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Automation Test Specialist

Caledonia, Michigan; Grand Rapids, Michigan
Information Technology

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1800080H
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Job Summary   
Develops and executes test plans, including Test Scenarios, Objectives, test Cases and data, as well as quality criteria and measurement techniques for application technical testing; analyzes test results and assists with troubleshooting; reviews business requirements for testability, validates system design, ensures system acceptability and reports on status of testing; supports Application Development, Configuration Management, and Change Management groups, as necessary to ensure smooth transition of code through the lifecycle; assists with resolution of issues and training of other Testers, as required. 
Essential Job Functions   
  • Develops, documents, executes, and maintains technical test Cases and test data; Utilizes testing tools, as required.
  • May include Integration, System, Regression, Performance / Stress / Volume. 
  • Analyzes system and business requirements for testability.
  • Reports status of test plan execution through defect logs / defect tracking system.
  • Ensures that acceptance criteria are met.
  • Assists with resolution of environmental issues; supports application development, implementation, and user training activities, as required .
  • Analyzes Test Results; assists with troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis; validates system design.
  • Develops test plans, including test scenarios, test objectives, quality criteria and measurement techniques.
  • Supports the Configuration / Change Management groups, as necessary, to ensure smooth transition of code through the lifecycle.
  • Assists in training of other Testing Specialists.
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience.
Experience Requirements: 
  • 2 years of experience as a tester, analyst, and/or programmer or 1 year as Technical Testing Specialist Level I.
  • 2+ year's manual testing experience, preferred.
  • 4+ year's automated testing experience, preferred.
  • Web programming development experience helpful (Java, C++, Object oriented etc), preferred.
  • Expert level with testing tool Selenium, preferred.
  • Experienced in web test automation, preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in test framework design and development, preferred.
  • Experience building and designing test scripts in automation using JUnit/TestNG, preferred.
  • Successful experience with developing reusable test automation frameworks, preferred.
  • Experience with web services and databases, preferred.
Special Skill Requirement   
  • May require some weekend availability due to software release schedule.
  • Good written and oral skills in local language. 
  • Experience in using Git.
  • Experience in build tools Jenkins/Maven/Gradle.
  • Experience in Hybrid ,BDD or Data driven Framework.
  • Experience in testing Web services/API testing/SoapUI/Rest Services/Postman.

 (Internal Title: Application Test Specialist II)


Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 







Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 10/27/2018

Other Locations: United States, Michigan, Grand Rapids