Senior Automation Developer

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Opportunity Details

ContractApplication Development

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Sr. Automation Developer

We are looking for a Sr. Developer/Tech lead that has a passion for ensuring quality in an Agile environment.  You will assist Agile coaches and lead a small team of developers to build out an existing framework of automation tools to get us into a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipeline.
You will work with many disciplines from non-technical BAs and Manual Testers to Tech leads and will need to be able to communicate effectively with each of them.  You will need the confidence and technical know-how to help teams implement the automated framework/tests in their project and overcome hurdles with the code base and test environments.

What would you be doing?:
• Evolve the test automation frameworks for integration (FitNesse) and UI testing (FitNesse and Selenium + Appium) so that it is straightforward and usable by project teams
• Perform code reviews with project teams related to test code
• Develop and implement solutions for environmental and data issues such that test runs provide consistent and reliable results
• Assist in getting the automated test runs incorporated into the (gradle) build/deploy pipeline
• Assist in identifying infrastructure needs
• Collaborate and work with project teams on implementing automation for their project
• Coach teams to become autonomous with the test frameworks
• Work with operations and release management teams to create a continuous delivery pipeline

Technical Skills/Experience:
• Java and Spring experience including Spring MVC, Spring Integration
• Knowledge of OO analysis and design techniques and principles needed in order to create and maintain a quality-first codebase, and the experience to back it up

Testing Skills/Experience:
• Test First Mindset
• Experience with test automation in a Continuous Delivery/Deployment environment
• Experience with Behavior Driven Development tools such as FitNesse, JBehave, or Cucumber
• Experience with UI testing tools such as Selenium Web Driver
• Experience with testing Cloud-based applications
• Testing in multi-tiered architecture with micro-services
• Preferred experience with Service Virtualization

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