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#101744 QA Automation Engineer

University of California - San Diego San Diego, CA
  • Expired: September 14, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

#101744 QA Automation Engineer
Filing Deadline: Thu 9/26/2019
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This is a Contract position. This appointment may be extended or converted to career status based on the needs of the department.
We are a dynamic organization looking for our next great hire to join our team in La Jolla, California.
UCSD IT embraces the fun, agility and innovation of a startup culture while enjoying the security of having technology already deployed with a large and rapidly growing customer base. This is a rare chance to take your career to the next level in one of today's hottest tech industries.
We are looking for a talented QA Automation Engineer to join our team to deliver world class applications to the University environment. You will be working with a smart team of Engineers, QA Engineers, and Product Managers to lead and drive the release of all enterprise software.
Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
QA Engineers test code at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. Our QAEs use black box, gray box, and white box testing techniques; they understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests and user-level test automation tools. As a QA Engineer on our team, you will work side by side with Software Development Engineers and Product Managers to develop features and evaluate technical implementation. You will also work with groups such as Product Management, User Experience Design, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models to develop your test plans and test suites that exercise real-world scenarios.
+ Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
This position is eligible for full:
1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
2) Vacation/Holidays
3) Life Insurance
4) UC Retirement Plan.
For more information about UCSD Benefits and Work/Life.
To calculate an approximate value of the UC Total Compensation package, please click here.
+ In-depth understanding of the use of automated testing tools, including skill to perform automated QA procedures. Toolset include: Jira, Confluence, Zephyr, Katalon, Selenium and UFT.
+ In-depth understanding of the design, development and analysis of software. In-depth skills associated with software design, modification, implementation and analysis.
+ Creates and tracks the release improvement process to be applied across all IT domains and initiates new projects related to release management. Knowledge of CI/CD strategy, code repositories and code management, along with build pipelines
+ In-depth knowledge relating to the design, development and analysis of software.
+ Interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience working in software development or quality organizations, writing QA tools and automated tests for web-based and mobile applications
+ Experience in writing test plans, test automation, or test cases.
+ In-depth knowledge of software functions and analysis.
+ Understands compliance requirements for applicable industry or agency standards. Knowledge of the ISO standards and the Compatibility Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) model.
+ Self-motivated, ability to learn quickly, meet deadlines, works independently and as part of a team and demonstrate problem-solving skills.
+ Thorough knowledge of other areas of IT. Knowledge of department processes and procedures.
+ In-depth skills in software testing.
+ Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
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$63,400 - $90,000 / Year
Torrey Pines Center South
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University of California - San Diego


San Diego, CA
92108 USA