Senior Quality Assurance Engineer-Remote

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Quality, Engineer, API, Automated, Test, QA, Development, Web, Engineering, Software, Supervision, Computer, SDLC, Lifecycle, Application, Performance, Management, VB, .NET, JavaScript, Python
Full Time

Job Description

Company Summary

Join a team that puts its People First! Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for six consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit

Job Summary

This Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer will need to be well versed in all aspects of Quality Assurance with heavy focus on UI and API level Automation. Has knowledge of software engineering practices including continuous integration, configuration management, build optimization, build automation, and deployment. The candidate drives software architecture to be focused on test automation and is familiar with multiple test automation frameworks.

Essential Functions
  • Create test plans, test cases and drive continuous improvements to the quality assurance processes
  • Write manual and automated test cases for frontend and backend
  • Assist with the creation and development of Automated Test scripts for Ui and API
  • Execute periodic manual and automated test cases
  • Investigate and reproduce bugs and drive fixes through test and production stages
  • Build scripts to automate critical path tests
  • Interpret and report testing results and be a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process
  • Own QA for large scale systems
  • Work with Dev and QA engineers to develop best practices for software quality assurance across multiple software teams
  • Engage in design and development of quality infrastructure that encourages the optimal combination of component/integration and end to end tests
  • Document Test Cases, Planning, Tasks, and Results in shared repository

Job Complexities
  • Strong/Expert knowledge of Development and QA processes: different types and categories of testing, unit/integration/system/acceptance, functional/regression/performance, black/grey/white board
  • Practical/Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Quality assurance: 5-8 years of both Web application and web service testing
  • 3-5 years of experience with running and developing automated test scripts
  • B.S. Degree (Engineering preferred) or significant equivalent experience
  • Experience developing automation code in Selenium, C#
  • Strong experience with UI and API test automation tools (Selenium, etc.)
  • Experience in Agile Software development methodologies
  • Experience in Microsoft Azure DevOps
  • Experience with AWS cloud hosting environments
  • Experience with usability best practices; able to influence and improve user experience

Supervision Received or Extended
  • Manages own work queue, assists others on the team with their work queues as necessary
  • Work under general direction from lead
  • Works with one or more functional teams
  • Mentors junior team members

Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • 5+ years of Software QA experience
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools
  • Have experience in defining test strategy spanning across multiple systems, writing test plans, test automation
  • Have experience owning QA for large scale systems
  • Working knowledge of common automation frameworks such as JUnit or TestNG
  • Obsession with quality and customer experience; attention to detail coupled with ability to think abstractly
  • Expert knowledge of the (SDLC) Software Development Lifecycle
  • Expert knowledge of QA process: different levels, types and methods of testing: unit, integration, system and acceptance, functional, regression and performance, black, grey and white box
  • Strong knowledge of APM (Application Performance Management) tools & SDLC integration
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Actively designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents apps/tools/test automation, knowledge of 2+ programming languages to an intermediate/expert level. (C, C#, VB.NET, JavaScript, Python)
  • Pluses:
  • Knowledge of multiple load test tools and frameworks
  • DB administration knowledge
  • Experience working with commercial software applications, or mid-to-large scale websites (1-5k+ users)

Typical Education
  • B.S. Degree (Engineering preferred) or significant equivalent experience

Typical Range of Experience
  • 5-7 years Software/Test Engineering experience

**Open to considering remote candidates.




First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.

Company Information

People First. Since 1889, First American has held an unwavering belief in its people. By actively supporting their careers and overall wellbeing, our employees inspire and enable our success. For us, People First is more than a tagline or campaign slogan. It is the very essence of our employee experience— representing both a proud legacy and a guiding light.

Dice Id : 10114109
Position Id : R029486
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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