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Quality Assurance Automation Engineer

Date: Dec 12, 2018

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US, 55402

Company: Hallmark

At Hallmark Business Connections, we’re a small, innovative, tight-knit team and we strive to cultivate a culture where excellence is recognized and celebrated, health and wellness are a priority, and fun comes with the territory.  You may be just the right person to help us make the business world a better place. And there’s only one way to find out- apply now!

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As a QA Automation Engineer, you will lead and perform the necessary actions related to managing existing, creating new, and executing automated test suite(s).  This role is project-oriented, creative and driven to bring the highest quality solutions to the table.  You will be working closely with development teams as they develop code to ensure requirements are adhering to the highest quality levels available.  This role will own and conduct automated (and manual tests where necessary) to ensure the software created is fit for purpose. During testing, you will be thinking “outside of the box” to understand the various scenarios and configurations that customers use to ensure customer quality is maintained, and through doing so, drive automated and/or regression testing across the products. You will be responsible for defining and driving innovative automated testing strategies and toolsets into HBCs overall development processes that support and enhance the current practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Building and executing automated test platforms using HBCs automated test suite and working within continuous delivery / continuous release pipeline processes
  • Experience mentoring QA staff quality objectives and testing processes in regards to automated testing
  • Use appropriate measures and KPIs to validate and report on software quality
  • Be a creative thinker who can quickly identify and test for functional ‘exception handling’ outside of expected functionality workflow if needed
  • Have the drive to become an expert in:
    • UX Testing
    • UI Testing
    • Integration testing of APIs
    • Performance and scalability testing
    • Security Penetration Testing
  • Proactively bring issues and problems to the attention of the team; generating, proposing and implementing innovative solutions to solve them
  • Be meticulous about documentation and maintaining a robust log of all automated test suites
  • Informing, enable, review and report automation status in regards to project performance
  • Provide strategies for test improvement initiatives and efficiency increases, especially within the Automation Engineering discipline
  • Committed to ensuring that customer needs are met by taking personal responsibility for service and quality
  • Proactive 'self-starter' attitude
  • Lifelong learner - thrives from developing and sharing knowledge

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years of working in QA automation
  • Minimum 3 years SDLC in agile development environments
  • Minimum 3 years writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies ex: SauceLabs, Selenium, and IMarcros
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience bug tracking and test management toolsets to support development processes
  • Minimum 3 years working with databases such as SQL and Oracle in regards to test automation

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with web design/development and database concepts and techniques
  • Experience with coding enterprise applications within .NET
  • Experience with coding enterprise applications within Angular
  • Experience with SQL and Oracle database technologies
  • Experience in mobile and email services
  • Experience with TFS – Team Foundation Server

 

Hallmark Business Connections is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis