Senior Test Automation Engineer

LenderLive Temecula, CA
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Summary

The Senior Test Automation Engineer will be primarily responsible for verifying WALZ applications by functional integration, system and regression testing. The scope of work includes automated test development, manual testing and execution in cooperation with cross functional teams.

Essential Functions

Applies, develops and maintains quality assurance standards, techniques and procedures

Works with team to develop software applications from inception through completion

Defines high level test plans, creates test cases and executes them (both manually and automatically) for functional, integration, system and regression testing

Investigates and analyzes test results to find out root causes of failures by debugging system, application and server logs

Writes complex SQL queries to verify data flow between multiple components and systems

Conducts root cause analyses and process improvements to drive defect prevention

Researches tools, methods, and technology trends to support departmental test automation objectives

Participates in ongoing process improvement efforts to ensure test automation is promoted and applied effectively across multiple teams

Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential crises, and devises contingency plans

Communicates project status and plans and anticipates delays and obstacles

Collaborates with other teams to manage internal and external timelines and deliverables

Provides subject matter expertise to the team on various technical and business topics

Participates in software development and supports process improvements

Performs work consistently which requires advanced knowledge in the field of computer science

Customarily and regularly exercises the use of independent discretion and judgment regarding matters of significance

Evaluates and compares possible courses of action and makes recommendations based on various possibilities

Confidential Information of LenderLive.

Advises management as applicable on matters related to Test Automation Engineering

Regular and predictable attendance is required

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent

Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred

CSTE Certification or equivalent experience preferred

Experience

5+ years of prior experience in a similar QA role with strong understanding of object orientation language is required

Prior hands-on experience with at least one object oriented language, such as C++, C#, Java, Python, Ruby, etc.

Prior experience in a dynamic, high growth and high transaction environment

Hands-on experience with:

Web UI

Coded UI

GUI

Selenium

Print & mail, financial, and/or mortgage services experience is a plus

Software as a Service (SaaS) experiences is a plus

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Advanced knowledge of Agile Development Practices and Scrum methodologies

Proven analytical and testing skills

Strong understanding of different testing methodologies and their proper application

Ability to analyze and interpret technical documentation such as software requirements, detailed designs, flow charts and database schemas

Proactive approach to learning, utilizing new technologies and proposing ideas and improvements to products and process

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Proficiency with email and Microsoft Office applications

Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and adaptable to change

Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and track numerous tasks and deliverables often involving multiple contributors

Manage and meet deadlines and adapt quickly based on the needs of the position, department and the organization

Analytical skills with attention to detail and quality focus

Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment

Ability to effectively estimate work accurately and produce deliverables on time

Ability to assess difficult and/or unusual situations and develop solutions

Professional demeanor, including the ability to use tact and sound judgment when communicating with all levels of individuals within and outside of the organization

High degree of professional ethics and integrity

Innovative and creative thinker

Ability to effectively respond to questions from team members, managers, clients, customers, and other stakeholders as necessary

Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff, and vendor information

Strong project management skills

Strong consulting, influencing and negotiation skills

Proactive and progressive in their role and responsibilities

Working Conditions

Work is typically performed in a temperature controlled indoor office environment. The noise level for this work environment is quiet to moderate depending on office or meeting location.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee frequently is required to remain stationary. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 10 pounds. Vision: Close and distance required with ability to see objects in presence of glare or bright lighting (e.g., computer screen). Speech/Hearing: Frequently interact with management, vendors, coworkers, industry constituents, clients and the public.

LenderLive offers an extensive benefits package for all employees, including medical, dental, vision and 401k!

LenderLive is committed to equal opportunity in all employment practices to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, pregnancy, disability, genetics, marital status, military or veteran status or any other protected category as established by local, state and federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, disciplinary action, layoff, leaves of absence, training and termination. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawful discrimination based on any prohibited basis.

The essential functions, working conditions and physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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