QA Automation Engineer

Employer: American Greetings
Domain:
  • Engineering
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 21.02.2018
    Short company description

    The Bucharest Office is one of AG’s IT Centers that offers support for the Corporation Teams in the Data warehouse, System Engineering, QA Automation Engineering, Web & Mobile Development arias.

    We are a young, ambitious and dynamic team, growing together with the company through high trainings offered by our specialists in a variety of technologies across all platforms.

    Requirements

    TASKS PERFORMED

    1. Communicates effectively with the technology leadership team
    2. Works with cross-functional teams to plan and estimate work
    3. Exudes professionalism and maintains a calm demeanor in stressful situations
    4. Collaborates across multiple teams to affectively achieve goals
    5. Creates test plans and/or quality framework for testing projects
    6. Ability to multitask effectively
    7. Team-wide subject matter/product advisor
    8. Identifies subtle or obscure impacts of proposed changes
    9. Anticipates and communicates risk during planning
    10. Understands the basics of security testing and compliance
    11. Identifies opportunities and initiates improvements to the team's processes
    12. Ability to lead major project initiatives
    13. Fosters communication and collaboration across teams
    14. Mentors junior associates
    15. Functions as a quality subject matter expert in their area

    Responsibilities

    KNOWLEDGE

    Solid understanding of distributed computing architectures
    Able to actively participate in developer code reviews
    Ability to create effective load test scripts, load test planning /APM
    Understanding of networking and network infrastructure
    Ability to utilize programming languages . Java, Python
    Use of bug tracking tools (Bugzilla, Jira).
    Able to write SQL queries (analyze/validate data) and Views / Stored Procedures.
    Understanding of XML, HTML.
    Knowledge of principles of relational databases.
    Ability to create effective test automation using Selenium and open source packages.

    Other info

    SOFT SKILLS

    Ability to prioritize workload to effectively meet deadlines
    Understands QA concepts regression testing, functional testing, system integration testing
    Analyzes requirements and is able to identify test scenarios
    Ability to work autonomously and with a medium sized team
    Identifies problems and documents the results and findings
    Ability to provide estimates based on effort and risk
    Time management
    Fluent in English both written and verbal
    Willingness to learn / Flexibility to work with different lines of AG business

    EDUCATION REQUIRED:
    Computer Science / related field or a suitable combination of education and work experience.