Sr. Automation DevOps Test Engineer

  Tennessee, Memphis


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Posted Date
Monday, October 22, 2018

Sr. Automation DevOps Test Engineer
6 Month+ Contract
Location: Memphis, TN

Exciting new job opening to work as a Sr. Automation DevOps Test Engineer and join our team and work on-site at our client's global HQ's in Memphis, TN. This is a great opportunity for a Sr. Automation Test Engineer to work and help support the API services development team within a DevOps methodology. You will interact daily with the development team to understand architecture and service layer requirements as well as review and understand business requirements and use cases. You will be working with these tools:
o Couchbase
o Stash
o Bamboo
o Confluence
o Ready API - Soap UI Pro
o Ready API - ServiceV
o Git
o Jenkins

o Develop system and system integration test automation architecture and strategy
o Work with keyword-based and data-driven automation framework, suggesting improvements as appropriate
o Create keyword-driven, data-driven test automation scripting for testing newly developed API services and functional and user interfaces
o Create workflows for integrating different system automation scripts
o Write reusable functions, both application independent and application dependent
o Debug existing scripts and interpret log files for maintenance
o Create and execute SQL queries and validate databases using an automation tool
o Evaluate reported defects and oversee re-testing of prioritized defects
o Work closely with developers and testers as needed to create and maintain scripts, and log defects
o Prepare test data or work with data analysts to define test data needs
o Log defects with associated documentation using JIRA or HP QC; work with development team to explain and help resolve defects
o Provide status reporting; attend daily standup meetings when working in an Agile/Kanban team
o Quickly learn and understand API services and existing applications that are undergoing upgrades
o Maintain complete confidentiality of client business and strategies

Required Skills:
o 5+ years of recent automation testing experience
o Hands-on automation experience at least 85% in last 3-5 projects
o Knowledgeable in DevOps processes and Cloud concepts; experienced in Agile with Continuous Testing and Continuous Integration
o Working knowledge of web service testing and experience in web service automation testing. Experience in SoapUI Pro is a plus
o Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
o Able to build mock service for testing, experience in ServiceV is a plus
o Good understanding and hands on experience in Java or Groovy scripting
o Strong knowledge in source code management and familiar with Git commands
o Experience with a continuous integration tool like Bamboo or Jenkins
o 5+ years of hands-on experience in test automation & architecture
o Deeply knowledgeable in API service layer
o Strong experience testing service layer in support of a services development team (NOT as part of testing web functions)
o Able to visualize the entire suite of applications from end-to-end with heavy emphasis on integration, regression, release-based and continuous testing approaches, as well as data flow
o SoapUI Pro experience preferred with generally broad tools experience; able to learn new tools quickly and select best tool(s) for each situation
o Experienced in designing keyword-based and data-driven automation framework; knowledgeable in different automation frameworks
o Good understanding of the entire project life cycle, QA methodologies and processes, including Agile, Kanban, and continuous integration methodologies
o Experienced with JIRA tool for work assignments and logging defects
o DevOps training / experience is a plus

**Must be a U.S. Citizen, Green Card Holder, or hold other status that allows you to be employed in the United States on a W2 basis without having to be sponsored by your employer.**

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