Senior Quality Assurance Automation Engineer

| Chicago

We are looking for a highly motivated, client centric, engineering team oriented, Senior QA Automation Engineer is responsible for developing comprehensive test-automation solutions to validate frontend web user-interfaces and backend APIs. The ideal candidate will be proficient in Java and/or Python, with a solid understanding of object-oriented programming. Not only that, but you will play a key role in the development of our testing framework as well as guiding other Automation Engineers in the development of their skills.

 

Responsibilities

  • Build test automation framework, as well as play a part in maintaining our existing suite of automated tests to be used by the entire Agile squad.
  • Develops and maintains functional test cases, System & Integration Test cases and test artifacts like test data, test cases and automated scripts used in SDLC.
  • Reviews functional requirements and determines the data requirements for executing the use cases end to end from creating functional manual cases to automating the cases for regression.
  • Executes manual or automated test cases that validate the functionalities, code quality and reports test results, following all formal test architectures and project processes
  • Research emerging test tools, trends and methodologies and enhance existing systems and processes
  • Mentor other Engineers on test methodologies, test automation, coding standards and best practices through code reviews and designing test plans
  • Proactively work with Product, QA, and Development right from inception through functional validation and launch.

 

   Professional Skills

 

  • Verbal Communication - Proficient
  • Written Communication - Proficient
  • Teamwork - Proficient
  • Relationships - Proficient
  • Organizational Awareness - Proficient
  • Learning Agility - Proficient
  • Problem Solving - Proficient
  • Prioritization - Proficient

 

Role Specific Skills

  • Strong experience with object-oriented programming and concepts – Python preferred.
  • Hands-on experience in designing front end automated solutions and framework with Selenium WebDriver and/or Appium.
  • Experience with API automation testing
  • Experience with writing performance/load testing
  • Experience in testing Relational and No-SQL databases
  • Understanding of CI/CD automation pipelines using Jenkins, and Gitlab.
  • Familiarity with test engineering tools such as Pytest, Selenium Webdriver, Enterprise Test automation framework, Postman, Jmeter, JIRA, GIT, and MySQL.
  • Experience working in Agile software development life cycle.
  • Ability to work on multiple initiatives.

 

Qualifications

 

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of automated QA experience including developing automation workflows and implementing test frameworks
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in using Selenium for test automation.
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Location

875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611
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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
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
Team workouts
SMS Assist's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, in-office fitness classes, and sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Spending Plans. Prescription Drug Program. Free Fitness Center membership.

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