Web Application Automation Engineer in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Heredia
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    10/26/2018

Job Description

Web Application Automation Engineer
Heredia, Costa Rica


 
The Software Development Engineer in Test is a developer with software programming experience, and a passion for quality, validation, and verification.  The candidate will assist us in continuous integration by championing a high level of quality in our deliverables and by developing/designing test frameworks, fixtures, and best practices.  A passion for analysis and problem solving is required, along with strong technical skills and raw intellectual ability.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Create and manage automated testing suites including unit tests, integration tests, and UI tests
  • Ensure new features are appropriately tested prior to release
  • Create, automate, and execute test plans that generate artifacts to validate proper functioning of the app, and also provide quality-related metrics
  • Learn and understand how customers use the app to write tests that validate the customer’s expectations
  • Identify, document, and track defects. Verify defect fixes with test cases
  • Champion software and code quality issues within the team. Developers write tests too, but our test engineer is completely focused on quality
  • Provide guidance to the rest of the team on designing for testability
  • Collaborate with other teams to learn from them and share ideas around automation/testing
  • Research and apply emerging test tools, trends and methodologies

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
 
Required:
  • Broad knowledge of JavaScript both in the browser and in NodeJS
  • Web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, HTTP, REST, WebSocket, etc.)
  • Web application debug tools (Curl, Fiddler, Wireshark, Chrome Developer Tools, etc.) 
  • Experience with advanced Selenium/WebDriver testing
  • Ability to translate user stories and requirements into test cases
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and the ability to adapt and learn
  • One or more scripting languages suitable for automation such as Powershell, Bash, or Python
  • Continuous build integration tools (GitLab CI,TeamCity, TFS, etc.)
  • Source control management system (Git, SVN, Mercurial, etc.)
  • Familiarity with containerization software such as Docker
  • Experience with Cloud Providers like AWS, Azure, or GCP

Preferred:
  • Agile Development
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Object Oriented Development methodologies

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years application testing or developing
  • Experience with Agile Development preferred