QA Test Automation Engineer Summary Signature Consultants is seeking a QA Test Automation Engineer for a direct hire position in Orlando, FL. The QA Test Automation Engineer will ensure thorough testing of software releases, including functional regression (automated test) and performance verification. He or she will provide end-to-end ownership and accountability of automated functional test suite including maintenance of existing tests and development of new tests. Responsibilities Participate and provide critical feedback during requirements, functional and technical specification walkthroughs develop test plans and complete Master Test Strategy documents prepare test estimates and project schedules Hold Administrator responsibility for HP ALM and automated test tools, including planning of upgrades, management of licenses, forward planning for test resources based on IT strategy, and enterprise focus to ensure cross-project consistency Develop and execute performance tests applying expertise in best practices, test development, and test scaling for confidence in production like results Utilize service virtualization to validate components during the development process prior to full integration Supervise the tracking and control of defects uncovered during the execution of tests accurately and in timely manner, debugging to find root cause, validation of the resolved defects and closing them Demonstrate good collaboration with project and test teams to ensure the business goals are met Proactively escalate issues, problems, status to the Leads and alertscommunicates with team on items of impact Requirements Minimum of 8 years' experience in a software testing environment Experienced in HP UFT or equivalent Experienced in load generation toolsets (LoadRunner or equivalent) Experienced in Web service testing Experienced in test analysis and test design Proficiency in HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) or equivalent Minimum of 4 years' \"hands on\" experience in automated testing (developing automated test cases and executing) Minimum of 2 years' \"hands on\" experience in performance testing Strong analytical and communication skills, with the ability to project a level of confidence while working in a cross-functional environment Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment Excellent written Verbal communication skills Excellent technical documentation skills Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment Strong work ethic Demonstrated initiative and ownership Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Applied Mathematics About Signature Consultants, LLC Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the eighth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the \"Best Staffing Firms to Work For\" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source Staffing Industry Analysts). With 26 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Associated topics: performance test, prevent, prevention, qa, quality, quality assurance analyst, quality assurance lead, software quality, software quality engineer, test
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