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Senior Appium Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 18-15691
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
The successful candidate will have significant automation test experience in large-scale distributed systems, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to partner with product development teams, system architects, and stakeholders across the business.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Integrate and extend Appium framework for Mobile Application testing 
•    Design and develop Appium automation test suites to test client mobile applications
•    Coordinate with broader Quality Assurance teams across the Software and System Group
•    Integrate with Cloud, Product and End to End Engineering teams 
•    Understand frameworks, approaches, and test strategies used by peer teams; leverage, extend, and share wherever possible
•    Hands-on involvement in all phases of product development, including planning, design, implementation, and execution of manual and automated tests, defect logging and verification, and reporting results

Basic Qualifications:
•    Extensive experience (5+ years) build automation frameworks for both mobile and web applications, utilizing WebDriver based infrastructures (Appium and Selenium, respectively).
•    Extensive experience (5+ years) with programming/scripting in Python 
•    Knowledge of mobile application development (either Android or iOS, but preferably both)
•    Experience with bug-tracking software and Agile tools such as JIRA
•    Experience with API testing techniques
•    Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize
•    Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to interface with other SQA teams, development, UX, and product management

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Development experience with git and github.
•    Continuous integration platforms (Hudson/Jenkins/Bamboo) in conjunction with automated artifact deployment and testing.
•    Exposure to development and automation for cloud-based microservices
•    Container-based development environments (Docker, Rocket, etc)
•    Knowledge of common networking protocols used in a home LAN environment (TCP/IP, DHCP, UPnP, SSDP, etc.)
•    Experience with compiling and displaying testing results is a plus
•    Understanding and use of APIs in large-scale distributed systems a plus
•    Experience with RESTful web services and the JSON data format a plus
•    Familiarity with cloud-connected hardware preferred
•    Familiarity with Bluetooth or BLE

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