Test Automation Engineer

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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

SGT,Inc. Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Description

SGT, Inc. in support of the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, located in Cambridge, MA has an immediate requirement for a senior level Software Tester. The qualified candidate will be a key contributor in development and testing of a web based system used to store and retrieve FAA safety information. The successful candidate should possess a mix of manual and automated testing experience on web based applications, as well as a demonstrated ability to create detailed test specifications and test plans. Candidate will automate functional tests and use case scenarios by working with the business stakeholders, developers and project manager

* Create and maintain a set of automated test scripts to test functionality and performance of product components developed in-house

* Provides technical expertise and guidance in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of test processes and diagnostic programs for system testing

* Define and report meaningful test metrics to support decision making by the project manager and product acceptance criteria.

* Provides complex technical expertise to engineering management in the development, maintenance and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs.

Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced test personnel

Position Requirements

Required Skills

* 3-5 years of hands-on experience using test automation tools like Selenium or Microsoft Test Manager; experience with Telerik Test Studio is a plus

* Expertise of ad hoc database queries using SQL or SQL tools like Toad, etc.

* Experience testing Web Interfaces and Data-Load Interfaces and Reports

* Communication and technical writing skills necessary to produce formal test specifications and test plans

* Analytical, problem solving, time management, priority allocation and task management skills

* Strong presentation skills to present test results to individuals and groups

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

* Experience using Microsoft Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server is a plus

Education and Experience:

* BS in engineering, computer science, information systems or other related science degree.

* 3+ years of experience

SGT is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran.