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QA Automation Consultant / Quality Engineer
Ref No.: 18-01825
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 10/22/2018 to 04/21/2019
QA Automation Consultant / Quality Engineer


Personal Insurance Business Technology is looking for an experienced QA Automation Consultant / Quality Engineer to drive automation strategy and further develop automation capabilities for the initiatives aligned to Customer Value Stream. QA Automation Consultant is expected to implement solutions that will help drive low cost operating model through the effective use of automation for business capability testing, mature our CI/CD practice and be well versed in Safe Agile methodology. Key focus objectives.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Advancement of the overall test automation strategy for Customer Value Stream initiatives
  • Adoption and maturity of capabilities around the key priorities of IT Strategy (CI/CD and DBT level automation practices)
  • Defining automation approach for new capabilities planed within Customer value stream.
  • Driving and implementing a "shift left” mentality in terms of code delivery and testing
  • Effective use of resources/tools to define automation approach and develop/configure test automation framework
  • Ability to provide comprehensive estimates around automation effort and articulate any risks/challenges
  •  Test Script development
  •  Perform In-Sprint Story, Feature and E2E Testing
  •  Conduct QA reviews and audits.
  •  Identify, collect, analyze and report on software metrics.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Three years of Technology or Business related experience required. High school diploma or equivalent required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (Computer Science, MIS, etc.)
  • Six years of Technology or Quality Assurance experience preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile methodology
  • 3+ years of experience with Selenium, UFT, Web service automation and automation framework
  • 3+ years of experience with Client ALM/QC as test management tool
  • Working knowledge of Quality Assurance practices and execution
  •  Preferred experience of application development and/or automation architect
  • Experience working with vendor partners


Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
  • Experience in at-least one programming language with OOPS concepts (Java or C#)
  •  Extensive experience with Test Automation Framework and any leading automation tools
  • Experience in Web Services Test Automation using SoapUI (Groovy Programming preferred)
  • Experience in Early Automation (Shift Left) in Agile Scrum or Kanban
  •  In depth knowledge and understanding of CICD Pipeline (Jenkins, Bamboo or TFS) and how test automation integrates into the pipeline
  • Technology and Tools: Selenium, UFT, XML, Github, Jenkins, SVN, Rally, Cucumber, Angular, .Net, Java, etc.
  •  Experience in Angular, .net development/scripting or any other leading programming language
  • Strong communications skills to interact with development, DevOps and Senior management
  •  Ability to lead and demonstrate value
  • Strong drive and continuous improvement mindset
For more information please contact Janice DiCicco at 860-979-0912.

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, North Carolina, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects. 
 

Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.