Automated QA Engineer

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Job Description

100 Remote The Automation Engineer establishes the planning, construction, execution, and documentation of automated quality tests in one of Clientrsquos SaaS applications using Protractor and JavaScript. In close collaboration with the Scrum team engineers, the Automation Engineer will be responsible for ensuring test coverage of all new and existing functionality as part of an end to end automated test suite. The Automation Engineer will participate in defining and estimating features within team scrum ceremonies, as well as defining appropriate test cases. The Automation Engineer will participate in regression testing upon release candidates when appropriate, and upon finding regressions or new situations requiring coverage, submit defects and add to existing test suite. This individual will own the product defect backlog, ensuring defects are tracked to closure and the defect backlog is kept up to date. The Automation Engineer is responsible for mentoring the skills of Associate Automation Engineers. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Maintain and enhance a suite of End to End automated tests using Protractor, both writing and executing scripts in JavaScriptTypeScript. Work as a member of an Agile Scrum team, providing accurate estimates and delivering quality software in two-week sprints Collaborate with the Scrum team regarding the identification, collection andor creation of test cases, test planning, and test data Ensure committed code is tested and cleared before it is released to production Works to identify common defects and areas for improvement Update and maintain quality testing standards, procedures, and documentation Participate in all Scrum ceremonies Competencies Ability to analyze, design, read, write, and explain JavaScriptTypeScript code Ability to use Git effectively Experience with cross-browser testing using Browserstack Experience with WCAG and Section 508 accessibility testing Ability to motivate and guide individual contributors Technical aptitude, critical thinking skills, and passion for troubleshooting Solid knowledge and experience in test case preparation and execution Strong knowledge in quality assurance processes and techniques Outstanding communication skills Strong collaboration and teamwork skills Aptitude for constantly learning new technologies, highly desired Education and Experience (Must have) S. in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline desired 4+ years experience in an Automation Quality Engineer role Can architect frontend and maintain end-to-end (e2e) automation test framework using Protractor, Cypress, or Webdriver.io - tools that use Javascript, TypeScript, Node.js 2+ years experience working with CICD 2+ years experience RESTWebAPI service fundamentals 2+ years experience in an Agile environment with integrated teams and utilizing Scrum concepts, practices, processes, and tools