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Quality Architect

Company: Affinity Executive Search
Location: levittown
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Define test automation scope (Functional and Non-functional), and tools and technologies required to automate testing for different tiers (Front end, APIs, Backend etc.)

Collaborate with Project Teams, Business Systems Analysts, and other QA Leads, to create, communicate and drive overall quality strategy.

Enable and embrace shift left strategy

Establish the test architecture, reusable frameworks and components. Ability to choose approach and drive different types of automated testing(Functional/Non-Functional)

Create/Assist/Troubleshoot the development of automation harness to ensure stability,efficiency,and scalability across the organization

Provide data driven, metrics driven quality assurance and visibility at program level

Has knowledge on how to incorporate quality into software (architecture, quality of code, deployment and release process, quality of testing process, etc.)

Co-ordinate designing internal solutions (libraries, tools, automation infrastructure, applications and systems associated with quality)

Basic understanding of EngX (Engineering excellence) practices and most popular tools (e.g. Jenkins, Sonar, JIRA, plug-ins, etc.)

Participates in product design reviews, works with the Solution Architect and development team to improve system testability and overall quality.

Establishes communication between Quality assurance engineers and other project stake holders.

Has experience building efficient quality processes from scratch or significantly improving existing.

Hands-on and up-to-date experience in modern testing tools and approaches

Provide technical guidance and expertise to team members, colleagues and/or customers.

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with other IT services, IT solution functions and customers to expedite delivery of IT solutions

Manage the Daily/Weekly activities of Quality Team Members and support the onboarding of new team members

Contribute to program/project review meetings. Support management in

o Determiningstatus, assessing problem areas,suggesting,and reviewing corrective actions,

o Directing/planning necessary extra work, and rework and re-plan activities

Work with project stakeholders to determine the appropriate quality initiatives

Assist in the development of quality assurance and testing policies, standards and procedures, processes, and best practices as related to automation through a Community of Practice

Support the onboarding of new team members

Work with project stakeholders to determine the appropriate quality initiatives to implement during system development life cycles

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

Proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options, and where appropriate, leading to resolution

Ability to clearly articulate both problems and proposed solutions

Ability to prioritize personal and team workloads to best meet organizational objectives

Empowered to make decisions and recommend approach based on the results from quality review

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

Bachelors degree in any field with a minor in a Computer Science related field or at least five years of related industry experience.

Experienced with establishing test automation from scratch.

Solid knowledge of the automation tools in the market to be able to propose the best setup based on the client's need and situation.

Proven ability to evaluate, understand, and troubleshoot complex issues and solve problems with little or no supervision.

Ability to evaluate requirements then develop test plans and test strategy.

Hands on experience planning and executing end-to-end testing.

Understanding of programming concepts in various languages (variables, parameters, data driven, and code flow).

Experience with relational databases (able to formulate queries, insert, extract, and evaluate data from database tables)

Previous experience with Test Automation, Web UI automation, API testing manual or automation; strong experience designing and building automation frameworks

Experience working with Selenium and Cucumber or similar tools in this space

Experience with TDD and BDD approach, its Pros and Cons

Familiarity with the following tools (Jenkins, Zephyr, Jira, Quality Center, QTest)

Must have experience implementing Continuous Integration / Continuous Development (CI/CD) practices

Must be energetic and proactive team player with aptitude and willingness to lead when necessary.

Must be good with understanding Automation SLAs and Metrics and drive team in achieving them.


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5+ years of work experience in Quality Assurance of which at least 3+ years of experience in test automation development or combination of development and testing experience

-Experience in REST & SOAP API testing, preferable tool set SOAPUI, Groovy Scripting

Experience in creating and maintaining automation scripts to ensure information systems services and programs meet acceptance criteria.

Experience in agile methodology

Strong analytical skills

Excellent organizational, troubleshooting and analytical skills required

Excellent experience with functional, integration, regression testing

Experience in writing unit tests for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability

Knowledge of manual testing on a good level

Experience in integrating the test suite with CI/CD pipeline

- Financial Services and/or Wealth Management experience would be huge plus

Keywords: Affinity Executive Search, Levittown , Quality Architect, Other , levittown, New York

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