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QA Test Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 18-13038
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/15/2018 to 12/31/2018
This position is responsible for the successful development and implementation of test automation that supports projects. Define test cases based on the project requirements. Develop various utilities required to implement automation using Java or Shell Scripts. Guides team members and help them with technical/QA related issues. Be a mentor to new automation engineers, conduct trainings and train them. This position requires hands on testing and leading QA team while adhering to software industry best practices. • Create automated testing scripts using Selenium web driver • Configure Client testing tools to support BCBST environment • Lead QA component of projects providing leadership to SQA Analyst • Teach SQA Analysts best practices for creating automated scripts (Java , Shell etc.) • Support SQA leadership in creating strategic roadmap • Lead and create Automated Testing Governance committee • Assist in tools assessment for automated Testing • Participate in strategic workgroup for build/deployment automation and continuous integration • Participate in strategic workgroup for offshore testing

Quals--
• Education• 4-year degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience required. • Strong Test automation experience (5 plus years) with at least two of the following Selenium Web driver (Java), QTP, Cucumber • Advanced automation script development techniques includes strong Java background • Ability to create the Test automation framework and modify as per the needs • Desired experience in Mobile Automation or exposure to Mobile testing • Minimum 5 years of active and recent test automation experience either with commercial tools or open source tools (preferably both). • 5+ years SQA / testing experience • Has a successful track record of completing projects on time and on budget. • Has expert knowledge in the use of at least one project management scheduling tool. • Has a working knowledge of the information technology in use at BCBST (desired) • Has experience working with off shore teams Skills/Certifications • Leadership skills • Strong analytical skills • Project management experience from a QA perspective • Works independently under minimal direction with strong work ethic • Ability to work independently or in a team, set priorities and meet deadlines on multiple projects. • Proven people, communication and organization skills. • Exceptional oral and written communication and presentation skills. This individual must be comfortable with professionally challenging key stakeholders at all levels of the organization. Exceptional execution of project communications plans is a must. • Is creative and assertive and has the ability to mentor and coach others. Preferred Qualifications • Experience in the Healthcare Insurance Industry desired • Working knowledge of SDLC, project management, CMMI and ITIL frameworks desired