QA Automation Developer/ Engineer

Company: First Tier Technology LLC.
Location: Saint Louis , Missouri, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 07.AUG.2019


Our direct client, a Top Tier Brokerage Firm, offering an electronic trading platform for the trade of financial assets including common sto...


Our direct client, a Top Tier Brokerage Firm, offering an electronic trading platform for the trade of financial assets including common stocks, preferred stocks, futures contracts, exchange-traded funds, options, cryptocurrency, mutual funds, and fixed-income investments, is looking for a Automation Engineer role - with Java Development experience for a long term contract role in their St Louis, MO Office.

At First Tier Technology, we believe the core strength of our organization lies with the people who are our most valuable assets and enablers of success. We view ourselves as enablers and providers of a positive and supportive environment, which motivates our employees, facilitates achievement, and creates consistent and high levels of performance. Our clients, are some of the most highly regarded Financial Services & Investment Banks in the US!

Job Title: Automation Engineer role - with Java Development

Long term contract 12+ Months position in St Louis, MO

Primary Skills: QA Automation, CI/CD, Java, Build Test Automation tools and frameworks, Quality Center, ALM, Jira, Git, Bitbucket, Maven, Jenkins, Cucumber, Gherkin, Selenium, Appium, XCode, Oracle, SQL Server, SQL

The responsibility of this position will be to lead the building, maintenance and the extension of frameworks and test automation solutions for products across the enterprise utilizing latest technologies and a variety of languages. Product areas of focus for Automation& Frameworks will be across all delivery arms in CIO.
Lead design, solution planning sessions and development of test automation.
Develop tests cases from requirements, stories, etc. then creates scripts to automate the tests
Work collaboratively with all members of the Delivery and Test Teams utilizing agile methodology.
Work with automation engineers to design frameworks and automation solutions.
Lead the design and development of automation solutions for Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery process.
Lead in the development of new or the extension of existing Build and Test Automation tools, and frameworks as needed to provide complete Continuous Integration environment.
Lead and/or participate in requirement reviews, application assessment, feasibility analysis to ensure full understanding of products in order to identify proper test framework, methodology, and tools.
Lead and/or participate in code/peer reviews with team members, developers and/or third party vendors.
Lead and/or participate in development of test data strategy and preparation of data.
Work with UAT and QA teams and assist with creating of test cases from requirements, stories.
Participate on continuous improvement efforts within the technology organization.
Provide mentoring or coaching to automation engineers, developers and QA testers.
5+ years of software development and automated testing experience
Technical skills and programming languages should include but is not limited to: Java, JavaScript, Python, C++, Ruby, HTML, JUnit, TestNG, JMeter, etc.
Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle
Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
Experience working in an agile engineering environment
Experience with building solutions for digital platforms(Mobile,Web,etc), API s and backend
Demonstrate knowledge of Quality Center, ALM, Jira, Rally, Zephyr or related tools
Familiarity with software testing (unit, integration, functional, regression).
Experience with source control, build and deployment tools such as Git, Bitbucket, Maven, Jenkins, TeamCity, etc.
Familiarity with test automation tools and frameworks such as Cucumber, Gherkin, Ruby, Selenium, Appium, xCode, XCUI, Espresso, etc.
Familiarity with web services standards and related technologies (XML, SOAP, JSON, REST, etc.).
Experience working on Linux, Unix, Windows and Mac environments.
Knowledge of DB s like Oracle, Postgres, Sql Server and NoSQL DB s like MongoDB
Experience with creating test cases from requirements, stories, etc
Financial systems/operations background is a plus
Must be able to multitask, work both independently and collaboratively in a team
Excellent verbal, written communication and documentation skills

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