Senior Quality Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Centennial, CO, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 17 Jan 19

Senior Quality Engineer

JobDescription :
Leads the improvement of test coverage for all products through design and implementation of automated testing processes

  • Lead the improvement of software development process through all teams in accordance with Total Quality Assurance best practices (including, but not limited to, project management, development, business, operations, reporting, and Quality Management)
  • Develops test automation tools and frameworks with fellow automation engineers
  • Can perform task breakdowns. Code has relatively few structural issues. Can debug applications. Demonstrates object oriented skills. Implements defensible coding strategies.
  • Collaborate with fellow automation engineers and QA to identify and mitigate risk
  • Prioritize work for multiple lanes of traffic
  • Participate in development and/or database administration
  • Interpretation and modification of code as required including batch files, make files, SQL scripts, queries, stored procedures and/or triggers
  • Adheres to established coding standards and maintains efficient coding practices
  • Support and mentor other engineers on the automation team
  • Provides technical guidance to software testers to help them embrace changes with automation tools
  • Helps support product releases
  • Helps support test data management
  • Maintain a basic familiarity with products

Functional and Business Knowledge*
  • Has advanced knowledge of QA and metrics architecture processes.

Problem Solving*
  • Solve a range of routine to complex problems and determine possible solutions, weighing the costs and benefits.
  • Solve problems with minimal oversight or interaction and with general instruction on new work assignments.
  • Provide some oversight for offshore resources

  • Work within own team and other teams.
  • Network with senior internal and external personnel in area of expertise.

Typical Scope & Impact*
  • Contribute to the achievement of team and QA and Metrics Architecture objectives.
  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation.

Minimum and Preferred Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent IT degree OR relevant work experience.

Minimum and Preferred Experience/Skills
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Proven track record of designing and developing test automation
  • Solid understanding of modern operating systems and browsers
  • Solid understanding in managed C style languages (Java, C#, etc.)
  • Experience with MS Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle
  • Experience with source control
  • Experience with databases
  • Solid understanding of Agile development
  • Experience with automation drivers (Selenium, Appium, etc.)
  • Experience with software testing tools, defect and test case management
  • Experience with TDD and distributed systems
  • Experience with automation of mobile based application
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience to cloud computing such as AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Experience with Big Data technologies