Jun 24, 2019

Automation Testing Specialist QA (Senior) Seaside, CA

  • Advanced Onion
  • Seaside, CA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology (IT) QA-Quality Control

Job Description

Automation Testing Specialist Senior

Database and Software Development Ingenuity is at the heart of our approach to helping our clients collect, store, manage, visualize and utilize data. Our subject matter experts are equally adept at refining existing software and developing original programs supporting key functional operations. We are seeking a new member to join our team to help us provide solutions for the Department of Defense. The products delivered by this team actively help to ensure the safety of Service Members and their families around the world.

On a day to day basis you will

  • Assist with development tasks to modify/enhance the automation framework
  • Assist with assessments of new tools to be incorporated into the test environment
  • Support quality assurance test automation needs of one or more projects
  • Work closely with application testers to ensure proper configuration and setup of automation scripting and to provide periodic training on automation best practices across the QA Enterprise
  • Demonstrate knowledge in development tools used to support the automation framework
  • Work closely with developers in shared environments with two regions using multiple databases in each region to properly develop frameworks and automation script
  • Ensure data and applications are in a known initial state, perform a set of actions against the applications, validate and provide reports on automation test results
  • Work with QA Analysts to assess test data needs for automated testing
  • Assist in the diagnosis of data issues and offer solutions
  • Participate in efforts to retain a clean data environment
  • Assessment and Documentation
  • Understand and apply advanced knowledge of automation toolset, data governance and validation practices
  • Understand multiple application business rules across the enterprise, configuration management process, deployment process, test/model infrastructure and backend components
  • Understand configuration management process, deployment process, test/model infrastructure and backend components
  • Coordinate and collaborate with others in analyzing collected requirements to ensure plans and solutions meet customer needs and expectations
  • Build, confirm, and prioritize project plans and deliverables with senior team members


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field. May substitute equivalent combination of education and experience

5+ years in software development to include: 

  • Experience with the following software languages: Java, JavaScript, XML and SQL
  • 3 or more years of testing/development experience in Waterfall, Agile and/or Iterative development environments using testing tools such as Test Partner, SilkTest or Selenium
  • Experience independently testing complicated .Net and Java client/server software suites with multiple independent components.
  • Experience with Application testing on the Windows platform with emphasis on Java, XML/SOAP and/or Client/Server .Net applications
  • Working experience with Relational Database and strong SQL knowledge is needed to create, modify, and validate test data
  • Demonstrated ability developing frameworks and automation scripts in multi-tiered application environments with complex business rules is required
  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle process and the QA function
  • Extensive experience using scripting languages to automate testing tasks (Visual Basic, VBA, or JScript preferred)
  • Current experience with automated testing tools such as TestPartner, SilkTest, or Quick Test Pro
  • Experience using version control systems such as SVN, CVS, VSS, or TFS
  • Experience using issue tracking software such as Jira, BugZilla, or TestTrack Pro

Clearable (Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a Secret clearance or higher)


Mount indie is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity, respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our company. Mount Indie's commitment is to create an inclusive environment for all employees.



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