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Senior Test Automation Engineer
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

15526 Senior Test Automation Engineer (Open)

Position Type:

Full time





Position Details:

About the opportunity

Ascendon R&D is excited to announce that we are expanding our specialist R&D teams in Chicago. These teams are responsible for delivering new features for CSG's cloud based digital BSS Ascendon Platform. An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Senior Test Automation Engineer with product development experience to join our growing R&D team.

We value continual learning, accountability, collaboration and team enablement in a fast paced agile environment. We subscribe to best practices in automated testing and continuous integration. We focus on UX. We think our team is pretty smart and fun. Our customers are some of the largest companies in the world in the entertainment, sports, cable & satellite and telecommunications space. We are looking for someone who has demonstrated their ability to build scalable, maintainable, enterprise-grade products. We like forward thinkers, open source proponents and technology buffs who have a pragmatic approach to delivering high quality software. Ideally you have done development in JavaScript, worked with testing Frameworks and like getting stuff done and making your work environment enjoyable.

About the role

As a Test Automation Engineer in Ascendon R&D, you will have the opportunity to work with an experienced team developing front-end technologies. Our web team translates requirements into effective, intuitive, and responsive user interfaces. You will work collaboratively with other CSG delivery teams in Chicago, Omaha, Bangalore, and Brisbane.

As a successful candidate, you will meet the following criteria:

* Takes a leadership role in increasing the percentage of automated versus manual test cases
* Provides training and mentoring to junior testers and developers. This includes conducting code reviews, training on new coding and testing methodologies, manual testing, automated & manual testing guidelines, and best practices. This role will be asked to assign and assist in validating work.
* Champion for acceptance test-driven development (ATDD), automated unit testing (AUT), and behavior-driven development (BDD)
* Drives the research, evaluation and implementation of automated testing tools and utilities
* Recognizes areas in need of improvement and solves complex problems related to interconnected software components.
* Expand application behavior into test cases. Once the stories have been defined, come up with test cases and document the behavior
* Execute automated and manual test cases. Perform various level of testing, including feature, integration, regression and load
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
* 2+ years of experience programming in JavaScript/ES6, HTML, CSS and cross-browser development. Knowledge of Angular or React. Experience with Firebug / Chrome Developer Tools / IE Developer Tools
* 3+ years of experience with JS based test automation (Cypress, Cucumber, Selenium, Protractor, Jasmine, Mocha, Chia, Gherkin)
* 5+ years of experience testing web based applications. Very strong knowledge of QA fundamentals. Willingness to do manual verification. Experience working with global teams
* Knowledge of build/test frameworks such as Gulp, Grunt, Webpack, Yarn, NPM
* Be able to work independently in fast paced environment

This is an opportunity to be part of a professional, collaborative team creating an exciting future for Ascendon. If you like the sound of that, we'd like to hear from you.

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