QA Automation Lead

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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

transreach Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Primary Responsibilities
Mentor and lead small team of automation resources (Fitness, Selenium, Appium, TestComplete)
Strong understanding of web services/API and UI automation testing best practices and tools
Lead current automation effort, including establishing automation best practices and short/medium/long term automation project plan and goals
Research and evaluate current automation testing tools and recommend new tools as necessary
Participate in Release/Iteration planning, smoke, feature and regression test planning/execution..
Set up test environments as required, including Point of Sale applications.
Create Test Plans for Service Level, Integration, and UI Ttests..
Build and execute manual & automation smoke, feature, and regression tests. .
Contribute to periodic status reports on testing activities (daily, weekly, monthly)..
Be an advocate of ""quality-up-front"," and support your teams in achieving our Definition of Done..
Review product owner acceptance criteria and look for functional gaps.
Drive the creation of automated and/or manual test cases..
Collaborate with other NCR teams when needed to maximize our efficient use of automation with CI and SDLC tools: MS TFS, Confluence, Jenkins, Selenium, Appium, Fitness


Required Qualifications
At least 5-10 years of software QA experience with emphasis on Automation and Web Services/API testing.
Experience integrating automated testing into an environment relying heavily on Continuous
Integration / Continuous Deployment and related tools (i.e.: Jenkins)
Experience working with at least one scripting or programming language (Javascript / PowerShell/NET preferred).
Experience managing or leading automation test resources and projects
Strong understanding of SaaS / Multitenant delivery model and inherent challenges with QA.
Experience with Agile software development methodology, particularly Scrum and Kanban.
Experience writing test plans, test cases, automation scripts, and doing risk analysis prior to product releases.
Experience with load testing and related tools
Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
Comfortable working with Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android and all browser flavors.
Strong knowledge of Internet technologies like HTTP, HTML and Javascript.