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QA Test & Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 17-11703
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Position Type:Contract
Job Title: QA Test and Automation Engineer

Primary Function of Position:
The Engineering Data Networking, Applications Group designs, builds, deploys and supports medical grade software, data infrastructure and Web portal and Services to collect and analyze medical device machine data from thousands of systems deployed world-wide
Roles and Responsibilities:
This position has responsibility and authority for:
• Contribute to System test methodologies (to include manual as well as automated) test plans and highly effective test automation as well as creating and executing automated system tests to replicate real-world scenarios
• Understanding of SQL and the ability to query and perform data comparisons and diffs.
• Write code to simulate tests and to build various testing tools, by working alongside other engineers and championing code quality principles; Deliverables will include code builds and documented test results
• Participate in reviews of technical specifications, test scripts and program code with other members of the engineering team, communicating design, requirements, feature set, functionality and limitations of systems/applications to team
• Proactively involve with product managers right from inception through functional validation to launch, while always looking for potential quality issues/bugs and offer triaging and root cause analysis capabilities to the engineers

Skill/Job Requirements:
Competency Requirements: (Competency is based on: education, training, skills and experience. In order to adequately perform the responsibilities of this position the individual must have:

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science with coursework in algorithms, information systems and basic programming concepts desired
• Ability to write code in one or more programming languages like Java, HTML, C#, Python, JavaScript, etc to automate tests for the full solution stack (UI, App Layer, API, Web Service, batch jobs, etc)
• Experience in test automation development, using frameworks, Jenkins and tools including web UI automation tools like Selenium RC/WebDriver frameworks well as REST/JSON APIs
• Working knowledge of the various types of testing, from functional testing to performance and security testing
• Experience in bug management tools like JIRA or ALM
• Strong knowledge of Python, C#, SQL and Windows Operating systems
• Working knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build and release processes, continuous deployment, and test suite development and maintenance
• Experience with Networking technologies/protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, SSL, etc.)
• Technical experience and strong command of industry trends and ability to apply those for desired outcomes
• Excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation) skills, and advanced problem-solving orientation and decision making skills.
• Understanding of Networking principles and concepts
• Experience working in Agile/Scrum models Ability to critique work of self and others constructively
• Troubleshooting mindset, an ability to systematically and effectively break down a system or process into subparts to identify failure mechanisms
• Excellent documentation skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
• Possess excellent time management and prioritization skills
• Eligibility to legally work in the united States
• Some travel may be required