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Requisition Number 13-0019
Post Date 2/26/2014
Title Quality Assurance Automation Engineer
Employment Type Full Time
City Oak Brook
State IL
Description

Deltak is seeking a Quality Assurance Automation Engineer to define and execute our functional and performance test strategy across our exciting and innovative product portfolio. Be part of an extraordinary opportunity to revolutionize the higher education experience!  

Deltak’s product team of design-driven, passionate technologists build state-of-the-art software for higher education.  At Deltak, you’ll be a part of a creative and collaborative team that is dedicated to building great student experiences as well as learning new skills, techniques, and technologies. 

As a QA Automation Engineer for Deltak, you will be responsible defining our test automation strategy, developing the test automation framework, executing functional and performance test scripts, and reporting results.

 

The Company:

Deltak, a Wiley brand, has been an online learning innovator for 17 years,  helping leading universities build, grow and support online programs. As a recognized leader in online education, Deltak’s partners benefit from our global capabilities in market strategy, operational management, marketing, student recruitment and retention services, faculty support and online course development. We foster a highly selective employee recruitment process that is matched by our focus on the personal and professional development of each team member once they become a member of our fast paced, entrepreneurial environment. Every day, our professionals are helping to positively affect the lives of students through exceptional services, innovative technologies and, most importantly, strong personal relationships.

At Deltak, we are passionate about the success of our partners, their students and each of our team members. We believe that our core values, ownership mentality and personal connection make us a pre-eminent organization in higher education. If you are passionate about education and have the desire to help people succeed, then we want to meet you and hear your story.

 

Responsibilities:

PLAN

             Collaborate with product management to define quality standards across platforms and products.

             Participate in storyboarding and solution design sessions.  Analyze and provide feedback on artifacts delivered throughout the development process. 

             Work with functional test team to create and maintain library of test plans and test scenarios.  Ensure test scripts maintain traceability to requirements. 

             Identify test scenarios most relevant to automate. 

             Research and recommend processes and tools to support the Deltak quality assurance discipline, including regression and performance test automation tools.

             Define test automation strategy.

             Provide estimates for automation script creation and execution.  Communicate status and metrics for current initiatives.

             Work with multidisciplinary teams to define and improve cross-functional processes.

 

TEST & MITIGATE

             Maintain test automation environments, create test bed of data used to support test script execution.

             Create and maintain automated regression and performance test scripts. 

             Execute quality assurance test scripts.  Ensure that developed functionality satisfies requirements and aligns with specifications. 

             Track and record results of test script execution.  Interpret results and identify trends.  Publish results and communicate test execution status.

             Identify challenges encountered during development and test process. 

             Work closely with development team to research and mitigate issues found in testing. 

 

Requirements

Requirements:

              Bachelor’s degree required.

             3+ years’ experience in a quality assurance role

             Java, C++, or other object oriented programming language required

             Proficiency in testing complex integrations.

             Hands-on experience with functional and performance test automation solutions (Selenium, QTP, LoadRunner, etc).

             Great attention to detail and ability to identify, isolate, and document defects in complex software features.

             Ability to operate in short sprint cycles (2-4 weeks).

             Strong critical-thinking skills and the ability to focus on details as well as big picture.

             Team player who can easily adapt in a rapidly changing environment.

             Experience with mobile test automation framework preferred (Squish, Monkey Talk, etc.).

             Salesforce.com experience preferred.

 

Deltak is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or other legally protected status.  Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and employment review.  

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