QA Automation Engineer

New York, NY 10011

Posted: 03/21/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 12393

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm, is seeking a QA Automation Test Engineer to join our client' s team in New York, NY.

Responsible for defining, documenting, analyzing, performing and interpreting functional tests for new and/or modified software in the Credit Solutions space. Drives the Investigation and resolution of operational problems in conjunction with other technical personnel. Takes ownership and proactively collaborates with Sr. Engineers to deliver complete solutions.

Responsibilities:
  • Requires thorough technical, analytical and operational knowledge within the QE area of accountability with specific responsibilities for design, development and implementation of test strategies
  • Responsible for the development and execution of integration, system, and regression testing of software
  • Lead testing activities for project/value stream efforts while maintaining high quality execution; identifying task dependencies, test schedules, and the utilization of test environments
  • Ensure test deliverables are prepared per enterprise guidelines; monitors the completion of tasks within time and cost constraints and ensures that technical and functional objectives are met
  • Interact with the product delivery team; actively participates in product requirement/design reviews to provide input on completeness of functional requirements, product designs, and schedules
  • Coordinate the execution of integration, system, and regression testing of software
  • Assess readiness and deviation of project performance based on test results
  • Solid domain knowledge, mentor for junior members
  • Provide and practice automation development efficiency, maintainability and reusability
  • Troubleshoot problems during automation execution
  • Prepare and maintain domain documentation

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree or Military Experience
  • At least 7 years of experience in software testing
  • At least 2 years of experience working in programming languages (Ruby, Java, Objective C, Swift)
  • At least 2 years of experience in designing and developing automation frameworks (Mocha, etc)
  • At least 1 year of experience working with development teams administering software delivery tools (GIT / GitHub, AWS, Jenkins)
  • At least 1 year of experience working with cloud automation such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • 2+ years of experience in people management
  • 7+ years of overall IT experience in development or test automation
  • 4+ years of programming language (Ruby, Java, Python or objective C or swift)
  • 2+ years of experience working in cloud automation in AWS
  • 1+ years of experience working in a hybrid Cloud environment
  • 1+ years of experience in banking or regulatory industry
  • 1+ years of experience in data quality
  • 1+ year of experience in Protractor

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities
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