Sr Automation Test Engineer

Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco, CA
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Information Technology Services organization has an excellent opportunity for a Software Quality Automation Test Engineer.

The individual will have successfully implemented QTP, Selenium and JUNIT based test frameworks as well as qualified software components as part of large, highly integrated, enterprise-wide development projects. The position requires strong systems thinking ability, integration test expertise, white and gray box analytical skills, attention to detail and significant experience working with databases and SQL.

Job Responsibilities:

As a member of the Application Delivery Services team, you will pursue a variety of tasks that include:

* Build and improve automated frameworks including the coding of reusable components and functions

* Design automated test strategies and guide decisions to successful implementation and completion

* Develop, update and automate test cases and train others on standard methodologies for automated test case design

* Craft detailed test designs, conditions and have them executed

* Provide traceability from business requirements and technical specifications to test conditions and defect reports

* Analyze and test user and system interface functionality

* Participate in detailed review walkthrough sessions

* Track issues to successful resolution

* Collect metrics to measure test progress & quality outcomes

* Participate in special projects as assigned

* Developing and crafting process improvements

* Documentation of workflows

* Auditing of process compliance & report preparation

Then you would:

* have an understanding of software development processes and an excellent understanding of the Java technology stack

* have broad test automation skills, capability to build from scratch automated test scripts

* possess excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills

* be a stickler for quality, attention to detail, and maintenance of high standards

Job Requirement:

* Be a true believer in agile development methodology, experience working with agile tools such as Version One, JIRA

* Experience building automated, keyword, data-driven test framework from scatch

* Unit Testing using Eclipse/RAD, Selenium, Junit framework

* 3 years' experience in descriptive programming

* Authoritative level experience with either SQL or Oracle DBMS required

* 5 years SQA experience in complex technical environments

* API level testing with SOAPUI

* Knowledge of process analysis understanding of workflows, process documentation and principles

* Experience with Load testing tools such as LoadUI or JMeter

* Degree in computer science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience and training

Desired Qualification:

* Authoritative level experience with Software QA experience

* Java, Net or Python script certifications

* Excellent Presentation skills

* Web page or content management skills.

* U.S. Citizenship, or hold a permanent resident/green card with intent to become a U.S. Citizen is required for this role.

At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pre-tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holiday's, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and an unheard-of Retirement / Pension.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our people proudly reflect the diversity and ideas of the communities we serve.