The Computer Merchant, Ltd. Senior QA Automation Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts
Reference # : 18-00748 Title : Senior QA Automation Engineer Category: Information Technology
Position Type : Right to Hire Experience Level : 5 Years Start Date / End Date : 03/26/2018 / 09/07/2018
Description Senior QA Automation Engineer
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The Senior QA Automation Engineer is responsible for validation of the quality, performance, resiliency, and security of client's cloud-based services, which enable customer experiences across our devices (speakers, headsets, and home theatre), mobile applications, and cloud partners such as music services, voice personal assistants, and integrators. Duties include designing test strategies and frameworks for automation, and test planning, implementation, execution, and reporting.
The successful candidate will have significant automation test experience in large-scale distributed systems, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to partner with product development teams, system architects, and stakeholders across the business.
Hands-on involvement in all phases of product development, including planning, design, implementation, and execution of manual and automated tests, defect logging and verification, and reporting results
Design and develop automation frameworks and test suites to test Bose products and services, working with Engineering, QA, System Architects, Product Owners, and others
Understand frameworks, approaches, and test strategies used by peer teams; leverage, extend, and share wherever possible
Implement, track, and report key metrics to assure full coverage of functional and non-functional requirements
Coordinate with teams across the Software and Systems Group to assure end-to-end verification of functionality across all systems components
Consistently improve test automation infrastructure and coverage
Champion quality throughout the development process
Work with development teams to facilitate unit and integration tests
B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
5+ years' industry experience in QA or Software Engineering
3+ years' experience designing, implementing, and executing automated tests
Experience developing or testing cloud-based microservices AWS, Azure, or similar platforms
Experience using common automation frameworks
Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaboration, and presentation skills
Comfortable engaging cross-functional partners including development teams, system architects, product management, and Support
Strong sense of ownership, passionate, fast learner, detail-oriented, analytical mindset, perfection seeker.
Familiarity with version control, bug tracking, and CI / CD systems and procedures
One or more of the following are highly desirable:
Knowledge of dynamic server coding environments such as Python, Ruby, or NodeJS a plus
Experience with cloud-based distributed applications and / or data processing in the cloud a plus
Understanding and use of APIs in large-scale distributed systems a plus
Experience with RESTful web services and the JSON data format a plus
Experience with network protocols preferred
Familiarity with Linux-based systems and mobile applications (iOS and Android) preferred
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