Software Quality Assurance Automation Engineer ( Entry Level)

05 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Maintain automation test scripts for different environments in system/software development life cycle processes.

• Test software and perform analysis to ensure that software products meet design specifications and quality requirements.

• Participate in dialog with developers in discussing current defects, enhancements and other issues.

• Participate in reviews and discussions of specifications such as user stories and designs and provide feedback concerning completeness, accuracy, and testability.

• Create and execute manual tests when necessary to meet team commitments where automation framework is not in place.

• Effectively document identified defects in the defect tracking systems that is easily understood by developers; work with developers as necessary to resolve issues.

• Work with other development and support team members to communicate and resolve customer issues related to the software products they support.

• Assist in the Root Cause Analysis process to identify the source of software bugs that are released to customers.

• Demonstrate the desire to take ownership for the quality of all software releases for the software product team.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree and 1+ years of experience in various phases of test automation development.

• Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relative field and 2 years of experience in various phases of test automation development.

• Experience in Java/ Groovy or other test automation frameworks.

• Experience in writing, executing, and maintaining test plans and automated test cases.

• Experience in QA process adherence.

• Experience in creating manual and automation test scripts as per the requirements.

• Experience with API & UI automation development.

• Knowledge of RESTful API.

• Good understanding of Agile Methodology. Solid understanding of common QA and SW development processes and methodologies, especially with working in a Scrum environment.

• Experience working in a continuous integration environment.

• Strong analytical skills in functional and technical requirements and documentation and identifying high risk and key test areas.

• Excellent problem-solving, investigative, attention to detail, communication, and analytical skills.

• Enthusiastic about learning new technologies.

• Flexible work style, comfortable with adapting to various work assignments.

• Additional nice-to-have skills/experience:

- Katalon experience is a plus.

- FitNesse experience is a plus.

- SQL Server or Oracle.

- Linux/UNIX/Mac/Windows environments .

- GIT, VSTS, Azure, Jenkins, Jira.

- Web Service and XML message-based systems such as ActiveMQ, JMS.

- Microservice-based applications on Azure Service Fabric platform.

- Exposure to Web and Mobile Automation Testing using Selenium WebDriver, Appium.

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

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Location: Sugar Land , Texas , USA
Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Grid Automation
Date posted: 2019-04-02 Job function: Research and Development Publication ID: US68626623_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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