QA Automation Lead
Job Opportunity at Hub Technology Group

Posted on Feb 8

http://www.hubtechnologygroup.com    617-390-5220

Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4152255

The Test Automation Lead is a key role on the IT Quality Assurance team. The selected candidate will be responsible for building out automation frameworks, will help develop the automation test strategy and build the road map for the implementation of automation best practices. The Lead will develop and implement and maintain the test automation frameworks, develop automation scripts and train others on how to use and execute automated tests.

  • Define the test automation strategy and the frameworks and tools to be used. Maintain, modify and enhance the strategy to include updated best practices. 
  • Participate in the selection of automation tools. 
  • Develop test strategies, write and execute tests to ensure applications meet requirements
  • Provide technical leadership, direction, strategy and hands-on assistance to other members of the team 
  • Mentor other QA professionals in test automation best practices and adherence to overall testing strategy
  • Promote the advancement and maturity of the Plan’s automation practices through training, collaboration, and creation of standards
  • Perform functional testing, data validations, and regression testing of applications and coordinates user acceptance testing.
  • Lead larger scale testing projects, coordinate with user departments, delegate tasks, evaluate test results, and provide recommendations as input to project related decisions.
  • Work with development engineers and technical support personnel to recreate and resolve systems issues.
  • Responsible for administration of test tools and integrations required to support the test automation strategic roadmap and will implement enterprise-wide standards and process guidelines to ensure effective use of the tools
  • Ensure test scripts are documented, reported and tracked in HP Quality Center or appropriate tool
  • Assist in defining measureable testing metrics and build out automated reporting and dashboards.
  • Provide automation test reports and statistics and ensure accurate and complete documentation.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science preferred.
  • 8+ years of QA experience including hands on experience with Automation tools such as Quick Test Pro (QTP), Quality Center, and Unified Functional Tester (UFT).
  • Experience implementing one or more automation frameworks (UTF, QC/ALM, Selenium or developed in-house)
  • QTP/UFT experience in building object repositories, standard & custom checkpoints, parameterization, reusable functions, recovery scenarios, and descriptive programming
  • Experience with a variety of testing techniques and methodologies
  • Experienced in performing test automation assessments, identifying targets for automation, and recommending automation best practices
  • Keeps current on test automation tools and their benefits or shortcomings
  • Subject matter expert in software testing standards, processes, methodologies, and tools
  • Experienced with automating UI, APIs, web services and back-end processes
  • Experience writing and debugging automated tests
  • Experience writing complex SQL select statements such as multi table joins, update and insert statements. 
  • Experience deploying systems and/or software installations from source code management systems such 
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