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Senior Test Automation Engineer

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Salary: $52.26 - $57.26 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 months ago

Position: Senior Test Automation Engineer
Location: 3200 Hackberry Rd., Irving, TX 75063
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing and executing exploratory and automated tests, debugging and defining corrective actions to ensure the quality of digital products and enhancing the digital experience. Play an important part in the company’s product development process.
  • Responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective.
  • Monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.
  • Review and analyze requirements, specifications, and technical design documents, providing timely feedback.
  • Develop detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases.
  • Develop and maintain automated test suites to minimize regressive behavior.
  • Identify and report issues found, then verify that issues are resolved.
  • Test features and functions at User Interfaces (UI) for validation against backend systems and/or databases to identify anomalies.
  • Identify test data in multiple databases by writing complex queries (MSSQL, PLSQL, DB2, NOSQL) to retrieve data and verify results.
  • Perform system testing, regression testing, negative testing, component level testing, boundary testing, and smoke testing.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor’s/4-year degree.
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Understand Test Automation Architecture.
  • Working knowledge of automation frameworks and test automation tools like Appium, Selenium Web driver, XCode, Android Studio etc., as well as hands-on experience using them.
  • A solid understanding of one or more programming languages (such as JavaScript, Java, C#, etc.).
  • Hands-on experience writing automation scripts for mobile-iOS and Android using Appium.
  • Experience with Android Devise testing and being proficient with ADB commands.
  • Using JMeter and Selenium Web Driver 3.0 using C#/Java to automate and load test applications.
  • Experience writing test cases, testing, and automating the backend APIs (RESTful APIs and Postman).
  • Technical understanding of the digital platform, cloud computing and APIs.
  • Experience with relational databases and no SQL for performing backend testing.
  • Experience in AWS (Lambda, Step functions and cloud watch).
  • Comprehensive understanding of testing tools, ability to integrate test automation into existing CI/CD pipelines with GIT/branches/merges, build systems, and a version control system.
  • Knowledge of proxy debugging tools such as Charles or developer tools, etc.
  • Able to do manual testing as well strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes.
  • Experience and proficiency in using JIRA and other Atlassian products.
  • Experience in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Critical thinker, problem-solving skills and team player.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to efficiently communicate with Test Lead, Developers and Product Owners.
  • Strong sense of ownership, bias for action and an It Can Be Done attitude.

Even better if you have:
  • Any relevant technical/Cloud certifications.
  • Experience building automation frameworks from ground up.
  • Ability to work in an Agile/SCRUM environment.
  • Self-directed with a start-up/entrepreneur mindset.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

MATRIX is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Employment is subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.