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QA AUTOMATION ENGINEER (SDET) at Caterpillar

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

 

JOB DUTIES:

 

The Digital Application QA automation engineer is responsible for both application quality and performance. The responsibilities include one or more of the following:

 

1.   Performing in-sprint functional acceptance automation using the relevant tools and frameworks by collaborating with the development and product teams.

2.   Development and implementation of stress and parallel tests for non-functional requirements.

3.   Design and Development of custom testing framework for better control of execution and overall management (selection, logging, reporting ...etc.).

4.   Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems.

5.   Maintains high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits.

6.   Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.

 

 

The position manages the completion of its own work assignments and coordinates work with others.  Based on past experiences and knowledge, the incumbent normally works independently with minimal management input and review of end results.

 

Qualifications

 Basic qualifications:

·   Position requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.

·  One year or more of software development experience or a master’s degree in computer science or related field.

  • 4+ years of experience with functional testing automation with tools & technologies such as Selenium, Cucumber, TestNG and Java
  • 2+ years of experience in parallel and performance testing using tools such as Selenium Grid or Browser Stack, LoadRunner or JMeter and AppDynamics
  • 3+ years of experience API testing automation using Rest Assured or Karate DSL or Soup UI and Postman
  • 3+ years of experience agile Scrum and CI/CD

 

Top candidates will also have:

·       Proven experience in some of the following,

o   Develops and maintains UI & API Test automation frameworks

o   Hands on experience with testing tools such as Selenium and Cucumber and their integration into CI/CD pipelines.

o   Hands on experience in JS, Java or Python is preferred

o   Test driven development and behavior driven development.

·       Strong understanding and/or experience in some of the following,

o   Strong analytical skills to identify test plan automation possibilities

o   Develops and maintains performance testing using tools such as Selenium Grid or Browser Stack, LoadRunner or JMeter and AppDynamics

o   Knowledge and understanding of DevOps principles and performance analysis

·   Ability to effectively work with engineering to ensure on-time product delivery

  • Results oriented, product focused with excellent attention to detail and quality
  • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment

 

·   Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or Electrical engineering or related field is required

 

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

 

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers. 
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In the heart of Chicago's lively West Loop area, we have easy access to public transport, great bars and restaurants, and an awesome office roof deck.

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What are Caterpillar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Caterpillar Inc. participates in local volunteer activities such as the Chase Corporate Challenge
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Caterpillar

What are some social events your company does?

Whether we’re working virtually or in-person, we are always looking for ways to have fun and grow as a team. Team dinners, coffee chats, ax throwing, chess club, and virtual happy hours are just a few of the activities we do to make work more fun and connect with colleagues around the world.

Madison

Recruiter

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

It’s amazing to be able to work in an architectural framework where we can negotiate between speed to market and a solid application – software that is well-built, well-designed, well-tested. I find this negotiation both challenging and exhilarating.

MacGregor

Lead Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

I’ve been with Caterpillar for 20 years now, and I’ve been lucky to work on teams that have different focuses. I’ve worked on everything from engineering applications to the latest and greatest digital technology applications.

Rakshan

Digital Product Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

The team should be comfortable approaching me with any kind of issue — like improving a process, getting rid of unnecessary ceremonies or something else — and know that I will address it. I believe a manager should be the first line of defense against bugs and conflicting priorities, and my team needs to know that I have their back.

Stan

Software Engineering Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Deep learning algorithms, popularized in the past five years, allow us to scan huge volumes of data from Caterpillar's fleet of connected engines and machines for unusual patterns. We're now able to make sophisticated predictions that wouldn’t have been possible 20 years ago.

Dan

Analytics Director

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