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QA Automation Engineer

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Company :
Nextech

Location :
Cornerstone Plaza, Florida

Expiry Date :
Sat, 06 Feb 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Description

The QA Automation Engineer is responsible for conducting automated and manual tests to ensure the software created by developers fits its purpose. Assessing codes is one of the main duties of test engineers.

All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA and other regulations, as appropriate.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: In addition to working in accordance with appropriate conduct and behavioral standards, specific responsibilities of this role include:

* Ensure the quality of our server software, micro-services, apps, and websites
* Write and execute appropriate test plans with a high automation rate in accordance with technical risks and the intended use of the products
* Balance manual tests and automation tests
* Work closely with the development team and the product owners
* Identify issues effectively
* Document, handle, and verify bugs

REQUIREMENTS:

* At least 2 years of experience in the field of test automation
* Solid experience in software quality assurance practices, processes, and tools
* Good knowledge of common test methodologies: integration tests, regression tests, performance tests, and security tests
* Hands-on experience in test automation practices and tools (backend, RESTful, or server-based)
* Experience in using Selenium WebDriver
* Good understanding of agile QA methodologies and the SCRUM software development life cycle (SDLC)
* Hands-on experience with JIRA
* Knowledge of continuous delivery and Docker-based QA processes
* Ability to identify, mitigate and communicate project risks
* Think outside the box to come up with new ideas and testing solutions
* Know-how about continuous improvement
* Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

General office environment: Works generally at a desk in a well-lighted, air-conditioned cubicle/office, with moderate noise levels

Periods of stress may occur

Travel not to exceed 5%

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Activities require a significant amount of sitting at office and work desks and in front of a computer monitor

Some walking and standing relative to interaction with other personnel.