Test Automation Engineer

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Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

The Test Automation Engineer will be primarily responsible for designing and developing the software architecture and frameworks for Covius software and software as service components using Microsoft development platforms and database environments.


Essential Functions


Applies, develops and maintains quality assurance standards, techniques and procedures

Works with team to develop software applications from inception through completion

Defines high level test plans, creates test cases and executes them (both manually and automatically) for functional, integration, system and regression testing

Investigates and analyzes test results to find out root causes of failures by debugging system, application and server logs

Writes complex SQL queries to verify data flow between multiple components and systems

Conducts root cause analyses and process improvements to drive defect prevention

Participates in ongoing process improvement efforts to ensure test automation is promoted and applied effectively across multiple teams

Communicates project status and plans and anticipates delays and obstacles

Collaborates with other teams to manage internal and external timelines and deliverables

Participates in software development and supports process improvements

Customarily and regularly exercises the use of independent discretion and judgment regarding matters of significance

Evaluates and compares possible courses of action and makes recommendations based on various possibilities

Advises management as applicable on matters related to Test Automation Engineering




High School Diploma or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred

CSTE Certification or equivalent experience preferred




2-5 years of prior experience in a similar QA role with strong understanding of object orientation language is required

Prior hands-on experience with at least one object oriented language, such as C++, C#, Java, Python, Ruby, etc.

Prior experience in a dynamic, high growth and high transaction environment

Hands-on experience with:

     Web UI

     Coded UI


     Services Automation


Print & mail, financial, and/or mortgage services experience is a plus

Software as a Service (SaaS) experiences is a plus


Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


Knowledge of Agile Development Practices and Scrum methodologies

Proven analytical and testing skills

Understanding of different testing methodologies and their proper application

Ability to analyze and interpret technical documentation such as software requirements, detailed designs, flow charts and database schemas

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Proficiency with email and Microsoft Office applications

Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and track numerous tasks and deliverables often involving multiple contributors

Analytical skills with attention to detail and quality focus

Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment

Ability to effectively estimate work accurately and produce deliverables on time

Ability to assess difficult and/or unusual situations and develop solutions

Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff, and vendor information


Working Conditions


Work is typically performed in a temperature controlled indoor office environment. The noise level for this work environment is quiet to moderate depending on office or meeting location.


Physical Demands


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate both verbally and in writing. The employee frequently is required to remain stationary. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Vision: Close and distance required with ability to see objects in presence of glare or bright lighting (e.g., computer screen). Speech/Hearing: Frequently interacts with management, vendors, coworkers, industry constituents, clients and the public.


Covius offers an extensive benefits package for all employees, including medical, dental, vision and 401k!


Covius is committed to equal opportunity in all employment practices to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, pregnancy, disability, genetics, marital status, military or veteran status or any other protected category as established by local, state and federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, disciplinary action, layoff, leaves of absence, training and termination. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawful discrimination based on any prohibited basis.


The essential functions, working conditions and physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Posted By

Ashley Bullock

2638 South Falkenburg Rd. Riverview, FL, 33578

Dice Id : 10273076
Position Id : 6554020
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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