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QA Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00017
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Start Date: 01/11/2018
Automation Tester
Cincinnati, Ohio
Long Term
  • At least 1 to 2 years of experience as an Agile Tester / Sprint based testing.
  • Expertise in SQL and join queries to generate complex reports
  • Expertise in API and Web Services to be able to consume the testing tools APIs exposed by the applications
  • Review and accept the test scripts created or modified by the team for compliance with coding standards and sanctity of the centralized reusable test script library


Selection Criteria:
  • 8+ years' experience in software testing :
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with automation testing tools such as Tosca (HIGHLY preferred) or similar testing automation tools
  • At least 1 to 2 years of experience as an Agile Tester / Sprint based testing.
  • Strong understanding of various SDLC processes, AGILE QA lifecycle, and methodology with expertise in using market-leading automation testing tools
  • Demonstrated the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, including multiple platforms and architectures, diverse technologies and environments; cite examples exhibiting personal motivation, creativity and a proactive approach to this type of environment.
  • Demonstrated accuracy, thoroughness, and attention to detail; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance
  • Experience testing using SQL to validate the backend and to generate reports from the test management tools
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming, design and debugging skills
  • Understanding of software design techniques
  • Exposure to source control systems and configuration management
  • Basic level knowledge of XML and RDBMS concepts
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies preferred
  • Proven experience identifying, defining and quantifying problems; collecting or interpreting data, establishing facts and providing effective solutions. Cite examples from work experience on identifying moderate to complex problems, quantifying problems and providing effective resolutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills on both the technical and application facets of the job; conveys information to stakeholders in a clear, accurate, focused and concise manner
  • Proven desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process, and product quality, and reliability
  • Demonstrated ability to document procedures and activities in a manner that is understandable to others and prepared using a prescribed format: demonstrated ability to effectively use the English language in verbal and written format, including elements of grammar, punctuation, diction and spelling proficiency.


Educational Requirements:
Bachelor's degree or commensurate selection criteria experience

Computer Skills and Knowledge of Hardware & Software Required:
  • C#.Net or Java, SQL, API, Web Services, XML
  • Tricentis Tosca. If a candidate has NO Tosca experience then someone with Automation Testing Tool is REQUIRED.


Certifications & Licenses:
One or more of the following designations or other Industry equivalent certification preferred:
  • Current Certified Software Tester (CSTE)
  • Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
  • Certified Software Test Engineer (CSTE)
  • ISTQB Certified Tester, Foundation Level (CTFL)
  • Quality Improvement Associate Certification (CQIA)
  • Certified Software Test Professional (CSTP)
  • IBM Certified Solution Designer - IBM Rational Functional Tester
  • Client Accredited Integration Specialist (AIS)

Position Demands:
Extended hours required to meet work program demands.