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Quality Test Engineer III

IT/Technical & Product Development
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Job title:

Quality Test Engineer III


Job Purpose:

This is a position in Quality Assurance responsible for architecting manual and automation testing. This position works with management to implement automation frameworks and to plan and execute effective and efficient automation testing to accomplish on-time and efficient delivery of high-quality software products and/or data.

Key Result Areas

1. Development, Execution and maintenance of Testing Framework/Suite for business applications (approx. 75% of time)

         Development and execution of manual and automated testing for large or multiple diverse projects to successfully and consistently enable delivery of high-quality software products and services on time, on budget, and to specification, reacting quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business.

         Work with QA manager, project managers, technical leads, and subject matter experts to plan and execute manual/automated tests.

         Ensure that testing addresses requirements as agreed with other stakeholders.


         Work across teams to support quality assurance and testing throughout the business as appropriate.

         Lead continuous integration and continuous improvement initiatives and implementation of best practices.

         Report issues and results, researching and identifying root causes as appropriate, documenting accordingly.

         Cooperate in the enhancement of the methodologies employed for test planning and execution, defect tracking, and metric and status reporting.

         Maintain framework for record retention in order to support internal and external IT audits.

         Enhance quality assurance/testing and help to develop/execute automation testing throughout the business as appropriate.

         Identify areas for improvement and, with leadership, peers, or others, implement initiatives improving overall capability and efficiency.



2. Participate in activity planning and design forums (approx. 20% of time)



         Provide estimates of duration and effort required to complete basic test development tasks given low-level or well-defined requirements.

         Undertake a thorough impact analysis of all assigned testing activities, understanding the impact of own work on other tasks and areas of the system

         Identify areas for improvement and, with leadership, peers, or others, implement initiatives improving overall capability and efficiency.

         Serve as subject matter expert in the configuration, maintenance, and/or administration of testing tools or environments.

         Suggest process improvements that enable efficient delivery and maintenance with consistent direction.

         Identify areas for cooperation with other teams to improve overall quality and, with peers or others, implement initiatives improving testing capability and efficiency


3. Keeping abreast of emerging technologies (approx. 5% of time)


         Research available tools and lead initiatives to identify and implement those that will cost-effectively enhance testing capabilities and product quality.



Functional and Technical Competencies



         Strong understanding of Agile (Scrum, Kanban) development & QA methodologies.

         Ability to develop and execute automation testing for large scale projects.

         Research skills (tools/root cause analysis).

         Administration of testing tools and test environments.

         Strong test planning, time management, and change management skills across multiple functional groups and departments, and strong skills involving prioritizing and reprioritizing testing tasks.

         Essential technical skills

         Strong hands-on working experience in

         J-Unit, Java(not developer level)


         Jenkins continuous integration

         JIRA & Confluence

         Web services & API testing

         SOAP UI

         Continuous integration

         Testing cloud applications e.g. AWS, Azure etc

         Desirable technical skills

         Strong hands-on working experience in

         Citrus integration test framework




         SOAP UI

         Advanced problem-solving experience.

         Advanced communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior management, customers, etc.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experiences (and any other requirements)


         8+ years of Quality Test Engineering experience

         BE Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required, advanced degree preferred

         People who have automated thre process, work flow process.

         Knowledge on working on Robotic Process Automation , AI/ML/NL

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