QA

Advantage Tech is looking for a QA in the Kansas City, MO area.

Job Description:

This role will be responsible for the development of automation standards and processes across the enterprise and will have ownership of the UTP/Automation tool enhancement roadmap.

  • Evaluate projects and test scenarios eligible for automation
  • Determine and compute return on investment for functional automation
  • Provide project estimates based on corporate guidelines and QA methodologies
  • Build and maintain automation scripts across projects
  • Guide the integration of automation into release management schedules
  • Enhance the SDLC to include automation deliverables
  • Define test objectives, write test plans and test cases, and develop automated test scripts for functional, system, regression, UAT, load, and performance tests
  • Configure and manage QA test environment for software under test
  • Work in a team environment with architects, developers, project manager, and systems engineers to ensure the timely delivery of quality products into production
  • Perform accurate test and defect tracking, resolution, and reporting
  • Provide help to users concerning system capabilities, program procedures, and data manipulation
  • Assist in the development, building & mentoring of an automation team
  • May spend up to 25% of time dedicated to Quality Assurance activities other than automation depending on projects/initiatives

Requirements:

MINIMUM:

  • Bachelor's Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Management or Business Administration
  • 6+ years IT experience in Quality Assurance and software application testing
  • 3+ years’ experience writing automation test scripts

OR

  • 4+ years IT experience in application development
  • 2+ years’ experience writing automation test scripts

PREFERRED:

Banking or financial services experience

Knowledge and Skills:

MINIMUM:

  • Demonstrates hands-on knowledge & experience in programming/scripting using minimum one programming languages or scripting tools such as Java, JavaScript, DotNet, VBscript, etc.
  • Demonstrates hands-on knowledge & experience in using minimum one functional automation tools such as UTP, Selenium, TestComplete, etc.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with defect tracking and testing tools
  • Demonstrates good understanding of building/implementing various automation frameworks,

various automation approaches, and automation object identification mechanism

  • Demonstrates ability to performing troubleshooting and maintenance of test scripts
  • Demonstrates strong, clear and articulate verbal & written communication skills (extensive reports, processes)
  • Demonstrates strong Interpersonal skills to work across all levels of the organization (management, technical and business constituents)
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge and understanding of industry standards, quality processes and metrics
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and effective decision-making skills

PREFERRED:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of automation strategy and best practices
  • Demonstrates expertise of UFT/QTP automation tool
  • Demonstrates expertise of vb script
  • Demonstrates clear and effective presentation and facilitation skills

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our clients.  Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally. Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set timeframe; that’s precisely what we provide them.  We go even further.   Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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