Test Automation Engineer

Test Automation Engineer

Willis Towers Watson
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Job Description

The Role
The Test Automation Engineer role will work on the Quality Assurance team and help build high quality automated tests and test harnesses written in C#/.NET to test our application portfolio suite in an automated fashion. This role serves as an integral member of a global Agile Product Development team to design, build, test, and deliver Willis Towers Watson's technology products to our external or internal clients.
The automated testing work being done at Willis Towers Watson is cutting edge and seeks to rival automated test frameworks found in successful technology focused companies around the globe. You will develop and integrate high quality automated tests for products built on the latest software architecture patterns and platforms you will be part of a forward thinking and technology focused Quality Assurance team that seeks to leverage and develop the latest and greatest in the field of automated testing to deliver Willis Towers Watson products to the marketplace.
Key Accountabilities / Duties:
  • Creates high-quality acceptance tests from acceptance criteria and quality standards that help the scrum team understand the value of the user story from the user's perspective
  • Helps support and maintain the goal of continuous and daily automated test execution and review failed tests
  • Works with the scrum team in identifying appropriate tests to automate that will get the team closer to the goal of delivering working software to production at the conclusion of every sprint
  • Integrates best practices into the daily norm including code maintainability and follows designs pattern including modularity, reusability, etc
  • Advocates improving quality during all stages of software development
  • Serves as a champion of quality for your scrum team and help support the QA Community of Practice, knowledge sharing sessions, lunch & learn, brown bag sessions, and other learning sessions

The Requirements
  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in a technology related discipline, such as IT or Engineering
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of SDLC process. Experience in Agile/Scrum framework is required.
  • Creates test scenarios from functional requirements and/or User Stories using the Gherkin format
  • Converts manual test steps into repeatable automated tests for Regression testing
  • Manages time effectively by placing the right focus on value added operations
  • Working knowledge of the following technologies: Azure, JavaScript, Ajax, jQuery, CSS, XLM, Angular, load balancing, single/multi tenancy, rational database design concepts, microservices architecture and Appium Test Framework.
  • Beginner knowledge in profiling an application and profiling concepts
  • Beginner SQL skills in tuning/optimization of T-SQL and database optimization
  • Fluency in the programming language C#
  • Intermediate knowledge of using development tools such as Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio
  • Knowledge in Azure and Mobile Test Automation implementation is a plus
  • Intermediate skills in API based automated test development
  • Intermediate skills in writing T-SQL
  • Intermediate Skills in Unit Testing
  • Intermediate knowledge of tools and techniques used in manual testing
  • Advanced skills in UI automated test development
  • Advanced knowledge of tools and techniques used in manual testing
  • Advanced knowledge of Accessibility Testing
  • Advanced knowledge of tools and techniques used in mobile testing
  • Experience and knowledge of Visual Regression Testing techniques
  • Deeply understands practices of agile software development

Equal Employment Opportunity

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