Global Data Consultants

  • Sr. Software Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-State College
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/13/2018 11:40 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2264
    Recruiter
    Lindsey James
  • Overview

    GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a SrSoftware Test Engineer in the State College, PA area.

    Position Overview

    This position will work cross-functionally with Development, Operations, Product and other groups in an Agile-based development environment to test web, mobile app, and API technologies that cater to a global audience of consumers and enterprise customers.  You will provide technical leadership and design, build, and execute automation test suites and frameworks.  This hands-on position requires broad automation competence and in-depth technical knowledge of application software development, as well as demonstrated experience with automated testing frameworks, tools, services, and physical devices.

    Responsibilities

    • Architecture and design of mobile and web-based test automation solutions and frameworks.
    • Development of automated solutions and frameworks that continuously raise the quality of mobile and web-based apps, API’s, SDK’s, and services.
    • Selection of automation tools, concepts, and methodologies.
    • Ensure tests are running in a Continuous Integration fashion with a focus on Continuous Delivery.
    • Generation of metrics that improves delivery and development practices on the team.
    • Review and critique of technical requirements, software design specifications and implementations.
    • Instill best practices for test suite automation and frameworks, including documentations.
    • Ensure deliverables are met with high quality, including those on tight timelines.
    • Partner with other business units to ensure priority, data, usage, and cross-functional alignment.
    • Integrate automated execution results with existing tools for the purposes of lifecycle reporting.
    • Adaptable to engage in both testing and development tasks as needed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS/BA in related discipline with 8+ years’ experience in related field - OR - MS/MA and 5+ years’ experience in related field.
    • Experience leading major projects or programs within department or functional area with significant business impact.
    • Recognized SME 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 resolution to high-impact, complex, and inter-departmental challenges.
    • Ability to make prompt, sound decisions when faced with complex and often contradictory alternatives that result in successful outcomes.
    • Self-driven; strong problem-solving skills; adaptable, proactive, and willing to take ownership.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent 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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