Global Data Consultants

  • Sr. Software Test Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-State College
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/13/2018 11:38 AM)
    Job ID
    Lindsey James
  • Overview

    GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Sr. Software Test Specialist in the State College, PA area.

    Position Overview

    This position will work cross-functionally with Development and Product in an Agile-based environment to test our web, mobile app, and API technologies that cater to a global audience of consumers and enterprise customers.  You will build and execute automation test suites and scripts.  This hands-on position requires automation competence and technical knowledge of application software development, as well as experience with automated testing frameworks and tools.


    • Builds and executes mobile and web-based test automation solutions and scripts.
    • Development of automated suites that continuously raise the quality of mobile and web-based apps, API’s, SDK’s, and services.
    • Provides input on the selection of automation tools, concepts, and methodologies.
    • Integrate automated test cases with delivery orchestration platforms with a focus on Continuous Integration.
    • Review of technical requirements, software design specifications and implementations.
    • Ensure best practices are followed for test suite automation and frameworks, including documentation.
    • Ensure deliverables are met with high quality, including those on tight timelines.
    • Engages with testing leadership to align priorities and ensure cross-functional alignment.
    • Integrate automated execution with test management tools for the purposes of clear, consistent, reporting across the lifecycle.
    • May work on and support development efforts on various platforms.
    • Adaptable to engage on both testing and development tasks as needed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS/BA in related discipline with 5+ years’ experience in related field - OR - MS/MA and 3+ years’ experience in related field.
    • Direct, hands-on, experience with projects or programs within department or functional area with significant business impact.
    • Proven track record in test automation, designing functional test suites, and producing deliverables.
    • Experience developing automation using industry standard tools and services such as Selenium, Appium, AWS Device Farm, SauceLabs, and BrowserStack.

    Preferred Experience

    • Displays a high level of critical thinking and analysis in bringing successful implementations to high-impact or complex challenges.
    • Consistently makes sound decisions when faced with challenging alternatives that result in successful outcomes.
    • Self-driven; good problem-solving skills; adaptable and proactive.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills; strong collaboration, reporting, and analytical skills.

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service IT Talent Search and Technical Solutions company that specializes in the areas of application development, business intelligence, networking and infrastructure, help desk, project management, business analysis, and IT staff augmentation. Leveraging our years of IT experience and expertise, we are dedicated to matching talented technical professionals with the right opportunities to grow their career.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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