Sr. Automation Quality Control Analysts

Buffalo, NY 14201

Posted: 11/14/2018 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: IT Job Number: 1187 Pay Rate: Negotiable

LHTS is seeking 2 Senior Automation Quality Control Analysts for a Direct Hire position. 

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Provide designs and specifies automated solutions to solve basic to complex testing needs.
  • Evaluates client requirements and processes, develops and prepares automation scripts and executes automation.
  • Support for functional test automation.
  • Develop automation test scripts to improve functional testing capabilities of internally developed, boxed and cloud based applications.
  • Execution of test scripts to support testing as required by development teams.
  • Coordination and Management of new applications to be tested.
  • Specify technical direction in the development of new or existing automation tools and practices.
  • Act as a principal automation designer for critical components effectively using analytical skills, technical skills, available technology and tools in the evaluation of client requirements and processes.
  • Provide solutions that are technologically sound.
  • May also perform day to day support activities and special projects.
  • Often directs and monitors the activities of junior staff.
  • Assign/coordinate work of a team of approx. 3 - 5 QA Analysts in a team environment . 
  • Lead work on multiple projects with multiple groups of internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Development, Business partners and testers to develop effective test strategies and plans. 
  • Communicate the test approach and construct/present test status to stakeholders. 
  • Work with cross functional teams to ensure quality throughout the SDLC. 
  • Participate in interviewing, hiring, training and employee appraisal processes. 
  • Assist in managing the Quality Control budget at the project and team levels. 
  • Assist in the development of and adherence to Quality Assurance best practices, standards and processes. 
  • Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite.
  • Design, implement, maintain and enhance internal controls to mitigate risk on an ongoing basis.
  • Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management. 
  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable. 
  • Complete other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements Include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 6 years experience in automated functional testing. 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ application testing experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 9 years’ higher education and/or work experience , or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 1 year leadership experience 
    Understanding of various test approaches, including white box, black box, load testing and regression testing
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of QA processes and methodology 
  • Ability to excel in a rapidly changing environment under aggressive timelines 
  • Excellent process/people/project management skills while managing multiple projects 
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to persuade and motivate others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present to target audience.
  • Various Project Management methods, including Agile and Waterfall.
  • Experience with tools such as HP ALM, Selenium, Appium, HP UFT

Preferred Qualifications:
Software testing certification 
Familiarity with Agile software development framework 
Familiarity with Project Management practices

Direct Hire - Full Time

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