Automated Software Quality Engineer (Remote United States)

At Railroad19, we develop customized software solutions and provide software development services.

We are currently seeking an Automated Software Quality Engineer (Sr QA Engineer in automation) with experience creating automated software tools to verify and quantify the quality of the produced software. The right candidate is a self-driven individual with passion for innovation, who will collaborate closely with developers, understand code and write automated integration and regression tests.

At Railroad19, you are part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed. We are headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York, but we are a distributed team of remote developers across the US.

This is a full-time role with vacation, full benefits and 401k. Railroad19 provides competitive compensation with excellent benefits and a great corporate culture.

Core responsibilities:

  • Understand our client’s fast-moving business requirements
  • Develop and maintain test automation processes in alignment with the project and/or organization’s standards and tools
  • Create automated software tools to verify and quantify the quality of the produced software
  • Mature and evolve test architecture through the evaluation and adoption new automation tools, techniques and practices
  • Ability to do automation testing but also manual/black box testing if that’s the need.
  • Participate in early story development and design sessions to suggest and assist in acceptance criteria, boundary tests, and automation plans
  • Once story is ready to be tested, execute test cases and provide detailed and timely feedback
  • Uncover, document and track defects Improve test case execution eciency and test coverage
  • Perform manual and automated Functional, Performance and End to End Product and System tests
  • Create training documentation & conduct knowledge transfer sessions Work in an agile development environment, collaborating with the Engineering and Product teams to deliver quality software iteratively Integrate QA processes into Software Development & Release Cycles
  • The technologies you’ll be using: Source Control: github CI/CD: Jenkins Repository Manager: Nexus Containerization: Kubernetes, Tectonic, Docker Cloud Computing: AWS Lambda, API Gateway, Kinesis, EC2, EC2 Autoscaling, Cognito and others Programming Languages and Frameworks: Java, Groovy, Spring Boot Code Control: SonarQube Data Storage: MySQL, MongoDB, Dynamo DB, AuroraDB Testing Frameworks and tools: TestNg, RestAssured, RestTemplate, Selenium WebDriver, Jmeter, Blazemeter, WireMock and others …
    Negotiate appropriate solutions with multiple stake-holders
  • Collaborate with other teams in order to deliver a highly performance application that contains little or no defects
  • Perform manual and exploratory testing as needed

Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in Software Test Automation in a Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment environment – framework creation and deployment, test automation design and maintenance
  • 2+ yrs. testing RESTful APIs – manual and automated 2+ yrs. using/contributing to Java based automation framework
  • 1+ yrs. using Jenkins (as user), Git (as contributor), SonarQube (as user)
  • 1+ yrs. using Project Management/Defect Tracking Systems such as JIRA or Rally.
  • 1+ yrs. experience using SQL and Non-SQL databases
  • 1+ yrs. developing in Java8
  • 1+ yrs. experience in performance/load testing with any of: Jmeter, Gatling, Locust, Taurus Experience with Java libraries such as Gson and Guava is preferred
  • Proficient with programming in Java
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, and Zephyr Tool
  • Proficient in the understanding and application of Quality Engineering best practices and methodologies, along with proven experience in applying standards on major projects and product releases
  • Proven ability to initiate the sharing knowledge and experiences to facilitate continuous improvement
  • Must have experience with CI/CD tools, e.g. Jenkins, Bamboo
  • Prepare and analyze test results to aid in problem solving and facilitate decision-making.
  • Experience participating on an agile team
  • Is self-directed and can effectively contribute with little supervision
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline; or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Spring Java is preferred.
  • Experience with Swagger or similar frameworks is preferred.
  • Experience automating UI (desktop, mobile, ott) applications, is a plus