Securus Technologies

  • Software Automation Quality Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
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  • Overview

    Job Purpose:


    Responsible for the design, development, deployment and maintenance of our current software test automation framework.


    Essential Duties:

    • Collaborates with the Manager, BA and Manual Testers on test priorities and coverage, test strategies and test planning
    • Write Automation test plans, procedures and best practices
    • Responsible for the Test Automation strategy using Selenium
    • Write automation test scripts based on existing manual test cases using Selenium
    • Create new automation test scripts from requirements gathered from BA
    • Maintain existing test automation scripts as development makes changes to the code
    • Documents Test results.
    • Maintains automation artifacts.
    • Identifies risk.
    • Reports on test status and raises test-related risks
    • Ability to Design, develop deploy and maintain software test automation solutions using existing framework
    • Coach and guide other Quality Engineers in the areas of test automation best practices, testing methods, techniques and approaches for automation of functional, regression test cases
    • Evaluate opportunities for improvements in our test automation platform continually improve automated solution by partnering with appropriate teams.
    • Provide timely escalation of issues and problems.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Strong communication skills - both verbal and written
    • Strong hands-on QA and test automation skills
    • Strong Test validation and test debugging skills
    • Expertise with UI automation (Python Selenium)
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent documentation and organizational skills
    • Must be flexible, dependable and able to work on weekends if needed
    • Excellent teamwork attitude is extremely important


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
    • 2 years’ experience in industry or candidate with prior web-based software testing experience functionality/capabilities/industry terminology that applies to our suite of applications
    • 5 years’ experience in software testing and quality assurance.
    • 2 years’ experience serving in QA role as part of an agile software development life cycle.
    • Experience performing back-end database verifications


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 2 years’ experience performing validation testing using equivalent framework/technology (e.g. HTML, Java, PHP, XML, and .NET framework)
    • Experience with Selenium, Python and Robot Framework


    Physical Requirements:

    Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools.  May be required to lift up to 25 pounds.


    It is the Company’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals. Securus will not discriminate against any associate or qualified job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected under local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.


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