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Trilogy Education Services

QA Automation Engineer

Location: Remote

The ideal candidate for this role has 5+ years in developing web applications that are solid, secure, flexible and responsive. Experienced in both backend and front end development this role will be crucial to building out SaaS applications across our digital ecosystem

Job Description

As a QA Automation Engineer, you will be involved throughout the development lifecycle of the Trilogy Education development team with particular responsibility in the quality assurance of software development and deployment with emphasis on development and implementation of test automation. You’ll be involved in the creation of business requirements inputting the test scripts and test scenarios to ensure developers understand the business requirements so that they can be effectively tested. You will be working closely with developers as they develop code to ensure requirements are being met and to the correct quality, and you will conduct automated (and manual tests where necessary) to ensure the software created is fit for purpose. During testing you will be thinking outside of the box to understand the various scenarios and configurations that customers use to ensure customer quality is maintained and through doing so drive regression testing across the products. You will be responsible for defining and driving innovative automated testing strategies and toolsets into our overall development processes that support and enhance the current Quality Assurance processes within Trilogy Education Services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of cross functional, passionate agile project teams to ensure quality is driven into the heart of the development process from requirements definition through to delivery
  • Designing, developing and supporting frameworks for our test infrastructure and providing automation expertise to our development teams
  • Contributing toward predictable delivery of quality releases
  • Research, recommend and implement tools as needed with the goal of increasing automation
  • Mentor team members on automation
  • Proactively bringing issues and problems to the attention of the team; generating, proposing and implementing innovative solutions to solve them
  • Be meticulous about documentation and maintaining a robust log of all test cases and test results
  • Ensure that all tests are executed and give regular feedback on the status of quality
  • Use appropriate measures and KPIs to validate and report on software quality
  • Be a creative thinker who can quickly identify and test for functional edge cases’ outside of expected functionality workflow
  • Have the drive to become a expert in:
    • UI Integration Testing
    • Integration testing of APIs
    • Performance and scalability testing

Required Skills and Experience

  • Strong background in, and at least 3+ years of working in tooling or QA automation
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC, specifically automated QA processes in agile development environments
  • Experience in writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies including, but not limited to, Cucumber, Concordion, Selenium, Fit/FitNesse, SoapUI
  • Proficient with bug tracking and test management toolsets to support development processes
  • Strong working knowledge of testing fundamentals such as TDD & BDD
  • Proficient working with relational databases such as PostgreSQL

Nice To Have Skills

  • Building test infrastructures using containerization technologies such as Docker and working within continuous delivery / continuous release pipeline processes
  • Testing enterprise applications deployed to cloud environments such as AWS
  • Experience mentoring QA staff and end users on quality objectives and testing processes
  • Understanding of coding enterprise applications within Golang, React, Redux, Rails and other languages
  • SaaS experience