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Automation Test Engineer

  • Location: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, 55415
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 days ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Automation Test Engineer
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Term: 12 months (contract-to-hire)

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
Acts in a lead technical role providing technical guidance and consultation with application teams, clients, and Engineering Managers for their technology domain environments including but not limited to cloud, middleware, operating systems, applications, Software-as-a-Service, and Platform-as-a-Service products.

  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs and documents programs using Agile development practices.
  • Provides the strategy and design for projects associated with their technology domain including, upgrades and deployments.
  • Utilizes advanced technologies and methods to integrate their technology domain with other technology domains, enabling the creation of new or expanded heterogeneous environments.
  • Develops new documentation and departmental technical procedures.
  • Directs the gathering of performance statistics to assist in determining hardware and communication tools needed to support projected transaction volumes, response time and system availability targets.
  • As an escalation point, provides guidance and direction to less experienced staff in resolution of highly complex technical problems.
  • Leads projects and manages the work of less experienced staff.
  • Assures quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported technology domain.
  • Leads projects and as an escalation point, provides guidance and direction to less experienced staff in resolution of highly complex technical problems.
  • Assures quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported technology domain.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience Dritten, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Should have hands on experience to code and automate testing. Should have worked on Agile methodology and managing code for automation test scripts.
  • Should be familiar with testing automation the automation tools like Vulcan, Qmetry, Selenium , java.

Desired Skills: 

  • An industry-standard technology certification
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Vulcan 
  • Eclipse IDE 
  • Perfecto 
  • Selenium 
  • JAVA
  • Maven
  • Familiar with QTP, UFT or WinRunner experienceOther 
  • Understand the automation tools outlined above.
  • Ability to manage test scripts in defined repositories and Creates Automated Regression test suite
  • Analyzes business requirements, designs and writes automated test scripts.
  • Works closely with Manual testers to identify Automation needs and builds tools reduce test execution time.
  • Should be able to execute and maintain an existing test automation suite by performing any script updates due to application changes, test data changes, etc
  • Should be able to develop an automated test scripts following the recommended 
  • Best practices/methodologies with focus on repeatability of the automated test with no human intervention
  • Should be knowledgeable about standard automation framework, capable of identifying needed changes or extensions in the frameworks, and able to work in partnership with CTO on continuous improvement of the frameworks.
  • Creates Automated Regression test suite.
  • Should be able to read automation scripts from peers and provide code review feedback/comments.
  • Advanced understanding of ALM - converting scripts to repository.
  • Provides technical consultation and support in the development of Automation scripts and tools to help functional testing
  • Understanding of JIRA
  • Agile Methodology