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Lead Test Automation Engineer

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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2019

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Description

Caterpillar is investing in our digital future, and we’re looking for a talented and motivated Lead Test Automation Engineer to help build a world class platform to host a wide range of applications.

 

Our iconic products have evolved from mechanical work horses to highly sophisticated, and electronically-controlled worksite solutions. This transformation, along with our smart factories and our integrated dealer network, has a wealth of data ready to be leveraged by our customers and our dealers. We’re generating innovative solutions from millions of data points and hundreds of thousands of IoT connected assets.

 

Job Description

 

  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring for test engineers on multiple applications/projects onshore and offshore; train and mentor project team members to create, execute, analyze, and maintain automated regression suites.
  • Lead the development of test automation code for Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), of systems, infrastructure, and test framework.
  • Plan, design, develop, and maintain API test automation framework that facilitates automation scripting, execution, and analysis of results
  • Coordinate with product owner to resolve open issues/enhancements/upgrades and understand the use of a specific functionality as needed
  • Develop automated functional scripts using tools such as Selenium, Rest Assured, Java, Cucumber.
  • Perform exploratory and manual testing of the product suite as appropriate
  • Provide expertise in testing methodologies, best practices, and standards
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Qualifications

Basic Skills:

  • Position requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 8+ years of test automation framework design and development experience 
  • 5+ years leading and mentoring test engineers
  • 5+ years of prior either functional or object- oriented coding experience in modern programming languages like C++, Java or Python (preferably Java)
  • Strong development skills in two or more of the following technologies and tools: Java/Junit, Python, Cucumber, JBehave or other BDD testing frameworks
  • Proven experience developing test scripts, test cases, and test data
  • Strong experience in testing Webservices (REST APIs)
  • The ability to write queries in SQL or other relational databases
  • Experience testing full stack and integration testing with 3rd parties

 

Top candidate will have:

  • End-to-end system integration testing experience for software platforms
  • Hands on experience with Python, Java
  • Experience in TDD, continuous integration, code review practice is strongly desired
  • Experience with Apigee or other API gateways is a plus
  • Experience with DevOps concepts and tools (e.g., CI/CD, Jenkins, Git)
  • At least 2 years working on an Agile team with a solid understanding of Agile/Lean practices.
  • Experience with Browserstack or Saucelabs
  • Understanding of a micro service Architecture
  • Experience load and performance testing
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a complex environment
  • Pro-active, flexible and creative
  • Very strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with developers and business users.
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Job Info

Dec 12, 2019

190009KG

United States