Kforce has a client that is seeking a Lead Automation Test Engineer in Houston, TX.Job Duties:
Lead Automation Test Engineer will create and execute test strategy and industry standard test plans for better quality and efficiency
Collect requirements to develop testing guideline and procedures for functional, regression, end-to-end testing through automated testing solutions
As a Lead Automation Test Engineer, you will assist functional leadership to help build the core competencies of the team members
Analyze business use cases to find gaps in current test coverage and design documents for further improvement
Prioritize, train and guide team and work effectively across teams
Independently determine most effective engineering solutions to meet business requirements
Lead Automation Test Engineers analyze the applications, identify testing goals and determine best possible automation testing tool and framework for the organization
Design, maintain, and enhance existing test automation framework, develop test automation APIs and scripts in POM framework, and maintain and enhance the current framework to support a continuous integration environment with an automated smoke and regression test suite
Develop automation project proposal with Return Over Investment over time
Build CI/CD pipeline to enable automated test execution on each build in order to provide continuous feedback to the development team
Ensure high quality test and code coverage with custom coding, maintainability of scripts, reliability of equipment and tools, and overall robustness of testing efforts
Coordinate and collaborate work with the onshore/offshore external team members to automate test scripts, run the test suites, and analyze and visualize the findings
Enhance and achieve maximum possible test coverage for functional, automation, system, and regression testing
Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred
8+ years of QA experience with solid automation coding experience using Java, C#, python, etc.
5+ years of experience with leading a cross functional QA team
Strong background in SDLC and Agile (Scrum) software development methodology
Experience with Team Foundation Server (Azure DevOps), Jenkins integration, CI/CD pipeline
Experience with at least one system monitoring tools for example Dynatrace, New Relic, AppDynamics, etc.
Solid background on one of the repository management systems (e.g.: Azure DevOps, Team Foundation Server, Bitbucket, etc.)
Must be experienced with automating Desktop based applications
Knowledge on various Test Automation Frameworks
Must be knowledgeable on multiple automation testing tools (e.g.: Microsoft Test Manager, Coded UI, Selenium, Postman, Robotium, SoapUI, Appium) for Desktop, Web, API, and Mobile platforms
Experienced with Selenium Test Grid, Test parallelization, POM, TestNG, and Junit testing framework
Hands-on experience on writing custom x-paths
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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