Software Automation Engineer

Location: Dayton, Ohio
Date Posted: 03-09-2016
Lighthouse Technologies, Inc. is a Top-Ranked IT Services Company, headquartered in Dayton, Ohio and voted as of one of the area’s Top 10 Places to Work.  We provide Software Testing, Quality Management, and Oracle E-Business Consulting Services to our valued customers.  As a professional services company, we focus on hiring smart, experienced consultants with a variety of expertise and we are growing! 
We are currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated Software Automation Engineer to join our team in Dayton, Ohio.  As a Senior Automation Quality Engineer with Lighthouse Technologies, you will be working in an Agile environment as well as experience with UI Automation. Familiarity with service oriented testing approaches such as making RESTful API calls to verify functionality is also desired. Experience with manual testing and automated testing tools, such as Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, SpecFlow, Fitness or other Behavior Driven Development practices is required. Candidate may also be involved in performing business analysis tasks including: writing and/or modifying requirements, user stories, acceptance level tests, design documents, and related technical documentation. Candidate should also be able to develop toolsets to augment QA and development testing and also work closely with Software Developers and other QA Engineers in small scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Essential Duties / Responsibilities:
Collaborate and test in an Agile Development environment.
•Develop automation strategies according to the over all product development and test strategy
•Develop sizing and estimates of test efforts
•Analyze and communicate test results
•Defect tracking
•Enhance and extend automation libraries and frameworks
•Write specialized testing tools for use in testing software platforms

Other characteristics and expectations:
•Interact with development engineers to devise automation strategies, test strategies and test cases to automate new features and enhance existing functionality.
•Proactively monitoring error logs for issues, triangulate, diagnose root cause, log issues into tracker, and ensure all the issues are tracked and resolved.

•BS/MS in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
•At least 8+ years of testing experience in total
•At least 3 years of experience in open source technologies
•Experience with SQL, and Java, and Selenium Web Driver is required.
•Experience with architecting and implementing UI Automation testing strategies
• Expertise in UI Automation testing
•Knowledge or experience working with Continuous Integration tools or processes is a plus
•Demonstrated skill in testing enterprise distributed systems is strongly required
•Excellent troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues required

Our culture is dedicated to providing our employees the tools, training and expertise to deliver software quality to our clients, while recognizing that our employees are our greatest assets and the public faces to our clients.

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