APEX SYSTEMS INC QA Automation Engineer - 881827 in GRIMES, Iowa

DescriptionQA Automation EngineerGrimes, IAApex Systems, nationis 2nd largest IT Staffing firm, has a QA Automation Engineer open to be embedded within one of the Hy-Vee solution delivery teams and involved throughout the solution development lifecycle. Technical skills include: QA Automation, Cucumber, Selenium, CI/CD, FitNesse, Jenkins, Watir, Bamboo, Travis CI, Redmine, Rally, Jira. Preferred skills include: Docker, Google Cloud, Java, C#.Applicants must have minimum HS diploma and 2 years of related work experience. If interested, send a resume to Halsey, one of our Account Managers in Des Moines, via mhalsey@apexsystems.com.Overview of position: Working directly in quality assurance with a focus on functional test automation. Position is responsible for continuous software delivery while working closely with developers using various technologies. Work as a member of a cross functional agile team to ensure that quality is a first class focus during every delivery cycle. Design, develop, and support automated testing suites. Mentor team members on test automation. Enable continuous delivery of features. Proactively bring issues and problems to the attention of the team. Be organized and detail oriented. Work closely with software engineers and product owners to ensure that all scenarios for a given feature set are properly defined and well understood. Have the drive to become an expert in emerging test automation technologies. Be able to clearly and concisely capture defects and communicate the criticality of each identified issue with the team and management.Required skills: Multiple years of experience in QA automation tooling. Demonstrable knowledge of QA processes and their application in an agile delivery environment. Experience in implementing, executing, and monitoring automated test suites using various technologies including, but not limited to, Cucumber, Selenium, FitNesse, Watir. Experience with using CI/CD technologies such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Travis CI. Proficient with issue tracking tools such as Jira, Redmine, and Rally. Some working knowledge of relational databases such as PostgreSQL and MS SQL. Desire to continuously learn new techniques and technologies to evolve your skillset with our technology stack. Must have the ability to do arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages. Must possess the ability to compose original correspondence; follow technical manuals; evaluate technical data; and counsel or advise people.Preferred skills: Experience building test infrastructures that leverage technologies such as Docker. Testing applications deployed to cloud environments such as Google Cloud or Azure. Experience mentoring other QAs on automation and quality initiatives. Experience with multiple programming languages such as Javascript, Java, Ruby, C# Two to three years of additional schooling with an emphasis in computers is preferred.*Please note that as a contract employee with Apex Systems, you'd be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.*EEO EmployerApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department