QA Automation Lead

Location: Johnson, IA
Date Posted: 02-13-2018
QA Automation Lead / Sr.
QA Automation Lead to test the projects under the Agriculture Company Websites program.  This individual resource will be expected to work in a Scrum environment working closely with the Solution Architect and the QA Project Lead.  This role is expected to oversee test automation practices for all teams as well as manage the test automation environment(s).  In addition, this role will assist test automation developers in building test scripts that will automate end to end regression tests. The ideal candidate would have experience in an Agile work environment and work well with all members of the team. 
Responsibilities include: 
•    Work with team to define and identify appropriate test scenarios 
•    Ensure all work complies with testing standards
•    Provides code reviews for test automation developers as well as support for the program automation processes
•    Review design, documentation, development and execute automation test scripts
•    Work with the QA Project Leads, QA Testers and Test Automation Developers to develop automated test scripts
•    Analyze and report test results
•    Develop and maintain an automated regression test bed
•    Work with teams to ensure levels of code coverage
•    Projects work time estimates for the software test schedule, including Pointing sessions
•    Provides assistance in the development of a continuous deployment environment
•    Defines an established automated test process and standards, recommended improvements
•    Monitors compliance to test standards and processes and communicate suggested modifications to test leadership
•    Coaches and mentors team members in test automation and QA practices
•    Gathers metrics for measurement of software development processes
•    Assesses associated risks of system architecture and technical implementation
•    Agile/Scrum experience preferred – working collaboratively, within sprints
•    Test automation experience using Protractor, Typescript and Selenium Grids
•    Participates in identification of system and process efficiencies
The skills expected are:
•        Required
o   Ability to work within a team environment
o   Good communication skills (written and verbal)
o   Experience with Selenium/Protractor and JavaScript/Typescript
o   Experience with testing code written in Angular JS
o   5+ years’ experience writing SQL to query and validate test results.
o   Works well in an Agile (Scrum) environment
o   Experience creating automated testing framework
o   Experience with automated functional testing
•        Preferred:
o   Experience working with data services
o   Experience working with VSTS
o   Experience creating load tests
o   Mobile testing and/or device cloud experience
Experience (in role):
Senior-Level (7+ years’ experience)
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