Sr Automation QA in Fort Worth, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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Job #:  840965

Sr. Automation QA Engineer

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Contract Position: Senior Software Quality Engineer

Must have Appium and Selenium experience 

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications which may be required of employees assigned to this job classification.


Job Description


The Senior Software Quality Engineer will have deep knowledge in software testing methodologies, including the AGILE development framework and system development life cycle (SDLC).  This knowledge and experience will be used to design, write, and maintain test plans, scenarios, and scripts for various American Airline Operations Program integration application development efforts.  The engineer will also be responsible for performing functional testing, integration testing, non-functional testing,  and production support testing of these various applications using the plans, tools, and automated test scripts developed.  The engineer’s technical skills may also be utilized to create automated test scripts, and may at times require them to construct test tools and scripts to be used by themselves and other test engineers.  After test phases, the engineer will create testing summary reports, clearly communicating to AA management and clients, all testing results.  Finally, the engineer will participate in the prioritization of defects to be fixed using an understanding of the business requirements and the needs of the customer.


In addition, the successful applicant will perform successfully as both an individual contributor and a team player as part of the Project Support Team. They will consult with business customers at all levels to help determine planned process improvements and testing needs, and will recommend testing approaches to meet stated business objectives.  They may also need to develop project plans and track progress against them and present analysis to project and senior management.


 Job Requirements


Minimum of 8 years of experience in a software testing position, including the following essential duties and responsibilities:


  • Demonstrated knowledge of functional, nonfunctional, integration, and user acceptance test strategies, methods, and procedures
  • Design & implement test scenarios & cases
  • Create & implement test plans and test scripts
  • Design & development of testing tools for test automation & support
  • Lead all technical testing efforts including integration testing & performance testing
  • Ensure quality of service levels of software products through performance test benchmarking
  • Provide production support of software products by investigating and recreating reported defects
  • Work with multiple database interfaces and be familiar with standard web architectures
  • Train and mentor other analysts in testing methodology and the software development life cycle
  • Assist in implementation of QA standards and continual improvement activities
  • Experience using  software testing tools, including HP ALM, UFT, or LoadRunner
  • Knowledge of open source testing tools, including Selenium, Jenkins, ANT & Icarus/Gallio
  • Experience with computing languages, including JAVA, C#,
  • BS in software engineering disciplines, computer science, or other related fields.  Degree requirement may be waived for 10 years related experience
  • Contribute to the entire software development life cycle from initial business requirements to deployment & production support
  • Ability to work with all levels of management including senior executives
  • Airline Industry experience in the areas of Crew and Flight Movement a plus


Other Essential Job Abilities


  • Ability to move throughout operational or business office environments in order to evaluate customer needs
  • Ability to work overtime, as required, at base station or away
  • Ability to prepare cogent written analysis
  • Ability to verbally communicate in order to communicate issues and make
  • presentations
  • Report to work on a regular and timely basis
  • Must work well under deadlines and high volume stress at times
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Must work with minimum supervision

For more information, please reach out to Rachel Galvanin at