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Senior QA (Automation) Engineer

Elevated Search
Santa Monica, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Our client is an industry-leading pioneer, whose mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To ensure the fulfillment of this mission, they are searching for an experienced QA Automation Engineer.

As a QA Staff Engineer (Automation) you will deliver testing initiatives that guarantee availability and stability of systems output. You will be responsible to develop and maintain the framework in such a way that it's scalable while partnering with Engineering, developers and Infrastructure engineers.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Experience in complete software testing activities such as designing, writing, testing, and documenting software test cases and automated scripts in languages (JAVA) and environments appropriate to development projects.

  • Define, implement, and maintain test plans, test specifications and test suites.

  • Develop and implement hands-on on automation frameworks across technologies.

  • Deliver testing initiatives that guarantee availability and stability of systems outputs 24/7.

  • Develop and maintain the testing framework for scalability.

  • Write backend integration and application programming interface (API) tests.

  • Perform Load, stress, performance, and back-end testing.

  • Utilized integration tools, network vulnerabilities and penetration testing tools.

  • Ensure that the services are operational before release for user testing or general availability.

  • Provide the final sign-off of the release package and propose new testing technologies and test approaches in compliance with best practices, policies, and procedures.

  • Participate in architecture and design reviews of complex solutions in cross-team engineering efforts.

  • Contribute hands-on on automation frameworks across technologies (Web: Selenium Web driver, Web Services: REST, SOAP).

  • Liaise with network administrators, systems analysts, and other software engineers to resolve any defects in products or company systems.

  • Perform manual or automated for functional, system, integration, security testing for the application is required.

  • Support production system. Analyze, debug, and troubleshoot the production problem.

  • Analyze and debug the Domain name industry applications in test environments (i.e., DNS, RDDS, RDAP, EPP, Registry-Registrar model, etc.).

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with software architecture, modular and object-oriented design.

  • Proficiency with Linux/Unix.

  • WebService API Integration (RESTful, etc.) .

  • File structures (XML, ISON, flat file, etc.) .

  • Communication protocols (FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, etc.).

  • Team-oriented with excellent analytical and critical skills.

  • Agile / scrum management tools (JIRA, HP UFT).

  • Hybrid role: able to work from the office, and able to travel up to 10%.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required (Master's preferred) in Computer Science, EE or a related field.

  • 8 years of relevant QA experience.

  • 5 years in automated testing.

  • 2 years in JUnit and Agile.

  • 3 years in: back-end testing using Linux/Unix and load / performance testing using Apache JMeter.

  • Integration tools including: Spring Integration, Apache, or Linux/Unix.

  • Vulnerability/penetration testing tools (BURP, vulnerability scanners, Kali Linux)

  • Relational database systems (Oracle, MS-SQL Server, MySQL).

  • Experience deploying enterprise security testing solutions.

  • Knowledge of DNS, RDDS, RDAP, EPP, Registry-Registrar model or Domain names industry.

Elevated Search


Santa Monica, CA



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