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QA Automation Engineer

San Francisco, California | Contract

Post Date: 10/12/2017 Job ID: 17633 Industry: IT/Software Development

Position Title: QA Automation Engineer

Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA. Looking for an experienced QA Automation Engineer to join the growing engineering team. You will take on complex and interesting problems as part of a fast-paced, highly collaborative team. If you like to work on interesting projects that impact the online privacy challenges facing millions of people and businesses everyday we want to talk to you. With the right skills and experience you will be become a key contributor to high-profile areas of development.

Responsibilities:
  • Own development of test collateral
  • Work with developers to integrate unit tests with end-to-end test environment
  • Build QA metrics and update burn-down charts appropriately

Personal Attributes:
  • Experience of working in a start-up environment preferred
  • Self starter able to proactively solve problems and work without much supervision
  • Ability to test, develop, iterate on a rapid basis
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Understanding of latest innovations, trends and emerging technologies in QA testing and test methodology

Required Skills:
  • BS in computer science or a related field, or significant equivalent experience
  • 3 years minimum experience in testing on web-based applications
  • Working knowledge of HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, JSON
  • Experience with Selenium IDE
  • Experience with writing Java based automation tests using Selenium WebDriver
  • White-box and black-box testing experience
  • Experience in writing BDD automation framework
  • Experience with test and load automation frameworks
  • Experience in using Stash/BitBucket repositories for check-in codes for automation
  • Experience in testing cross browser compatibility and layout issues
  • Experience developing test cases for rapid prototypes and rapidly iterating designs
  • Experience of testing using Agile development methodologies such as Scrum
  • Proficient writing SQL command for querying data for validation
  • Experience with vulnerability testing frameworks and tools

Desired Skills:
  • Experience working with relational database systems such as MySQL or PostgreSQL and a good working knowledge of SQL
  • Experience in XSS and other security testings
  • Understanding Application/Web servers infrastructure
  • Experience with performance and load testings

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 

Monique Walker


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