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| Chicago



Caterpillar is investing in our digital future, and we’re looking for a talented and motivated Senior Test Automation Engineer to help build a world class platform to host a wide range of applications.


Our iconic products have evolved from mechanical work horses to highly sophisticated, and electronically-controlled worksite solutions. This transformation, along with our smart factories and our integrated dealer network, has a wealth of data ready to be leveraged by our customers and our dealers. We’re generating innovative solutions from millions of data points and hundreds of thousands of IoT connected assets.


Job Description

  • Develop test automation code for Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), of systems, infrastructure, and test framework.
  • Plan, design, develop, and maintain API test automation framework that facilitates automation scripting, execution, and analysis of results.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring for test engineers on multiple applications/projects onshore and offshore; train and mentor project team members to create, execute, analyze, and maintain automated regression suites.
  • Coordinate with product owner to resolve open issues/enhancements/upgrades and understand the use of a specific functionality as needed.
  • Develop automated functional scripts using tools such as Selenium, Rest Assured, Java, Cucumber.
  • Perform exploratory and manual testing of the product suite as appropriate.
  • Provide expertise in testing methodologies, best practices, and standards.


Basic Skills:


  • Position requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 5+ years of test automation framework design and development experience 
  • 3+ years of prior either functional or object- oriented coding experience in modern programming languages like C++, Java or Python (preferably Java)
  • Strong development skills in two or more of the following technologies and tools: Java/Junit, Python, Cucumber, JBehave or other BDD testing frameworks
  • Proven experience developing test scripts, test cases, and test data
  • Strong experience in testing Webservices (REST APIs)
  • The ability to write queries in SQL or other relational databases
  • Experience testing full stack and integration testing with 3rd parties



Top candidate will have:


  • End-to-end system integration testing experience for software platforms
  • Hands on experience with Python, Java
  • Experience in TDD, continuous integration, code review practice is strongly desired
  • Experience with Apigee or other API gateways is a plus
  • Experience with DevOps concepts and tools (e.g., CI/CD, Jenkins, Git)
  • At least 2 years working on an Agile team with a solid understanding of Agile/Lean practices.
  • Experience with Browserstack or Saucelabs
  • Understanding of a micro service Architecture
  • Experience load and performance testing
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a complex environment
  • Pro-active, flexible and creative
  • Very strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with developers and business users.
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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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Partners with Nonprofits
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
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
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