Test Automation Engineer

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Northbrook, IL 60062
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$75k - $90k Annual

This permanent Full time role.

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Test Automation Engineer. Candidate owns all test coordination, planning, and creation or execution of automated test scripts for all projects. Candidate will help coordinate the test strategy, identifies acceptance criteria, defines the test conditions when stories or requirements are created, designs and implements test automation architecture and may enhance and modify the test automation framework.


  • Execute practical application of Agile framework components (user stories, scrum, sprints, etc.).
  • Participate in Scrum, Daily Stand-up, Sprint and iterative development activities - prepared to take on any role within the Agile team
  • Participate in Sprint planning and release planning
  • Participate in backlog refinements
  • Define acceptance criteria when stories are created
  • Decompose business requirements to be able to write effective acceptance criteria and automated test scripts for low to medium complexity projects
  • Define and coordinate an iterative test strategy, develop test strategy
  • Support, design, development and implementation of basic/low complexity modifications to test automation architecture and functional, mobile, or web services framework
  • Execute test cases within the Functional, Mobile, or Web Services Automation framewor
  • Create test data and identify environment needs for low to medium complexity project
  • Monitor software quality via continuous and iterative testing approach
  • Understand and provide insight on the test infrastructure
  • Create an environment where a Test Driven Development behavior is fostered
  • Create automated scripts that support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • Apply Testing Lifecycle Management principles in the context of a product
  • Manage testing-related Defects/Issues/Risks
  • Possess technical competency to interact with application developers to ensure software quality


  • 3+ years of manual & automation testing experience of N-tier applications
  • 3 years of experience with SDLC
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile Scrum
  • 1+ years of software development experience (Java preferred)
  • 2+ years of Test Automation Development experience with open source and market-leading vended solutions
  • 1+ years of Relational Database Management (Oracle, SQL, MySQL) SQL and Data Validation are essential
  • Experience with testing Web Services
  • Strong Analysis, Troubleshooting, and Problem Solving Skills

Preferred Skills:

Experience with the following tools:

  • Web Service Testing Tools (eg DevTest, SoapUI, other WS tools)
  • Agile Planning tool (eg JIRA)
  • Functional Test Automation (eg Selenium WebDriver, UFT)
  • Relational Database Management (eg Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
  • Defect Management (eg HP Quality Center)
  • Source Code Management Tools (eg Git, TFS, RTC)
  • IDE (eg Eclipse, Visual Studio, Xcode, Android Studio)
  • Continuous Integration tools (eg Jenkins, Hudson)

Reference: 694507776

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