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Senior Software Test Automation Engineer

Company: Denali Advanced Integration
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Summary of Position:

The Senior Software Test Automation Engineer will be responsible for writing code for the delivery of automated software tests for enterprise applications, platforms, and network elements. This position will design, develop, automate, and execute test scripts for unit, application, system, and platform health tests; which include integration testing, performance testing, and stress testing.

Essential Functions:

Develop and maintain test automation frameworks for enterprise applications, platforms, and network elements
Create, design, and execute automated test scripts to validate the functionality, performance, and scalability of various software systems
Identify and analyze software defects, and work with developers to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement test plans and strategies for new products and features
Maintain testing documentation and report on test results to stakeholders
Continuously evaluate and improve test automation practices to ensure the highest level of quality and efficiency
Performs automation script development and the optimization of those scripts. Utilizes SDLC and Versioning tools to work with the team to deploy automated testing solutions
Develop automation strategy to support regression testing based on the technical analysis, complexity, and reusability
Design, develop, implement, and maintain modifications to test automation architecture and functional, mobile, or performance testing framework
Communicates effectively, and responds competently to the demands of work challenges when confronted with changes, ambiguity, adversity, and other pressures
Collaborate with product teams to strategize & align long-term solutions for test automation including roadmap, tools, framework & approach
Evaluate, select, and formulate the best usage of test automation tools and future alignment for different products and applications
Work with the QA team to resolve technical issues of the product as needed.
Create a standard framework for Functional Automation, Performance Testing, and Security and Penetration Testing
Oversee all aspects of creating robust test plans and implementing test execution strategies
Write and perform test cases based on the technical feature set
Design and document test architecture for complex testbeds
Applying systems analysis techniques and procedures to determine software or system functional specifications for any user
Presents technical documentation for review by peers and the development community
Responsible for troubleshooting and root cause analysis, performance optimization testing
Testing devices at various stages of hardware and software development including prototype hardware
Prepare detailed test reports (weekly cadence)
Track issues and tasks progress in JIRA
Responsible for signoff on shippable/production software


Ensures Accountability
Tech Savvy
Communicates Effectively
Values Differences
Customer Focus
Drives Results
Plans and Prioritizes
Decision Quality
Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional warehouse environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee in this position frequently communicates with other co-workers/clients who have inquiries about the various projects and other needs. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. The employee must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time. The employee in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Constantly operate a computer and office machinery such as a calculator, keyboard, copy machine, and printer. Frequently moves boxes with equipment weighing up to 25lbs across the building and/or to other offsite buildings for various project needs.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
3+ years of experience


Strong experience with test automation tools and frameworks, such as Selenium, Appium, TestNG, JUnit, and Cucumber
Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, Shell, Ruby
Solid understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile methodologies
Experience working with enterprise applications and platforms delivering network elements, system, unit, and platform health tests
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
Experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
Familiarity with containerization and virtualization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
Experience with performance testing tools such as JMeter or LoadRunner
Experience with Code Repository tools such as GITLAB, GITHub, etc.
Strong understanding of common Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies primarily focused on Agile/SCRUM
Possess leadership qualities with deep knowledge in modern testing techniques and tools, including automation
RESTful Services, Experience with Swagger or Postman is desired
Server-side languages like Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, and .Net
Database technologies like MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB
Web server technologies like Node.js, J2EE, Apache, Nginx, ISS, etc.
Assess and articulate testing needs for applications/projects quickly and clearly
Ability to work independently, make sound discretionary judgments, and without close supervision once high-level goals are defined
Ability to analyze and solve complex problems quickly and creatively
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Additionally, the role requires a proven ability to read and understand test requirements and list out the logical testing path
Knowledge of Hardware and Software Development Lifecycle
Ability to dissect requirements and architecture into implementations of code and testing frameworks that validate working software in an autonomous fashion
Experience with automation test tools
Experience constructing test plans and executing against these plans across functional, regression unit, system, performance, stress, and load testing
Experience with Ruby on Rails, RESTful, Python, JQuery, SQL
Experience with unit testing frameworks and tools such as RSpec, Selenium, JUnit, xUnit, SQLUnit
Experience building data-driven tests and frameworks for Web, Microservices
Strong attention to detail, multi-tasker, and ability to follow written and verbal instructions

AAP/EEO Statement:

3MD Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on gender, sex, age, race and color, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other category that is protected by applicable law.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Denali Advanced Integration, Redmond , Senior Software Test Automation Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Redmond, Washington

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