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Lead Automation Tester
Dallas, TX

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Job Description

Trinity Industries is seeking a Lead Automation Tester in our Dallas, TX Corporate Office. This role will report to the QA Manager and work with members of the application development, product management, and QA teams to ensure delivery of high-quality applications. The Lead will work closely with the entire QA team and must be able to code and work on multiple projects simultaneously. #work4trinity

What you'll do:

* Lead and coordinate testing efforts with QA teams/mentor team members
* Define and maintain test artifacts
* Develop and refine the "done" criteria for user stories along with the product owner and the agile team.
* Execute test cases based on functional specifications for new products as well as change requests (defects, enhancements, new features functionality)
* Create, maintain, and execute automated functional and regression testing, stress and load testing of Web site and applications.
* Work with the Test Architect and ensure the QA team follows best practices
* Must have strong experience building automation frameworks to aid with regression and other repeatable tests.
* Contribute to the design and architecture of test solutions
* Work with the Product Management group to ensure that testing adheres to the schedule
* Contribute to process improvements in Agile environments
* Ability to organize/manage multiple priorities and projects coupled with the flexibility to adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment
* Provide accurate and precise estimates for assigned task duration and work effort, along with confidence level, and foreseeable dependencies
* Monitor projects on an ongoing basis, evaluating progress and quality, managing risks / issues, and taking corrective action as necessary to meet project deadlines
* Escalate QA impediments in timely fashion
* Document, troubleshoot, and isolate problems encountered during testing.
* Ability to organize/manage multiple priorities and projects coupled with the flexibility to adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment
* Understand the role of testing within the SDLC and effectively advocate for the best possible customer experience of product quality within those parameters
* Perform all other duties as assigned

What you'll need:

* Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience.
* Eight plus years of software test experience /minimum of 5 years enterprise/large scale, multi-platform applications
* Five plus years of hands on experience with automation testing tools such as Tosca (highly preferred), Pluses are: HP UFT, CA Dev Test, SOAP UI or Selenium
* Proven leadership and mentoring skills
* Experience with object-oriented languages and scripting languages
* Experience integrating test suites into a Jenkins or TFS
* Proven working experience with Docker, containers, Kubernetes etc
* Knowledge on Mobile automation tools like Appium
* Experience in Agile Application Development & Scrum methodologies is preferred.
* Passionate about team and team members' success
* Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills is a must
* Must possess a strong sense of ownership, responsibility, and initiative
* Flexibility to balance multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment
* Expertise planning and estimating testing duration and effort
* Expertise with load and stress testing
* Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team and thrive on technical challenges

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