QA Automation Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Full Time, Perm
Competitive

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in search of a QA Automation Engineer in Austin, TX.

Summary:
As a QA Automation Engineer, you will serve as an integral part of the Point-of-Sale Integrations team. You will plan, implement, and execute automated functional tests in an Agile based environment.

QA Automation Engineers:
* Write code as clearly as possible, rather than as cleverly
* Understand how automated test code should be different than user-facing application code
* See the value in doing a small amount of manual testing each sprint
* Balance new ideas with consistency with existing code
* QA Automation Engineer are more interested in refactoring and improving code than trying out new frameworks and tools

We:
* Prioritize code quality over coverage metrics
* Have a mature structure to work inside, but lots of room for expansion and creativity
* Think that understanding a feature is a prerequisite to automating it
* Practice work/life balance
* Have Dev, PM, and UX teams that respect and value QA

Responsibilities:
* Writing functional automated tests
* Improving existing automated tests and addressing sporadic failures
* Tracking down possible bugs caught by automated tests

REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience
* Writing automated tests; Programming proficiency in JavaScript is required
* Manual testing of APIs: SOAP, REST
* Testing web services using tools like SoapUI, Postman, Curl
* Working knowledge of relational databases and writing SQL queries for test verification
* Working knowledge of AWS serverless features: Lambda, SQS, DynamoDB
* Familiarity with AWS UI/Console
* Familiarity with CI/CD frameworks such as Jenkins
* Familiarity with JS testing frameworks such as Mocha Chai
* Experience with management software like TestRail
* Experience with log querying tools such as SumoLogic, Logz.io

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.
Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITWQG1963635
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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