributed development environments. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include:
Lead QA initiatives including managing the overall test lifecyle from start to finish
Work with the QA Manager to oversee all aspects of quality assurance for business channel including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and using tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met
Participate in all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources internally and externally
Mentor QA team members, as well as outside contract testers
Develop and execute procedures, plans, test cases and scripts (manual and automated)
Using built automation framework, work with Automation lead to build selenium automated test scripts
Work closely with cross-functional organizations, project teams and clients to develop project schedules, execute test plans and cases and deliver high quality products
Track testing risks and develop mitigation action plans
Responsibilities will include the creation and execution of detailed test scripts to verify software functionality and adherence to business requirements
Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Proven experience with a variety of different testing techniques such as UI Testing, Automated Testing, Test Driven Development Strategies
Strong expertise in designing and implementing automation tests using Java and Selenium
Proficient in testing backend components, REST APIs & Web Services.
Experience working in an Agile development and continuous integration environment
Experience managing QA teams on initiatives of at least 3 people is highly preferred
Proven ability working with offshore teams
Capable of adapting to a rapidly evolving environment
Expert at SQA methodologies, tools and approaches (manual and automated testing experience)
Extensive knowledge of QA tools such as ALM, Jira and methodologies
Extensive experience with of cross browser testing, compatibility testing, web services and mobile device testing
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Excellent leadership and coaching skills
Strong people management, interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
Highly organized, self-motivated, customer oriented and able to work independently as well as within a team and with internal business and technology partner
Experience and good understanding with Chrome Dev tools, UNIX command, Shell scripting, Eclipse, HTTP, HTTPS a plus
BS in Computer Science or equivalent education/experience
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree from a Four (4) year College or University.
Advanced skills, subject matter expert with 7+ years QA experience.